The great thing about slushies? All that you need is ice, water (or juice), sugar (if you want it) and flavorings, such as fruit. That’s it. Talk about low calorie and healthy! In this article, we will recommend our 10 favorite quick homemade slushie recipes to cool you down during the dog days of summer!
1. Homemade Watermelon Slush
Watermelon is well suited for a summer fruit slush and most everyone loves watermelon. So, this one is a no brainer. This on, as promised, is quick and easy and can be made in no time. Check it out at Say Yes.com.
2. Raspberry Lemonade Slushie
Here’s another hot summer day cooler, combining raspberries and lemonade into a real treat. This recipe calls for raspberry sorbet but feel free to use fresh berries instead. Get the recipe at Smart School House.com.
3. Skinny Peach Cream Slush
This is the ultimate homemade fruit slushie, combining sweet, juicy peaches with Greek yogurt and lemon-lime soda. Creamy, peachy and naturally sweet, this is one to try out! Check it out at Lovely Little Kitchen.com.
4. Honey Orange Creamsicle Slushie
This takes the classic creamsicle that you grew up with and turns it into a delicious slushie! The “cream” comes from almond milk, so not only is it refreshing, it’s low in calories. Get the lowdown at Picky Palate.com.
5. Pineapple Coconut Slushie
You don’t need to go to the tropics to sip a tropical treat! Get out the kiddie pool, set up some tiki torches and have a beachy party featuring this slushie. The great thing about these slushies is they can be transformed to “adult beverages” in a heart beat! Get the recipe at Eat Good 4 Life.com.
6. Mangonada or Mango Orange Slushie
This is a south of the border treat, combining some flavors of mango, orange and chile lime salt. Sounds off the wall but millions of Mexicans can’t be wrong! Get the recipe at The Other Side Of The Tortilla.
7. Cucumber Mint Slushie
Cucumber is so refreshing, and it's good for you too. Combine it with mint, and you have the makings of a refreshing slushie! Get the recipe at A House In The Hills.com.
8. Raven Slush
Here's the first of several alcoholic slushies for those who enjoy them. This one is so gorgeous to look at! This a a classy, spiked raspberry smoothie type drink. Check it out on Shape.com.
9. Sunshine Boulevard
This one is interesting, as it contains beer! More specifically, wheat beer. Combined it the juices of lemon and lime, and it's completely refreshing! Check it out on Shape.com.
10. Whisky Slushie
This slushie combines whisky with berries and coconut water for a delicious, spiked adult beverage. Check it out at Shape.com.