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’ve rounded up some of the healthiest patriotic desserts we could find, including several vegan and gluten-free options.
Your kids will never guess that these colorful popsicles are actually good for them.
Serve up these delicious patriotic scones for breakfast and dessert.
Hand pies are the perfect portable dessert for your on-the-go celebration.
Even your non-vegan guests will want to try these delicious cupcakes.
Three different smoothie flavors combine to make this red, white and blue striped treat.
These shortcakes aren’t just patriotic and delicious, they’re also gluten-free.
Vanilla bean sweetens the ricotta while still keeping things healthy.
Bite into these vegan cupcakes to find the fruit surprise inside.
The watermelon and feta in this easy-to-make fruit flag is a refreshing combination.