I can't believe we're already on our way into July! The beginning days of summer have flown by. We are looking forward to celebrating our first holiday with our sweet daughter, Kezia. The Fourth of July chapter in Celebrations is filled with beautiful, seasonal and festive Paleo recipes, that I hope will bring joy to your holiday. I've also featured recipes from the blog and all three of my books that I hope will be a part of your Independence Day menus in this Recipe Roundup! Make sure you make scroll down to dessert, as I've shared three of my blog favorite desserts with vibrant patriotic colors!
This Heirloom Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Salad is simply stunning and is simple to put together. Find the recipe on page 168 in Celebrations.
Grandma's Potato Salad is made with Hannah Sweet Potatoes. This dish is great for menu planning as you can make it ahead and it get's better with time! Find the recipe on page 171 in Celebrations.
Deviled eggs are always a crowd pleaser! In Celebrations I've created a variety of four flavors, all of which are fresh and a great appetizer or addition to your Fourth of July Spread. Find the Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs on the blog here. The Avocado Tarragon, Truffled Bacon and Pesto Fillings can be found on pages 187-188 in Celebrations.
These Grilled Artichokes with Remoulade in Against All Grain are a great addition to your holiday grill out. The sauce comes together easily, and people will be using it on more then just their artichokes! Find the recipes on p. 114 in Against All Grain.
This Zucchini Ribbon Salad is delicate, refreshing and seasonal. Find the recipe on the blog here!
This colorful side dish can be prepped two days in advance and hit the grill day of! Find the recipe for my Grilled Greek Summer Squash Salad in Meals Made Simple on page 106.
This Blackened Salmon with Stone Fruit Salsa is a stunning centerpiece, before everyone digs in! You could also do the recipe with chicken breasts if wild salmon is hard to find where you live. Find the recipe on page 177 in Celebrations.
If you don't have Celebrations or if you want to use mango and tomatoes instead of stone fruit for the salsa check out this Grilled Salmon Recipe on my blog here!
This is my families favorite burger to have all year long! Find the recipe for my BLTA Burger with Special Sauce on page 172 in Celebrations. If you also want to make the grain-free Poppy Seed Buns they are on page 330 in Celebrations.
These Barbecue Bacon Burgers with Rosemary Garlic Mushrooms from my first book are decadent with bacon in the burgers and flavoring the mushrooms! The burgers are are delicious and smoky on their own if you decide to skip the topping! Find them on page 176 in Against All Grain.
These Hawaiian Chicken Burgers are a flavorful alternative to beef burgers! Find the recipe on page 124 in Meals Made Simple.
These Gluten-Free Corn Dogs also have a nut-free version if you're cooking for anyone with a nut sensitivity! Using a high quality hot dog makes all of the difference in this playful recipe, that is for the kid in all of us! Find the recipe on the blog here!
These Red White and Blue Popsicles scream Fourth of July! They are patriotic and free of artificial coloring and refined sugars. Find the recipe on the blog here! Click here for plastic or here for stainless steel star shaped molds!
Red, white and blue at it's tastiest! This Berry Tart with Vanilla Bean Custard has a nut-free shortbread crust that you can make up to two days in advance! The custard can stay in the fridge for four days separately from the crust. Find the recipe in Celebrations on page 178.
These Lemon Bars are nut-free and easy enough that your kids can make them! Find the recipe on page 117 in Celebrations.
We have been seeing such beautiful strawberries at the farmers market recently. I love the festive color in these Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes. Find them on the blog here!
This Dairy-Free Cheesecake is egg-free and also a great palate for whatever berries you'd like to use in the sauce! Find the recipe on the blog here.
Homemade Ginger Ale is easier to make then you'd think! Keep it kid friendly or turn it into a party worthy cocktail! Find the recipe on page 181 in Celebrations.
This Cucumber Cilantro Margarita is inspired by refreshing spa water, a Spa-garita! Find the recipe on the blog here.
This Paleo Ketchup is sweetened with dates and is Whole 30 approved! Find the recipe on the blog here!
Happy Fourth of July!
Heirloom Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Salad– page 168 in Celebrations
Grandma's Potato Salad– page 170 in Celebrations
Deviled Eggs Four Ways– pages 187-188 in Celebrations or on the blog here!
Grilled Artichokes with Remoulade – page 114 in Against all Grain
Zucchini Ribbon Salad– on the blog here!
Greek Squash Salad– page 106 in Meals Made Simple
Blackened Salmon with Stone Fruit Salsa– page in 177 in Celebrations
Grilled Salmon with Mango Avocado Salsa– on the blog here!
BLTA Burger with Special Sauce– page 172 in Celebrations
BBQ Bacon Burgers – page 176 in Against All Grain
Hawaiian Chicken Burgers– page 124 in Meals Made Simple
Gluten-Free Corndogs– on the blog here!
Red, White and Blue Popsicles– on the blog here!
Berry Tart with Vanilla Bean Custard– page 178 in Celebrations
Lemon Bars– page 117 in Celebrations
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes– on the blog here!
Dairy-Free Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce– on the blog here!
Homemade Ginger ale– page 181 in Celebrations
Cucumber Cilantro Spa-garita– on the blog here!
Paleo Ketchup– on the blog here!
Poppy Seed Rolls– page 330 in Celebrations, *recipe makes 12 rolls