Fourth of July Food

Happy 4th of July week to you all! Let’s vow to keep it au natural this year with the food festivities by choosing food over stuff. By prepping food that comes from nature not a factory, your holiday will be full of more flavor, more energy and more satiety. Below are a few recipe ideas (click on the links) for delicious courses that pair great with some summer sides like grilled pineapple, baked apples, vegetable kabobs and homemade coleslaw. Please share if you have other festive 4th ideas and enjoy the holiday!


Homemade Coleslaw
Mix together one bag of ready shredded cabbage/carrots/broccoli with 1/4 c Mayo with olive oil (40 cals. per serving), 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar, 2 packets of stevia, 1 tbsp. dijon mustard and oregano.

Turkey Burgers with Chili and Cilantro

Cinnamon Chicken Kabobs with Turmeric

Chicken and Blueberry Pasta Salad

Potato Salad with Asparagus and Onion

Roasted Beet and Carrot Salad

Grilled Fish with Cucumber and Cantaloupe

Mango Jalapeno and Black Bean Salsa

Cucumber and Black Eyed Pea Salad

Fish Tacos with Cabbage and Avocado

Jessica Hummel, Nutrition Counselor