As much as I love my country, I am not one of these people who feels it necessary to eat only red, white and blue food on July 4th.
That said, this patriotic dessert from Rachael Ray is not only easy to make, it's also nutritious and delicious. I plan on serving it to the kids tomorrow as part of our July 4th festivities.
Red, White, and Blue Fruit Cups
1 pint fresh strawberries
1 pint fresh blueberries
1 pint fresh blackberries
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 pint heavy whipping cream
Slice strawberries and combine in a bowl with blue and/or blackberries. Sprinkle berries with two teaspoons sugar. Whip cream until soft peaks form and sweeten with remaining sugar. Serve berries in small cups with generous spoonfuls of fresh whipped cream.
And if you're really feeling ambitious, go ahead and try making this Flag Cake.
Have yourself a Happy Independence Day!