3 Frozen Treat Recipes That Taste Even Better in the Hot Summer

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Is there any better treat on a hot summer afternoon than an ice pop? The answer to that question is a resounding “No.” As soon as hot weather hits, we’re officially over turning on the oven, and instead reach for anything that involves little to no cooking. Think: Ice cold drinks, crisp salads, and — of course — refreshing frozen desserts.

Today we’re sharing three recipes for tasty summer treats that you can whip up in five minutes flat, no heat required. What’s more, you might already have all the ingredients you need right in your fridge. Check ‘em out below, and let us know your tips for cooling down in the comments!
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Straw-Berry Lemon Zest
Recipe makes 4-6 pops

Ingredients:
Two packages strawberry Greek yogurt
1/4 cup frozen mixed berries
1 tsp lemon zest

Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree on high for 20 seconds. Pour into pop molds and freeze two hours, or until completely frozen.

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Nutella-Banana
Recipe makes 4-6 pops

Ingredients:
3/4 cup almond milk
1 very ripe banana
3-4 tbsp Nutella

Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree on high for 20 seconds. Pour into pop molds and freeze two hours, or until completely frozen.

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Ginger Cookie
Recipe makes 4-6 pops

Ingredients:
3/4 cup coconut milk
5 ginger sandwich cookies or ginger snaps
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1 tsp shredded fresh ginger

Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree on high for 20 seconds. Pour into pop molds and freeze two hours, or until completely frozen.

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+ Once you’ve made your pops, be sure to pair them with the aptly named Too Much Fun Dress in Popsicles

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About Julie O.

A lover of all things vintage and vintage-inspired, Julie bought her first 1950s frock in the fifth grade. Since then, Julie has become a self-described connoisseur of vintage and thrift shopping, which she shares on her blog, Orchid Grey. When she’s not scouring the racks for the perfect vintage skirt, this native New Englander can be found deftly navigating the slopes of a ski mountain, taking road-trips to the beach, and exploring new places with a vintage camera in her hand.
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