As you probably know, we both have a soft spot for icecream. Any chance that we get, we make sure we have a batch of icy poles ready in the freezer to prevent any big icecream binges.

Making your own Icypoles on milk means they are much much lower in fat than a shop bought icecream, contain real fruit and you can control the sugar.

We make a big batch of smoothie to drink, then freeze the rest in icypole moulds. You could simply freeze in one big container and then blend to make a delicious frappe.

Adding chia seeds ensures you get an extra little hit of fibre, protein, iron and omega oils



  • 3-4 bananas (over ripe is even better)
  • 2 cups milk (cow, oat, soy, almond, goat etc)
  • 2 tbsp honey (optional)
  • Pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg (optional)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds

Blend all ingredients except the chia together

When smooth, stir the chia through the smoothie mix

Pour into icypole moulds to freeze.

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