Recipe Ideas to Celebrate Independence Day



The Fourth of July, celebrating our freedom & independence and the unofficial start of summer, is just a few days away. I’ve gathered some of my favorite summertime recipes perfect for celebrating outside with friends and family. Fire up your grill, shake up a cocktail, gather underneath the fireworks, and enjoy a long sun soaked weekend filled with red, white, and blue.


Blueberry Thyme Gin Fizz

Fizzy & Fresh Grapefruit Palomitas 

Ginger Peach Tea Infusion

The Tipsy Palmer 

The Smoking Revolver Gin & Tonic


Summer Heirloom Tomato Tart 

Baguette Toppers 

Fig & Gorgonzola Crostini 

Smokey Oysters on the Half Shell

Summer Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta 

Deviled Eggs 

Grilled Avocado Guacamole 


Healthy Potato Salad 

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Grilled Corn Salad with Green Goddess Dressing 

Kale Salad with Crispy Coconut & Sesame Ponzu Dressing 

Seared Watermelon Salad with Red Onions & Feta 

Supergreens Salad with Creamy Avocado & Tahini Dressing 

Main Dishes & Sides:

BBQ Pulled Pork & Cole Slaw Sliders 

The Ultimate Grilled Steak 

Lobster Rolls 

Grilled Corn with Cotija Cheese & Lime 

The Perfect Burger 

Grilled Pizzas 

Roasted Salmon with Dill Sour Cream Sauce 


Classic American Flag Cake 

Homemade Individual Cherry Pies 

Grilled Pineapple with Nutella Drizzle 

Healthy Faux-Fried Mexican Ice Cream 

Homemade Snickers Bars 

Mini {vegan} Key Lime Pies 

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