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August 11 2018

Strawberry Hibiscus Collagen Pops

By Mark Sisson
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Today’s delicious recipe is offered up by the team at Pique Tea. I’ve become a big fan (and proud affiliate) of Pique Tea’s products because of their superior antioxidant value. Thanks to their team for an excellent recipe we’ll all be able to enjoy with guests and family. (And don’t miss the special deal they’re giving MDA readers….)

Summer wouldn’t be summer without popsicles! These popsicles will make the perfect treat for when you’re feeling hot and bothered, and are filled with nutrients to help you look and feel your best. (They are also a fab way to use up any overripe strawberries you might have!)

We’re fairly sure there’s nothing better than a pretty popsicle that’s yummy AND healthy, so we’ve paired Primal Kitchen®’s Collagen Peptides with Pique Tea’s Hibiscus Beauty Elixir for that extra kick. Hibiscus is a antioxidant powerhouse that’s not only delicious, but also boasts skin-enhancing properties.

Strawberries offer antioxidant power in their own right, helping reduce inflammation and fight free radicals. The addition of Collagen Peptides “seals and heals” your gut lining, repairs damaged cell walls and offers essential with amino acids.

Each Pique Tea sachet contains up to 12x the antioxidants (third-party verified) than regular teas and is the first of its kind to be Triple Toxin Screened for pesticides, heavy metals, and toxic mold. Mark’s Daily Apple’s fans get a special deal: Get up to 2 FREE cartons here!

Strawberry Hibiscus Collagen Pops

Time in the Kitchen: 10 minutes, plus a few hours to freeze popsicles

Servings: 6 popsicles, depending on size of popsicle mold

Ingredients

Instructions

First, start by boiling 2 cups of water, then remove from heat. Next, slowly sprinkle in coconut sugar (optional), Pique’s Hibiscus Beauty Elixir and Primal Kitchen’s Unflavored Collagen Peptides until completely smooth.

Add the chopped strawberries into the mold, fill the mold with the liquid mixture, and place popsicles in freezer for 6 hours to overnight, and you’re done!

Please note that sweetening up the popsicles with coconut sugar is optional. So is adding Primal Kitchen Collagen Peptides, but the collagen doesn’t affect the flavor of the popsicles, so why not add it in? Collagen turns these popsicles into a nourishing and wholesome summer treat.

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  1. I feel like the recipes have been lacking in creativity lately and mainly serving as vehicles to endorse new products.

  2. These are absolutely gorgeous! I love to eat beautiful food. I might skip the coconut sugar though….

  3. What makes this site so valuable is its commitment to science-based recommendations. I feel like the information has been good and reliable even when the post is a clear product endorsement. I have received so much free information from this site that I never begrudge a little promotion.

    That said, it feels like a real low point in MDA history to endorse something called a “beauty elixir” that has “beautifying properties.” That’s just snake-oil at its finest, and sexist to boot. Yuck.