Beat The Heat with These Cool Treats!

So it’s the middle of July… dun dun dun… and it’s hot. I don’t know about you, but this past week and a bit has been a total killer for me. I’m not very hungry, and sleep is just a faint memory rudely disrupted with sporadic middle of the night restlessness due to humidity… and my hair?! forget it… so I need something that’s going to help me and my family survive the little heat wave we have been experiencing. I can’t say i’m complaining too much though… the winter we recently survived was one for the books, and I’m not sure I can comfortably say I wish we were back there… but happy fall medium would be lovely right about now.

Beat The Heat Recipe Round Up
Beat The Heat Recipe Round Up

What does all of this mean my dear friends? Well it means I need to come up with creative ideas to help feed my family AND not make out house jump in temperature. I would like to say I can ‘ do it all’ but realistically I can’t. That’s why today I have some awesome recipes from some great food bloggers out in the land of blogs to help spread a little chill into your summertime fun. I give you, Beat The Heat with These Cool Treats!

Of course I couldn’t start any good recipe round up without the help from one of my “Foodie Mamas“! Chrissie from The Busy Baker came out and shared with us her absolutely delicious frozen treat, Blackberry Mint Frozen Yogurt!

Blackberry Mint Frozen Yogurt
Blackberry Mint Frozen Yogurt

Next on the list of cool treats to beat this summer heat is a tasty single serve option! Awesome to make some now and save them for later! Kristy from She Eats shares her Sweet Summer Blackberry & Nectarine Margarita Popsicles!

Sweet Summer Blackberry & Nectarine Margarita Popsicles
Sweet Summer Blackberry & Nectarine Margarita Popsicles

I also want to give a shout out to one of my other “Foodie Mamas” Deepika from Easy Baby Meals! She shared with us her Black Grapes & Mixed Berry Juice.

Blackberry Grape & Mixed Berry Juice
Black Grapes & Mixed Berry Juice

I can’t get enough of mangoes, really… so when I saw this Mango Banana Ice Cream from Melanie at A Virtual Vegan. Make sure to note: this can be eaten for breakfast…. good thinking!

Mango Banana Ice Cream
Mango Banana Ice Cream

I can’t get enough of these ladies, and Sabrina (another “Foodie Mama”) shared her oh so fancy and delicious looking summer ‘burger’. The Most EPIC Banana Split Ice Cream Burger can be found over at her blog Dinner, Then Dessert!

The Most Epic Banana Split Ice Cream Burger
The Most Epic Banana Split Ice Cream Burger

Looking for a little more refreshment?! Why not try Dana’s Blueberry Lemon Sangria. This refreshing drink, and other drink recipes can be found on her blog, Killing Thyme.

Blueberry Lemon Sangria
Blueberry Lemon Sangria

Janet from The Taste Spaces shares another mango recipe! This Raw Mango Paradise Bar looks easy to make and even easier to devour!

Ram Mango Paradise Bars
Ram Mango Paradise Bars

All of these amazing recipes will defiantly be tested out in my house through out the summer! Follow me on Instagram and see how they turn out! I know we are ALL going to need some new, fun and delicious ways to keep cool this summer! Do you have any ways to beat the heat? Let me know and comment below!

Thank you for stopping by and checking out these AWESOME recipes and I hope you find something that inspires you this weekend. I also want to give a BIG thank you to all of my awesome blogger friends who shared their awesome creations! It is a pleasure (and very exciting) to work with you guys! Have a fun & safe weekend, and I look forward to more recipes coming to you soon!

Cheers xo

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11 Comments

  1. What a great round up! I’m melting in the heat and need something to cool me down. I haven’t made too many ice creams but I need to start up now so I can make these for the kids! Such a great variety of flavors too!

  2. Oh my!! Dude. So many cold treats! I want them all. ALL. 😉

    Thank you so much for including me in your post. Surrounded by chilly, delicious greatness, I tell you! Happy Summer!

    …dun dun dun 😉

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