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!
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!
If you’re in a rut trying to decide what to bring to a 4th of July party or what to make for your own shindig, look no further than these festive recipes to celebrate America! Whether it’s a red, white and blue recipe or a dessert with festive cheer, look no further than these celebratory ideas for your 4th of July bash.
June Dairy Month may be over, but there’s still time to celebrate all summer long. Our cool food panelists want to leave you with some dairy inspired recipes you can create at home to keep your family full and happy! Keep the party rolling with these dairy recipes perfect for parties, meals, and desserts!
Summer is officially here and our Cool Food Panelists have been creating new and exciting recipes to keep you cool this summer. With June being Dairy Month, our panelists have created the following summer recipes using some of our dairy aisle favorites! These delicious, dairy-inspired foods are sure to fill you with flavor and cool down your taste buds in the summer heat!
Our friends at Mr. Food Test Kitchen recently did a dip swap to determine some of summer’s best dips to bring with you to your next picnic or barbecue. Here are their results:
It’s Memorial Day weekend! The unofficial start of summer and prime cookout time. Now, everyone loves a juicy burger or tasty hot dog, but what about the all-important side dishes? We’ve got you covered with the must-serve side salads that will make everyone rave.
Whether you want to admit it or not, Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer (*tears*). Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September, and many people go away to the beach or lake, or have a BBQ with family and friends. In fact, Labor Day is the third most popular holiday for barbequing, following July 4th and Memorial Day.
There’s so much to love about summer – warm weather, no school, vacations! Maybe summer fruits and veggies aren’t at the top of your list, but they provide an opportunity to change up your meal plan and incorporate fresh flavors and textures into your dishes. With so many healthy vitamins and nutrients, they’re good for you too!