Healthy Cool Treats for Hot Summer Days

Summer is here and that means your days are filled with outdoor play in the hot sun. Your friends, spouse, or kids will thank you when you make them a cool and refreshing snack to enjoy. Better yet, all options listed below are lite and healthy. Here are some healthy cool treats to enjoy with friends and family this summer.

These delicious snacks will have your mouth watering in no time. Best of all they are easy to make. See more below…

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

I love the simplicity of these Fresh Fruit Pops. All you need is a popsicle mold, coconut water, and some sliced fresh fruit, and you’ve got a delicious, healthy treat that your guests will be begging for again and again.

For the recipe, go to Foodie Fun at: http://www.foodiefun.net/bare-necessities-fresh-fruit-pops

Frozen Greek Yogurt and Pomegranate Bites

Looking to stay cool this summer? Take 2 cups of plain Greek yogurt and sprinkle with 1 cup of powdered sugar and 2 cups of pomegranates. Whisk and then pour the mixture into ice tray cubes. After 2-3 hours in the freezer — voila! A unique and cool treat for any summer get-together.

This recipe was found at May I Have That Recipe? blog and credited here: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com/frozen-greek-yogurt-and-pomegranate-bites/

Blackberry Vanilla Smoothie

A cold smoothie, anyone? Take fresh blackberries, vanilla Greek yogurt, milk, honey, and ice cream and then blend to perfection.

Follow the recipe at Artsy Momma here: https://artsymomma.com/blackberry-vanilla-smoothie.html

Frozen Bananas on a Stick

Are you looking for a way to encourage your kids to eat fruit? Try this healthy cool treat as a healthy alternative using only simple ingredients.

Learn more from Healthy Diabetes blog here: http://everydaydiabetes.com/food/frozen-bananas-stick/

Finally…

Are there any healthy cool treats that I may have missed above? Did you try any of the listed recipes? I’d love to hear your thoughts at hello@heartandsoulblog.com. Also, be sure to subscribe below to our newsletter to receive more great tips straight to your inbox each Friday. If you’re interested in learning more, I encourage you to read “Healthy Fruit Snacks that Kids Will Love“. Enjoy!

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