9 Healthy Desserts For the 4th of July

Celebrate the holiday with one of these healthy fruit desserts.

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Enjoy the fireworks with sweet treats that won’t blow up your diet. Here are 10 dynamite desserts that won’t leave you feeling like you overindulged.

Pizza Paradise

Instead of calling for delivery, serve up slices of Fruit Pizza with Summer Berries (pictured above). Decorate the top with red and blue berries for a festive presentation.

Blueberry Pie, Lightened Up

A spectacular Blueberry Crostada has a lot less calories and fat than traditional slices of pie. It’s rustic yet elegant – and it’s ok to eat a slice by hand.

Ina Garten’s Lemon Angel Food Cake.

Ina Garten’s Lemon Angel Food Cake.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Angel Cakes

Airy and low calorie Lemon Angel Food Cake is a berry’s bestie. Use this cake as the base for shortcake, trifle or even cupcakes.

Photo by: Alice Gao ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Alice Gao, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Icy Cool

A sweet and icy treat made with a quintessential summer fruit, this 3-ingredient Watermelon Granita is sure to beat the July heat.

Ellie-Krieger-Mixed-Berry-Cobbler

Photo by: Tara Donne ©FOOD NETWORK : 2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

Tara Donne, FOOD NETWORK : 2012, Television Food Network, G.P.

Can’t-Miss Cobbler

Whole grain flour, fiber-filled berries and just the right amount of sugar means you can enjoy this Mixed Berry Cobbler without guilt. This is the perfect dessert to whip up after a day of berry picking.

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Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Chocolate & Chia

Revisit your childhood with a pudding pop reboot. In these Healthy Chocolate Chia Pudding Pops, chia replaces processed thickeners plus adds a dose of heart healthy omega-3 fats.

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Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Cereal Bars

Take crispy rice treats to the next level with our No Bake Healthy Strawberry Almond Cereal Bars. Replace some of the butter with creamy almond butter and spike with freeze-dried strawberries.

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2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Nice Cream Pops

You might like these low fat, dairy-free Chocolate Covered Banana Pops better than regular ice cream. The sweet and salty combo of chocolate and crunchy peanuts add the perfect amount of decadence.

Grillin' & Chillin

Turn the grill back on at the end of the barbecue! The natural sweetness of peaches (or other stone fruits) in our Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Sugar Butter taste even sweeter after a few minutes on the grill.

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