Warm weather is finally here! One of the best parts of delightfully warm days are the cool refreshing treats we get to indulge in! We love treating ourselves and everyone deserves that extra scoop every once in a while. For those days that you don’t want to indulge too much but need your sugar fix, here are 5 ways to treat yourself to a healthy & refreshing, snack this summer.

 

Two-Ingredient Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bites from The Baker Mama

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Ingredients:

6 very ripe bananas

¾ cup mini chocolate chips, divided

 

Click here for the full recipe.

 

Salted Chocolate Dipped Mandarin Slices from Deliciously Yum

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Ingredients:

5 mandarin oranges

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate or dark chocolate chips

Sea salt or coarse salt

1 teaspoon shortening, optional

 

Click here for the full recipe.

 

Tropical Papaya Boats from Minimalist Baker

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Ingredients:

1 ripe papaya or cantaloupe, halved, seeds removed

1 cup banana ice cream or flavored dairy-free yogurt

1 kiwi

½ cup cherries

¼ cup blueberries

2-3 tbsp slivered almonds

1 tbsp chia seeds

12 tbsp hemp seeds

Granola

 

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Fresh Fruit Popsicles from One Little Project

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Ingredients:

Kiwis

Strawberries

Blueberries

Raspberries

Peaches

Apple Juice

 

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5-Minute Smoothie Bowl from Blue Bowl Recipes

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Ingredients:

⅔ cup frozen blueberries

⅔ cup frozen raspberries

1 frozen banana, cut into pieces

1 tbsp honey

⅓ cup water

3 ice creams

½ fresh banana, sliced

1 kiwi sliced

2 tbsp chia seeds
Click here for the full recipe.

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