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4th of July Recipes To Make This Weekend

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Here are some delicious 4th of July recipes to make for your party or family gathering, plus fun activities to do! This post is sponsored by Adobe Express. 

Happy 4th of July!!

I hope you’re enjoying the long holiday weekend. After a couple years of mellow 4ths, this year we’re planning to make something delicious, head to the pool, and catch some fireworks!

If you’re doing the same today and need a last-minute dish to share, I’m sharing some festive Fourth recipes below along with family-friendly activities and some summery home decor ideas!

Birch eating slice of watermelon

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4th of July Recipes To Make This Weekend

4th of July Recipes

Smoked Salmon Sliders

These smoked salmon sliders are SO easy to put together, and the addition of a few veggies makes them extra crunchy!

Smoked Salmon Sliders | 4th of July Recipes

4th of July Overnight Oats

A classic KERF go-to: overnight oats with the best summer berries around.

4th of July Overnight Oats

Bean and Corn Party Dip

This party dip is one of our go-tos! And here is Thomas’s version

Bean and Corn Party Dip

Make-Ahead Toothpick Apps

This toothpick apps post is one of my most popular from Pinterest! These three ideas for healthy food on toothpicks helps avoid sharing of utensils ; )

Make-Ahead Toothpick Apps

Arugula Goat Cheese Salad

This arugula goat cheese salad recipe is fresh side dish that pairs perfectly with grilled burgers and corn on the cob.

Arugula Goat Cheese Salad | 4th of July Recipes

Summer Pasta Salad

This is one of those great pasta salad recipes where you can mix and match whatever you have in your fridge or garden! Sub in 2.5 cups of your own summer veggies, and use the combination of fresh and dried herbs you have in your pantry. You can’t go wrong!

Summer Pasta Salad

Red, White + Blue Stacked Smoothies

These stacked smoothies require a little bit of work to prepare, but wouldn’t your kids love them!?

4th of July stacked smoothies

Whole Wheat Blueberry Cobbler Mini Muffins

Another way to use up those juicy blueberries this summer, these blueberry muffins would be so cute in little paper bags.

Whole Wheat Blueberry Cobbler Mini Muffins

A Few More 4th of July Recipes From Friends

Fun Family Activities For the Fourth

  • Decorate the driveway with sidewalk chalk – flags, fireworks and more!
  • Make homemade popsicles with 100% fruit juice and coconut water for a refreshing treat.
  • Or work together to make kid friendly Jello stars!
  • Have a lawn game tournament complete with sack races and water balloon toss!
  • Go on a family bike ride, dressed in your best red, white & blue attire. Add colorful streamers to your bike and play some patriotic tunes on a mini speaker. 

Summery Home Decor Finds 

Outdoor summer home from target

 

I love this round outdoor coffee table and sour cream stoneware planters. Plus, how fun is this matte black wood-burning fire pit? Roast marshmallows with this set of campfire skewers. I’ve linked all of these affordable summer outdoor living finds from Target here

Hope you have a fun & safe 4th of July!

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