Miracle Tree's Recipes - Five Fun and Festive Fourth of July Dessert Ideas

Try these delicious fourth of July desserts that are bursting with flavor, nutrition and patriotic spirit. Happy 4th of July!

Independence Day is just around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about the menu for your patriotic celebration (including fourth of July desserts). If you've got your all-American recipes, festive decorations and other Fourth of July must-haves for a happy 4th of July then make sure you don't miss out on these delectable fourth of July desserts. All of these hassle-free sweet treats contain a nutrient-dense superfood: Moringa oleifera. Moringa is a potential antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antidiabetic, and antimicrobial agent. It is a leafy-green superfood abundant in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. With moringa, you can create fourth of July desserts that are sure to become a tradition.

Need a little inspiration for a delicious and happy 4th of July? Try these five show-stopping fourth of July desserts that are sure to take your celebrations to the next level.

MORINGA CHIA SEED PUDDING

A creamy, heavenly fourth of July dessert topped with blueberries to make this Independence Day super nutritious and tasty

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 bananas
  • Blueberries as desired
  • 1 scoop moringa powder

Direction:

Add chia seeds, almond milk, cinnamon, moringa powder in a bowl and stir well. Let the mix sit for 10-15 minutes until the consistency becomes thick. Take a medium-sized bowl and create a bottom layer of half-sliced banana. Add half of the chia seed mix. Create another layer of chopped banana. Pour in the rest of the chia seed mix. Decorate the top layer with more sliced bananas and fresh blueberries. Enjoy this healthy fourth of July dessert.

Nutritional value:  High in protein, dietary fiber, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, potassium, iron, magnesium and healthy fats

MORINGA STRAWBERRY SMOOTHIE

Loaded with the goodness of anti-inflammatory ingredients and the sweetness of berries, this creamy smoothie is an excellent snack idea for a happy 4th of July

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup frozen pomegranate seeds
  • 1 cup chopped frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • 1 scoop Moringa Oleifera powder
  • 1 tbsp honey

Directions:

Add all the above ingredients into the blender one by one. Blend until the consistency becomes thick. Pour into the glass and enjoy the nutrient-rich healthy and tasty fourth of July dessert.

Nutritional value: Rich in fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, antioxidants, calcium, iron, protein, magnesium and potassium.

MORINGA OAT PANCAKE

Expand your flavor palette with the moringa oat pancake, a super easy and healthy fourth of July dessert

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of dry roasted and blended oats
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp moringa powder
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • 4 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 ripe mashed banana
  • Low-fat milk according to desired consistency

Directions:

Add all the above ingredients one by one. Stir everything well until the consistency is not too runny. Put the pan on low heat and add very little cooking oil. Make your tasty pancakes and enjoy it with your friends and family on this Independence Day. Happy 4th of July!

Nutritional value: Rich in iron, protein, fiber, potassium, calcium, antioxidants, magnesium and vitamin C.

MORINGA CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD

A delicious and crowd-pleasing banana bread for a happy 4th of July. It is hassle-free and requires minimal effort.

Ingredients:

  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 2 small size eggs
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ½ cup softened butter
  • ⅓ cup milk of choice
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp moringa powder
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Walnuts (optional)

Directions:

Pour the first six ingredients into a bowl. Whisk them well. Take another bowl and put in flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and moringa powder. Whisk to combine. Add the dry mixture into the wet mix and beat until the consistency is thick. Add the dark chocolate chips and mix until smooth. Pour it into an oil greased pan and sprinkle some walnuts on top. Bake the bread in a preheated oven -350F for one hour. Enjoy this fourth of July dessert.

Nutritional value: Rich in vitamin B6, vitamin C, magnesium, iron, protein, antioxidants, magnesium and fibers.

MORINGA OATMEAL COOKIES

A crowd-pleasing and healthy sweet treat that is packed with the goodness of oats and the sweet bursts of raisins.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup and 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp moringa powder
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 ½ cup raisins
  • 3 cups rolled oats

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease two cookie sheets. In a large bowl, beat butter. Add the brown sugar and honey and beat until the mixture turns creamy. Slowly add eggs and beat once again. Put in vanilla extract.

Take another bowl and mix all the dry ingredients. Add this mixture into the butter-egg mix. Stir in the raisins followed by oats. Scoop out the dough on cookie sheets and bake for 10-15 minutes, until the edges turn golden brown. Cool for a while. Store in an airtight container. These cookies do not just make excellent fourth of July desserts but are great treats for any other day as well. A very happy 4th of July!

Nutritional value: Rich in vitamin B6, vitamin C, calcium, potassium, iron, protein, antioxidants, magnesium and fibers.


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