National Ice Cream Soda Day is July 20th

Ice cream soda

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Ice cream soda
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soda jerk passing an ice cream soda between two soda fountains

An ice cream soda or float is a beverage that consists of one or more scoops of ice cream in either a soft drink or in a mixture of flavored syrup and carbonated water.

The ice cream soda was invented by Robert McCay Green in Philadelphia, PA, in 1874  during the sesquicentennial celebration. The traditional story is that, on a particularly hot day, Mr. Green ran out of cream for the flavored sodas he was selling and used vanilla ice cream from a neighbor and invented a new drink.
Ice Cream Soda can also be enjoyed as a low calorie summer treat and you can make many variations.

Place 1-2 scoops fat-free vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt in a glass diet soda(any flavor).  Add a straw and enjoy!!

Have you tried this exotic fruit: Rose Apple ?

Rose Apple

The rose apple isn’t at all like a traditional Red Delicious apple. It’s oval, almost pear-shaped, and has a pale yellow skin with a slight pink tone. Its yellow flesh is sweet in flavor and has the scent of a rose.  They are native to Malaysia and are often eaten fresh or used in wine.

For more info go to… Fruits & Veggies More Matters : Rose Apple: Nutrition . Selection . Storage : Health Benefits of Fruits & Vegetables