Deliciously Cool Summer Treats

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To keep you cool this summer try some new cold summer treats – whether you’re throwing a summer BBQ, small get together or just wanting to make some deliciously cool treats for yourself, check out these easy DIY recipes that will leave everyone satisfied!

 Fruity Ice Cubes

Want to add something a little different to your beverage? Try Fruit Filled Ice Cubes. Fill ice cube trays with water and drop in raspberries, lemon slices, lime slices, orange slices, blueberries or another fruit favorite. Change it up to let your guests try all the different flavors and combinations. The cubes add a pop to any drink! Another quick tip – water directly from the tap tends to leave the ice cubes with a “cloudy” appearance, next time boil some water, let cool and use that water for clear, easy to see through ice cubes!

 Homemade Popsicles

Keeping with the fruit theme, homemade popsicles are healthy and easy to make for any occasion. Prepare your desired fruit combinations and mix in some limeade or similar juice and throw all ingredients into a blender. Pour blended mixture into Dixie cups or a variety of pre-molded holders. Freeze each fruit popsicle for a couple of hours and take out right before serving.

 Fruit Punch (Sangria without alcohol)

Sangria can be anything you want it to be! Mix in any fruit you like with your choice of juice or sangria mix to make an excellent refreshment while having different fruit-filled goodness. Try this mouth-watering recipe next: Sangria Fruit Punch.

Sherbet Floats

Want to have a cold, fun, tasty float at your next summer party? Sherbet floats will be the life of the party! Pick your favorite sherbet, such as rainbow, combine three scoops of sherbet and one can of lemon-lime soda for a deliciously cold beverage! Try adding some garnishes such as pretzel rods or licorice to add something special to each drink served.

And who doesn’t love checking out Pinterest for 30 minutes – or three hours! Check some of these recipes and more for your next get together with family and friends.

Make sure you have a stylish OtterBox Symmetry Series case to go along with all our summer DIY delicious treats – the slim and sleek style design will go perfectly with any summer celebration!


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Lara Betthauser

Lara Betthauser

Colorado-loving native. Bursting passion for world exploration. Enjoying my search for marvelous food and drink in my new city Fort Collins (which has yet to disappoint). When I’m not working you can find me spending time with my family, especially my niece and nephew.

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