5 Summer Snacks to Enjoy by the Pool

May 31, 2017   /   byChris  / Categories :  Feeds

If you’ve already brought out the swimsuits and pool floaties, you are ready for summer! And if you are already planning ahead for a day at the pool, here are 5 Summer Snacks to Enjoy by the Pool that your family will love.

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Salted Chocolate Mandarin Oranges

Shopping List:

  • Mandarin Oranges, peeled
  • 1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips
  • Sea Salt
  • Coconut Oil

Instructions:

  • Peel Mandarin Oranges
  • In a mixing cup, melt the dark chocolate in the microwave for about a minute, then in 10-second intervals until melted
  • Add a tablespoon of Coconut oil into the chocolate to make it really smooth
  • Dip each of the mandarin oranges slices into chocolate and place on lined baking sheet
  • Sprinkle the chocolate with salt
  • Put in the refrigerator for 10 minutes to let the chocolate harden

Thanks to Deliciously Yum for this fun idea

Yogurt Banana Pops

This is a huge favorite in my home. These Yogurt Banana Pops are fun for the kids and give them something healthy to eat during a hot afternoon.

Chocolate Dipped Fruit Cones

Shopping List:

  • Waffle Cones
  • Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Sprinkles
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Grapes
  • Mango

Instructions:

  • In the microwave, melt the chocolate in a glass mixing cup for about 1 minute — then 10-second intervals until melted
  • Dip the top of the cone into the chocolate and sprinkle with shredded coconut or sprinkles and let cool
  • Fill the cones with fruit including strawberries, blueberries, grapes and mango

Homemade Blueberry Peach Roll Ups

Shopping List:

  • 4 medium sized Peaches, chopped
  • 1 container fresh Blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons Honey

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 170°
  • Cut the peaches and put them into a food processor. Add 2 teaspoons honey and mix.
  • Pour the puree onto a lined baking sheet
  • In the same food processor, pulse the blueberries until smooth
  • Pour over the baking sheet, filling in the holes of the peach puree
  • Then using a rubber spatula, spread the two together and form a rectangle so you have even corners
  • Put in the oven for 6-8 hours until the roll up is dry (it may take longer depending on thickness of roll up)
  • Cool and peel from baking sheet
  • Cut into strips and enjoy

Strawberry Popsicles

Shopping List

  • 2 cups Coconut Water
  • 2 cups Pink Lemonade
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Strawberries

Instructions:

  • Combine the coconut water and pink lemonade and set aside
  • Slice the strawberries and add to each popsicle mold
  • Zest about 1/4 teaspoon of lemon for each popsicle and put in mold
  • Pour the coconut water/lemonade mixture into the popsicle mold and put on the lid
  • Put in freezer for 5 hours or until solid

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