I don’t think I could explain just how much I love the 4th of July! It is a day full of family and friends, great food, and a beautiful fireworks display! I always make sure to step up my game for this holiday and make tons of foods to match the colors of the day: red, white and blue. You can serve naturally red, white, and blue recipes to your family and friends that don’t use any artificial ingredients. Check out the beautiful colors that nature has to offer and set them out on your table for a super festive and fun party that all your guests will never forget!
Watermelon Star Bites from Weelicious
With so many things to check off on your holiday weekend to-do list, your barbecue dessert should be beyond easy and that's why I love these Watermelon Star Bites
Red, White and Blueberry Salad From Kalyn's Kitchen
Triple Berry Lemon Cookie Cups from Spoonful of Flavor
Triple Berry Lemon Cookie Cups
. Lemme get this straight, you take a cookie dough, and form it into cute little cups that are perfect for holding the season's best produce?! I am all over this!
4th of July Fruit Pops from Baker's Royale
4th of July Fruit Pops
are the perfect easy dish to bring to any potluck this week! They are made of fresh fruit and are the prettiest little things I ever did see!
Blue Corn Chip Crusted Fish Sticks from Weelicious
Red White and Blueberry Popsicles from The View from Great Island
American Flag Cake from Just a Taste
This American Flag Cake
is easier to make than you might think and will be the perfect centerpiece for this All-American holiday!
Red White and Blue Almond Smoothies from Heather's French Press
My kids love smoothies! They would drink them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner if I let them! So these Red White and Blue Almond Milk Smoothies
are the perfect way to wake up on this holiday and get fueled up for all the excitement!
4th of July Fruit Wands from Weelicious
Fruit wands are super fun to make and even more fun to eat! Kids of all ages will be reaching for these 4th of July Fruit Wands
S'mores Berries from Family Fresh Cooking
In our house, it isn't 4th of July unless there are s'mores involved! I love the super healthy twist on this summertime favorite. Add these S'mores Berries
to your 4th of July menu!
Catherine McCord is the founder of the popular website Weelicious.com, and creator of Weelicious Menus, a weekly meal planning service. She attended the Institute of Culinary Education, has worked in several high-end restaurants, and has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, and The Doctors, and in People, Parents, Lucky, and Every Day with Rachael Ray. A former model and television host, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.
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