Sunday, August 9, 2009

Summer Sunday

As the days of summer slowly come to an end over the next month and a half I thought I would find a recipe to place my seal of approval on. I looked for one that would have a summer touch to it and looks like a great cool down for a hot summer Sunday. I don't know about the rest of you, but I live in the south where you sit under a shade tree and sip on something ice cold like some sweet tea, lemonade or something of the sort. Most of us also love to enjoy snacking on some cold watermelon during the summer or homemade ice cream.

I have found a recipe on with a touch of summer to it. It has frozen strawberries and watermelons in it.
This recipe was submitted to by Nobody'sGirl. I am putting my stamp of approval on this recipe and hope you all enjoy it.


Nobody's Strawberry Watermelon Shakedown

"Frozen strawberries and watermelon take a spin in the blender with cream, yogurt, and orange juice for a sensational summer smoothie! Serve with a slice of fresh watermelon, or a dollop of whipped cream!"

Original recipe yield 1 large glass

1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
1 1/2 cups frozen diced watermelon
1/4 cup cream
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon white sugar (optional)
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Blend the strawberries, watermelon, cream, yogurt, orange juice, sugar, and vanilla in a blender until smooth.

Here is a great summer recipe for the kiddos to try. You can make changes to it as you want. Frozen yogurt though is very yummy and healthy at the same time!


Yogurt Sundae Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
2 4 oz. waffle cone bowls
2 cups low-fat or non-fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
2 Tbsp. chocolate chips
2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts
2 tsp. maple syrup

This recipe I came across while surfing the web via Google.
It can be found at Kids Cooking on

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