Food for the Soul - Recipes from the Heart

It is HOT HOT HOT outside, and our lovely yogis Michi and Melissa have just the perfect recipes to help keep you cool! 

 

Frozen Summer Treats

Icy Grapes

            A simple frozen treat to cool off during the hot summer, just grab a bag of your favorite type, preferably seedless.

6 servings

1.      Destem grapes and wash in colander, set a side so grapes can dry. 

2.      Once grapes are dry, put in plastic container (not glass because it will stick). Freeze overnight and enjoy!

Chocolate N-ICE Cream

            A delicious banana replacement for the trans fat filled ice cream you buy at the store. Full of natural sugars and good fat. It is a great way to cool off this summer.

6 servings

What you need:

6 bananas

4 tbsp. of earth balance coconut peanut butter

4 tbsp. cocoa powder or chocolate protein powder

1 1/3 cup of almond milk

6 tsp. chia seeds or granola (optional for topping for a desirable crunch)

 

What to do:

1.      Peel and chop bananas and put in plastic container (not glass because it will stick). Freeze overnight

2.      In food processor combine bananas, peanut butter, cocoa powder (or protein powder), and almond milk

3.      Process until creamy consistency.

4.      Top with chia seeds or granola and serve!

Tropical Sorbet

            If you need a sweet treat but aren’t in the mood for a rich chocolate dessert, sorbet is a good route to go to get a nice chill.

6 servings

What you need:

1 pineapple

1 16oz can of coconut milk

6 tsp. coconut flakes (optional for topping for a desirable crunch)

 

What to do:

1.      Remove skin and core of pineapple, chop meat, and put pineapple in a plastic container (not glass because it will stick). Freeze overnight

2.       In food processor, combine pineapple and coconut milk; process until creamy

3.      Add coconut on top and consume!