5 homemade cool treats for the hottest days of summer

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July is upon us and that means the summer heat is, well, heating up. Here are five recipes for homemade treats that will help you cool off on the hottest of days.

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1. Chocolate Mint Popsicles 

This video walks you through exactly how to make these delicious (and healthy!) ice cream alternatives.

Choc Mint Popsicles. Upon tasting these you would never guess that they are made from avocado and banana. They are a great alternative to regular ice cream. Do you binge on ice-cream? It is very common due to the high amount of fat and sugar. I strongly suggest trying a recipe like this that is lower in calories allowing you to consume in moderation. Be sure to add a teaspoon of mint extract and a table spoon of maple syrup for some extra flavour! I also use a high quality low carb protein powder and 90% dark chocolate as that suits my daily macronutrients. Details including the whole recipe coming soon to our website. I will also include the fats, carbohydrates and protein as people are often naive to the macronutrients that are actually involved in creating them!

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2. Cereal Pops 

Want an excuse to eat a cool popsicle for breakfast? Look no further than cereal yogurt pops.

Cosmo even created a handy video that walks you through exactly how to make them:

 

3. Homemade Ice Cream

Craving ice cream but no time (or let’s be real, no transportation) to get to the store? You can make ice cream at home and it’s simple, quick, and leaves the flavor options up to you.

#tbt #tatil #evyapımıdondurma #homemadeicecream #doğal

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Here’s a great tutorial that will satisfy your cravings AND make your science teacher proud.

 

4. Homemade Milkshakes

You don’t have to go to a diner to get an incredible milkshake. You can make them at home and you’ll want to after you see this:

#oreomilkshake #homemademilkshake We made some oreomilkshake with @emilia__alice and @marijohannal !!🍹🍨🍧

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Salivating yet? Here’s a great tutorial for making these classic treats at home:

 

5. Frozen Hot Chocolate

Sometimes you crave weirdly inappropriate things. Like when it’s 90 degrees out but your body just NEEDS a hot chocolate. You don’t have to wait until November or risk heat stroke to indulge in this cold weather favorite though. Frozen hot chocolate is a thing and it’s delicious. Serendipity 3 in New York is famous for these:

Classic 😍 #frozenhotchocolate #serendipity3

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Here’s how to make it at home:

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