3 Easy and Refreshing Summer Recipes

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

What could be better than lounging on your porch or balcony with a refreshing summer treat in hand? In a 2013 Homes.com Summer Sensations Survey, 9% of people said they enjoyed popsicles from the ice cream truck and 24% said that frozen beverages were their favorite summertime treat. Why not enjoy both? Consider sharing these delights by serving blueberry creamies or ice cream floats at your cookout or pool party for an experience your family and friends will love!

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Blueberry Creamies

Ingredients for approx. 6 pops:

  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Blend all ingredients and pour into a Popsicle mold. Freeze and serve when solid.


Berry Mango Smoothie

Ingredients for 10 cups:

  • 3 med-large ripe bananas (in 4 pieces)
  • 2 cups of strawberries (hulled & quartered)
  • 1 pt. blueberries
  • 1 lb. frozen mango
  • 2 cups of orange-peach-mango juice or orange juice

Blend and serve immediately!

Kahlua and Coke Ice Cream Float

Ingredients for 1 cup:

  • Ice cream
  • Coke
  • Kahlua

Add one scoop of ice cream into a cup, followed by a shot of Kahlua, then slowly pour Coke on top. Add a straw and serve to your guests.


With these quick and easy recipes, you’ll be able to enjoy summer, and spend more time with your family and friends. Complete your summer experience with great apartment entertaining tips and ideas from ForRent.com! Share your own recipes or make suggestions below.

Source: The NestNot Just a Housewife, The Shabby Creek Cottage

Category: Food & Entertaining

About Jason Potts:

Hey, everybody! My name's Jason, and I'm the Social Media Coordinator for ForRent.com. I am a part of an awesome social media team that keeps this blog running in addition to all the other social media outlets! When I'm not posting for ForRent.com, I like to play music with friends, cook, and travel as much as possible.

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