The 4th of July holiday is just around the corner, so it’s officially time to prepare some fun and festive recipes to serve up at your celebration. From appetizers to desserts, these recipes are all red, white and blue, ensuring you that you will stay on-theme throughout the whole meal. Take a look at our favorite 4th of July recipes and get started on the festivities. Have a fun and safe holiday, everyone!
Red, White & Blue Frozen Bananas
Dessert doesn’t have to be a ton of calories. And just because it’s healthier, doesn’t mean it’s missing out on the fun. This recipe is festive, cool and delicious all in one. All you need are bananas, chocolate chips and candy melts for decorating and you are set for a healthy, chocolate dessert.
Get the recipe at Two Sisters.
Watermelon, Blueberry and Feta Salad
This cool and collected salad is a twist on the traditional fruit or green salad. Plump blueberries, juicy watermelon and a hint of mint are all combined with rich feta cheese to offer you a refreshing side to go with any meal.
Get the recipe at Running in a Skirt.
Star Spangled Fruit Infused Water
The 4th of July theme doesn’t have to stop at the food, you can make drinks that celebrate the occasion as well. This is perfect for a hot day in the sun, celebrating the holiday. Infused with watermelon, blueberries and strawberries, this drink will be fun, festive and refreshing for everyone.
Get the recipe at The View from Great Island.
These personal-sized desserts are sweet and festive for your 4th of July party. Made with a graham cracker bottom, a cream cheese filling and a fresh fruit topping, each bite is sweet, flavorful and ultimately satisfying.
Get the recipe at Eighteen 25.
Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles
A refreshingly cool and tasty treat, this coconut water popsicle adds a healthy twist to those sugar-filled popsicles that you can get at the stores. Made just from coconut water and berries, every bite is 100% healthy!
Get the recipe at Back to the Book Nutrition.
While an average fruit medley will do, this one takes fruit salad to a whole new level with its array of flavors, color and festive shapes. Watermelon and honeydew are cut into 4th of July stars while the strawberries, blueberries and cherries bring on the color. Toss in some coconut flakes for some extra flavoring and esthetic.
Get the recipe at Vegan Heaven.
Blueberry Tomato Caprese
This unexpected twist to a usual caprese salad brings the fun to the holiday with its array of color and flavor. Sweet blueberries are paired with tomatoes, basil, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and of course some mozzarella cheese. Each bite gives you that sweet and savory flavoring that your taste buds crave.
Get the recipe at Freutcake.
This patriotic salad is filled with all things healthy. From vitamin-filled fruit to protein-packed quinoa, each bite gives you a sweet and nutty flavor that you are sure to crave. Plus, star-shaped watermelon bites are spread throughout that add the fun to the recipe.
Get the recipe at Yummy Mummy Kitchen.