9 Simple DIY Popsicles

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When the weather turns warm, there's nothing more refreshing than a Popsicle — except one made with fresh ingredients and not an iota of fake coloring in sight. Here are Foodlets' favorite ideas for sunny days ahead.

Chocolate Sundae Ice Pops: Low-fat milk plus ripe avocado and bananas, not to mention honey and cocoa powder, make Melissa d'Arabian's chocolatey pops a surprisingly healthy treat.

Strawberry-Banana Frozen Yogurt Pops: Full of fresh fruit and organic yogurt to boot, these frozen treats are low in sugar and even pack a punch of protein.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Italian Ice Pops: Frozen raspberries plus fresh mint and lemon juice are the base for these light and refreshing pops by Giada De Laurentiis.

Tangerine Popsicles: What happens when you combine juicy red raspberries with tangerine juice and freeze it? The sweetest taste of spring, right in your own freezer.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Ice Cream Freezer Pops: Ree Drummond isn't kidding around with these decadent pops. She starts with vanilla ice cream, then adds crushed sandwich cookies, peanut butter cups and candy-coated chocolate pieces.

Chocolate-Dipped Bananas: No DIY-Popsicle list would be complete without these. And bonus: Rachael Ray's version offers tons of fun toppings kids can help with.

Strawberry and Cream Popsicles: Jamie Deen’s homemade pops involve only four ingredients, and you just might have all of them in your fridge right now.

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Coconut Pops: Just mix coconut milk with fresh lime and shredded coconut for these sweet and creamy ice pops.

Photo by: Jackie Alpers ©2014 Television Food Netword All rights reserved

Jackie Alpers, 2014 Television Food Netword All rights reserved

Ladybug Pops: Fresh strawberries dotted with blueberries make the perfect color combination for Giada's frozen little ladybugs.

Charity Curley Mathews dreams of raising kids who eat (and enjoy) real food. A former VP at MarthaStewart.com, she’s a contributor to The Huffington Post and heads up Foodlets.com: Mini Foodies in the Making…Maybe.

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