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4th of July Recipes To Make This Weekend • Kath Eats

4th of July Recipes To Make This Weekend • Kath Eats

Here are some delicious 4th of July recipes to make for your party or family gathering, plus fun activities to do!

Happy 4th of July week!

I hope you’re enjoying a day or two off for the holiday. My kids are out of camp this week, so we’re planning to do all the summery activities: pool, ice cream, watermelon, and….dentist appointments! Because you’ve gotta take advantage of weekdays with nothing to do!! 

Don’t forget to stock your pool bag! I am obsessed with my new FunkyMonkey slides

FunkyMonkey slides

If you’re heading to a picnic this week and need a last-minute dish to share, I’m sharing some festive Fourth recipes below along with family-friendly activities and some summery home décor ideas!

Birch eating watermelon

4th of July Recipes

Smoked Salmon Sliders

These smoked salmon sliders are SO easy to put together, and the addition of a few veggies makes them extra crunchy! Make sure you get the really good Hawaiian rolls. 

Smoked Salmon Sliders | 4th of July recipes

Bean and Corn Party Dip

This party dip is one of our go-tos! And here is Thomas’s version.

Bean and Corn Party Dip | 4th of July recipes

Make-Ahead Toothpick Apps

This toothpick apps post is one of my most popular from Pinterest! These three ideas for healthy food on toothpicks help avoid sharing of utensils 😉

Make-Ahead Toothpick Apps

Arugula Goat Cheese Salad

This arugula goat cheese salad recipe is fresh side dish that pairs perfectly with grilled burgers and corn on the cob.

Arugula Goat Cheese Salad

Summer Pasta Salad

This is one of those great pasta salad recipes where you can mix and match whatever you have in your fridge or garden! Sub in 2.5 cups of your own summer veggies, and use the combination of fresh and dried herbs you have in your pantry. You can’t go wrong!

Summer Pasta Salad | 4th of July recipes

Red, White + Blue Stacked Smoothies

These stacked smoothies require a little bit of work to prepare, but wouldn’t your kids love them!?

Red, White + Blue Stacked Smoothies

Whole Wheat Blueberry Cobbler Mini Muffins

Another way to use up those juicy blueberries this summer, these blueberry muffins would be so cute in little paper bags.

Whole Wheat Blueberry Cobbler Mini Muffins

A Few More 4th of July Recipes From Friends

Fun Family Activities For the Fourth

  • Decorate the driveway with sidewalk chalk – flags, fireworks and more!
  • Make homemade popsicles with 100% fruit juice and coconut water for a refreshing treat.
  • Or work together to make kid friendly Jell-O stars!
  • Have a lawn game tournament complete with sack races and water balloon toss!
  • Go on a family bike ride, dressed in your best red, white & blue attire. Add colorful streamers to your bike and play some patriotic tunes on a mini speaker. 

Summery Home Decor Finds 

outdoor summer living

From a sleek outdoor fireplace to adorable wicker patio furniture and colorful lawn games – I’ve linked all of these summer outdoor living finds here

Hope you have a fun & safe 4th of July!