Healthy “4th of July” Recipes

Happy 4th of July weekend, my friends! To help you get in the spirit, here is a round up of some of my favorite healthy 4th of July recipes from my blog and some fellow dietitians and healthy food bloggers.

Healthy 4th of July recipes


Enjoy – and let me know if you try any of them! Happy birthday, America!

Fannetastic Food – 4th of July Cookie CakeMake this Healthy 4th of July Cookie Cake for your patriotic celebration - and check out more healthy 4th of July recipes on @fannetasticfood!

Mom’s Kitchen Handbook – Berries in a CloudBerries-in-a-Cloud-Image-e1463780938779-2

Nutritioulicious – Red cabbage, Snap Pea, Blueberry Salad Cabbage-Pea-Blueberry-Salad-003-e1438369604435

Jenna Braddock – Grilled Chicken, Cantalope Salad + Blueberry VinegretteCantaloupe-Blueberry-salad-1

PB Fingers – Watermelon Pineapple Posicles Easy-Watermelon-Pineapple-Popsicles-Recipe_thumb

fANNEtastic food – No Bake Blueberry Custard Pieno bake blueberry custard pie

Healthy Aperture – GF Strawberry Shortcake with Lemon Curd Gluten_Free_Strawberry_Shortcake_with_Lemon_Curd_Cream10

Meal Makeover Moms – Healthy Apple Pie healthy-apple-pie

Kumquat Blog – Fruit Cookie Pizza honeyed-fruit-cookie-pizza-6-685x1024

Love and Zest – Nutella Crepes Nutella-Crepes-6561-1024x682

Living Well Kitchen – Patriotic Protein Pancakes Patriotic-Protein-Pancakes4

 Nutrition Starring You – Red, White, and Blue Overnight Oats Red, White and Blue Overnight Oats

Teaspoon of Spice – Red, and Blue CobblerRed-Blue-Berry-Cobbler-pin

Kath Eats Real Food – Patriotic Stacked Smoothiespatriotic-stacked-smoothies

What are your favorite easy patriotic recipes to bring to 4th of July BBQs? Feel free to share links!


  1. 1

    These recipes look incredible! I took the easy route and just made chocolate chip cookies with holiday colored morsels…but those berry dishes would be been amazing! Great list.

  2. 2

    Love these!! So festive and fun for the 4th! Have a great holiday weekend and thanks for including my red cabbage salad!

  3. 3

    no way! i was looking back on my post from last year and saw that i had your cookie cake to try… and still never got around to it! that needs to change soon :)
    i make this all summer long but esp. for the 4th!

  4. 5
    Roadrunner says

    These look terrific — and patriotic, to boot. Thanks/Happy 4th!

  5. 6

    I made the cookie cake this year – and it was a healthier hit. Thank you for sharing!

  6. 8

    These are all so great. Perfect for the holiday and summer picnics as well.


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