Papaya Popsicles with Coconut and Lime Topping

An easy and refreshing healthy treat to help you cool down with the heat!

Recipe from Donna Hay and re-created by GH Nutrition
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Freeze time: 5 hours
Serves 8

Ingredients
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 tsp finely grated lime rind
1 cup natural Greek yoghurt
2 tbsp honey

Papaya popsicles

350g chopped papaya
3/4 cup natural Greek yoghurt
2 tbsp honey

To make
To make the papaya popsicles, place chopped papaya, yoghurt and honey into a blender and blend until smooth. Divide mixture into 8 popsicle moulds and freeze for 4-5 hours.
Place the coconut and lime rind in a small bowl and combine.
Place the yoghurt and honey in a separate bowl and combine.
Dip the popsicles into the yoghurt and then cover with the coconut and lime.  
Place on a lined baking tray and freeze for a further 10-15 minutes. 

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