Sore Throat Popsicles

Sore Throat PopsiclesThis recipe is really coming in handy right now for our family. Malacai just came down with strep…for the second time within a month. 😔 He’s headed to an ENT soon for possibly getting his tonsils removed. Poor kid, takes after his mother (I had strep a lot as a kid and had my tonsils taken out in 6th grade). When you have a sore throat, you’re pretty much trying everything for a little relief. Hot tea is always a must on my list, but not always a fav with my kiddos. So I thought I’d turn the tea into popsicles, because what kid can resist a popsicle?! They’re also a nice way to get both hot and cold relief for your throat. The next time you or your kiddos aren’t feeling well, mix up a batch of these throat soothing popsicles for some relief. Or if you have a friend that’s not feeling well, make a batch of these popsicles and drop them off with a Get Well Kit and make their day a little brighter!Sore Throat PopsiclesSore Throat PopsiclesSore Throat PopsiclesSore Throat Popsicles

Sore Throat Popsicles
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Sore Throat Popsicles
Prep Time
15 mins
 

Cool, soothing popsicles for sore throats.

Servings: 10 popsicles
Ingredients
  • 4 tea bags (I used throat coat tea, see notes below)
  • 32 ounces boiling water
  • 2-4 teaspoons honey (add a little at a time, more if you'd like it sweeter)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Steep the 4 tea bags in hot water for 10 minutes. 

  2. Remove & discard tea bags. 

  3. Stir in honey and lemon juice. Let cool slightly.

  4. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze until solid. 

Recipe Notes
I used throat coat tea, but any that you like the flavor of will work. Good ones for sore throats are: lemon, echinacea, and chamomile.

I use this popsicle mold.

The lemon slices in my popsicles were more just for looks for the pictures - they don't need to be included!

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-Manda

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