Heading to a party this 4th of July and need the perfect recipe? The perfect 4th of July Recipes are easy to pull together, colorful, can be consumed with minimal fuss, and can stay safe to eat without refrigeration, if needed. Ideally, this recipe can be prepared in advance. These recipes are artificial color free. No red or blue dye here!

Healthy-ish Red, White and Blue 4th of July Recipes

1. Patriotic Mini Fruit Tarts

Adorable healthy tartlets image

These almond and whole wheat-based tart shells & creamy yogurt-based tarts with strawberries and blueberries can be whipped together in under an hour. A recipe by JarofLemons.com is handheld and no mess!

Patriotic Mini Fruit Tarts

2. Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles for the 4th of July

Spending the day outdoors can be totally dehydrating. These adorable popsicles by Backtothebooknutrition.com are just fruit and hydrating coconut water. Easy, refreshing 2-ingredient Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles made with strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Very festive, and super hydrating. We use this popsicle mold.

Coconut Water and Fresh Berry Popsicles for the 4th of July

Image of clear popsicles with strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries suspended within.

3. Healthy 4th of July Flag Cake

This recipe by Megan Gilmore of Detoxinista.com is more about the decoration than the cake recipe. However, she does give a lovely recipe that is dairy and gluten-fee. The great thing about this cake is how easy it is to get the Stars and Stripes on a cake with just a few berries. I love the creativity.

Healthy 4th of July Flag Cake

4. Red White and Blue Potato Salad

Heather from heathercristo.com developed a beautiful red, white, and blue potato salad recipe that is allergen-free. This recipe does have bacon, so vegetarians (like me, would consider substituting sun dried tomatoes to replace the umami flavor of the bacon). Not quite as showy as some other red, white, and blue inspired recipes, but naturally beautiful.

Red White and Blue Potato Salad

5. Easy Red, White, and Blue Parfaits

This gorgeous parfait developed by By Katlyn Moncada from Betterhomesandgardens.com is so simple, it is all about the glass. Layer your favorite red fruits with plain yogurt and blueberries. Easy to make ahead for an easy 4th of July weekend snack or breakfast.

Easy Red, White, and Blue Parfaits

6. Caprese Skewers

Elegant, colorful and no need to hand out plates. These caprese skewers by TasteofHome.com are great for a picnic or cookout.

Caprese Skewers

Cherry Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella Balls, and basil on a skewer dotted with balsamic vinegar

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