Independence Day is a celebration of all things America, and communities all around the nation will be coming together to enjoy delicious food, drinks, and a sense of patriotism and togetherness.
Here are some tips for hosting the perfect Healthy 4th of July Cookout!
Fresh Berry Inspiration
Kim Byers of The Celebration Shoppe has the right idea, bringing together delicious recipes featuring one of our favorite ingredients of the summer – fresh berries! Bring together strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries for amazingly bright and healthy dishes and cocktails. Throw in some Greek Yogurt and you’re perfectly Red, White, and Blue!
This healthy recipe from Food.com is a fast and easy way to kick up the heat at your Healthy 4th of July Cookout! Firecracker Shrimp is so quick and easy, and it is a great way to break from the tired old ‘burgers & dogs’, so your guests are sure to be blown away!
Spicy Crab-Stuffed Cucumber Cups
Our friends at Domestic Fits have the right idea with these Cucumber Cups filled with Spicy Crab! This delicious and healthy recipe is sure to be a crowd-stopper at your Healthy 4th of July Cookout, and has just the perfect splash of hot sauce on the cool cucumber.
Healthy Ice Cream
The perfect cool-down dessert at any Healthy 4th of July Cookout is, of course, ice cream! Here at ENLIGHTENED, we believe that ice cream can be both indulgent and healthy, and your guests are sure to agree! Scoop up a heaping bowl of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Sea Salt Caramel and take your Independence Day celebration to the next level!
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