10 Refreshing Ways to Beat the Heat


From Virginia to Connecticut, temperatures on the east coast are soaring today, and it’s hard to believe that summer hasn’t even officially begun. Staying cool with kids isn’t always easy, and it can be especially hard to keep them well hydrated in the heat. Here at the Family Kitchen we’ve got 10 ways for kids and adults to keep cool in the sweltering weather.

Mint-Infused Lemonade

Cool off with this classic summertime refreshment.
Rainbow Popsicles
These popsicles are a sweet, colorful treat.

Blood Orange Creamsicles
With real fruit juice and yogurt, blood orange creamsicles are delicious.
Mango Lime Smoothies
Energize with these bright and tangy homemade smoothies!
Raspberry Coconut Popsicles

Real raspberries and coconut make these a healthy afternoon snack.

Rosemary-Infused Lemonade Popsicles
Classic lemonade flavor with a hint of sophistication–this is a treat everyone will love.

Real Southern Sweet Tea
Get ready to kick back on the porch with a nice, cool glass of real southern sweet tea.
Concord Grape Ice Cream
This ice cream, made with real grapes, has incredible grape flavor!

Savory Cantaloupe Salad
This savory sweet salad is a great snack for hot days when heavier fare is less than appetizing.

Avocado Mango Salad

No one will notice they’re eating salad when it’s topped with fresh mango and avocado!