beat the heat with these 6 treats


beat the heat with these treats

Sumer time is here and I am always looking for something that can quench my thirst, and satisfy my taste buds. Wanting to beat the heat with some treats? Here are a few treats you and your family can enjoy while you are outdoors or even on vacation! So simple and easy to make!

Mango Mule Mocktail: 4-5 slices of cucumber sliced, 1 oz of honey syrup, 1.5 oz of Mango puree, 1,5 oz of fresh lime juice, 1.5 oz of ginger beer and Ice. Muddle the cucumber and honey syrup on the bottom of a shaker, and then add mango puree, lime juice, ice and shaker.   Strain into a glass with fresh ice and top with ginger beer and stir.

Skinny Coconut Mojito Cocktail: 6 mint leaves, 1 and ½ oz of Ciroc coconut vodka or any other you prefer, 1 teaspoon of sugar, ½ oz of lime juice, 2 oz of soda water. Place mint leaves in a shaker, add ice, coconut vodka, sugar and lime juice and muddle, then add soda water and garnish with more mint leaves.

Simple Summertime Smoothie: 1 cup washed baby spinach, 1 orange – peeled and sliced, 2 slices of fresh pineapple cut into pieces, ½ lime peeled, 1 tablespoon of organic agave nectar, and1½ cups of ice. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend and pour into a tall glass.

Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad: In a salad bowl add a handful of fresh organic spinach leaves, 2-3 sliced strawberries, 1 tablespoon of chunks of goat cheese or feta cheese, 1 teaspoon of glazed sliced walnuts (optional) or plain walnuts (optional) or plain sliced walnuts, raspberry or strawberry vinaigrette, mix everything and serve.

Yogurt snack dots: Use any brand and flavor yogurt you like (Organic Stoneyfield  and Choboni are my favorite brands) Drop one small spoonful of the yogurt on a pizza tray and freeze for a few hours, there you have a treat that the whole family can enjoy on these hot summer days.

Cocoa almond granola slices: wash and cut apples into slices, spread the top with cocoa almond spread, sprinkle granola

Hope these treats cool you and your family down this summer! Would love to hear if you have any other recommendations as well! Don’t  forget to comment in the box below with any other ideas! 🙂

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