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Grape Slushy

This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win!

This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win! ohsweetbasil.com paleo, Whole 30, gluten-free, dairy-free

School has started and it’s still blazing hot here in Utah. I’m all about occasionally having a special little something for the kids to come home to and this Grape slushy is one of our absolute favorites. And it happens to come from one of my current favorite cookbooks, Fast to the Table Freezer Cookbook by my sweet friend, Becky from The Vintage Mixer.

This cookbook is everyone’s dream because I hear over and over again how there just isn’t time to get dinner on the table and the older our kids get the busier they get so I can totally relate. Becky gives you freezer friendly recipes and frozen food shortcuts that will save you gobs of time BUT you guys, they are waaaaaayyy better than your average freezer meals. These ones have loads of flavor and don’t end up all weird tasting like many frozen meals.

How Long is Food in the Freezer Good?

As a general rule of thumb, frozen food will keep for three months in a standard home freezer before starting to show signs of freezer burn.

This is true for raw meats, cooked meats, prepared foods, breads, and anything else you might think of freezing.

This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win! ohsweetbasil.com paleo, Whole 30, gluten-free, dairy-free

The cookbook is hands down one of the most beautiful I’ve laid my eyes on but the recipes are real recipes. Recipes I already make for my family and love like, banana waffles, mashed potatoes, roasted chicken and then a few that really shake things up like, beef and potato handpies, chicken and black bean and corn enchiladas. Plus, don’t forget dessert, salted caramel brownies on a stick and even brown sugar peach pie. Good mercy.

This grape slushy takes only two ingredients and I chose it because we buy the big bag o’ grapes from Costco and sometimes life happens and we are left with half a bag starting to turn wilty. Now I pop them in the freezer and then blend them up with a little coconut water and oh my sweet deliciousness!! It’s so refreshing and so delicious. I had no idea that frozen grapes were so good!

Are Grapes Good for You?

Polyphenols are known antioxidants that help fight free radicals in the body.

The grape skins and pulp contain the most polyphenols.

They also have the highest antioxidant abilities.

Grapes are good for you, in large part thanks to their polyphenol content.

This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win! ohsweetbasil.com paleo, Whole 30, gluten-free, dairy-free

You know I don’t blog about cookbooks very often. So few are really worth it in my opinion. They are often too complicated or the recipes don’t turn out. I am loving Fast to the Table and you can click the link to buy one for yourself!

Is Coconut Water Good for Hydration?

While coconut water is low in calories, rich in potassium, and fat and cholesterol free, the evidence that it is actually better than plain water for simple hydration is unfortunately lacking.

Compared to typical sports drinks, coconut water has fewer calories, less sodium, but higher amounts of potassium.

Grape Slushy

This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win! ohsweetbasil.com

Grape Slushy

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Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 2
This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win!

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Frozen Grapes we prefer red seedless
  • 1 1/2-2 Cups Coconut Water

Instructions

  • Add grapes and coconut water to a blender and pulse until smooth.
  • Serve immediately or we even pour it into popsicle molds for a refreshing treat!
Nutrition Facts
Grape Slushy
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 34 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 189mg8%
Potassium 450mg13%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 43mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This is it, the recipe that will be more refreshing than lemonade and an easy way to not waste produce. Grape slushy for the win! ohsweetbasil.com paleo, Whole 30, gluten-free, dairy-free

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carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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  • This looks so delicious and a treat my 9 year old daughter (who has a gluten allergy) and my picky 13 year old son will BOTH love! By the way I love your serving dish. Where did you get them???

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    • Oh I’m so glad you’ll be able to make it! Ok, randomly enough, Walmart! They are from the Pioneer Woman’s line. 🙂

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