Strawberry-Basil Green Tea Popsicles

By Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP, personal chef  

Popsicles aren’t just for kids. These gluten-free and vegan refreshing homemade pops are a wholesome treat for the whole family. Make them for a sweet ending to your Labor Day celebration!

Ingredients
Serves: 16

1 pound strawberries, hulled
2 tsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
2 cups green tea, brewed and chilled
2 Tbsp. agave nectar
¼ cup fresh basil, finely chopped

Directions

1.  In a blender, combine all ingredients. Blend for 30 seconds or until mixture is smooth.

2. Divide mixture between popsicle molds and freeze for 6 hours.

3. Enjoy!

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!

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