A little aloe vera can go a long way when it comes to healing and beauty. The miraculous plant is on every basic list of home remedies, and its uses are basically endless.
Of course, aloe is also edible, and it’s a common ingredient for recipes promoting beauty from the inside out. But this time we’ll take a step beyond the popular aloe water or lemonade, and share interesting new ways to use aloe in desserts, cocktails, and snacks.
Somewhere between a granita and a jelly shot, frozen jelly is the best treat for summer! This recipe mixes refreshing mint, basil and lime, with hydrating aloe and naughty tequila.
Aloe Vera, Mint and Tequila Frozen Jelly from Front + Main
Sipping on a martini you know is good for you may sound unlikely, but this aloe vera cucumber cocktail makes it totally likely!
Aloe Vera Martini from Hello Glow
Just five ingredients, all of them vegan, all of them healthy! This double chocolate ice cream has a cashew base and just enough aloe vera juice to make it guilt-free.
5 Ingredient Healthy Double Chocolate Cashew Aloe Ice Cream from Eyecandypopper
Why limit the uses of aloe to drinks when you can just as easily add it to your yogurt? This simple recipe makes a very good case for poached aloe, which only adds to the health benefits of the probiotic snack.
Poached Aloe Yogurt from No Recipes
We all need an extra boost of hydration these days, which makes these kiwi aloe popsicles a midsummer night’s dream come true!
Hydrating Kiwi Aloe Popsicles from Creative Green Living
Raw brownies are the perfect summer dessert – no baking means less heat in the kitchen! Plus they’re a great way to secretly include aloe vera in a tasty bite that few could resist.
Raw Brownies with Aloe Vera from Vie de la Vegan
A dessert that has benefits for the digestive and immune systems and is actually good for you? Count us in! Blended with milk, the aloe in this cake tastes nothing like it’s raw, bitter version.
Kuvar Pak Recipe from Veggie Food Recipes
New to the world of aloe? Learn how to harvest it and what to do with it!38