4th of July Recipes

July 1, 2011

Independence day celebrations are all about the food- making food, sharing food, and eating lots and lots of good food! In case you’re in need of a few last minute holiday recipe ideas, I’ve collected a few of my favorites from this blog as well as a handful from the blogosphere that I’ve had my eye on lately. So many good recipes out there to choose from! Hope you find these helpful to your celebration. Have a wonderful holiday!


Black eyed pea and red pepper hummus


 Spicy black bean burger

potato salad

Colorful potato salad

vino cola

Vino cola


Zesty coleslaw

campfire cookies

Campfire cookies


Mouth watering recipes from around the web:

Apricot and coconut milk ice cream by The Chocolate Fig

Peach and gorgonzola pizza found at Breathe Magazine

Cherry Limeade by Lauren’s Latest

These seasonal fruit pies featured on Arugula Files

Amaretto fruit dip by The Sweets Life

Lemon Squares by Blue Eyed Bakers

Cucumber cooler by Sassy Radish

Three bean salad by A Thought For Food


Happy 4th of July!

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  5. Spicy Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

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Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic July 3, 2011 at 9:22 pm

I want the vino cola and the campfire cookies!


Sommer@ASpicyPerspective July 3, 2011 at 1:07 am

Oh they all sounds great! Where to start…


Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table July 3, 2011 at 12:37 am

I’m still amazed at the idea of vino cola, but I will gamely try it. :)

Hummus had definitely become my “cook out” food. I bring it to every event! This weekend’s Chipotle Grilled Corn version is already at batch #2.


natalie (the sweets life) July 2, 2011 at 5:50 pm

Thanks for the shout out! Love your round up! :)


Lauren at Keep It Sweet July 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm

Yum, I still want to make your campfire cookies! Have a great long weekend:-)


Mrs. Fish July 1, 2011 at 10:02 pm

Great round up! I think this weekend is the perfect weekend to try your vino cola!


Jen @ Keepitsimplefoods July 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm

Oooh hope you like it! I’m hooked!


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