Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Kalyn's Kitchen Picks: Popsicle Tropicals Sugar Free Popsicles

When it's really hot outside, these tropical-flavored popsicles are a sugar-free treat!

(I first recommended this product in 2005, it's being made an official Kalyn's Kitchen Pick July 2011.)  Temperatures in Salt Lake are in the 90's and I have two very cute boys visiting my house, so we've been cooling down with Popsicle Sugar Free Tropicals, one of my favorite guilt-free summer treats.  I've tried many brands of sugar-free ice pops, but this is the one I keep coming back to because of the tropical flavors.  My favorite is tropical orange, but I also like the Caribbean fruit punch and Hawaiian pineapple flavor.   And yes, it's a little silly to get excited about a sugar-free popsicle, but when it's scorching hot outside these do taste deliciously refreshing.

Sugar-free popsicles do have artificial sweetener in them, which is something I feel is safe in moderate amounts.  (If you disagree then this product is not for you, but please don't leave comments lecturing me about artificial sweetener; I believe everyone is entitled to make their own food choices.)  Here's the nutrition information for the Popsicle Tropicals if anyone is curious:

Nutrition info image from http://www.popsicle.com.

More Ways to Cool Down When It's Sweltering Outside:
Kalyn picks Peach Fresca


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I purchased the Popsicles Sugar Free Tropicals myself and this company has no idea that I'm writing about their product. All items featured as Kalyn's Kitchen Picks are things I will happily buy over and over, and because I want readers to know that my opinions are completely unbiased, I no longer accept sample products of any kind. You can see the complete list of products I've chosen under the tab Kalyn's Picks below the blog header.)
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8 comments:

  1. These look like the perfect treat in this crazy hot summer!

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  2. The only thing I'm more addicted to than these popsicles is Fresca. I'm a year-round Tropicals eater!

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  3. Hi Kalyn - the "Peach Fresca" link on this page is not working - it directs to your recommendation on Ruby Red Grapefruit Crystal Light. I've never tried Peach Fresca, so was interested to read your thoughts.

    I'm a fairly new follower of your blog and I love it! I've been successful on SBD Phase 1 because of you, so THANKS!!

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  4. Maris, they really are much better than regular popsicle flavors.

    Lydia, they're good aren't they!

    Roger, thanks so much for telling me, and I just fixed the link. And so glad to hear that you're doing well on phase one! Glad the blog has been helpful.

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  5. That is a great recommendation! Thanks for the idea. It is fun to check in on you and see what you are doing. Your garden looks wonderful too!!!

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  6. Thanks Shannan! Fun to hear from you; hope things are going well.

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  7. I would like these, but I make my own & they are perfect! I went to Target & found a popsicle mold for $1.. Then I found a recipe for Sugar Free, Carb Free, Calorie Free popsicle, my daughter & I both eat them!
    Here's the recipe!
    1 package of Sugar Free Jello
    1 package of Koolaid
    1/4 c. of Splenda (or any 0 calorie sweetner)

    Boil your 1 cup of water as required on jello package. Put both Koolaid & Jello powder together in bowl. Add boiling water as told. Add 1 cup of ice cold water as instructed & then put in mold, freeze, & enjoy!

    Whenever you buy the Jello & Koolaid, but the same flavor, or something that will mix well. They are delicious! & Carb Free!

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  8. Delonie, sounds interesting!

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