Healthy 4th of July Food Ideas

4th of July healthy menu | The Graues

4th of July weekend is upon us and many are getting together to celebrate with neighbors, family and friends. That also means incorporating and celebrating around foods…from meals, to drinks to snacks to desserts.

We wanted to share some ideas with you…things that either we’ve created or have found online and enjoyed ourselves.. Here are some festive menu options that keep things mostly fresh, light AND delicious to serve at your party.

Breakfast Options

Cashew & Oat Hotcakes
Mixed Berry and Almond Oatmeal
Egg White Veggie Omelet with Fresh Pico de Gallo (we learned how to make the following pico at a salsa making class in Cozumel last year…mix up 2 diced Roma tomatoes, 1/2 cup onion, 1/2 jalapeno de-seeded, 1/4 cup diced cilantro, salt to taste, 1-2 TBSP fresh lime juice.)

Appetizer Options

Watermelon/Blueberry Sparklers
Quinoa Salad & Garden of Eatin’ brand Organic Blue Chips (This is OFF. THE. CHARTS.)

Hummus Stuffed Mini Bell Peppers. (see the picture above…we cut the tops off of tri-colored mini bell peppers and add 1 TBSP (or a little less) of Sabra brand Roasted Red Pepper Hummus)

Salad Options

Fruit & Spinach Salad
Pomegranate Kale Salad

Main Entree Options

Striped Salmon Salad
Chicken Kebabs
Turkey Burgers with Zucchini (You can skip the bun!)

Shakeology Treats

Shakeology Berryworks Shake
Shakeology Popsicles

Drink Options

Wine (4oz) … We like Dreaming Tree CRUSH
Wine Spritzer
Summer Cocktails
Flavored water at your own Water Bar (or check out your 21 Day Fix or 21 Day Fix Extreme Nutrition Guides!)

If you end up incorporating any of these items into your weekend menu, or sometime afterwards please let us know how you liked it and if it was a hit.

To all our friends, family, online challengers and diamondELITE team…have safe, FUN 4th of July weekend.

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