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4TH OF JULY RECIPES

1.  FRUIT NUT AND SPINACH SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

1/3 cup pecans

1/3 cup almonds

10 oz spinach

1 cup sliced strawberries

1/2 cup blueberries

1/2 cup blackberries

2/3 cup raspberries

1 cup feta cheese (or goat cheese)

1/2 cup red onion , thinly sliced (optional)

1 bottle Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing

INSTRUCTIONS:

Toast pecans and almonds until fragrant and lightly browned. Cool completely.

Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl.

Toss with dressing and serve immediately.

Recipe and Image from Spend with Pennies

2.  RED WHITE AND BLUE PARFAITS

INGREDIENTS

Fresh strawberries, cut into small pieces

Fresh blueberries

Fat Free plain or vanilla Greek yogurt

Your favorite granola

Honey, optional

INSTRUCTIONS:

Layer bottom of glasses with strawberries

Then, layer with a couple of tablespoons of yogurt

Next, layer with blueberries.

Place a layer of granola

Then repeat with another layer of strawberries, yogurt and blueberries (red, white and blue)

Drizzle with honey if you'd like.

Recipe and Image from To Simply Inspire

3.  FRESH MOZZARELLA, WATERMELON AND ARUGULA 

INGREDIENTS:

Watermelon

Fresh Mozzarella

Arugula

Chopped Nuts

Blueberries

Dressing*(1)

INSTRUCTIONS:

First, cut your watermelon into thick slices & use a biscuit cutter to create the desired shape.

Next, slice your fresh mozzarella into thick slices & place it on top of the watermelon.

Then top with arugula, chopped nuts, blueberries, & enjoy!

*The sweet juicy flavor from the watermelon is the perfect natural dressing for this recipe, but you can add your favorite salad dressing, balsamic reduction, or a spritz of fresh lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt, & pepper.

Recipe and Image from Domestically Blissful

1.  BLUEBERRY & STRAWBERRY WATER

INGREDIENTS:

blueberries

strawberries

water

INSTRUCTIONS:

Either put together in a large pitcher or water dispenser or you can put together in mason jars and place jars on ice(tip place a container next to the cooler for people to place the mason jar lids)

Image from Thirsty for Tea