Patriotic Paleo Popsicles are the vegan dessert to make this summer! Red, white and blue, these refined sugar-free popsicles are creamy and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. Coconut cream serves as the base, then strawberry and blackberry purees are added for seasonal flavor and color. Swirl together, then freeze in the popsicle molds. Perfect for Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day festivities, these pops are summery sweet all season long!
Guacamole-Stuffed Fajita Burgers make the PERFECT entree for Cinco de Mayo and summer parties! This burger combines guacamole goodness, beefy deliciousness and fajita veggies on a bun. First, make guacamole using avocados, taco seasoning and fresh lime juice. Instead of forming a normal patty, make two smaller ones. Dollop guacamole on one, then top with the other and seal tightly. Pan fry or grill and serve. These burgers are a guaranteed hit! #ad #guaclock #casabella
Cool down this month with Cherry Lemonade Margaritas! These tart and slightly sweet cocktails pair beautifully with tacos for Taco Tuesday and make the perfect cocktail for a Cinco de Mayo party. Brilliantly red, these margaritas would also be a standout recipe for a red, white and blue get-together. Made with freshly squeezed lemon juice, cherries, silver tequila and agave, Cherry Lemonade Margaritas are the perfect drink to sip all summer long!
Need a simple, fresh salad to serve with dinner? Mediterranean Cucumber Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes and Lemon Vinaigrette is perfect! Slice cucumbers, then toss with heirloom tomatoes in a fresh lemony vinaigrette that features fresh parsley, oregano, rosemary and thyme. Sprinkle with feta cheese to finish, and serve chilled. This salad makes a fabulous starter or side dish for a spring or summertime get-together, barbecue, Easter meal and more!
Caprese Skewers are the perfect easy appetizer to make for a crowd this holiday season! Crusty ciabatta bread serves as the base. Grape tomatoes, small mozzarella balls and fresh basil are layered onto the bread, then skewered with a festive toothpick. To finish the dish, drizzle reduced balsamic vinegar on top, and enjoy! Red and green, these simple but delicious Caprese Skewers are sure to be a winner at parties this season... and any season!
July 4th is just a few days away! Prepare for the red, white and blue holiday by browsing and gathering inspiration from these 40 delicious July 4th recipes that would be perfect to serve to friends and family this July. From cocktails to appetizers, side dishes to entrees and then desserts, these 40 recipes from The Speckled Palate and her food blogger friends are sure to be well-loved at any cookout or get-together this summer.