Healthy Summer Recipes & Drinks!
Happy SUMMER friends! It is the unofficial start to the picnic & pool party season. I know that our family can’t wait to get in the pool and relax on the beach for some sunshine! We have been waiting forever for the warm weather to arrive - today is the last day of my son's kindergarten year and it's SO bittersweet. The year literally flashes by and we all look forward to the sweet summer.
We love being outside and we also really love entertaining, drinks, and summer foods! Over the past couple years, Jarrett and I have really learned to clean up our food choices and make some healthier yet still delicious drinks, snacks and dinners. So as we head into summer full force, here are some of what you can find us eating outdoors this year.
If you check out my Instagram stories and my Facebook page I will be sharing all summer long what we are up to! We have 3 vacations planned this year so I'm going to be showing you how I pack our coolers. with clean food so we aren’t stuck at the food trucks! How are you planning to stay healthy this season?!
My favorite appetizer and it’s perfect served with organic tortilla chips! Hey, they're gluten free!
3 ripe avocados
Juice of 1/2 fresh lime
1 tbsp chopped cilantro
1/2 red onion, minced well
1 clove garlic, passed through a garlic press
Sea salt and fresh black pepper.
Cut avocados in half. Discard pits and scoop flesh medium bowl. Add remaining ingredients to bowl and mix until just combined. Don’t overmix!
This Clean Eating Coleslaw is a perfect dish to bring to a summer picnic! It’s way healthier than classic creamy coleslaws, and it’s just as good!
1 small head cabbage, thinly sliced
⅓ scallions, chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
½ cup fat free Greek yogurt
2 tsp Dijon mustard
salt and pepper to taste
In a large bowl, combine cabbage, scallions and carrots.
In a smaller bowl, combine garlic, vinegar, yogurt and mustard.
Toss dressing over cabbage mixture a