Saturday, July 6, 2013

Long Day's Journey Into Night....

Avocado Ice Pops

Avocado Ice Pops
Prep time:  
Total time:  
Serves: 7
Cool off with these creamy & tart pops!
  • ¾ cup water
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • 1½ large avocado
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • pinch of salt
  1. Combine water and sugar in a small sauce pan over medium-high heat. Bring to a soft boil, stirring to dissolve sugar; remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the remaining ingredients and the cooled sugar water; puree.
  3. Divide mixture evenly among 7 (4 ounce) ice pop molds and freeze for 4+ hours, or until solid. Remove from freezer for 5-10 minutes before serving to easily release from molds.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 pop Calories: 102 Fat: 6.0 Carbohydrates: 13.9 Sugar: 10.7 Sodium: 45 Fiber: 2.6Protein: 0.71 Cholesterol: 0


the summer malaise has me firmly in it's grip,
I have completely given up to it, I've lost my creativity, have absolutely no goals right now,
don't even want to go shopping,
just wish I could get on a cruise ship without a destination...

time spent quietly appeals to me now.

I hope all this eventually dissolves,
it will absolutely ruin my reputation !




VM Creation Atelier said...


I hope there by you will be a lttle bit cooler,my dear friend:)))*

How insanely good are your recipes for these hot days!
Thank you that you brought me to smile...:)*
I did enjoyed you post!


zanetastyle said...

Gosh Marsha! Those avocado pops are looking delishious and I am an avocado anything lover((:
And the images of wemen are so inspiring and sexy!
Love this post...
Xoxo Z

Designs By Pinky said...

I hopr youget your mojo back soon:):) These photos are beautiful and made me SMILE! XO, Pinky

Anonymous said...


The only time I want to read "POPS" on a design blog is describing popsicles!

You go girl!

(am I wrong? all these "design blogs" go around "pinterest" and post pictures??


Bravo to YOU!!

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Avocado pops sure look good - will have to try those.. Your pictures are really good. Love the sunset, reminds me of Hawaii.

The enchanted home said...

A cruise without a destination sounds kinda nice:) Never saw avocado pops..what a clever idea. Hope things cool down a bit..its been stifling here "Texas style" 95 with crazy high humidity! Makes me long for pre fall weather!

therelishedroost said...

Oh Please, even now you have great posts!! Never ever worry about your reputation my dear.. everyone loves you!
XO Karolyn

Veronica Roth said...

It's OK Marsha. Summer does that. I'm leaving for England tomorrow and am busy making lavender wands with Chloe and haven't even begun to pack for the next two months. Go with it and have some relaxing summer times. :)

Acquired Objects said...

Marsha don't worry about wiling a way a few days and what perfect time to do that then the summer. Once in a while I think you need to waste a little time before getting back to the grindstone. I personally do it most Sundays!


Marsha Splenderosa said...

Zaneta, try those popsicles someday, you won't be disappointed.

Marsha Splenderosa said...

Pinky, I'm happy you smiled with me today! Cheers, darling...

Marsha Splenderosa said...

Penelope, I love you perspective on EVERYTHING !!

Marsha Splenderosa said...

Karolyn, love you right back!

Marsha Splenderosa said...

Cannot believe you guys have had this hideous weather too. I was out several times yesterday and every time I got back into the car it felt like an oven. And, it makes me tired to get so hot, you know?

Marsha Splenderosa said...

Veronica, England will be heaven won't it? Have a fabulous holiday, darling !!

Marsha Splenderosa said...

OK, now that I have permission I'm taking Sunday off. Thanks, Debra !!!

VM Creation Atelier said...


I hope all is well with you:)*After this hot weekend...
Coming by to wish you a very good week!

Love you and hugs from Holland,

Unknown said...

Come back to Oregon to escape the high heat and humidity...relax without the malaise and recharge. It is 80 degrees in Portland today with a forecast of no heat higher than 84 degrees in the next week, relatively low humidity and no rain. Lots is happening here all summer (right now the annual Waterfront Blues Festival)! Seriously, Leslie in Portland

La Petite Gallery said...

As Renee hears me say SNAP OUT of IT!
No kidding, hope you get inspired.
Think of Politics and get a blood rush.