Summer may be winding down, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy all of your favorite fruits and vegetables of the season. While frozen fruits and veggies can be enjoyed year-round, there’s something truly special about summer’s bounty. We love the versatility of fruits and veggies and how they can be added to a variety of recipes, both savory and sweet, spanning from breakfast to dessert. Below is a collection of some of our favorite summer produce and must-try recipes and meals.
Hello, everyone and happy summer! These hot days always make me crave one of my childhood favorite treats – ice cream! Even now as an adult and a dietitian I still enjoy a great ice cream on a hot summer day while keeping in mind good nutrition. Life is all about balance and I think we all can enjoy a sweet treat every once in a while without feeling guilty. One of my favorite picks is Kemps Vanilla Frozen Yogurt, with no sugar added. Not only does it satisfy my sweet tooth with it’s amazing flavor, but it’s no added sugar – yay!
Crescent rolls are a staple at nearly every family holiday, but there’s no reason you shouldn’t include them in your every day meals! From breakfast to dinner and all the snacking in between, we have you covered with some of our favorite crescent roll recipes!
You guys, today is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! Who can seriously resist this scrumptious hand-held frozen treat? It’s really no surprise that the ice cream sandwich ranks as the second best-selling ice cream novelty in America, with the 30-44 age group buying them the most. In fact, the ice cream sandwich is so American it is sold at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C..
National Ice Cream Month has come to an end, but there’s no reason you shouldn’t keep the celebration going as long as you want! After all, ice cream is one of our favorite treats all year round. Once again, our Cool Food Panelists have outdone themselves with ice cream recipes you don’t want to miss. From adult only drinks to kid friendly desserts, it’s all you need to kick back and relax with something cool!
No matter how you slice it, people around the world have a passion for cheesecake! Originating on the Greek island of Samos, simple ingredients like flour, wheat, honey and cheese, combined to make a cheesecake that was even served as a wedding cake. The Greeks considered cheesecake to be a good source of energy, and there is evidence that it was served to athletes during the first Olympic games in 776 B.C. With such a glowing endorsement, it’s no wonder we’re celebrating National Cheesecake Day!
As you’re well aware, July is National Ice Cream Month! With so much innovation in the ice cream and frozen desserts aisle over the years, there are treats for everyone; whether you’re dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, etc. With today’s changing health situations and adapted ways of living, major ice cream companies have made the shift of producing ice cream both for those who enjoy dairy products and those who do not. That way ice cream and other frozen desserts can be enjoyed by anyone and everyone!
Today, which is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day, is all about celebrating and enjoying the tastiness of this unique dessert that was invented at the very end of the 1800s and gained popularity in the beginning of the 1900s. Do you know why it’s spelled “sundae”?
It’s National Vanilla Ice Cream Day! While there are countless ice cream flavors out there, vanilla ice cream continues to be the most popular. Surprisingly enough, however; it was not the first ice cream flavor. It wasn’t until the discovery of the Americas that chocolate and vanilla crept onto the ice cream scene. Being able to indulge in basic ice cream flavors like vanilla and chocolate used to be a luxury reserved for high society.
Our friends at Mr. Food Test Kitchen have been coming up with some awesome summertime recipes! This recipe is the best of both worlds – cake and ice cream! It’s also National Ice Cream Month–the perfect time to enjoy a tasty and sweet ice cream treat for dessert!