Check out these healthy 4th Of July Recipes. Traditionally burgers and hot dogs are the standard fare at most July 4th picnics with maybe a little coleslaw thrown in and of course potato chips and soft drinks such as Coke, Pepsi and the like. However, these recipes for the 4th are healthier and mostly raw, so you can have a great time celebrating our nation’s Independence and be healthy at the same time.
Veggie Burger Recipe
What’s a 4th of July celebration without burgers? With these veggie burgers made from sprouted wheat berries and veggies, you can have burgers without all the harmful fat and cholesterol.
Garlic Mashed Potato Recipe
Don’t worry, these potatoes aren’t raw, they’re fairly traditional garlic mashed, but without the added fat of sour cream and butter. We use safflower oil as a substitute for butter.
Roasted Potato Recipe
Here’s another potato recipe that’s delicious. This recipe is for creamer potatoes, but you can use different potatoes and cuts to make them more like french fries if you’d like.
Cole Slaw Recipe
You can’t have a 4th of July cookout or picnic without coleslaw. My wife Jean loves slaw and this recipe uses sesame oil and our famous spicy oriental coleslaw dressing. I’m sure you will love it.
Red Cabbage Recipe
Here’s another slaw type recipe made with red cabbage and using the same cole slaw dressing.
Green Salad Tips
This isn’t a recipe, but it’s just some good tips on how to make your green salads much more appealing. A lot of variety in your salads is the key to not letting them get boring.
Homemade Fruit Ice Cream
the 4th of July is a great time for ice cream and this ice cream recipe is made from nothing other than frozen fruit using a Champion Juicer. For a patriotic ice cream you can use bananas, strawberries and blueberries or blackberries for those traditional red, white and blue colors. This is a great treat and contains zero fat.
That about does it for our healthy 4th of July recipes. We hope you enjoy them and hope you have a safe and healthy 4th of July celebration.