- 1 ¼ cup coconut water
- ¼ cup lime juice
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 30 small raspberries —thoroughly rinsed
- popsicle mold and wooden sticks
Hot weather is the perfect time for homemade popsicles. They are easy to make and combine the goodness of pineapple and coconut water. Popsicles will rehydrate the body during the scorching summer and are truly delicious in taste. These are great summer coolers as well.
Coconut water and pineapple popsicles are the ideal thirst quenchers and will keep the body hydrated. It will also help maintain the balance of the lost electrolytes. The food is a great source of plant fiber and potassium. It has multiple vitamins and minerals. It consists of magnesium which helps the nervous system to relax. Coconut water is believed to have antioxidant properties which can prevent the damage caused by free radicals. It also helps to lower blood sugar.
How to make Coconut Water and Pineapple Popsicles
Did you know that 95% of coconut water is made of water? It is used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as well. Coconut water was given as a ceremonial gift throughout the tropics. Coconut is a sacred fruit in India and is offered to deities as a token of gratitude.
Every part of the coconut plant is beneficial. It’s a natural sports drink. In fact, coconut water is a natural performance drink. It is believed that raw coconut water has an electrolyte profile which is almost identical to that of the human body. It has been recognized as a universal donor. It is said that coconut water was used to give blood transfusions in the times of emergency to the injured soldiers in the Pacific battles of World War II.
The fruit of the seed is called drupe and it is not a nut despite its name.