Barbecues, brunches and booze – oh my! Independence Day means social stuff on the calendar and summer eats on the mind, and we’ve collected a few of our favorite Fourth of July recipes if you’re feeling behind on planning. Due at a potluck gathering soon? Try something from our fun list of tried-and-true classics (burgers, berry bowls etc.) and get a move on.
From simple stone fruit salads and berry tarts, to breadless burgers and rose cocktails, we hope you’ll try these Fourth of July recipes and tips for the perfect holiday weekend…
Tastes Like Freedom: 8 Healthy Fourth of July Recipes We Love
Farmers Brunch Rosé Cocktail | Fruity, floral and just the right color, this summery cocktail is perfect for patriotic festivities.
Neon Pink Beet Hummus | Set out this gorgeous hummus with raw veggies and pita for a healthier (and prettier) alternative to classic chips and dip.
Healthy Pepper Poppers | Gorgeous veggie bites with a hummus like puree are perfect to add to pretty backyard spreads.
Veggie Burgers | You won’t miss meat with these beet and black bean veggie burgers, offering big flavor, great texture and good-for-you ingredients.
Breadless Green Goddess Burger | These nutrient-dense, incredibly flavorful fava bean patties are an all-veggie burger experience, minus the meat and the bread.
Burrata + Nectarine Salad | This summery salad highlights the best flavors of the season with sweet nectarines and peppery arugula.
Greek Yogurt and Blueberry Tart | This easy, protein-packed dessert can be made in advance, and looks gorgeous on any holiday table.
Strawberry Apple Coconut Popsicles | Bright, refreshing and with just the right amount of sweetness, these two-ingredient popsicles are a tasty way to beat the summer heat.
The Guero Baja Colada | This tangy tropical refresher is a super summery, booze-free beverage that no BBQ should be without.