Healthy and Refreshing Treats for the 4th of July

Try these fun and healthy desserts all summer long. Enjoy sweet treats without over-indulging with these figure-friendly dessert recipes.

Strawberry Sundae Bites

Ingredients

12 large strawberries
Reddi Whip
Chocolate sauce
Rainbow sprinkles
12 maraschino cherries

Directions

  1.  Cut tops of strawberries and use a paring knifeor melon baller to core the centers. Cut a small amount off the bottom of the strawberries as well, to help them stand.
  2. Fill each strawberry with whipped cream, top with chocolate sauce and garnish with sprinkles and a cherry.
  3. Serve.

Banana Split Kebabs

Ingredients

2 bananas, cut into 1″ pieces
24 1″ pieces pineapple
12 large strawberries, rinsed, dried, and halved
2 c. chocolate chips
1/2 c. peanuts, chopped

Directions

  1. Make kebabs: Thread two pieces each banana, pineapple, and strawberry onto skewer. Repeat process to assemble 23 more skewers. Place all on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until completely smooth.
  3. Drizzle chocolate over fruit kebabs and top with chopped peanuts.
  4. Freeze until ready to serve.

 

Kaitlyn Grell, LPTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
St. Francis Physical Therapy

July 3rd, 2018

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