10 Healthy Recipes for the 4th of July

Health, Recipes, Recipes - Appetizers, Recipes - Desserts, Recipes - Gluten-Free, Recipes - Salads June 24, 2012

I’ve been seeing so many fun 4th of July recipes popping up lately, but many of them use food coloring to achieve their red, white and blue hues.  I thought it would be fun to do a roundup of some patriotic recipes that get their colors from nature.  Enjoy!

Honey Yogurt Berry Pops from Joylicious

Honey Yogurt Berry Pops from Joylicious

Grilled Chicken & Berry Salad from Our Best Bites

Flag Food Centerpieces from Super Healthy Kids

Fresh Berry Cones from Better Homes & Gardens

Blueberry, Strawberry, and Jicama Salsa from Two Peas and our Pod

Cookie Cutter Fruit Salad from Wit & Whistle

Cashew Date Cream Stuffed Strawberries from Virtually Vegan Mama

Fourth of July Fruit Pops from Bakers Royale

Red, White and Blue Potato Salad from Proud Italian Cook

4th of July Watermelon Appetizer from What’s Cooking with Ruthie


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  • Reply Maria June 24, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    Thanks for featuring our salsa! Great round up!

  • Reply Ruthie Armstrong June 24, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    Thanks so much for featuring my 4th of July Watermelon Appetizer!! What a beautiful array of red, white, and blue!

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  • Reply Jennifer@The Foodery June 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Everything looks so mouth-watering delicious, and even potato salad in red, white and blue! Great ideas, thank you for sharing them. 🙂

  • Reply Virtually Vegan Mama June 26, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Great Roundup!! Thanks for sharing =) love you site!



  • Reply Amanda (wit and whistle) June 26, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    Now I’m hungry for watermelon! Awesome roundup. Thanks for including my cookie cutter fruit salad. 🙂

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  • Reply Claire @ Live and Love to Eat June 29, 2012 at 9:20 am

    Those are some beautiful treats!

  • Reply RG Progress July 1, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    everything looks delicious. Especially the potatoe salad. Mmm.

  • Reply Kathleen @ KatsHealthCorner July 3, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    Oh my gosh, I love all of the watermelon involved in these! 🙂

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