The fourth of July is right around the corner! The perfect time for back yard dining and day drinking. If you’re trying to stay fit but have a serious case of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) have no fear! Healthy, delicious, back yard recipes are here! Let’s live free and fit, ‘MERICA!
Start the day off with Patriotic Toast:
Toast with cream cheese, raspberry jam and fruit.
Have your cake and eat it too with Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs!
Easy, and tasty, don’t forget to douse these kabobs in whipped cream!
Heading to a cook out? Make sure you bring a Berry-ca America Cheese and Fruit Platter!
Berries pair well with Cheddars, or Brie’s, while Melon slices pair nicely with crumbly cheeses like feta, or semi dry goat cheese.
Snack your way through the day with some grilled and buttered shrimp kabobs.
This is a great appetizer that can be prepared on the grill with some butter, shrimp and seasoning!
Bring on the Anti-Pasto with these Watermelon, Black Olive and Feta Skewers
This simple recipe includes only putting the ingredients on a stick, and dripping olive oil and herbs of your choice on top. Easy, low carb and delicious.
Make a Declaration of Burger-dependence with this Eggplant Burger
Slice an eggplant to make several “patties” and lay them flat on a paper towel to dry out the patties. Sprinkle a little salt over the patties to enhance the flavor.
Brush eggplant patties with olive oil and put them on the grill.
Slice up some onions and brush them with olive oil and grill to heat up.
You can add a slice of cheese to the eggplant pattie before removing it from the grill. Suggested cheeses are mozzarella, Swiss, or provolone.
Suggested condiments for this burger are guacamole, mayo, or marinara sauce.
Make some room for a festive shroom with these grilled mushrooms with summer veggies:
This is a wicked easy recipe that includes grilling all the veggie your heart desires and adding cheese, olive oil and herbs.
For a step by step recipe check out the full detailed recipe!
All Recipes were found after hours of trolling Pinterest….naturally.
Happy Fourth of July!