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Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
  • Healthy Fourth of July Desserts

  • A round up of healthy Fourth of July desserts, including vegan and gluten-free options.
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  • The Fourth of July is a day dedicated to showing your love for the USA—and for many, their love of the dessert buffet, too. But just because it’s a holiday doesn’t mean you have to choose between being healthy and indulging in a few treats. Below, we round up some of the healthiest patriotic desserts we could find, including several vegan and gluten-free options. Red, White and Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles Your kids will never guess that these colorful popsicles are actually good for them. Red White and Blueberry Popsicles Strawberry-Blackberry Sour Cream Scones Serve up these delicious patriotic scones for breakfast and dessert. Stawberry Blackberry Sour Cream Scones Blueberry Cinnamon Hand Pies Hand pies are the perfect portable dessert for your on-the-go celebration. Blueberry Cinnamon Hand Pies Vegan Blue Velvet Cupcakes Even your non-vegan guests will want to try these delicious cupcakes. Blue Velvet Cupcakes Fourth of July Fruit Smoothies Three different smoothie flavors combine to make this red, white and blue striped treat. Fourth of July Smoothie All-American Berry Buttermilk Shortcakes These shortcakes aren’t just patriotic and delicious, they’re also gluten-free. Berry Buttermilk Shortcakes Red, White and Blue Parfaits with Ricotta and Almonds Vanilla bean sweetens the ricotta while still keeping things healthy. Red, White and Blue Parfaits Berry-Stuffed Breakfast Cupcakes Bite into these vegan cupcakes to find the fruit surprise inside. Berry-stuffed Breakfast Cupcakes Fourth of July Fruit Flag The watermelon and feta in this easy-to-make fruit flag is a refreshing combination. Fourth of July Fruit Flag This article originally appeared as on Spry Living
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