Berry Easy 4th of July Fruit Recipes!

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 15, 2017 1:54:17 PM / by Shelley Hopper

Hi, Mama!!

 

Can you believe it's almost July?! Which means the 4th of July is just around the corner! We know #themotherhoodisreal and life is B U S Y . B U S Y, especially in the summer when kiddos are out of school and life is extra hectic!

 

So, we wanted to create two Independence Day themed (and easy!) recipes that literally take under 5 minutes each to whip together; infused berry water and a berry easy American fruit flag. ENJOY!

 

 

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups organic strawberries, washed & sliced
  • 1 cup organic blueberries, washed & left whole 
  • Optional: ice
  • A water pitcher for serving

Directions:

  1. Add water to pitcher
  2. Add berries
  3. Add ice
  4. Serve and enjoy!
  5. Optional garnish: mint

 

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Ingredients:

  • Skewers of choice (wooden, plastic, or metal)
  • About 2 cups raspberries (fresh), washed and dried
  • About 1/4 cup blueberries (20 to be exact unless you want to add another row, then 25)
  • About 1/2 cup mini marshmallows or sliced bananas (marshmallows shown)

 

Directions:

  1. Follow pattern in picture adding berries, marshmallows/bananas to skewers
  2. Line up into flag
  3. Serve and enjoy! 

 

We can't wait to see your 4th of July recipes! Tag us on Instagram, @fit_4_mom, and use the hashtags #FIT4MOM and #mamagetsoutside to go along with our summer theme! 

Topics: recipes, 4th of July

Written by Shelley Hopper

Mama to a cub living where the air is salty and life is sweet. FIT4MOM Digital Media Manager. Home "chef" and recipe developer and blogger at Seashells and Sit Ups / shelleyhopper.com. Chips and salsa obsessed, golden retriever lover, and single mama to sweet babe, Tanner Kai.

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