Independence-Day Parfaits

Independence-Day Parfaits is an easy recipe for your “4th of July” cookout celebration, or anytime of year. It uses  only four ingredients: Blueberries, strawberry gelatin, water and whipped topping. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic and Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus recipe. Makes (9) servings. It takes only 10 minutes to prepare. Independence-Day Parfaits will be loved by all of your family, friindependence-day-parfaitssends and guests.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: 4 Hours.


2 cups boiling water
1 (8 serving) or 2 (4 serving size) boxes strawberry flavor sugar-free gelatin
2 cups cold water
1 (8 oz) tub fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 cup blueberries


1. Stir boiling water into gelatin in a large bowl for at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour evenly into 9 parfait or dessert glasses.

2. Rifrigerate 4 hours or until firm.

3. Spoon 2 cups of the whipped topping over gelatin. Top with blueberries and remaining 1 cup whipped topping.

YIELD: 9 Servings.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 2
Carb Choices: 1

Calories: 60, Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 65mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 1g

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods.

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