Summer is all about savoring the flavors of the season! And when the weather gets hot, I always reach for foods that help cool me off. Here are three incredibly easy and healthy summer snack recipes that are perfect for keeping you cool, energized, and satisfied during those hot summer days!
Watermelon Feta Bites
Fresh watermelon, cut into bite-sized cubes
Feta cheese, crumbled
Fresh mint leaves
Balsamic glaze (optional)
Place a watermelon cube on a toothpick or skewer.
Top the watermelon cube with a sprinkle of crumbled feta cheese.
Garnish with a fresh mint leaf.
Drizzle with a touch of balsamic glaze, if desired, for an extra burst of flavor.
Serve chilled and enjoy the delightful combination of juicy watermelon, savory feta, and refreshing mint.
Yogurt Parfait Popsicles
Greek yogurt (plain or flavored)
Fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
Granola or crushed nuts
In a popsicle mold, layer Greek yogurt, fresh berries, and granola or crushed nuts.
Repeat the layers until the mold is filled, leaving a small space at the top.
Drizzle a small amount of honey over each layer if desired.
Insert popsicle sticks and freeze for several hours or overnight.
Once frozen, remove from the mold and enjoy these creamy and nutritious yogurt parfait popsicles.
Cucumber Smoked Salmon Avocado Roll-Ups
Fresh dill or cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste
Slice the cucumber lengthwise into thin strips using a vegetable peeler or a mandoline.
Mash the avocado in a bowl and season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
Spread a thin layer of avocado onto each cucumber strip.
Place a slice of smoked salmon on top of the avocado.
Roll up the cucumber strips and secure with a toothpick.
Garnish with fresh dill or cilantro.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Ok, now it's your turn! What's your favorite summer time snack?