Healthy Fourth of July Treats and Eats for Kids

I love Independence Day. I love that it unites Americans in celebration. I love that it falls during the summer months so we can grill, swim and watch fireworks on blankets in the grass. Now that I'm a mom, I love that the colors of July Fourth are vibrant and lend themselves to healthy snacks, including, but not limited to, treats made with seasonal fruit.

My seven- and nine-year-old children helped with many of these dishes so you know they're simple to make, and only one item on this list took more than 15 minutes to make.

Swap the mac and cheese and hamburgers for these healthier options for this year's Fourth of July celebration, your whole family will love the taste and the lack of calories.

About the Author

Amy Flory

Amy Flory has been featured on multiple parenting sites, was named one of Mashable’s 17 Funny Moms on Twitter in 2013, and one of Parenting’s 10 Twitter Handles to Follow in 2015. She is a contributor to the New York Times Bestselling I Just Want to Pee Alone series, and the wildly popular Big Book of Parenting Tweets series. Amy can be found laughing at the absurdity of parenting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, sharing her famous Crock Pot Thursday recipes on Pinterest, and writing embarrassing stories about her family and herself at FunnyIsFamily.com.
Amy Flory has been featured on multiple parenting sites, was named one of Mashable’s 17 Funny Moms on Twitter in 2013, and one of Parenting’s 10 Twitter Handles to Follow in 2015. She is a contributor to the New York Times Bestselling I Just Want to Pee Alone series, and the wildly popular Big Book of Parenting Tweets series. Amy can be found laughing at the absurdity of parenting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, sharing her famous Crock Pot Thursday recipes on Pinterest, and writing embarrassing stories about her family and herself at FunnyIsFamily.com.

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