I can’t be the only one. I’m sure we’ve all had times we’ve tried to cut back on sweeteners (even honey and maple syrup). Other times wheat or dairy. We are in the middle of a Whole30 right now, so that means we are doing without all of those.
Sure, things like ice cream and popcorn aren’t a necessary part of our diets but sometimes I just want something cold and refreshing or a snack I can sit down in front of a movie with to munch on. Dried fruit, fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts. All great options but none really have that special snack edge that ice cream does. 🙂
I remember discovering this super tasty way to eat grapes years ago when I was in high school and have used it every since. You need to try it! It might sound weird, but it’s sooo good and frozen grapes make the easiest snack ever. (Plus, they are Whole30 approved.)
Here’s your super easy instructions:
- When grapes go on sale, stock up! Buy pounds of them.
- Pick the grapes off the stem and place in a colander. Rinse well and then dump on a towel to dry.
- Then simply pour them onto rimmed baking sheets in a single layer and stick in the freezer.
- Once frozen, put in a zipped freezer bag and they’ll be sitting in the freezer waiting for you to fill up a bowl to munch on.
Unlike most fruit, you can eat these straight out of the freezer. No thawing necessary. They are the perfect texture. My husband says they taste like a slushy. 🙂
What’s your favorite frozen fruit? Have you had frozen grapes before?
- Pick grapes off the stem and put in colander.
- Rinse well and pour onto a towel to dry.
- Put grapes on rimmed baking sheets in a single layer and place in the freezer.
- Once frozen (give it several hours), transfer to zipped storage bags or containers.
- Eat directly out of the freezer.
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This is a great snack, as are frozen bananas in a blender with almond or rice milk.
Yes! We love banana “ice cream” around here too. Super healthy and has that nice creamy frozen refreshing taste going on. 🙂
Frozen grapes were one of my favorite snacks growing up! I just introduce them to my kids! 🙂 Stopping by from happiness is homemade!
Yay!!! Someone else that knows frozen grapes. They are so good. Way to pass on the tradition. 🙂
Literally eating some now 🙂
Love it! Fellow frozen grape eaters unite. 🙂
I’m a big eater of frozen grapes. My kids now eat them during our junk food free week.
They are so good and really do make the perfect treat! During our Whole30 my daughter now considers grapes her dessert.
I have never tried frozen grapes! Will be sure to do so! Thanks for sharing at Inspire Me Mondays!
Thanks for hosting and commenting! Frozen grapes are yummy – hope you guys enjoy them too.
I LOVE easy. Thanks for the information about grapes! We freeze and eat cherries also, but you have to be careful of the pit. 🙂
Love the cherry idea. Ha ha, I’d probably forget about the pit being in there! Hope you guys like the grapes too.
That sounds good! I’ve never tried that but I think I will. My boys like to eat frozen corn as a snack so maybe they would like the grapes frozen too! It’s worth a try!
Frozen produce is so good! Love the corn and peas right out of the freezer. I hope you guys like the frozen grapes as much as we do.
I will have to try this! I have younger siblings that like to eat ice cubes a lot in the summer, but that really isn’t good for their teeth. They might like to try this instead! Thanks for the tip. 🙂
So glad you linked up with last week’s Weekend Wind-Down party!
Ha ha. I used to love to eat ice cubes. In fact sometimes my sister and I would get in fights because I’d bring them to bed with me and the sound drove her batty. 🙂 I hope your siblings like the grapes. Thanks for your comment.
Great idea! Thanks for sharing! Pinning!
-Michelle @ The Gracious Wife
Thank you so much for your comment and for pinning, Michelle! They are really yummy – hope you guys like them. Have a great weekend.
I’ve always loved frozen grapes, but for some reason haven’t thought to give them to my girls. Definitely going to soon! Thanks for sharing!
Aren’t they sooo good! I hope your girls enjoy them! Maybe they’ll have a new favorite healthy snack. 🙂
These are so good, but I haven’t had them in a long time. Thanks for the reminder. Pinning!
Thanks for pinning! Aren’t they amazing. Love how easy they are and how yummy.
We need to try this… sounds so easy!
They are the easiest thing ever! So good. Hope you guys enjoy them.
Yum! My hubby buys grapes for our toddler and then helps him eat them! LOL
Lol! That’s awesome. Sometimes it’s kind-of fun to “help” the kiddos eat things. 🙂
Never thought about doing this. Must give it a try.
It’s super easy, Toni! I hope you guys like them. we are big fans in this house.
We love frozen grapes! Frozen blueberries as well as strawberries that have been allowed to thaw just a bit are awesome too. SO easy! This mama likes easy. 🙂
Yes! I love frozen blueberries too and gnawing on too frozen strawberries. 🙂 I agree, easy is awesome and frozen fruit is about as easy as it gets. 🙂 Thanks for commenting.
How simple. Going to my grapes in the freezer now.
Aren’t frozen grapes so yummy! I love to freeze gallon bags full when they go on sale cheap.
These are such a great snack. I ate them growing up and now I make them for my kids too.
Yay for fellow frozen grape eaters! They are so yummy and a fun treat for kids. Have a great weekend, Shelly!
These really are great. They hand them out to the kids during band camp here to help them stay cool and hydrated.
Aren’t they yummy! That’s cool that they give them to the kids in band. What a healthy way to help them stay cool.
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I go through over 1.0lbs a day at times. Discovered last summer. I don’t know what nutritional value is contained within these but I must have an excess amount in my body.
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