With all of the colorful produce in season this time of year, it’s the perfect excuse to whip up a festive red, white, and blue dish for Fourth of July celebrating. Whether you have a big BBQ bash planned, a family picnic, or just want to celebrate with something delicious and healthy, we’ve got you covered. We rounded up our top healthy Fourth of July recipes from our friends around the web including everything from snacks to desserts to breakfast!
Each of the recipes below focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients that you can find at your local store or farmer’s market during this time of year. Note that while not all of these are paleo, they can all be modified to meet your specific needs and tastebuds, providing inspiration for whatever your palate (and stomach) desire. Leave us a comment below or drop us a note if you want tips on how to modify for your requirements!
In the meantime, enjoy your holiday festivities and get inspired to get creative in the kitchen with these wonderful healthy Fourth of July recipes!
Desserts: Because who are we kidding, we just couldn’t wait until the end to share these delicious creations. Berries take center stage with all of the amazing options for incorporating bright reds and blues into creamy, dreamy treats.
Drinks: Who said you have to just serve beer and soda at a picnic? Dare to get creative with red, white, and blue themed smoothies, mocktails, and adult beverages!
Breakfast: Why not start the day off with a festive dish to set the tone for a weekend of celebrating? Berries are the perfect topper for pancakes or smoothies in these delightfully easy and flavor-packed recipes.
Side dishes: While it’s great to let the grill master enjoy the spotlight with the main event, these side dishes are sure to please any tastebuds. Loaded with fresh veggies and tons of seasonal flavors, your guests will love these salads and appetizers!
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