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Kids In The Kitchen: Pineapple Freezies

This recipe is like a fruit slushy. It's a perfect way to bring a little summer into your winter.

Earth Eats is partnering with WTIU Public Television’s children’s series The Friday Zone to empower kids to make healthy choices when choosing a snack. Food blogger and mom Heather Tallman prepares kid-friendly recipes with the help of Felix.

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Pineapple Freezies


  • 1 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

Cooking Directions

  1. Place the ingredients in a blender and pulse to combine.
  2. Spoon two tablespoons of the fruit mixture into each section of a clean ice cube tray.
  3. Freeze until almost firm. Insert a toothpick into each mold and return to freezer. Freeze until firm. Remove like you would a standard ice cube.

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