Summer Sweets Round Up

By  August 14, 2012

SUMMERTIME IS COMING TO AN END, and we are topping off the season with a delicious roundup of desserts. From Popsicles to tasty tarts, summer fruit adds sweetness to all of these treats.

RASPBERRY MOJITO POPS
By: Healthful Pursuit
A fun summertime twist on a cuban classic: mojito pops! Fresh summer berries & goat milk are refreshing combination. Light, summery, and under 100 calories, mojito pops are delicious and guilt free. Looking for an adult version? Go ahead and add the rum!


NO BAKE BLUEBERRY TRUFFLE TARTS
By: Love and Olive Oil
These ultra-rich blueberry truffle tartlets are a true no-bake dessert. And in this heat, we all know that’s a welcome change. Chocolate cookie crusts are filled with a luscious chocolate ganache, then topped off with a sprinkling of fresh blueberries.


YOGURT CAKE WITH CHERRIES
By: Cook Republic
For a fabulous compliment to any summer menu, try this simple, healthy cake with its tang of Greek yogurt and sweetness of wine and vanilla poached cherries.


BERRY CRISP PARFAITS
By: Kitchen Confidante
There’s nothing more satisfying than a handful of fresh blueberries, picked at their peak, freshly rinsed, and so sweet. These sumptious desserts with fresh berries are the perfect summer treat!


CHOCOLATE MERINGUES WITH RASPBERRIES
By: Best Friends for Frosting
Meringues play with texture mixing slightly chewy centers with light and airy exteriors. Top off these pillows of goodness with raspberries or any other fresh seasonal fruit for a tasty summer dessert.


CHERRY PISTACHIO YOGURT
By: Cookie & Kate
This is a simple dessert of vanilla bean Greek yogurt topped with balsamic honey sauce, fresh cherries and toasted pistachios is a cool goody with a healthy twist.