Hydration Popsicles for Cold & Flu Season

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Fresh Strawberry Pediatric Electrolyte Hydration Popsicles

Author Rachel


  • 1/2 lb strawberries cut into tiny pieces
  • 1-2 cups strawberry flavored pediatric electrolyte drink


  1. Fill each popsicle mold half full with strawberry pieces.

  2. Carefully pour electrolyte drink to fill line.

  3. Insert popsicle stick.

  4. Freeze until solid.


Strawberry Lemonade Hydration Popsicles

Author Rachel


  • 1/2 lb strawberries cut into tiny pieces
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1-2 cups Strawberry Lemonade sports drink (Powerade/Gatorade or other flavor you prefer


  1. Mix strawberries, lemon juice, and honey together.

  2. Fill each popsicle mold half way with strawberry-lemon mixture.

  3. Pour sports drink to fill line.

  4. Insert popsicle sticks and freeze until solid.

Recipe Notes

You can also make hydration drops by blending the ingredients, pouring into mini ice cube trays, and freezing.

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*Recipe originally posted 2/20/17

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14 Responses

  1. Jessica Egbert says:

    When I get a sick kiddo again I am going to have to try these. This is such a good idea!

  2. I’m glad your little girl is much better! Popsicles are such a great idea when our littles are sick and dehydrated. The honey and lemon are such natural immunity boosters as well.

  3. Sirri says:

    I’m definitely trying these! My kids are just getting over being sick!

  4. Syama says:

    Love the honey lemon popsicle idea, both are such good immune boosters ! In a popsicle the kids are just going to eat them up without complaints too ..

  5. Christine says:

    So glad your little one is feeling better!! Thank you so much for sharing the popsicle recipe!!! I am keeping this handy my kids only want popsicles when they are sick

  6. Emily Jones says:

    I am so glad that your little one is on the mend – I would have loved to make these when my one was a little one – I was visiting her at University last week when she got food poisoning and these would have really helped !

  7. Aarika says:

    This is such a great idea! I am definitely sharing with my sister-in-law who has three little boys, often feeling under the weather. =) This is a great post! Love it.

  8. andrea says:

    It is so hard when our kids are sick. I bet these cool popsicles would bring a smile to their face. Great idea!

  9. Lindsay says:

    I LOVE this! I just had the flu last week and let me tell you – it was NOT pretty! I even got a nasty secondary infection from it! I will be trying these tomorrow! Thanks so much for sharing ūüôā

  10. Leah Elwood says:

    This is such a great idea! My son and I are currently sick, ugh – I was just thinking we need to pick up some popsicles. But maybe I’ll give these a shot instead ūüėČ Thank you for sharing!

  11. Joanna says:

    Such a great idea! I need to make some of these right now:)

  12. Kari says:

    What a great idea! What kid would say no to a Popsicle?

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