10 Low-Calorie Desserts for the 4th of July

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This independence day weekendAfter feasting on a full range of grilled and baked favorites, there’s only one way to complete a classic cookout: with a delicious low-calorie treat.

This year, skip the creamy ice cream or fatty cakes (as much as you like them)—and enjoy something lighter, brighter, and healthier.

Choosing low-calorie desserts to serve or enjoy later a big, festive dinner It also doesn’t mean store-bought treats.

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Instead, it’s fun to prepare something delicious and delicious from scratch.

Help the kids too.

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These three ideas for low-calorie dishes are both delicious and refreshing.

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ice balls

Nothing says summer fresh, light, easy-to-make ice pops.

And you can use whatever fruit or garnish you have on hand or wish.

There is nothing better than a delicious and fresh ice pop on a hot summer day.

There is nothing better than a delicious and fresh ice pop on a hot summer day.
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Kids enjoy breakfast because it’s fun and perfect for a summer dessert.

Adults will also join in on the fun – and appreciate an offer to do something lighter than the usual.

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For a Fourth of July touch, use holiday-focused paper plates or a few other decorative flourishes.

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fresh fruit cake

Try arranging a cake made entirely of fresh fruit for a new spin on an old classic!

And show as many red, white and blue colors as you want.

Fresh mixed fruits are kept here.  Layer some pretty fruits and decorate like a cake for a sweet summer treat.

Fresh mixed fruits are kept here. Layer some pretty fruits and decorate like a cake for a sweet summer treat.

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red White and blue

Make Jell-O as usual—but spice it up in a dish with 4th of July colors.

You will surprise and delight everyone.