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I'm Erin Allmann. I love family, friends and food. A lot. I live in a teeny, tiny apartment in a place called Paradise with a wonderful boyfriend named Brett who cooks much better than I do. We both happen to be fantastic at eating and whenever we're not doing so, (which isn't all that often), we try to stay occupied outdoors. We're also two of the biggest nerds you can ever find, so excuse the occasional o-chem, bio, Harry Potter, or Star Wars reference.

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It’s not really summer until you’ve eaten your first watermelon. Preferably by biting straight into a piece way larger than your head, juice running all the way down to your elbows, followed by a watermelon-seed-spitting contest. Which, you’d probably lose if you were competing against me. Just kidding. Kind of. 

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But if you want to eat watermelon in front of a more, er, sophisticated? crowd, then look no further. Because these popsicles, well they’re just plain awesome. They’re pink and icy and sweet and sour, so obviously your kids (or your inner child) will love them, but they’ve got a little something special that makes them grown-up. Seriously. Trust. It’s the fanciest watermelon pops you’ll ever have.

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Watermelon-Lime-Basil-Sicles 

These popsicles are awesome not only because they taste uh-may-zing, but also because there is no sugar. Like, none. So, yes, you can totally eat them for breakfast. Duh. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups watermelon cubes
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • a few basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Stick everything in a tall cup and blend. Pour into dixie cups or popsicle molds, pop a stick in the top, and freeze for several hours or overnight. 
  2. Pop out and enjoy! Easiest things ever! Makes 6 dixie-cup size popsicles [probably 4 popsicle mold-sized pops].

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