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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Recipe Round Up - 4th of July Style

Hard to believe that in just a few days we will be celebrating the 4th of July!  4th of July in my mind stands for celebrating our nation, enjoying time with family and friends, fireworks and an amazing cook out!



I have never been one to make huge 4th of July plans (I am a more low key sorta girl) but grilling out and being with family and friends is always a must on our nations Birthday! 4th of July just wouldn't be the same for me without grilling up a great meal and of course some fireworks!



So in honor of the upcoming holiday, here are my must make 4th inspired recipes!  Read on for the recipes- but I am warning you these recipes do look mouth watering!




Appetizers:
How about a fresh caprese salad on a stick - from The Spiffy Cookie 


Perfect for a picnic and one of my favorite salads!

And who doesn't love a good dip?
Creamy Triple Pepper and Kale Dip  - from The Spicy RD

Source: eastewart.com via EA on Pinterest


Main dishes:

Grilled Chicken with Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce - Cooking Light


I have been dying to try this recipe ever since the latest edition of Cooking Light showed up in my mail box!  What better day to make it then on the 4th of July!

Or how about an all American burger... or Turkey Burger from Lemons and Anchovies


and of course you have to have dessert!

Mouth Watering Treats:
How about a Red, White and Blue Trifle - From Skinny Taste


4th of July Brownie Fruit Kebabs - From Our Kitchen Counter


or a healthy 4th of July inspired fruit pizza!



Enjoy these 4th of July inspired foodie ideas!  Hope I didn't leave you drooling all over your key board! Happy Early 4th of July Folks!