Frozen Treats for a Healthier Summer Dessert Bar!

If you’re stumped on what to prepare for a summer dessert bar, then how about putting a healthy spin to it? Rather than serving the usual ice cream and cake options, consider frozen treats made with fruits and even vegetables! Our finds today not only feature healthier options for frozen summer treats, but are also teeming with color, which is what kids want! These wonderful recipes should have you prepping dessert in no time.

Fruit-based Summer Dessert Recipes and Ideas!

Fruit-based Summer Dessert Recipes and Ideas for a Summer Dessert Bar! #healthysummerdesserts #fruitdesserts

  1. Fruit and Vegetable Pops – see how to make frozen pops that combine ingredients like oranges and carrots via
  2. Snow Cones – made with blueberries and honey from the Chubby Vegetarian
  3. Tropical Fruit Salad – consisting of pineapples, strawberries, coconut milk, and chia seeds from Cupcakes and Kale Chips
  4. Frozen Berries Yogurt – see the recipe on BBC Good Food
  5. Fruit Sorbets – recipe for mango, orange, and berries sorbets via Etisalat Kids Run (from Nestle)
  6. Orange Granitas – learn how easy it is to make them via Cooking with Ruthie

If you’re having an outdoor weekend party, these frozen desserts can all be prepared a few days ahead of time. When it’s time to present them, consider stylish presentation displays using shapely containers and stands. For instance, frozen pops can be displayed atop a tray of ice cubes and laden with sliced fruits as garnish. Or, present fruit sorbets in assortment of colors in wine goblets filled with a little bit of champagne—definitely grown-up approved! As for snow cones and frozen yogurt, consider colorful cups, spoons, and straws that kids will love. Finally, how about providing bountiful displays of fresh summer fruits like peaches, strawberries, and watermelons!

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