Fourth of July Recipes

Rounding up a few of my favorite Fourth of July recipes for this year’s celebration. Hard to believe it’s just a couple days away! I imagine that this year, your celebration may look a little different. It may not include 25 of your closest family and friends. It may not be indoors with an extensive buffet. It may be a smaller crowd that’s much more intimate and BYOF (bring-your-own-food). But that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate with some fun and festive dishes. My husband and I are gonna be making burgers before work and that’s our small idea of a celebration, I hope that these recipes inspire you to create your perfect quarantine Fourth of July.

Healthy Coleslaw

No mayo coleslaw, and all God’s children said AMEN! Packed with veggies: fresh purple cabbage, carrots, cilantro, and fresh jalapeño. This recipe is both colorful and flavorful

Lazy Caesar Salad

Recipe from Bon Appetit

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Restaurant-Style Salsa

Goat Cheese Elote Dip

Corn is a staple summer vegetable, and this dip would be the hit of your next party. Packed with goat cheese, fresh corn, cilantro, and lime juice, this dip has all the color and all the flavor. One of my sorority sister’s created and shared this recipe on her food blog and is killing it. Her recipes are always fresh, fabulous, and flavorful. Give it a try this Fourth of July!

Elevated Hot Dogs

Bump ketchup and mustard! It’s high time you elevated your hot dog game and these toppings will do just that.

Pimento Cheese Burgers

Hamburgers and cheese: the ultimate power couple. But when you top a hamburger with pimento cheese, perfection ensues. Give the classic hamburger an upgrade with pimento cheese and all the fixings this Fourth of July.

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

Recipe from Bon Appetit

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

What’s more American than barbecue?!? And this slow cooker recipe is beyond easy. Serve with a selection of your favorite barbecue sauces and you’ve got yourself a fantastic entree at your next cookout.

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

Indoor S’mores

Recipe from Bon Appetit

Peanut-Cola Cake

Nothing says summer like coca-cola cake! And this rendition is make with a peanut butter frosting that melts into this rich, chocolately sheet cake for an ooey gooey decadent dessert. I’ve made this as my birthday cake a couple of years because it’s JUST. THAT. GOOD.

No-Churn Ice Cream

Four simple ingredients and you’ve got yourself some delicious homemade ice cream. Lex Daddio is the queen of easy and delicious recipes, and her blog/Instagram are an incredible resource for intuitive eating.

What are your favorite Fourth of July recipes?

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