snack.summer

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POP STARS: Chill with homemade wholesome ice pops - photography: Blaine Moats - styling: Jennifer Peterson - text: Caitlyn Diimig, RD - recipes: Kelsey Bulat - recipes via Diabetic Living Magazine Summer 2017

  • Creamy Chocolate Pie: chocolate instant pudding, almond milk, whipped topping, dark chocolate, graham crackers
  • Peach and Cream: vanilla pudding, milk, fresh peaches, honey, whipped topping
  • Berry Lemon: lemon, fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, water, honey
  • Iced Coconut Latte: can unsweetened coconut milk, sugar, brewed coffee chilled
  • Watermelon, Raspberry, and Lime: lime, chopped seedless watermelon, fresh raspberries, lime juice , lime yogurt
  • Pineapple, Kiwi, and Honeydew: water, sugar, cubed fresh pineapple, sliced kiwi, cubed honeydew

Summer is the time for all my favorite fruits. They keep you all hydrated and fresh and fruits that are in season are often cheaper to buy, easier to find, and overall have a much better flavor than the rest.

  • Watermelon
  • Blueberries
  • Honeydew
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Nectarine
  • Grapefruit
  • Cherries
  • Lime (put it on other fruits…. or tequila)
  • Lychee
  • Peaches
  • Raspberries
  • Plums
  • Apricots
  • Grapes
  • Passionfruit
  • Canteloupe
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Portion Sizes

 28 baby carrots (10 oz) + 1 1/4 Tablespoons blue cheese dressing

• pita chips (0.8 oz) + 4 Tablespoons hummus

• 1 1/4 cups blueberries (6 oz) + yogurt (6 oz)

• 65 raisins (1.2 oz) + 1/8 cup sunflower seeds (0.6 oz)

• 33 grape tomatoes (20 oz) + goat cheese (1.3 oz)

• ½ regular bagel (1.3 oz) + 3 Tablespoons light cream cheese

• 12 wheat crackers + 1 slice cheddar (1 oz)

• 1 large apple (7 oz) + 1.5 Tablespoons caramel dip

• 3 rice cakes + 1 Tablespoon peanut butter (0.6 oz)

• One 6-inch tortilla + 2.5 Tablespoons guacamole

• 2 cups whole strawberries (10 oz) + 4.5 Tablespoons fruit dip

• 2 medium peaches (8 oz) + cottage cheese, 1% (5 oz)

• ¾ large banana (4 oz) + 1 Tablespoon Nutella

 2 squares dark chocolate (0.7 oz) + 15 almonds (0.6 oz)

• ham (2.2 oz) + 1 slice Swiss cheese (1 oz)

These are sooo yummy and filling. Give them a try!