Strawberry Stone Cold Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup fruit juice
  • 1 ripe banana
  • fresh strawberries (optional)

Supplies:

  • blender
  • measuring cups
  • mixing/serving spoon
  • forks and spoons
  • mixing bowls
  • soup bowls

Directions:

Peel banana, put in a bowl and mash it with a fork.  Measure ½ cup fruit juice and pour into blender.  Measure 1 cup frozen strawberries and add to blender.  Pour mashed banana into blender.  Blend until smooth.  Pour about ½ cup into each bowl. Garnish with fresh berries.

FUN ACTIVITY:  Read the book, Stone Soup after eating this soup.  

Strawberry Stone Cold Soup

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch thin asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ½ tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese(optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.  Place asparagus into a mixing bowl, and drizzle with the olive oil.  Toss to coat the spears, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper.  Arrange asparagus onto a baking sheet in a single layer.  Bake in the preheated oven until just tender, 12 to 15 minutes depending on thickness.    Sprinkle with lemon juice just before serving.

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups frozen rhubarb
  • 1 cup quartered strawberries
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • Ice

Directions:

Start with fresh lemon juice in a pitcher. Place water, rhubarb, strawberries, and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Place in freezer for 30 minutes. Press mixture through a fine sieve into pitcher with lemon juice; discard solids. Stir to combine, and serve over ice.

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

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