Would You Eat a Bone Broth Ice Pop?

Even if it tasted like bananas and strawberries?

Would you eat a popsicle made of bone broth? Roll your eyes (or emphatically shake your head "no"), if you wish, but apparently plenty of people would.

A company called Paleo On The Go, a food delivery service that sells things like paleo-diet-friendly chocolate chip cookies and fruit-filled paleo tarts, reintroduced its seasonal bone broth pops last week and, the firm announced on Instagram, the pops sold out in 24 hours.

Mercifully for those who are itching to try them, the bone broth pops are back in stock and on sale – an 8-pack of pops for $12.

So what’s the deal? Well, of course there’s plenty to like about bone broth when it’s served hot on a cold winter’s day.

"Some consume it for perceived cosmetic benefits. Some consume it because they believe it’s performance enhancing. Some consume it just because it tastes good and it’s ... just another hot beverage," Food Network Kitchen's Jonathan Milder noted in a 2015 video about the trendy elixir.

Milder also called it "super delicious." But that’s hot bone broth.

Would you eat the stuff frozen and packaged like a meat-pink-hued Fla-Vor-Ice?

Consider, before you answer, that it’s not supposed to taste like meat, but rather like Strawberry Banana. And that it includes, in addition to "Certified Organic 48 Hour Grass Fed Beef Bone Broth," real banana, organic strawberries and pineapple juice.

Also factor in the fact that each 8.3-ounce broth pop contains 60 calories, no fat or cholesterol, 15mgs each of Sodium and Carbohydrates, 1g each of Dietary Fiber and Protein, 12g of Sugar, Protein 1g and 40 percent of your daily dose of Vitamin C, 2 percent each of your daily recommended amounts of Calcium and Iron.

Oh, and that the only person to review them on the Paleo On The Go site declared them to be "yummy."

"We know what you’re thinking. Bone broth isn’t the first the thing you’d think of putting in a popsicle," Paleo On The Go conceded on its company blog. "But, combined with fruit, it’s not that noticeable. The broth only adds a unique flavor profile that isn’t overbearing at all. It’s strangely delicious!"

The company also allows that, while some people might think the whole idea of bone broth popsicles as "gross," it is, in fact, "a genius way of getting your kids to eat something nutrient dense."

Yeah, maybe, but I think I’ll probably stick with "gross."

Related Links:

Next Up

Would You Eat Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt?

Scientists in the U.K. have come up with an ice cream that does not melt, even when you leave it out in the sun.

WATCH: Everything You Need to Know About Bone Broth

Bone broth: Is it a magical elixir or a delicious and comforting drink to keep you warm this winter? Watch this video from Food Network Kitchen to find out.

Good Eats for Better Bones

An estimated 44 million Americans are at risk for, or have, osteoporosis, a disease where our bones become increasingly fragile and sometimes fracture. Though women are 4 times more likely to suffer from osteoporosis, men are affected as well. Exercise and some medications can help, but what you eat plays a vital role.

POLL: Would You Try Fried Chicken Ice Cream?

Believe it or not, fried chicken ice cream is now a thing.

What Would You Name These Ice Cream Cupcakes?  

Submit your best name for these ice cream cupcakes to Food Network Magazine and you could win big.

Chicken Stock vs. Chicken Broth

Find 1000s of Food Network's best recipes from top chefs, shows and experts. And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques.

The Magical All-Purpose Broth

Today I'm sharing an easy recipe for my secret weapon: a fast, healthy and flavorful meal in just about no time. I call it All-Purpose Broth. The star ingredient? Miso paste.

Would You Eat Your Burger on a Grass-Covered Table?

A burger franchise in Australia stakes out new turf in the sustainability movement.