Fourth of July Popsicles

The Fourth of July will be here before we know it! Why not take a little time now to prepare for the hot holiday and make these refreshing and delightfully healthy Fourth of July popsicles? Once they're in your freezer, you can keep them there until the festivities begin. Nothing like a good make-ahead recipe to beat the heat this Fourth of July! So get out your popsicle molds and get cool!   [sc:adsense ] Fourth of July Popsicles Ingredients 1 cup frozen strawberries, almost thawed 1 cup lemonade 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries, almost thawed How-To Purée the thawed strawberries in a blender. Evenly distribute to 6 popsicle molds. Freeze for 30 minutes. Pour lemonade evenly on top of the strawberries. Freeze for 1.5 hours. Purée the thawed blueberries … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Vegan Summer Recipes

Vegan sometimes gets a bad reputation for not standing up to it's competitors. Today is the day we get proved wrong. These are the ultimate vegan summer recipes that will rock your taste buds! We have everything from appetizers to desserts. All vegan. All delicious! Perfect for summer! Won't you give these vegan summer recipes a try? Appetizers 1/Corn, Avocado and Blueberry Kale Salad from Vanilla & Spice 2/Grilled Avocado Hummus from What Jew Wanna Eat 3/Thai Lettuce Wraps with Basil from The Recipe Renovator 4/Garden Fresh Gazpacho from Wine & Glue Main Dishes 5/Veggie 'Meatballs' from Diethood 6/Pineapple Rum Beans from Healthy Slow Cooking 7/Sesame Noodles from Cupcakes & Kale Chips 8/Chick-quin Sandwich from Spabettie 9/Pasta with Cilantro Jalapeno … [Read more...]

Chickpea vegetarian burgers

I think that burgers are one of the most satisfying foods on earth, even when they are not made out of meat and can be called healthy. My favourite thing about vegetarian burgers is the extra add-ins, and this recipe surely doesn't miss any: grilled cheese, guacamole and caramelized onions (of course any extra would just make these burgers even more delicious). I would have liked to use a heartier bread, but I couldn't find any at my local shop this morning! I think that any wholesome home-made or store bought bread would pair very well with the chickpeas. The burgers themselves taste like falafel and can be flavoured with any spice mix and seasonal greens. These burgers are perfect for a spring/summer weeknight dinner or for a vegetarian option at a barbecue along with some roasted sweet … [Read more...]

Melted Chocolate Coffee Ice Cream Float

It's hard to drink hot coffee during those sweltering summer months. Milkshakes, slushies and ice cream floats become frequent lingo. Let's combine them! When you pour hot coffee on top of chocolate chip ice cream, the coffee instantly cools and in the process, melts the chocolate chips in the ice cream. Melted coffee chocolate ice cream float. Genius! Can I have one every day? This coffee float is such a quick way to satisfy the sweet tooth and get your caffeine too! For the children, you can always pour hot chocolate instead of coffee on the ice cream. You can also be creative with the flavor of ice cream. I'm just partial to the melted chocolate chips. What flavor of ice cream would you choose to be in your float? [sc:adsense ] Melted Chocolate Coffee … [Read more...]

10+ Burgers to Grill

It's starting to warm up and soon the kids will be out of school.  Summer is right around the corner and that means its time to fire up the grill!  I love this time of year because most of our dinner time cooking is done outside on the grill.  That means less cooking and dishes for this momma!  Plus, who doesn't love a juicy grilled burger?  Burgers are my absolute favorite, so I've rounded up 10 plus burgers to grill this summer! 1./ Southwest Chipotle Burger // I love avocado so I am all over this delicious looking burger! 2./ Chicken Fajita Cheeseburger // It's like two meals in one, all done on the grill! 3./ Caprese Burger // Fresh Mozzarella and basil fill this burger with flavor! 4./ Brew Burger // If the name doesn't get you, the picture of that cheese will! 5./ … [Read more...]

Best 5 Popsicles of the Summer

Whether you like fruit or chocolate, there's a popsicle for you this summer. Not only are popsicles simple to whip up, but the single serving portion sizes are great to keep you in your bikini. Such a great little treat! Are you ready to see the best 5 popsicles of the summer? 1. S'mores Popsicles by Hello Home Shoppe - I'm probably biased because I'm a chocoholic, but these popsicles look like the greatest for the summer to me! No need to heat up the fire place to have a s'more with this frozen treat! 2. Dulce de Leche Lemon Popsicles from Fit Fun & Delish - Creamy lemon popsicles look like just the refreshing and filling dessert for the summer. Made with just four simple ingredients, these popsicles will be ready in no time! 3. Fourth of July Popsicles from Blissfully … [Read more...]