Save time trying to make a smoothie every morning by whipping up a larger batch and storing the leftovers in an ice cube tray in the freezer. Simply thaw and stir when you are ready for a glass of smoothie goodness!
You won't need to add ice to cool down your coffee. Just place a freshly brewed cup of coffee into an ice cube tray and store in the freezer. Make sure the coffee has cooled down to room temperature before you stick it into the tray. Check out the recipe for Iced Mocha.
Get even more creative with the miniature ice blocks by packing each cube with a layer of flavors. You can add these frozen cubes to sparkling water, or let them thaw in a glass for a refreshing smoothie. Oh Joy! blog can help you get started with making your frozen flavors.
Dress up boring ice with a variety of fruit slices. Plus, it adds more flavor to your favorite beverage! Just add slices of fruit or sprigs of mint to an ice cube tray. Then add water and place in the freezer.
Fresh herbs don't stay fresh very long. To help them last longer, place your favorite herbs in ice cube trays and cover in olive oil. Store the tray in the freezer and bring out when you are ready to use a cube or two.
Watch this video to see how easy it is to freeze a variety of foods.
Prefer To Be Frozen
Not only does freezing food help it stay fresh longer, but you may find these ideas make your favorite recipe more delicious! Plus, many of these decorative cubes of ice look beautiful to dress up a plain glass of water.