Eat Right: Quick and Tasty Snack Ideas For July Fourth

Many of us are spending our Fourth of July with our families at home this year. That means cooking, cleaning and entertaining the kids all while trying to celebrate the holiday (phew).

We've found some simple Independence Day snack recipes that will keep kids and parents happy with festive colors and easy cleanup!

Popcorn With Dried Blueberries & Cranberries

(Total Time: 5 Minutes)

fourth of july popcorn snack recipe

 Click here for the full recipe (FamilyFoodOnTheTable).

This snack might be even better than watching the fireworks!

The recipe calls for only three ingredients. Just pop your favorite pop corn and add dried blueberries and cranberries! Easy peasy--this will be a salty and sweet snack that the whole family will love.

Festive Fruit and Cheese Skewers

(Total Time: 10 Minutes)

fourth of july fruit skewer recipe

 Click here for the full recipe (FamilyFoodOnTheTable).

Simple but delicious.

The whole family can take part in making these fun and healthy fruit skewers! Strawberries, blueberries, and mozzarella balls make up the perfect Fourth of July snack.  

Fourth of July Toast

(Total Time: 5 Minutes)

Fourth of July toast recipe

Click here for the full recipe (Taste and Tell Blog).

Here we have a tasty, healthy, and patriotic breakfast!

Take a piece of toast and slather it with cream cheese and then add a layer of strawberry or raspberry jam on top. Create the star corner with blueberries, and the stripes with bananas. Viola! Fourth of July breakfast in five minutes.

Natural Fourth of July Popsicles

(Total Time: 10 Minute Prep and 5 Hours in the Freezer)

Click here for the full recipe (Cooking with Manuela).

These might take a little longer than the other recipes, but they make up for it in taste!

The only ingredients needed are blueberries, strawberries, and vanilla Greek yogurt. No added dyes or sugar necessary! These are great, fresh treat to cool off over the holiday weekend.

Enjoy these recipes and have a happy Fourth of July weekend!