Eat Red, White and Blue With 7 Fourth of July Recipes
By Jane Tunks Demel on July 01, 2014
BlogHer Original Post
It’s that patriotic time of year, and the BlogHer Food community has turned out tons of delicious recipes that celebrate the red, white, and blue. Gussy up your Fourth of July table with a few of these red-, white- and blue-themed recipes.
#1: Patriotic Deviled Eggs
Image: Courtesy of Plain Chicken
#2: Vegan Flag Cake
Image: Courtesy of Happy. Healthy. Life.
The time-honored flag cake is given a vegan update by Kathy from Happy. Healthy. Life. To make her Vegan Flag Cake, she bakes a vegan rectangular pound cake and tops it with coconut whip frosting and fresh blueberries and strawberries
#3: Red, White and Blue Milkshakes
Image: Courtesy of Kirbie’s Cravings
To create her Red, White and Blue Milkshake, Jennifer from Kirbie’s Cravings fancied up a vanilla milkshake, topping it with a blueberry slushie and fresh strawberries. Don’t forget a red- and white-striped straw for an extra-festive touch
#4: Patriotic Popsicles
Image: Courtesy of How Does She
It’s easy to make these tricolor Patriotic Popsicles, at least according to the gals at How Does She. All you need is four ingredients (including the popsicles sticks). And for those of you who like to go all-out, there are also tips for making drip guards out of cupcake liners.
#5: American Flag Fruit Skewers
Image: Courtesy of Apron Strings
Fruit salad on a stick—that’s exactly how Anne from Apron Strings puts together her American Flag Fruit Skewers. Blueberries, strawberries, and chunks of apple line up for a faithful representation of the stars and stripes.
#6: Taco Salad Flag
Image: Courtesy of Family Fresh Meals
#7: White Chocolate and Fireworks Popcorn
Image: Courtesy of I Wash You Dry
White Chocolate and Fireworks Popcorn literally explodes in your mouth, thanks to the red and blue Pop Rocks, that is. Shawn from I Wash You Dry also coats the popcorn in white chocolate, making this a sweet ending for a Fourth of July feast.