Monday, June 15, 2015

Calci-YUM Rich Summer Treats

Refreshing, delicious and calcium-rich these frozen treats are going to keep you and the kids happy all summer long. 10 easy recipes to cool you down this summer. Truthfully, we enjoy them year round!
 Calci-YUM Rich Summer Treats

As a parent, one of the many things on my mind is proper nutrition and calcium is very important for my growing 5-year-old.  I do not know about you, but anything that I want my daughter to eat is pretty much a challenge. Maybe it is the age, who knows. So I have gotten creative. Desserts and treats are loaded with good nutrition more often than not.

We have partnered with the Arizona Dairy Council to celebrate June Dairy Month. We selected 10 of our favorite Calci-YUM Rich Summer Treats and we love them all. Smoothie shakes, ice pops and frozen yogurt are some of our favorite treats and we make them in every flavor imaginable.

What is your favorite calcium-rich treat? The ice pops are my favorite. I make them on the weekend and freeze them in resealable snack size bags and hand them out anytime a snack or treat is asked for.


With love from our simple kitchen to yours. 

I am excited to share with our Arizona residents: Visit from June 1 - 30 to participate in “Daily Dose of Dairy” for the chance to win a daily prize, which includes a $25 grocery gift card and a Shamrock Farms free dairy certificate. Each time someone enters, the recommended daily intake of dairy (three servings) will be donated to the United Food Bank. All entrants are eligible to win the grand prize - a $250 grocery gift card and an Arizona Milk Producers prize.

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Check out some of our favorite Calci-YUM Rich Summer Treats:  Click on the image or the bold recipe title and it will open each one in a new tab.

Raspberry Lemonade Yogurt Ice Pops are the perfect summer treat! They are refreshing and packed with calcium, vitamin c, antioxidants and power boosting protein. Just 5 ingredients and a few minutes to pop these in the freezer.

Very Berry Banana Yogurt Ice Pops are fabulously fruity and flavorful.  Plain yogurt combined with smashed bananas and swirled in your favorite summer berries.  We love strawberries, raspberries and blueberries so we loaded them up with all of them. With just a touch of honey makes these incredibly healthy popsicles that I am thrilled to call dessert.  I highly recommend you try these.

Sweet Blueberry Banana Milk Shake / Smoothie - Packed with antioxidants and immune system boosters and only 3 grams of fat per serving, this is a very healthy milk shake!

Strawberry Lime Yogurt Popsicles are perfectly sweet and a little sour. The amazingly creamy popsicles are refreshing and packed with calcium and vitamin c. They are a great summer treat!

Lemon Frozen Yogurt is a tangy and mouthwatering summer treat. Sweet, tart and completely refreshing it is also loaded with calcium. Perfect!

Blueberry Vanilla Yogurt Ice Pops are perfectly sweetened and packed with calcium rich yogurt and luscious fresh blueberries. This simple ice pop recipe is the consummate summer treat.  They are creamy, fruity and ice cold!  Loaded with calcium, vitamin C, antioxidants and power boosting protein, these popsicles are going to be a staple in my freezer now.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie is our favorite frozen drink every summer. Cool and refreshing and loaded with fantastic fresh fruit and is full of calcium. Absolutely wonderful for my growing Munchkin. Snack, quick breakfast or dessert we all love it.

Red White and Blue-Berry Popsicles make the perfect 4th of July treat!  Cold, refreshing and packed with vitamin C, antioxidants and power boosting protein! Stunning to look at and spectacular to eat.  Kids and adults alike will gobble these up! Simple recipe, fabulously refreshing.

Mango Banana Smoothie is a simple beverage made with mango, banana and yogurt.  It is thick, refreshing, flavorful and a great source of calcium. Perfect to cool you off and charge you up!

3 Ingredient Fresh Peach Frozen Yogurt is a sweet and creamy frozen treat that is rich in calcium and bursting with fresh peach flavor.

Recipes developed by Donna Elick - The Slow Roasted Italian
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Disclosure:  We are working in partnership with the Arizona Dairy Council and we received compensation for our participation in this campaign. All thoughts/opinions are of course 100% our own. 

1 comment:

  1. Haven't tried any recipes as yet but these look yummy.


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