Fruit Salsa With Cinnamon Chips

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Salsa is the perfect snack this time of year and you can change up your normal salsa snack by making this Fruit Salsa! You need:

  • 2 kiwis, peeled and diced
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced
  • 8 ounces raspberries
  • 1 (16 oz) carton of strawberries, diced
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar (more or less to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar (more or less to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor (I used strawberry)
  • 10 (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • melted butter or butter flavored cooking spray

Head over to The Girl Who Ate Everything for the recipe!

Strawberry Lime Popsicle Recipe

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Time for a new summer treat recipe! Keep cool and refreshed with this Strawberry Lime Popsicle Recipe! To make these you need:

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1/3-1/2 cup local honey
  • 3 tablespoons key lime juice
  • zest of one lime
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Head over to My Blessed Life for the full recipe!

5 Minute Coffee Cup Cake

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Want a snack but don’t really want to make anything or heat up the oven? Try this recipe for 5 Minute Coffee Cup Cake! To make this you will need:

  • 1 standard 10 oz coffee cup
  • 1/2 stick (4 TBS/ 57 grams) butter
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1 tsp instant coffee or espresso powder
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs mayonnaise, light mayo works too
  • 1 egg 1 pinch salt
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbs flour
  • 1 handful bittersweet chocolate chips

Head over to Baking with Michelle for the instructions!

4th of July Marshmallow Pops

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Here’s a fun and easy treat you can make for your 4th of July celebration this year! To put together these 4th of July Marshmallow Pops you will need:

  • Red Jell-O 6 oz Box (Strawberry, Cherry or Raspberry)
  • Blue Jell-O 6 oz Box (Berry Blue)
  • (1) Bag of Large Marshmallows
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • 2 Gallon Size Ziploc Bags (or sandwich bags for smaller quantity)

Head over to The Dealyo for the instructions!

Homemade Protein Bars

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Now that summer is here and we are on the go more often than normal, a good Homemade Protein Bars recipe is a must because who likes the flavor of those store bought protein bars? To make these you will need:

  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1 1/2 cups dry oatmeal
  • 2 Tablespoons flax seed, ground
  • 2-4 scoops protein powder
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil or butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 large chocolate bar  or 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Head over to Money Saving Mom for the full recipe.

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Roll Ups

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Here’s a recipe that I haven’t seen anything like it before. These Cream Cheese Roll Ups would make a fun dessert, fancy snack, or a sweet addition to a brunch. To make them all you need is:

  • 1 loaf (16 ounces) thinly sliced white bread, crusts removed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted

Head over to Rindy Mae for the recipe and more mouthwatering pictures!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Popsicles

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Here’s an awesome twist on regular popsicles. I would never have thought of making Chocolate Covered Strawberry Popsicles. They definitely sound like a summer treat! To make them you need:

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh whole strawberries
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 2 cups of magic shell

Head over to Chocolate and Carrots for the instructions on how to put these together!

Strawberry Cheesecake Popsicles

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Don’t these look amazing? I think these Strawberry Cheesecake Popsicles would make a great cold summer snacks. To make them you need:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 6 large fresh strawberries, chopped or ¾ cup frozen strawberries
  • 6 standard sized graham crackers
  • 1 tbs melted butter

Head over to Domestic Fits to find out how to put these together.

Bake Sale Pies

These “berry” pies are so cute and almost look like the real thing! They would be fun to make for a bake sale or just an afternoon tea party:)

  • 24 vanilla cupcakes , baked in silver foil liners
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) vanilla frosting
  • Yellow food coloring
  • 1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup each red and blue candy (M&M’s, Jelly Belly)

Head over to Oprah’s website to find out how to put them together.