Red, White, & Blue Food

The 4th of July is right around the corner and it’s time to break out the Red, White, and Blue Food.

Here are some ideas for your 4th of July parties and festivities:

Red Food

Strawberries with Chocolate Coconut Cashew Butter

Raw Pasta & Raw Marinara Sauce

MY OTHER RECIPES

Vegan Sloppy “Bean & Lentil” Joes

Raw Taco Salad with Raw Taco Nut “Meat”

White Food

White Chocolate Blondies with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups with Chocolate Peanut Butter Centers

No Bake White Chocolate & Mango Cookie Dough Bites

Fudgy Nutella Brownies with Cream Cheese Frosting <–the frosting is white and totally counts as white food

Blue Food

Purple Rain Smoothie

Ginger Roasted Tri-Color Potatoes

Vegan Gluten Free Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Microwave Blueberry Banana Oat Cakes

Last year I did a 4th of July Recipes post.  I can’t believe it’s been a year! Check out that post for more ideas.

I enjoyed hearing your answers to what you’re On Board With from my last post.

And thanks for sharing your computer and technology tips.  It’s always nice to learn something new.

Questions:

1. 4th of July plans?

I have no idea what we’re doing yet.  Being that it falls on a Monday, I am not sure what we will be doing over the weekend, if we’re seeing fireworks, what day, where.  Pretty much it’s going to be a wing it weekend.

I have to work all weekend, and Scott has to work some on Monday, too, for part of the day, but we’ll find time to just chill and get our firecracker on. 

2. Favorite foods to eat over the 4th or any summertime favorites or any Red, White, or Blue Food that you’ve been enjoying recently?

Red watermelon

White Nectarines

Blue Artichokes

How’s that for seasonal produce that’s color-coordinated for the 4th!

And here’s Red White and Blue Food all in one

Angel Food Cake & Berries

Mixed Berry Clafoutis

Sounds and looks fancy.  Takes 10 minutes to make.  And it’s sweet, creamy, and decadent.  Enjoy!

48 comments on “Red, White, & Blue Food”

  1. Great recipes!!! I’m looking forward to seeing fireworks this year. Last night they were canceled at the last minute where we were visiting in NJ as it was dry and they were worried about fires.

  2. I’m going out of town to my favorite place EVER! Austin, TX :) Ah so psyched can’t even wait lol! Jet skis on the lake, tanning, swimming, and eating yummy foods sounds perfecto to me!

    It’s so crazy looking at your old pictures and thinking how your photography has drastically improved and automatically makes my tummy growl now.

  3. Didn’t know there were blue artichokes!! How cool is that!!! I love blueberries, blue potatoes, blue sweet potatoes, blue corn. White = bread and cauliflower and cheese and white peaches. Red = cherries and watermelon and cherry tomatoes.

  4. My family is all in town so I am excited to get to visit with them all! I choose red-watermelon, blue-blueberries and white-bananas! Yum! I can’t get enough fruit!

  5. hi,

    I love watermelon for my kids

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  8. thanks for the reminder to one day make the raw taco meat—i’ve seen this over and over and surprisingly i have not made it yet and want to…i clicked on your link to the taco meat and saw other wonderful raw recipes as well….were you mainly raw at one point?….i saw that the post was date may 2010 before i subscribed to you….

  9. Favorite red food of the moment: cherries. Favorite blue: blueberries. White: I really want one of your white peanut butter cups! They look so yummy!

  10. You have a LOT of recipes that fit the whole red/white/blue theme! We’re probably going to a barbecue on Sunday, but no major plans. Living in an apartment always means that the 4th of July celebrations start a week in advance and go for about a month after. Fireworks…oh the constant fireworks. It really makes me hate celebrating this holiday! I can’t wait until we can move!

  11. Today is Canada day, which we are celebrating with fireworks in the park, and possibly a concert or other activities that are happening. 4th of July I start my summer class at the University.

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