It’s hard to not look forward to the Fourth of July. It’s a great care-free summertime holiday that brings families and friends together, usually outside around a grill with a couple of lawn games and maybe a sprinkler. Many cookouts, however, are often filled with processed starches and sugary drinks that no amount of corn hole can make up for. So this year impress your guests or hosts with something different. These delicious and festive treats are great, healthy Fourth of July snacks that are sure to delight any age.
- Red, White, & Blue Salsa
Mix up your chips and dip game with this festive variation of salsa that calls for blueberries, strawberries, and jicama instead of the typical tomato. Cilantro and chopped red onions provide the perfect savory complement.
- Blueberry, Beet, Feta Salad
A fresh and tasty salad that pairs perfectly with grilled dishes, this side dish combines blueberries, beets, and feta with a honey tarragon vinaigrette atop a bed of beet greens.
- Sweet Potato Veggie Burger
Skip the meat and try something a little lighter and maybe more delicious. This sweet potato burger goes great with avocado and the fixins of your liking!
- Fruit Skewers
These fruit skewers are a great holiday snack for kids (or adults). Gather up your fruit – bananas, strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, raspberries, etc – slide them on a skewer, et voila! Snack time!
- Raw Summer Berry Pie
This raw berry pie is both vegan and gluten free! All you need are a few fresh, clean ingredients and a food processor to entice any sweet tooth with this recipe.
- Watermelon Mint Slushie
Nothing beats a delicious frozen drink on a hot summer day. This crisp & refreshing recipe calls for just a handful of ingredients – watermelon, frozen strawberries, coconut water, and a handful of mint leaves.