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Red, White and Blue - 4th of July Recipes

Red, White and Blue - 4th of July Recipes

Express your freedom this year by saying "bye, bye, to that American pie," and replace it with healthy SparkRecipes that taste great without the added fat, calories, and sodium.

(26 Recipes) Created by CHEF_MEG

Recipes in this Collection

Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Nothing but fruit, baby!!

Submitted by MCSNYDER1

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 66.3
This recipe has been marked private.
(no ratings)

Beautiful red, white, and blue presentation!

Submitted by ABBIEBARFIELD

Carbs: 36.9g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 177.7
Summer Corn Relish
Very Good 4.0/5
(17 ratings)

Sweet summer corn gets a tangy twist.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 49.4
Very Good 4.0/5
(4 ratings)

Great dish to bring to a summer cookout as there is no mayo involved. Leftovers make great lunches for the week.

Submitted by TRAVELNISTA

Carbs: 31.6g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 184.4
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

My kids beg for this great pasta salad and I normally take this to summer pot-lucks. It's always a huge hit and it's so easy to make that I can wait until the last minute. I created this recipe from some ingredients I had on hand one day when I realized I didn’t have anything planned for dinner and it was too hot out to use the stove or oven for very long. We didn’t have any bread for sandwiches (a favorite in our house in the summer) and I didn’t want to run to the store. If you follow this recipe exactly, you will have a very large bowl that will easily feed 10 or more people for dinner. It’s a colorful dish that can be used as a side or a meal by itself. I hope you enjoy this dish as much as my family and friends do.

Submitted by ALENAORRISON

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 29.9g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 14.5g | Calories: 404.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

This salad is a delightful dish to have on a hot, summer day. Goes great with a wheat roll, and grilled fish.

Submitted by MYMICHELLE1968

Carbs: 76.6g | Fat: 12.2g | Fiber: 8.7g | Protein: 13g | Calories: 439
(no ratings)

Tomatoes, Spinach and Broccoli round out this awesome grain

Submitted by JLENTES

Carbs: 29.7g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 6.3g | Calories: 177.7
(no ratings)

Submitted by CHOLMAN

Carbs: 22g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 90
(no ratings)

A great recipe from veggie venture

Submitted by GEEKYPOET

Carbs: 60.8g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 13.9g | Calories: 374.2
(no ratings)

The big salad we ate in July...

Submitted by KITTEHMAMA1

Carbs: 6.1g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 51.5
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
Very Good 4.1/5
(255 ratings)

This is a great slow cooker side dish that's incredibly easy to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.7g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 170.5
Beef and Blue Sandwich
Very Good 4.4/5
(71 ratings)

Sandwiches so good, you'll think someone brought home takeout from your neighborhood deli!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 33.5g | Calories: 325
Chili Con Carne
Very Good 4.4/5
(50 ratings)

Families have gone to war over chili recipes! I love a thick, meaty chili with loads of beans and vegetables. Thankfully my family agrees!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 40.6g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 13.7g | Protein: 24.4g | Calories: 276.5
Easy Watermelon & Feta Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(33 ratings)

Watermelon is a favorite summer dessert, but it makes a lovely salad, too. Here, creamy citrus dressing pairs with the sweet melon and crunchy celery.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 51.8
Crunchy Cole Slaw
Good 3.8/5
(23 ratings)

This crunchy cole slaw is a healthier version of that summer favorite: ramen noodle salad. Two servings of vegetables in every portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 69.8
Light and Creamy Cole Slaw
Good 3.5/5
(10 ratings)

It will be our little secret that this recipe isn't high in fat. It's so creamy no one will ever know!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 51.8
Massaged Kale Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(23 ratings)

Even kale needs some love. Massaging an acid-based dressing into the fibrous green leaves tenderizes them, making the healthy vegetable more palatable in its raw form.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 50
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(84 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
Maple Country Style Pork Ribs (Low Sugar)
Very Good 4.3/5
(33 ratings)

Baked or slow cooked, these delicious and tender ribs are low in sugar but big on flavor.

Submitted by LANDMOM

Carbs: 2.3g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 22.3g | Calories: 188.4
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