Oh, my goodness! Have you been on Pinterest to catch all the Fourth of July goodness going on?! We are headed to a friend's to celebrate our Independence and I've been scouring the Internet for food ideas. Here are some awesome ones I've come across.
This Italian Antipasto Pasta Salad looks and sounds delicious. This is on my "Make-For-Sure List." You can find the recipe over at My Name is Snickerdoodle.
Strawberry Bars with a hint of lemon in the middle.... Yummy! They not only sound wonderful, they look very easy to prepare. You can find this recipe over at Mix and Match Mama.
How about a little party in your mouth to celebrate the Red, White & Blue?! These Tequila-Soaked Watermelon wedges just scream summer! You can find the recipe over at Recipe Girl.
Here's some white for your Red, White & Blue! Frozen Coconut Limeades. Can you almost taste how refreshing this would be on a hot summer day? You can find the recipe at
I'm bummed this is the ONLY picture I can find of one of my favorite dips. I forget to take a picture until we've already been dipping it. This recipe comes from yours truly. It's called Black Bean Salsa. It's easy. It's delicious. It's always a crowd favorite, even with the picky people.
Black Bean Salsa
2 cans black beans, rinsed & drained
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
4-5 Roma tomatoes, diced
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 avocados, diced
1 tsp. salt
1-2 tsp. hot pepper sauce
3/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar
3/4 cup Olive Oil
Combine all ingredients except the avocado and refrigerate for 1 hour or more. Before serving, dice up avocado and add to the dip; stir and then serve with tortilla chips.
Do you have a favorite recipe you use for the July festivities? Let us know if you try any of these. I'm so ready for friends, food and FUN!
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