Healthy and Festive Treats for the Fourth

While we all look forward to indulging on Independence Day, why not also try to incorporate these healthy and festive treats into your day of BBQs, beach parties, and family fun!

Red, White, and Blueberry Breakfast:

Spread low-fat cream cheese and strawberry jam on whole wheat toast, and top with sliced bananas and blueberries for a fun star spangled breakfast!

Layer vanilla yogurt, blueberries, strawberries, and a bit of granola for a patriotic parfait.

These Berry Stuffed Breakfast Cupcakes are vegan free and festive, and we all know kids love to think they’re eating dessert for breakfast.

Festive and Fruity:

Stick a popsicle stick in a watermelon wedge for a fun treat!

Use a cookie cutter to make these fun Fourth of July Fruit Pops in the shape of a star, then push a striped straw through the fruit for a fun way to enjoy!

Make fruit kabobs with strawberries, bananas, and blueberries and lay them out in the shape of a flag!

Patriotic Sips:

Use a citrus soda of your choice to make a batch of this Red White and Blue Citrus Spritzer, complete with blueberry and strawberry ice cubes!

Freedom Sides:

These red, white, and blue tortilla chips can be paired with your favorite salsa for a festive last minute side dish.

Festive Desserts:

Made with Greek yogurt and topped with strawberries and blueberries, these Cheesecake Yogurt Cups are delicious and guilt free!

 

 

 

For a fun activity you can do with your kids, dip pretzel sticks into melted dark chocolate and patriotic sprinkles to make these Pretzel Sparklers.

 

 

Layer raspberry sorbet, frozen yogurt, and blueberries to make a healthier version of an ice cream sundae!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Patriotic Popcorn is healthy, festive,and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Patriotic Pizza made with tangy fruit and smooth cream cheese is the perfect dessert

 

 

 

 

These Frozen Yogurt Popsicles made with vanilla yogurt, berries, and pretzel rods are fun for kids to eat.

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