35 Summer Recipes for Drinks, Smoothies and Frozen Treats

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Summer is here and that means we need to get out our summer recipes to make cool and refreshing drinks and treats for our kids. Not only do the kids deserve a cool treat, mama needs one,too! What are some of your favorite drinks, smoothies and frozen treats? Here are 35 mama tested recipes. I hope that you find inspiration in all of the ideas shared here today. I know that I have!

Where did I get the best mom advice from, you ask? These are all from Crystal & Co., readers and from their wonderful submissions to our weekly blog linky party on Wednesday’s. I love the ideas that you all share- keep them coming and watch for more in the future! You never know what theme I will post next so share all your fun ideas!

 Summer Recipes


Summer Smoothies

DIY Coffee or Drink Cupcake Cover by Coffee Stylish
DIY Drink Parasol by B.Inspired Mama
Green Honey Dew Melon Smoothie by Crafts-N-Things for Children
Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes by SusieQTpies Cafe
Mango Tahini Smoothies by Be Happy Be Healthy Wellness
Pineapple Smoothies by Southern Mom Cooks
Strawberry Smoothie by Oh Mrs Tucker!
Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie by The Domestic Lifestylist
Yummy Pineapple Drink by Kids Activities Blog


Ice Cream Treats

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream by Your Homebased Mom
Coffee Ice Cream (No Machine Needed) by Crystal & Co
Key Lime Pie Ice Cream by Sweet Southern Blue
Oreo Fudge Ice Cream Pops by The First Year Blog
Sweet Cream Red Velvet Ice Cream (No Machine Needed) by Crystal & Co

Popsicle Treats

10 Ultimate Summer Popsicle Recipes by Weed ‘em & Reap
Easy Homemade Popsicles by Beauty Through Imperfection
Make Your Own Snowcones by Southern Mom Cooks
Strawberry Banana Smoothie Popsicles by Love, Pasta and a Tool Belt
Strawberry Freezer Treats by There’s Just One Mommy
Watermelon Popsicles by Bowdabra


Summer Fun Desserts

Copy Cat Chick Fil-A Parfait by Crystal & Co
Honey Dew Melon Jello by DIY Dreamer
Rainbow Jello Dessert by One Little Project


Coffee, Tea and Fun Drinks

Pineapple Chile Margarita by SusieQTpies Cafe
Easy Iced Coffee by Crystal & Co
{DIY} *Starbucks* Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappucino by Lady with the Red Rocker
Dunkin Donuts Iced or Frozen Coffee by SusieQTpies Cafe
Real Food Margaritas by Be Happy Be Healthy Wellness
{Copy Cat} Sonic Ocean Water by Love Bakes Good Cakes
Pineapple Mocktail by Southern Mom Cooks
Pomerita by SusieQTpies Cafe
Sparkling Blueberry Summer Spritzer (Kid Friendly)
Vanilla Frappe by Love Bakes Good Cakes
Watermelon Mint Iced Tea by Family Home and Life
Water Kefir by The Frugal Farm Wife


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  1. I love love love iced coffees and fresh fruit smoothies. And I love your link up party. 😉 Awesome list Crystal. Thank you! Will share this on my blog this weekend.

    1. Thank you so much Danijela. I really appreciate your support and love for my site. You rock!

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