Summer Fruit Cooler

A Summer heat wave bring with it visions of all things cold: ice cream, snow cones and ice pops. It’s important during these hot summer months to stay hydrated. Chill out with of these cool summer drinks.

Fresh Fruit Slush

This drink is made with lemonade, lots of ice and the fresh fruit or fruits of your choosing.

Ingredients:

  • 3 C of sliced strawberries, raspberries or watermelon
  • 2 C. cold lemonade
  • 2 C. of ice cubes

Simple Directions:

  1. Mix all in a blender. Add more water if necessary. Makes 3-4 servings. Pour into a tall glass and serve with a spoon and a straw.
  2. For an added treat, add a banana or pieces of mango, pineapple, cantaloupe or papaya.

Pina Colada Chiller

This is a family friendly non-alcoholic beverage.

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 1 1/2 oz Coconut milk
  • 2 C. of ice cubes

Directions:

Mix all in a blender. Add more water if necessary. Makes 3-4 servings. Pour into a tall glass and serve with a straw.

For a little more fun, pour this drink into a coconut shaped container and add a paper umbrella.

Stay Cool

The summer months can be scorching. Stay indoors as much as possible when the heat index becomes unbearable. Remember to wear light colored and light weight clothing. Turn on the fan. Mix up a cool drink and chill out. Summer won’t last forever and then we’ll be wishing it was here again.

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