What a special, fun time of the year…the celebration of our country’s independence!
These fruit kabobs for the 4th of July are a fun project to make with your children and grandchildren. Have plenty of fruit on hand in case some of it is eaten during the preparation. The berries used in these fruit kabobs have many health benefits.
Blueberries – They contain antioxidants called anthocyanins. They have been shown to inhibit free radicals from damaging cells in the body.
Strawberries – They are low in fat and calories, a good source of fiber. They contain antioxidants, which protect the human body from cellular damage caused by free radicals.
Raspberries – The anti-cancer benefits of raspberries have been attributed to their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.
Bananas – They are a good source of both vitamins, minerals and fiber and also have digestive benefits. They are a non-messy snack!
Watermelon – The health benefits of watermelon include the prevention of kidney disorders and high blood pressure. Health benefits also include the prevention of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, heat stroke, macular degeneration and impotence.
Favorite Fruit Kabobs for the 4th of July
Raspberries, Marshmallows and Blueberries on Skewers
Strawberries, Bananas and Blueberries on Skewers
Watermelon and Blueberries on Skewers
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