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Jack-O’-Lantern Tangerines

And so the jack-o’-lantern food post continues ūüôā


Here’s a healthy Halloween treat that kids (and adults) would love! Of course, the chocolate portion of the face can be eliminated, but I wanted to add a little something extra because it’s Halloween after all ūüėõ

This recipe is very simple. So simple that there aren’t any real instructions. Basically you’ll need some tangerines, melted chocolate chips, and a piece of celery. The photos are¬†pretty self-explanatory. This is a fun and cost-effective activity for all ages!


– Ricelessasian


Chill Out

Toronto’s weather has been¬†inconsistent these past few weeks, and on those really¬†hot and humid days,¬†I¬†frequently get cravings for¬†frozen treats.¬†I think¬†I’ve¬†been a little too self-indulgent on creamy types of popsicles and iced¬†coffees lately, so I decided to make my own fruit popsicles for a¬†healthy alternative.


Don’t the colours look pretty?

The popsicles were made with mangoes, strawberries, and blueberries. The fruits were¬†ripe enough that I didn’t need to add any sweeteners. I used¬†my new popsicle molds and¬†ice candy plastic bags to make the¬†frozen treats.¬†We call these ice candies in the Philippines and it is¬†a popular way to serve them using ice candy plastic bags. They look like homemade Freezies¬†sans the artificial ingredients ūüôā


I hope this inspires you to make your own fruit popsicles¬†while summer is still here. I think it’s a cool idea, pun intended.



Layered Fruit Popsicles


3-4 very ripe Indian mangoes
1 pint very ripe strawberries (choose strawberries that are almost overripe)
1 pint ripe blueberries
Water (optional)


  1. Puree mangoes, strawberries and blueberries individually.
  2. Fill one third of the popsicle mold or ice candy plastic bag with the mango puree. Layer this with the strawberry puree then the blueberry puree. The fruit purees¬†will not mix easily with each other because they are viscous. If you’re using an ice candy plastic bag, you might want to add a little bit of water to make the fruit puree more pourable.
  3. Freeze until ready to serve.