This article appeared in July 2015 Her Family.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a healthy fruit salad. This festive, healthy dessert is perfect for Independence Day or any outdoor summer party.

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ingredients

1 seedless watermelon, halved

1 pint fresh blueberries

1 pint fresh raspberries

1 quart fresh strawberries,
hulled and quartered

2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

preparation

On a flat surface, with a sharp knife cut half the watermelon into large slices, about 1/2-inch thick.

With a metal star-shaped cookie
cutter, cut star shapes out of the
watermelon slices.

Cut remaining watermelon into
2-inch cubes.

In a large bowl, combine the
watermelon cubes, blueberries,
raspberries, and strawberries.
Toss gently.

Add the watermelon star slices and sprinkle with lemon juice.
Yield: 12 servings
Serving Size: Serving Size: 3/4 cup, Calories: 119, Fat: 0, Saturated Fat: 0, Cholesterol: 0, Sodium: 0, Carbohydrates: 29g, Fiber: 4g, Protein: 0

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