When you’re craving something sweet but don’t want to derail your diet, these healthy homemade banana chia popsicles are the perfect option. These frozen treats are made with bananas, chia seeds, dark chocolate, and a few other simple ingredients, and only take a few minutes to prepare. They’re a delicious dessert that’s still nutritious thanks to the bananas and chia seeds. Plus, at 200 calories a pop, you’ll feel satisfied without overdoing it.
In case you don’t know, chia seeds offer tons of nutritional benefits. They’re rich in fiber, protein, omega-3,s and magnesium. They’re also full of antioxidants which can help prevent disease, reduce signs of aging, reduce inflammation, and lower cholesterol. You can sprinkle them on top of yogurt, oatmeal, or even in salads—plus, they work perfectly in frozen treats like these. Convinced you should be eating chia seeds yet? Then learn how to make this tasty treat that’s easy to make and even easier to devour.
These chia popsicles are deliciously creamy and packed with a yummy banana flavor. To make them, all you’ll need are a few simple ingredients: chia seeds, milk, bananas, vanilla yogurt, maple syrup, dark chocolate, and pistachios. You’ll combine the milk and chia seeds and then refrigerate that mixture for 30 minutes. Afterwards, you’ll combine the mixture with the remaining ingredients, before putting in popsicle molds and freezing.
To finish these chia popsicles, you’ll drizzle them with some melted dark chocolate and chopped pistachios. If you’ve never made homemade popsicles before, have no fear. Popsicle molds are super easy to use; you just pour the ingredients in and freeze! These delicious popsicles make the perfect summertime treat or anytime dessert when you want something sweet that’s still good for you.