5 ways Fruit for the Fourth of July

Next weekend marks the Fourth of July, the celebration of America’s independence. What are you doing to celebrate the birth of our nation?

Whether or celebration is large or small, it’s easy to put together a quick treat in the patriotic hues of red, white, and blue.  

Here’s a quick tip: some of summer’s favorite fruits share the same colors as the American flag!  

Combine red fruits like cherries, watermelon, or strawberries with blueberries and white fruits like bananas or apples, and you have an instant July 4th themed treat.  

5 Ways to Use Fruit for the Fourth

Mmmmm!  Try these delicious combinations!


1.  On a Tray


Red berries, cherries, and blueberries, oh my!  Love the flag motif on this fruit and pretzel tray made by Family Fresh Meals.

2.  In a Tart


I think tarts win every time in the cutest dessert category.  Summer Scraps share an easy recipe for this patriotic little dessert offering.

3.  On Ice


Honey & Birch shares this cool treat just in time for a hot July celebration.  That’s fruit in frozen yogurt bark–this I must try!

4. On a Stick

This patriotic Oreo pops that are sure to impress your friends and family (but are totally quick and easy to make!). Check them out at Happiness is Home Made.

Look at these fun beautiful cookies from I Heart Naptime!  

Soft, chewy and festive! Red, white and blue M&Ms add a crunchy bite in this favorite treat.

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