From breakfast to BBQs, celebrate the Fourth of July with these fun, festive, and simple recipes!
Ready to have a festive Fourth of July? This is my very favorite holiday, so I love celebrating all day long with festive foods.
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Whether you’re looking for 4th of July breakfast ideas, BBQ ideas, or festive drinks, check out all these simple patriotic ideas!
This post has recipes for:
- Breakfast ideas
- BBQ ideas
- Side dishes
4th of July Breakfast Ideas
Serve up a delicious and festive breakfast with these 100% whole wheat waffles. Let everyone decorate their own “flags” to kick off the day of freedom. Get the recipe and tips here.
2) PATRIOTIC PARFAITS
If you don’t have time for a Patriotic Waffle Bar above, make some patriotic parfaits instead!
3) RED, WHITE, & BLUE LAYERED DRINKS
Cool off after the hot parade with these easy Red, White, and Blue Layered 4th of July drinks!
4) STAR-SPANGLED FRUIT SKEWERS
5) ALL-AMERICAN HAMBURGERS
You can never go wrong with all-American grilled hamburgers or sliders.
6) GOURMET HOT DOGS & SPECIAL SAUCE
Or grill up some gourmet hot dogs with the best darn hot dog special sauce!
7) ROSEMARY RANCH CHICKEN KABOBS
If you’re burned out of hot dogs and hamburgers, try our all-time favorite Rosemary Ranch Grilled Chicken Skewers.
8) SPINACH TORTELLINI SALAD
The Easiest Spinach Tortellini Salad is always a favorite.
9) SWEET SUMMER SALAD WITH APPLES, CANDIED NUTS & POPPYSEED DRESSING
10) BOWTIE PASTA SALAD
If you want something a little more unique, how about this Teriyaki Bowtie Pasta Salad? It’s good enough to eat as the main dish!
11) FIREWORK CUPCAKES
Firework cupcakes— You’ll never guess how easy they are!
12) EASY PATRIOTIC POKE CAKE
Making an American flag cake is super easy. Try this patriotic poke cake with a special ingredient to make it extra yummy.
13) STAR JELLO JIGGLERS
Or for the children, how about some fun Star Jigglers?