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Your Healthy Fourth of July Plan is Here!

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Great Fourth of July Appetizers, Fruit, Dessert, Salads, Drinks, Oh My!

All Guilt-Free! Remember, always bring a dish YOU can/want to eat.

Spiked Appetizer

spiked appetizer

Healthy Asian Slaw

healthy asian coleslaw

 

Lani’s Fig Salad

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Lani’s Fig Salad

Serves 4

10 fresh figs, quartered

3 Kiwi fruits, peeled and diced

1 nectarine, diced

Combine all ingredients and serve.

Bonus bbq option: Garnish with grilled pineapple slices!

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Rainbow Fruit Skewers
Using wooden skewers, here is your rainbow:
Red: Watermelon (or cherries or strawberries)
Orange: Mango (Cantaloupe and oranges would work too)
Yellow: Pineapple
Green: Kiwi (or Green Grapes)
Blue: Blueberries
Purple: Purple Grapes

Horizontal veggie tray in rainbow order!

Red: Cherry Tomatoes or Red Pepper
Orange: Orange Pepper
Yellow: Zucchini or Yellow Pepper
Green: Zucchini, Cucumber, Broccoli
Blue: ??? Replace with White Cauliflower?
Purple: Eggplant

Awesome Recipes from Fourth of July 2014 (Click here for all):

  • Fourth of July Face Pie
  • FourthofJuly Face Pie
  • Summer Corn and Tomato Salad
  • Summer Corn Salad
  • Watermelon Slurpee
  • Watermelon slurpee
  • Watermelon Spritzer
  • Watermelon spritzer
  • Watermelon Lemonade
  • WatermelonLemonade

 

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I make fruits and vegetables come alive for kids and families; You can build a foundation of lifelong healthy habits and attitudes through my Fruit Funshops, Mama's Nights Out, Blog, and Books: The Healthy Mama’s Guide to feeding your family well – Simply and Sanely and its companion cookbook.