25 Recipes for 4th of July

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I am not a big fan of Mondays but this week is different; it's a short week and I am off to Austin for 4th of July festivities! What are you guys up to this weekend? I hope there is going to be lots of food and relaxation involved with your holiday. I enjoyed my last recipe roundup for Valentine's Day so thought I'd do it again. I have gathered 25 Recipes for 4th of July to cover your breakfast, main course, sides, appetizers, and dessert needs. Enjoy. 4th of july food

BreakfastAmerican-Flag-Donuts-7image via first year blog

Blackberry Almond Chia Pudding - Throw in raspberries for some patriotic color or go with Berry Patriotic Cherry Seed Pudding.

Quick 4th of July toast - it involves cream cheese, jelly, and berries.

How about pizza for breakfast? PS. its gluten-free.

Nothing screams more patriotic than American Flag Donuts

Take savory route with waffles + poached eggs 

Appetizer7-Layer-Mexican-Flag-Dip-17 Layer Flag Dip is all I want.

Make a beautiful vegetable tray with veggies, cheese, and your favorite dip.

If you don't mind the oven, chicken patties are always a hit. You can make them ahead and choose the filling you like.

Can't go wrong with red, white, and blue deviled eggs. or make the spicy avocado version.

For your sweet tooth, I got you covered with Oreo pops, pretzels, and rice crispies.

Main Disheschickenkebab2Throw easy chicken kebabs on the grill

Spicy Quinoa and Black Bean Burgers

BBQ Chicken

Tortellini Kabobs - does not even need a grill

4th of July Fire cracker dogs

Sides etsy-eatsy-potato-saladNo cook-out is complete without  red, white, and blue potato salad (recipe & photos by Kimberley Hasselbrink). Here's a Nepali version if you are interested.

Greek yogurt slaw

Mexican corn on the cob - all that cheese, chili powder, and lime.

Sweet and savory wild rice salad

Slow cooker BBQ beans (remember to do it the day before)

Desserts

low-fat-berry-trifleRed, white, and blueberry triffle  (recipe and image via skinnytaste)

Red, white, and blue cheesecake cake

Cool off with jello pudding pops

How cute are these brownies + fruit kebabs 

If you have patience, time, and skills - make panna cotta and raspberry parfait

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