Sunday Meal Planning Series {Summer Dessert Ideas}


Looking for simple summer dessert ideas for your family after a meal? Summertime means lazy days and trying to stay cool in the desert heat. A sundae bar or snow cone will hit the spot!

These summer desserts are easy, but delicious.

SMB Meal Planning

Sundae Bar

Favorite ice cream  – Vanilla, Chocolate or  Cookies and Cream

Favorite toppings – nuts, gummy bears, sprinkles, strawberries, cherries, whip cream or whatever your family prefers. Put these items in separate bowls and your family can scoop as much as they want on their ice cream. This is a definite hit and I guarantee your family will love feeling like they are in their personalized ice cream parlor.

Snow Cones

Crush some ice in a blender.

Buy snow cone syrup at the store and pour onto the crushed ice.

What are your dessert ideas during the summer? 


Image: Barsovia ice cream by James via Flickr.

Be sure and check out the other recipes in our Sunday Meal Planning series! 

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Rudri Patel
Rudri Bhatt Patel is a former attorney turned freelancer writer. Prior to attending law school, she graduated with an M.A. in English with an emphasis in creative writing. She is the managing editor for The First Day and her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Brain, Child, The Huffington Post, The Review, Review Role, Reboot, The Mid and elsewhere. She writes her personal musings on her blog, Being Rudri, and is currently working on a memoir that explores Hindu culture, grief and appreciating life’s ordinary graces. She enjoys reading, writing and running. Rudri has lived in the Valley since 2009 with her husband and daughter (9). You can find Rudri on Twitter, Facebook and Being Rudri.