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Easy No Bake Summer Desserts

July 1, 2024
Easy No Bake Summer Desserts

As the weather starts to warm up, what could be sweeter than an easy no bake dessert on a hot summer’s day?

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Whether you’re craving creamy ice cream, a refreshing smoothie or an ice-cold popsicle, there’s no question that the best summer desserts are the ones that don’t require you to turn on the oven!

Keep the kitchen cool while still enjoying a scrumptious homemade treat with one of these nutritious and delicious no bake summer dessert ideas. With all the flavors you crave but none of the fat, these are the perfect no-guilt summer treats to enjoy when the temperatures start to climb.

Ice cream and sorbet – A few simple ingredients and a blender are all you need to make a batch of healthy homemade ice cream, the ultimate cold dessert to eat during the summertime. Just freeze chunks of your favorite fruit and then mix in a high-speed blender or food processor with lime juice, fruit juice or coconut milk. You can also blend cottage cheese with fruit and a little honey to make a high-protein frozen snack that’s simultaneously decadent and good for you.

Strawberry Ice Cream

Slushies and smoothies – If you’re searching for a quick and easy dessert recipe, look no further than slushies and smoothies. A refreshing treat that’s loaded with nutrients, these easy summer desserts are made by combining fruit, ice and your milk of choice. There are numerous flavor combinations to try, so pick your favorite fruits and start blending!

Tropical Berry Freeze

Frozen yogurt bark – For a quick and easy summer treat, start with your favorite yogurt flavor and spread it evenly over a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top it with diced fruit, chocolate chips, granola, seeds or chopped nuts. Freeze until firm (about 3 hours), then break into pieces to enjoy. And if you’re craving a chocolate treat, you can make this easy no-bake recipe for Chocolate Almond Bark with 3 simple ingredients.

Fresh fruit – If you’re looking for a light dessert for summer, what could be more refreshing than a bowl of fresh fruit? Whether you prefer a ripe, juicy peach or a luscious slice of watermelon, fresh fruit takes the cake when it comes to healthy, quenching summer desserts. You can even take your fruit to the next level by creating fruit kebabs or fruit pizza.

Summer Berry Fruit Salad

Homemade popsicles – For a healthy frozen summer dessert, make your own popsicles by blending your favorite fruit with lemon juice and a hint of honey. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze overnight for a refreshing summer treat that’s sure to cool you off.

Watermelon Ice Pops

Berry yogurt parfaits – What could be easier or more decadent than a tall glass filled with creamy yogurt and fresh summer berries? Just pick your favorite berry and layer it in a glass with Greek yogurt for a simple and delicious parfait that’s packed with healthy ingredients.

Blueberry Cantaloupe Parfait

Bite-sized desserts – If you’re craving a sweet dessert treat but can’t convince yourself to turn on the oven to make cookies, there are many other options you can enjoy that don’t require baking. Protein balls are a trending snack that can be made in the blender, along with date candies that are full of healthy ingredients while having all the flavors you crave from a traditional candy bar.

Homemade Butterfinger

Cool off this summer while still enjoying the delicious sweet flavors you crave with one of these easy no bake summer desserts. Not only do they satisfy a sweet tooth, they have healthy ingredients that are good for you, too. So go ahead – take another bite!

Searching for more scintillating summer recipes?  Try these healthy summer side dishes, or these summer snacks to enjoy on the go. And if you love cooking on the grill, here are some amazingly healthy grilling tips and recipes.

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