10 snacks to keep your kids cool this summer

By Gen Cohen

You're at the beach, in your backyard, or hanging out at your friends' pool, but it is so. dang. hot. While our sunglasses may protect yours and your family's eyes they won't be able to keep you cool. Sure, you've got wine coolers and fruit infused water, but what about your kids? Here's a list of 10 snacks you can make this summer to keep cool that your kids will love!

Warning: excessive mouth watering may occur.

 

1. Gummy Bear Popsicles

Who doesn't love gummy bears? With a big bag it's hard not to eat the entire pack at once, but frozen in these pops, you'll be forced to work for it before you get to the delicious center.

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2. Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bites

Ever wonder what to do with that yogurt in your fridge that's a day away from going bad? Did fruit in them and throw it in the freezer for a delicious snack!

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3. Two-Ingredient Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Bites

Here's a recipe that literally only takes 2 ingredients. Talk about easy!

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4. Strawberry Banana Popsicles

Like your favorite smoothie, but in popsicle form!

recipe here

 

5. Froyo Berry Bites

Careful, this one takes a few more steps, but it's worth it! Check out how good these look.

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6. Peanut Butter Banana Yogurt Popsicles

Noticing a theme here? Just add a little peanut butter to mix things up a bit!

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7. Frozen Watermelon Push Pops

Watermelon alone is a delicious and refreshing snack. Now try it frozen!

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8. Homemade Fudgesicles 

Okay now these I just couldn't resist. Just make sure you come ready with napkins cause your kids will eat these so fast they won't know what hit em!

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9. Lemon Rasberry Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are taking foodies by storm. Why not get your kids on board?

recipe here

 

10. DIY Pineapple Dole Whip

Last but not least, a disney classic. But now your backyard can be the happiest place on earth and you don't need to worry about screaming kids (other than your own of course!)

recipe here

 

Thanks for tuning in - now excuse me while I go buy some bananas, chocolate chips, and yogurt!