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Healthy Recipes for National Ice Cream Month

Healthy Recipes for National Ice Cream Month
Posted on July 18, 2023 by CHS

July is National Ice Cream Month. Did you know the average American consumes  about four gallons of ice cream a year!. With the Summer months starting to heat up, keeping cool with an icy treat can be very refreshing, especially when it is healthy. Making ice cream together is a fun activity to practice math skills, experiment, discuss new ingredients, and engage with you. We hope that you find a flavor and health-safe recipe from the selection below that you can try for yourself, with your family, or in child care settings.

Chocolate Flavors:

Fruit Flavors:  

Remember to carefully read the ingredient lists to prevent any possible allergic reactions or health concerns. If you would like to learn more about the history of ice cream, please visit the PBS website to Explore the Delicious History of Ice Cream.


Get Ready to Melt Over These 25 Healthy Ice Cream Recipes | camillestyles
Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes | Eatingwell
Sun-related Skin Condition Triggered by Chemicals in Certain Plants, Fruits | Mayo Clinic  
21 better-for-you ice-creams for summer | Taste
Everything You Should Know About Phytophotodermatitis | Healthline
Easy Homemade Ice Cream | Full-Time Kid | PBS Parents - YouTube
National Ice Cream Month and Day: July and July 16, 2023 (
Explore the History of Ice Cream | The History Kitchen | PBS Food

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