Sometimes, the only thing to keep the head cool is an ice cream. 

While summer is in full swing - some might say even on the wane - the temperatures aren't cooling, and muggy humidity and stuffy offices can feel a little too warm sometimes. So there's no better reason to whip up some refreshing summertime recipes! 

Whether it's a simple homemade ice cream, a zesty chilled lunch or a decadent dessert that soothes and cools at the same time, we have you covered. 

1. Chocolate and Hazelnut Praline Ice Cream

2. Chilled Roasted Tomato Soup with Basil Pesto

3. Basic Sorbet

4. Fruit and Yogurt Ice Pops

5. Chilled Avocado Soup with Red and Yellow Pepper and Coriander Salsa