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The ultimate parenting ‘snack hack’: Mum shares her clever ‘healthy ice cream’ trick – and it’s MUCH easier than you think

  • An Australian mum has shared her hack to making ‘healthy ice cream’ for kids
  • She uses decorative ice cube moulds and fills them with cream cheese or yghurt
  • She says they are the perfect size for her children’s little hands to hold

An Australian mum has shared her clever hack for making ‘healthy ice cream’ for her young children.

The mum simply takes decorative ice cube moulds and fills them with yoghurt or cream cheese.

‘Pop them in the freezer and you have ice creams perfect for little hands,’ the mum said. 

An Australian mum has shared her clever hack for making ‘healthy ice cream’ for her young children

The mum simply takes decorative icecube moulds and fills them with yoghurt or cream cheese

The mum simply takes decorative icecube moulds and fills them with yoghurt or cream cheese

Once the mini ‘ice creams’ are firm she pops them into a container in the freezer to store, until she is ready to give them to her kids. 

And her clever hack was described as ‘incredible’ by other mums who agreed it is also great for teething babies.  

‘This is what we do is a really good thing actually. Especially for children who are teething,’ one mum wrote.

But others were not convinced.

‘I would be paranoid they would choke on it,’ another woman said. 

Another mum recently went viral after hiding ice cream from her children.

The Australian woman called Lisa posted on Facebook, where she revealed her ‘secret hiding spot’ for the ice cream is within old empty bags of frozen peas, potatoes and sugar snap peas.

A mother has been praised by thousands after she shared her simple trick for hiding ice cream from her children inside empty frozen food bags (pictured)

A mother has been praised by thousands after she shared her simple trick for hiding ice cream from her children inside empty frozen food bags (pictured)

‘Kids are in bed, ice cream time, who else has a secret hiding spot?’ Lisa wrote on Facebook. 

‘These [ice cream tubs] only last a week, I’ve had these for four weeks now, and the kids still haven’t found them.’

It wasn’t long before her post was met with praise from thousands of others, who labelled her idea ‘genius’ and ‘absolute gold’.

Others said they hide chocolate, everywhere from their bedside table drawers to inside tampon packets (pictured)

Others said they hide chocolate, everywhere from their bedside table drawers to inside tampon packets (pictured)

‘This is so brilliant, I do it with my chocolate but didn’t even think to do it with my ice cream,’ one woman wrote.

‘I could use this hack for my husband in the same way!’ another added.

Many said they are guilty of hiding certain foods from their children, with some saying they hide chocolate and lollies inside the vegetable crisper as well as other sweet foods in the top drawer of their bedside table.   

How to make healthy mango Weis bars 

Serves 8

INGREDIENTS 

3 Diced mangoes (approximately 600 grams)

Australia's leading weight loss program Healthy Mummy shared the recipe for the dessert (pictured)

Australia’s leading weight loss program Healthy Mummy shared the recipe for the dessert (pictured)

2 Chopped bananas (approximately 180 grams)

3 cups reduced-fat Greek yoghurt

2 tablespoons honey

1 teaspoon cinnamon

METHOD 

1. Place the diced mango and chopped banana in a blender or food processor. Pulse to combine.

2. Line a loaf tin with baking paper and pour in the fruit mixture. Smooth with a spatula. Freeze for an hour or until firm.

3. Combine the yoghurt, honey and cinnamon and spread over the firm fruit mixture in the tin. Return to the freezer for another hour or two, or overnight.

4. When firm, slice into eight slices and enjoy.

Source: Healthy Mummy 

 

 





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