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July 18, 2019 | HF Healthy Living Team

Watch as chef Tania Lopez serves up Summer Snowballs, a refreshing and healthy snack for a hot day. 

snowballs recipe
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Summer Snowballs


  • 1 small watermelon or cantaloupe seedless
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla yogurt
  • Toasted coconut flakes to taste
  • Mint leaves for garnish


  1. With the melon baller, press down and turn to gently scoop out melon balls. If you don’t have a melon baller, you can try this with a deep spoon.
  2. Drizzle with honey or dollops of vanilla yogurt, or both.
  3. Sprinkle with toasted coconut flakes.
  4. Add mint leaf for garnish.

Recipe Notes

How to make toasted coconut flakes: using a nonstick frying pan, spread coconut flakes out and toast until they turn light to dark brown. No oil needed.


Tania Loez
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About Tania Lopez
Tania Lopez is the founder of Coqui the Chef, a program that weaves together food, nutrition, and environmental learning through a fun-loving character, Coqui the Chef. As a chef instructor and health educator, Tania also collaborates with organizations that want to improve the health of low-income communities through better nutrition and education.

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