Beat the heat with this popsicle recipe from our registered dietitian, Megan Sewards! This recipe is also a good way to combat any nausea experienced during treatment. Check it out below!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 1/2 cups water (can use an electrolyte enhanced water)
  • 1-inch piece of ginger,  peeled and chopped
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 slices of lemon, thinly sliced and cut in half

 DIRECTIONS:

  1.  Put the water and ginger in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  2. Add the honey and simmer for another 1 – 2 minutes until the honey is dissolved.
  3. Remove from heat and set aside to cool to room temperature.
  4. Pour the mixture into a bowl through a fine strainer pressing down hard on the ginger with the back of a spoon.
  5. Stir in the lemon juice.
  6. Pour the mixture into your ice popsicle molds.  Leave about 1/4 inch at the top to leave room for the stick and the popsicles will expand a bit as they freeze.
  7. Place a 1/2 slice of lemon in each mold.
  8. Place the lid on the mold and place in the freezer for about 15 – 20 minutes.
  9. Remove from the freezer and add the sticks to the popsicles and freeze until solid.
  10. Let the popsicles sit at room temperature for a few minutes to loosen them up so they can easily be removed from the molds.

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