No-Bake Red, White and Blue Berry Dessert Lasagna

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Desserts
red, white and blue berry dessert lasagna with blueberries and strawberries

Looking for a patriotic dessert to celebrate the Fourth of July? Look no further than this No-Bake Red, White and Blue Berry Dessert Lasagna!  Loaded with fresh berries and creamy layers of whipped topping and cream cheese, it’s easy to make, and it’s sure to impress your friends and family. Plus, it’s healthy and delicious. So give it a try!

red, white and blue berry dessert lasagna with blueberries and strawberriesFourth of July is right around the corner, and that means BBQs, picnics and parties. This year, why not add a fun and festive dessert to your menu?

There’s nothing better than a delicious and refreshing no-bake treat on a hot summer day. Especially one that is red, white and blue – perfect for Fourth of July celebrations! No need for ovens or stovetops – this dessert can be made entirely in your fridge and freezer! So gather your friends and family for a patriotic feast they won’t forget.

A Very Berry Dessert Lasagna

It’s time to break out the red, white and blue desserts! This Independence day dessert lasagna is easy to put together and will be loved by everyone at your holiday party. Plus, it’s healthy enough for a guilt-free indulgence.

No-bake desserts are always a hit in the summertime, and this berry dessert lasagna is the perfect patriotic treat! To make this tasty dessert, start by making the graham cracker crust. Simply grind up some graham crackers in a food processor until they’re fine crumbs. Then stir in some melted light butter and press the mixture into an eight or nine-inch pan. Pop the crust in the freezer for a few minutes while you prepare the next layer.

red, white and blue berry dessert lasagna with blueberries and strawberries

For the strawberry layer, puree some strawberries in the food processor, then mix in some nonfat plain Greek yogurt, diced strawberries and light whipped topping. Pour this mixture over the crust and smooth it out. Then place the pan back in the freezer for a few more minutes.

Next, mix together low-fat cream cheese, nonfat plain Greek yogurt and light whipped topping for the cream cheese layer. Spread this over the strawberry layer, then place the pan back in the freezer.

Finally, for the blueberry layer, blend up some blueberries with a little water in the food processor, then stir in nonfat plain Greek yogurt and light whipped topping. Spread this over the cream cheese layer and refrigerate until set.

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy this berry dessert lasagna. While this patriotic dessert is great for Fourth of July celebrations, it’s also tasty for any warm weather get-together. It’s easy to make, and you can even prepare it ahead of time.

Healthy Hacks

This recipe makes 16 servings. Each serving contains 169 calories. If you’re on Nutrisystem, be sure to log each serving as half of a SmartCarb and three Extras in your NuMi app journal.

You can customize this dessert lasagna to your liking by making a few simple swaps. For example, feel free to use different types of red and blue berries! If you don’t care about the patriotic theme or are serving this dessert lasagna up at another time of the year, try it out with any fruits that you love. You can also use different flavored yogurts or add free foods like lemon juice, lime juice or cinnamon for extra flavor.

More Red, White and Blue Dessert Recipes

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Servings: 16

Calories per Serving: 169

On Nutrisystem, Count As: ½ SmartCarb and 3 Extras

Ingredients:

  • Crust
  • 12 graham cracker sheets
  • ½ cup light butter, melted
  • Strawberry Layer
  • 2/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups strawberries (1 cup diced), plus more for garnish
  • 1 ½ cups light whipped topping
  • Cream Cheese Layer
  • 2/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 6 oz. cream cheese, low fat
  • 1 ½ cups light whipped topping
  • Blueberry Layer
  • 2/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup blueberries, plus more for garnish
  • 1 ½ cups light whipped topping
  • 1 Tbsp. water

Directions:

  1. Ground graham crackers in a food processor to make find crumbs.
  2. Stir in melted butter. Press into an 8 or 9-inch pan. Set in freezer to firm while making the next layer.
  3. Place 1 cup of strawberries into food processor and puree. Stir in Greek yogurt, diced strawberries and whipped topping.
  4. Pour strawberry layer mixture over the crust and smooth the top. Place in freezer while making next layer.
  5. Mix together cream cheese, yogurt and whipped topping.
  6. Spread cream cheese layer on top of strawberry layer. Place in freezer.
  7. Place blueberries in food processor with 1 Tbsp. of water. Blend to break up blueberries.
  8. Stir in yogurt and whipped topping. Spread blueberry layer on top of cream cheese layer.
  9. Refrigerate dessert lasagna until set. Garnish with extra diced strawberries and blueberries.
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