20 Patriotic Healthy Recipes for July 4th

20 Patriotic Healthy Recipes for July 4th

Cookie Cutter Fruit Salad

#1 - Cookie Cutter Fruit Salad

"Last week I stumbled across this image, and I immediately volunteered to bring a fruit salad to our friends? Independence Day cookout. I tried to go for a red, white and blue theme, but unfortunately I couldn't think of any white fruit to include." - View the recipe

Blueberry, Strawberry & Jicama Salsa

#2 - Blueberry, Strawberry & Jicama Salsa

"A fresh and fruity salsa with a nice crunch! Perfect for the 4th of July...or any summer day!" - View the recipe

4th of July Fruit Pops

#3 - 4th of July Fruit Pops

"Cuteness on a stick! Skip the fruit bowl and grab some cookie cutters and striped straws for a fun Fourth of July dessert." - View the recipe

Patriotic Punch

#4 - Patriotic Punch

Combine cranberry juice, a zero/low calorie blue sports drink, Diet 7-up and ice. Boom! - View the recipe

Watermelon Feta Blackberry Skewers

#5 - Watermelon Feta Blackberry Skewers

"Watermelon Feta Blackberry Skewers are the perfect easy patriotic fresh and healthy appetizer recipe. Each bite gives you a refreshing bit of watermelon, salty feta and sweet blackberry." - View the recipe

Patriotic Fruit Skewers

#6 - Patriotic Fruit Skewers

This is an easy one! Combine sliced bananas, strawberries and blueberries on a skewer and...done! - View the recipe

Red White and Blue Fruit Salad

#7 - Red, White and Blue Salad

"This easy fruit salad is the perfect thing to take to a 4th of July BBQ! I mixed apples, blueberries, and raspberries (you could use strawberries instead). Then add a little secret ingredient fruit salad sauce, and your fruit will not turn brown all day." - View the recipe

Crock Pot Steel Cut Oats

#8 - Crock Pot Steel Cut Oats

"I love serving this when we've had company, too. Steel cut oats are so easy to customize because people can add their favorite toppings. And of course, for a patriotic flair, use strawberries, or strawberry jam (here is a 3 ingredient raw blender jam recipe that comes together in minutes), blueberries, and almonds." - View the recipe

Patriotic Popsicles

#9 - Pineapple Juice Fruit Infused Popsicle

"Without sounding like we are tutting our own horn, that is how we feel about today's popsicles. They are just so pretty to look at ...and yes, they taste good! It is Popsicle season, and we are taking full advantage of it!" - View the recipe

Patriotic Lava Flows

#10 - Red, White and Blue Lava Flows

The original recipe calls for sugar. Simply substitute in an artificial sweetener and you're good to go! - View the recipe

Patriotic Summer Salad

#11 - Red, White and Blue Summer Salad

"Sometimes simple is simply DELICIOUS! I can't get over how much I enjoyed this salad! Normally I'm not a cheese mixed with fruit kind of gal, I'm not sure why. The sweet fruit and the salty, creamy feta did make a great combo!" - View the recipe

Pizza Crisps

#12 - Grilled Blackberry, Strawberry, Basil and Brie Pizza Crisps

"Melty brie and fresh summer berries are made for each other and the crispy grilled pizza dough is like icing on the cake. Cheesy, slightly sweet and a little crispy!" - View the recipe

Fruity Ice Cubes

#13 - Patriotic Fruit Ice Cubes

"Simply cut up some strawberries and place in ice cube trays. Add in blueberries and some water. Place in the freezer for a couple of hours and serve with your favorite light colored soda or water." - View the recipe

Potato Salad

#14 - Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

"This recipe uses a trio of potatoes and makes a festive July 4th recipe. Use only one type if you prefer." - View the recipe

Watermelon Cake

#15 - Fresh Fruit and Watermelon Cake

"The presentation beats the heck out of chopped up fruit salad in a bowl! If you want to impress folks at your next summer potluck, you must make this cake." - View this recipe

4th of July Surprise

#16 - 4th of July Surprise

"Slices or cubes of fresh pineapple. Sliced Strawberries. Blueberries piercedFill your pitcher with water and allow to refrigerate overnight. Add Ice and Serve." - View the recipe

4th of July Bark

#17 - Organic 4th of July Bark

"So here is your easy, no-brainer, literally 5 minute hook-up to making a sweet and healthy alternative 4th of July snack/dessert! This recipe is super yummy and the perfect frozen summer treat." - View this recipe

Watermelon Paleo Pizza

#18 - Paleo Patriotic Watermelon Pizza

"Paleo Patriotic Watermelon Pizza is delicious and easy to make! There is no need this Labor Day holiday to not be able to indulge on a scrumptious paleo dessert. All you need for this recipe is a watermelon, strawberries, blueberries, toasted coconut, chocolate chips and Paleo Coconut Whipped Cream." - View the recipe

Patriotic Parfait

#19 - Patriotic Parfait

"Layer, layer, layer! Yogurt, fruit, granola, repeat - this will give you the desired stripe effect. Taller mason jars allow for more stripes and colors." - View this recipe

Frozen Yogurt Bark

#20 - Frozen Yogurt Bark

"I have been trying to steer myself away from sweets that are heavy on the sugar and heavy cream which as you can imagine, is difficult. This red white and blue frozen yogurt bark is my first delicious attempt." - View the recipe

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