Friday, May 25, 2012
Fun and Healthy Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer
Strawberry and Coconut Ice Cream-
Thanks Beth and Abby for this idea! We tried it today and it is super delicious.
Bag of frozen strawberries
Can of coconut milk
1-4 Packets of Stevia (depending on how sweet you or the kids like it, we did 2 and I think we could have def done one more)
Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor. I did let the strawberries sit out for a little bit before I blended them, but you definitely want to mix them up before they thaw. They are like the "ice" for your ice cream.
This idea was born out of our need to eat up all the bananas that only had a few more days before they went down the hill.
You can really do as many bananas as you want. I froze about 8 of them...we just had a lot of bananas and apparently they weren't very popular that week because they were just sitting and not getting eaten.
Blend the bananas and the milk. Enjoy :-)
Fruit Juice Pops-
The kids love these.
Container to put in the freezer
You can either use the tray specifically for making popsicles, or cups or really any tupperware and a popsicle stick.
Feel free to post any ideas you have! As the days get hotter, we need lots of ideas! And of course, we do make our occasional stops to the local ice cream shops. We know of a few...depending on which way we're headed :-).