Have you ever tasted a frozen dessert of pineapple and ice cream? Oh! It is delicious and yummy. It is common desert which gets sold at Disneyland. People enjoy it a lot and mostly desire to have it all the time.
Besides the good taste, this desert has many health benefits due to its prime ingredient, pineapple. The good new is that you can prepare this dessert at your home just using pineapple and cream.
It will be a perfect source of nutrients nad bromelain for your kids. Also, adults too love to enjoy this affordable and easy to make a desert.
So, here is a simple recipe of pineapple popsicles for you-
Pineapple Popsicle Recipe
Things you need
- Large fresh pineapple- 1 (cut into chunk)
- Lime- 1
- Almond milk or coconut milk- 1 ½ cup
- Squeeze juice from 1 lime and add it to the chunk of pineapple.
- Add a chunk of pineapple along with lime juice to the blender and blend until you get a smooth paste.
- Add almond or coconut milk to the paste and stir it well.
- Pour the mixture into popsicle molds and put it in the freezer overnight.
- Once frozen enjoy your delicious dessert!
Why It’s So Good For You!
Pineapple consists of Bromelain which is a mixture of proteolytic enzymes. It has many health benefits as it is anti-inflammatory in nature. It is widely used for the treatment of colitis. Recently an article published in journal Biotechnology Research International claimed that
“Bromelain can be used for the therapeutic treatment of diseases like bronchitis, angina pectoris, sinusitis, thrombophlebitis, surgical trauma and debridement of wounds. It also helps to enhanced absorption of drugs, predominantly antibiotics”.
The important thing about Bromelain is that it is highly bioavailable. Thus, it is easy for the human body to absorb it and put it to use. It is safe to ingest in large quantity as it is incredibly low in toxicity.
Recent research linked with bromelain has proved that it can be used as a potential anti-cancer agent and thus can be a part of cancer treatment.
On the other hand pineapple itself is popular fruit due to its sweet taste and it is quite affordable to people. It has low levels of pesticides as well. A study was conducted to observe the effects of pineapple consumption on the children of school-aged. The study concluded that pineapple act as a good source of nutrients like as vitamins b2 (riboflavin), manganese, C (ascorbic acid), and phytochemicals. Thus adding it in the diet of children helps to enhance their immunity and keep them healthy.
So, if you want to boost your immune system then pineapple is the ideal food for you. In the summer season, the pineapple will keep you safe from the infections and the frozen pineapple dessert will be fun to eat. Make the yummy dish for your kids today and you too enjoy the sweet taste of pineapple to gain good health.