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Two Freezy Treats For Hot Days

Hot? Hungry? Indulge with these fruity freezy garden treats!

Stamina Freeze

So so good for a post-workout snack, as a smoothie starter or afternoon treat!

What You’ll Need

Stamina Base

  • 16 oz organic dark berries
  • 1 tablespoon green powder
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla rice protein
  • 1 tablespoon agave or organic honey
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder
  • 1 cup of coconut, hemp or almond milk
Nut Stir Fry
  • 1/4 cup pepitas
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon organic honey or agave
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • BPA free round plastic molds for freezer
  • cupcake tins
  • parchment paper
  • medium size platter that will fit in freezer

Putting It All Together

Stamina Base

  1. Pour 1/2 cup of chosen milk in blender, add all stamina base ingredients and blend or emulsify. Consistency should be like frozen yogurt or a thick smoothie. Add rest of the milk and repeat if too thick.
  2. Pour frozen mixture into molds.
  3. Freeze.
Nut Stir Fry
  1. In a small fry pan add sesame oil to medium heat.
  2. Toss in nuts and seeds while continually stirring.
  3. Add honey and continue to stir for about five minutes.
  4. Lay parchment over platter.
  5. Evenly smear nut mixture over parchment in a thin connected layer.
  6. Place in freezer.
  1. Serve as shown above with nuts or re-blend as a smoothie and top with sweet and savory nuts!
Fruity Champagne Pops

Just because they’re all around fun!

What You’ll Need

  • 1 cup champagne or prosecco
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 cups mixed organic berries
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne or spicy ground red pepper
Putting It All Together
  1. In a bowl mix liquids.
  2. Pour in pepper and gently mix
  3. Equally divide berries into the bottom of eight poscicle molds.
  4. Pour liquid over berries.
  5. Freeze.
  1. Best served in a stemless wine glass.
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C H R I S T I N E Dionese, co-founder of flavor ID and Garden Eats is an integrative health & food therapy specialist, medical & food journalist. She has dedicated her career to helping others understand the science of happiness and its powerful effects on everyday human health by harnessing the power of the epigenetic landscape. To balance the more serious side of her work, she loves to concoct, write about and connect people through food & drink. You can check out her latest work at The Chalkboard Magazine, The Fullest and Rochester's Boomtown Table. Christine lives, works and plays between Southern California & Upstate New York.

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