Healthy Independence Day Desserts (To Make At The Last Minute)


Independence Day is right round the corner, and people all over the USA will be scrambling for dessert ideas for their July 4th barbecues. Why not try some of these festive and HEALTHY ideas that are quick enough to make at the last minute:

Red, White & Blue Chocolate Fruit Cones

4th-of-July-Ice-Cream-Cone-Fruit-Cups-1-1024x682Skip the bowl and spoon and nibble on this cornucopia of fruity goodness! Vanessa at See Vanessa Craft can help you with an easy peasy tutorial! I, myself will be making my own version of this tasty looking treat for my 4th of July this year.

Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles


Making popsicles at home is so in right now! Dena at Back to the Book Nutrition can help you make these two-ingredient healthy popsicles in no time.

Easy Flag Fruit Dessert

Easy-Flag-Fruit-Dessert-Family-Fresh-Meals-2Are you like me and love those gorgeous fruit-covered flag cakes but you can’t be fussed to spend hours gently laying strawberries to make perfectly aligned stripes? ME TOO. That’s why this Easy Flag Fruit Dessert from Corey at Family Fresh Meals is right up my alley!

Red, White & Blue Cheesecake Strawberries

stuffed-strawberries-17This one requires slightly more work, but is the perfect dessert for your kids to help you make. You probably have most of the ingredients in your house already, and you get that tangy cheesecake flavor while still eating lots of fresh fruit. Christin at Spicy Southern Kitchen can help you with the basics.

Very Berry Cheesecake Salad

berry_cheesecake_salad-650x975Want something a little creamier without the guilt? Try this Very Berry Cheesecake Salad from Alyssa over at The Recipe Critic. You can use light cream cheese and light Cool Whip to really make this healthier! Looks mouthwatering to me.

Heck, you can always just bring a whole watermelon. Watermelon is amazeballs.

What sorts of desserts do you love to eat on the 4th of July? Let me know in the comments!




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