Summer faves like s’mores and pies are well and good, but when we reach peak temps there’s nothing we want more than to chill out (literally!) with a refreshing treat that requires zero heat to make. From the easiest no-churn ice cream to dairy-free, nostalgia-inducing creamsicles, these sweets are our favorite way to fight food waste and hot weather fatigue.
No-Churn Peach Ice Cream
There’s zero special equipment required to whip up this easy ice cream—just peak-season fruit. Ain’t that just peachy? No-churn and burn.
Berry and Thyme Pops
These berry refreshing popsicles work with just about any kind of fruit, making them a handy way to use up any that might be on its last legs. Break out of the mold.
Peaches ‘n’ Coconut Creamsicles
This one’s a flavor and nostalgia home run—and it just so happens to be dairy-free! Go coco-nuts.
No Bake Strawberry Tart
No need to turn on the oven for this one! Let your fridge and food processor do all the heavy lifting, all you’ll have to do is decide what fruit you want to throw on top. No-bake and chill.
Blueberry Smoothie with Coconut
Who doesn’t love a refreshing smoothie? This blueberry smoothie is easy to make, delicious, and packed with nutrients. Happy blending!
Simple and Refreshing Mango Iced Tea
Have you ever wanted tea and a smoothie at the same time? This Mango Iced Tea requires only five ingredients and is just the thing for lounging-on-the-porch weather or for a cool pick-me-up on a hot day. Let’s (man)go!
We love a win-win—particularly in the form of easy summer recipes that help support our mission to reduce food waste. Looking for more ways to cool down? Check out our roundup of summer salads to beat the heat!