9 Recipes for a Star-Studded 4th of July!

It’s that one day where we get to feast on all-American eats and treats, watch a dazzling firework display, and enjoy the summer sun with friends and family! It’s the 4th of July of course! Whether you’ll be celebrating our nation’s independence with a small group of friends and family or hosting a big barbecue bash, we’ve put together a festive menu guaranteed for a star-studded 4th of July!

With the help of our Pinterest page, we rounded up 9 of our favorite red, white, and blue recipes, from all-American BBQ finger foods to patriotic potatoes, and blazing bomb shots. Check out the menu below along with our suggested, modern serving essentials to get inspired!

1. Spicy Watermelon & Avocado Salad by Love and Lemons

While the sweet, juicy watermelons make this recipe the perfect summer salad, the combination of jalepeños and avocado are the secret ingredient that add that kick to spice up your 4th of July fete! Dig into this healthy, all-vegetarian recipe by clicking the photo below!

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2. Red White and Blue Sangria by Recipe Girl

Get into the American spirit by adding some red, white and blue to this crisp, white wine based sangria recipe by Lori Lange of Recipe Girl! And save some fruit for the kiddies too–the strawberries, blueberries, and star-shaped pineapples taste just as good in a cup of water too! Cheers!

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3. Siracha Street Corn by Camille Styles 

Fire up the grill because this mouth-watering Sriracha Street Corn recipe by Camille Styles, founder of the blog CamilleStyles.com is the perfect BBQ side dish to enjoy not only for the 4th of July but all summer long!

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4. United Tates of America by Food Network

Want to really go all out this 4th of July? Then you’ve got to add this patriotic potatoes recipe courtesy of Food Network to the menu! Enjoy as an appetizer or a side dish!

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5. Spicy Peach BBQ Chicken Wings by Add a Pinch

It wouldn’t be a true 4th of July celebration without some mouth-watering barbecue! This sweet and Spicy Peach BBQ Sauce is a simple yet scrumptious recipe by Robyn Stone of Add a Pinch that takes under a minute to make. A delicious combination of the blogger’s Southern roots and family tradition, this is one BBQ sauce you’ll want to make even after your 4th of July celebrations!


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6. Grilled Hot Dogs with Sweet Hot Relish by Martha Stewart

Celebrate Independence Day with a classic American dish everyone will love: hot dogs! This grilled hot dogs recipe from world-renowned chef, Martha Stewart adds a little something extra though, a sweet-hot relish that we’re sure your guests won’t be able to resist–did we mention the baguettes? Click the image for the sweet and savory recipe…

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7. Bomb Pop Shots by A Beautiful Mess

Remember those delicious red, white and blue “bomb pop popsicles” you used to eat as a child, or for some still do? Well, Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman from A Beautiful Mess took all of the deliciousness of this favorite childhood summer treat and created an adult version with the Bomb Pop Shot recipe! Not only is it a patriotic delight but a satisfactory and fun one too–boom!

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8. Red White and Blue Parfait by Our Life Tastes Good

If you’re looking for a delicious, guilt-free dessert to celebrate America’s birthday, then the Red White & Blue Parfait recipe by Life Tastes Good is a must add to your menu! Click the image for the recipe…

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9.  Red White and Blueberry Popsicles by The View From Great Island

Show off your colorful stripes this holiday and feel good about eating them too by preparing these refreshing vanilla Greek yogurt and healthy raspberry and blueberry popsicles. You’ll need a food processor or blender and a popsicle mold, but that’s about it. Click the image for the recipe and popsicle mold suggestion!

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What are your favorite 4th of July recipes? Share in the comments below and follow us on Pinterest to discover + share even more fun and festive recipes!

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