Happy Birthday, America! Are you headed to a BBQ this weekend but not quite sure what to bring? Here are a few fun themed, healthy options! Click on the link for the full recipes.
First up is the Quinoa Side Dish!
This delicious side is packed with protein and has a tangy citrus sauce. It’s hard to resist a little fruit in a side salad!
Next are the Patriotic Pops!
Made with fruit & yogurt, these are hard to turn down. For a more balanced flavor it is best to mix all contents together, but of course they will look a little less patriotic.
One additional recommendation: use Chobani Plain Greek Yogurt and add your own honey instead of the recommended Greek Gods Honey Flavor. It is delicious, but that comes at a price of 33g of sugar per serving!
I couldn’t leave out the classic themed Fruit Skewers.
These are so simple to make and kids can easily help out, too.
One additional recommendation: Start by mixing 1 cup of water with 3 tbsp of lemon juice. Place the banana slices in the lemon water to prevent them from browning, then string them on the skewer.
Lastly, is the no bake Berry Crisp.
This might not exactly be a picnic option, but it would be a great option for a 4th of July Breakfast!
One additional recommendation: Use Plain Greek Yogurt instead of the whip cream topping for a healthy kick.
Enjoy your holiday weekend!