The 4th of July is right around the corner in the United States, so that means its time to start planning a menu for all of the celebrating! The recipes I’ve been posting this past month make a perfect Independence day meal for everyone to enjoy. It’s easy to make and healthy so that no-one will be too tired to run around with sparklers afterword.

4th of July Meal Menu

4th of July Menu

Drink: Strawberry Lemonade Sparkler

Appetizer: Roasted Artichoke Hearts with Horseradish Dip

Salad: Chopped BLT Cobb Salad

Entree: Oven-Baked BBQ Chicken Breast

Dessert: Raw Banana Cream Pie with Chocolate Crust

4th of July Meal Menu

 2 Day Preparation for less work on the 4th:

  • Night Before:
    • Assemble banana cream pie
    • Marinate chicken breast
    • Make horseradish sauce for artichokes
    • Make greek dressing for salad
    • Clean and get serving dishes, plates, silverware, and glasses ready
  • Day of:
    • 2 hours before: prepare artichoke hearts and roast
    • While artichokes roast, prepare salad
    • 45 minutes before: bake and prepare chicken
    • While chicken bakes, prepare lemonade sparkler drink
    • 10 minutes before: Take banana pie out of freezer to thaw a bit, and decorate with bananas, strawberries, and blueberries. Put back in fridge if not serving right away.

4th of July Meal Menu

Raw Banana Cream Pie with Chocolate Crust

 

This menu is perfect for any summer dinner event, not just for the 4th. Enjoy your food, company, and time no matter how you celebrate yours!

 

5 Responses to 4th of July Recipe Menu

  1. ben says:

    If you need more help to sample the menus, Sara & I are available.

  2. Paul says:

    That looks very tasty! And a great looking family you have there!

  3. Juli Ng. says:

    Beautifully arranged food and it looks like you’re having a great time with your family :)
    I just got started with my own blog and I’m finally through with my first 21 day detox – http://sugarfreejuli.com/21dsd/ – thank you for your great motivation and inspiration!

    Juli

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