Coconut, Mango, Banana & Quinoa Ice Blocks
Makes 8 ice blocks
1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup natural yogurt
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1. In a pot, combine quinoa with the water, cover with a lid, and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for about 10mins or until the water is absorbed.
2. Transfer quinoa to a blender with mango and bananas, shredded coconut, yogurt and coconut milk. Blend all ingredients together to a smooth texture.
3.Pour mixture into chosen ice block holds and put sticks in place.
4. Freeze ice blocks until solid.
Icy Pop culture health tip:
Quinoa is an ancient seed native to South America. The Inca people recognised quinoa's value and documented that it increased the stamina of their warriors.
Quinoa is high in protein, and the protein it supplies is complete protein, meaning that it includes all nine essential amino acids.