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9 healthy desserts that’ll be the stars (and stripes) of your July 4th party


Sure, July 4th is all about throwing some burgers (and vegetables!) on the grill. And yes, the pasta salads, potato salads, and all the other salads on the table are sure to be a hit. But after all the savory food is polished off, there’s going to be one question on everyone’s mind: What’s for dessert?

Boy, do healthy food bloggers have you covered. From festive fruit kabobs and patriotic apple pie to cooling key lime bars and smoothie ice pops, there is certainly no shortage of sweet, sweet inspiration. Choosing healthy desserts for July 4th has never been easier.

9 healthy desserts for July 4th that are sure to please a crowd

Well+Good’s YouTube series Alt-Baking Bootcamp shows how to master making this yummy gluten-free blueberry pie. The crust is a mix of coconut flour, hazelnut four, and tapioca starch, which results in a slightly nutty taste, but also ups the fiber. Gut-friendly food never tasted so good.