That's where these recipes come in.
All these delicious eats are served cold--sometimes ice cold--and are sure to cool off the kiddos after a hot day in the sun.
Frozen Watermelon Kabobs1 of 11
Get in an extra serving of fruit with this freezing cold take on traditional kabobs. With only one ingredient, this one can come together in minutes.
Broccoli Cauliflower Salad2 of 11
It's a struggle sometimes to get kids to eat their veggies, but thanks to complimentary ingredients like bacon and cheese, they'll be begging you to throw together this warm-weather salad.
Lemonade Popsicles3 of 11
Sweet lemonade and frozen popsicles both scream summertime, and this refreshing recipe combines both into one. Plus, you won't find any artificial ingredients here.
Cold Vegetable Pizza4 of 11
Combine creamy ranch with crunchy fresh veggies and serve cold--you just found the perfect summer lunch!
Greek Yogurt and Dill Potato Salad5 of 11
You can't mess with the classics, but you can make them just a teeny bit healthier. This recipe subs in Greek yogurt for mayo, without sacrificing taste.
Two-Ingredient FroYo Bites6 of 11
Sweet tooths tend to go wild in the summertime--especially for ice cream. But you can cut back on the sugar and fat by using frozen yogurt instead. You only need two ingredients: Greek vanilla yogurt and your kids' fruit of choice.
Banana Kale Pineapple Smoothie7 of 11
This breakfast smoothie checks all the boxes: fruits, veggies, healthy fats, no added sugar--did we mention it's delicious? Kids will love waking up to this bright drink.
Sesame Peanut Noodles with Baked Tofu8 of 11
Creamy noodles mixed with crispy tofu? Yes, please. This cold dish still packs a hearty punch for when the kiddos are extra hungry after a day of playing outside.
Southwest Couscous Salad9 of 11
Expand your kid's palate this summer by throwing in something new: couscous. Not only is it easy to prepare, but it's extra nutritious. And the combo of flavors will have them loving this summer dish.
S'mores Icebox Cake10 of 11
Give those hot s'mores a brand-new twist with this chillier version. It's no-bake, so you don't have to worry about turning on the oven in an already-hot house.