Summer Sleep Solution Recipes: Mimi’s Sleepytime No-Drip Popsicles

Summer heat can make sleeping difficult. That's where gelatin can help: Glycine, which is found in gelatin, works in the brain to decrease body temperature. Just two dry envelopes are all you need to cool down so you can get some shuteye.

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Bananas and orange juice are rich in magnesium, which will help you relax so you can fall asleep faster.


  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 3 (1/4-oz) packets granulated unsweetened gelatin
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 small banana
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt


Add ingredients to blender. Blend and pour into popsicle molds. Freeze for 8 hours. When ready to eat, run popsicle molds under warm water for 15 seconds. Gently remove and enjoy!