What to Prepare dinner This July & Fourth of July Recipes

Jul 8, 2023 0 Comments

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July is right here! Let’s hear it for lengthy summer time days and heat summer time evenings. I hope you’re having fun with a enjoyable lengthy weekend. Please be protected on the market.

When you’re on the lookout for Fourth of July recipes, listed below are a few of my favorites. The extra salads, the higher. Browse with photos right here.


best cucumber salad recipe

Gaby’s Cucumber Salad

Gluten free and vegan

“Made this instantly final night time and liked it – my daughter as properly! Fast and simple for whenever you get residence from work – served alongside pasta.” – Connie

Extra avocado recipes »

Berries! Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries & Strawberries

gluten free almond cake with berries recipe

Gluten-Free Almond Cake with Berries on Prime

Gluten free

“Sooooo good. I added somewhat powdered sugar to the Greek yogurt and this was scrumptious. Thanks for the simple summer time showstopper!” – Carrie

Extra blueberry recipes » (additionally blackberries, raspberries and strawberries)


Balsamic Stone Fruit Sundae

Balsamic Stone Fruit Sundae

Gluten free and vegan should you use vegan ice cream

“I made this for a cooking class I taught and everybody liked it!! Hopefully you get some extra readership, as a result of I inform so a lot of my sufferers about your weblog :)” – Tricia

Extra cherry recipes »


Sweet Corn and Black Bean Tacos recipe

Candy Corn & Black Bean Tacos

Gluten free and simply vegan

“I made these final night time they usually have been WONDERFUL! I liked the flavour; the lime provides so much. I adopted the recipe precisely and they’re fabulous the following day for lunch!” – Laura

Extra corn recipes »


best tzatziki recipe


Gluten free

“That is the most effective tzatziki recipe ever. I come again to it repeatedly. Everybody who tastes it needs the recipe! Thanks a lot” – Terry

Extra cucumber recipes »

Inexperienced Beans

Blackened Green Bean and Quinoa Salad

Blackened Inexperienced Bean and Quinoa Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan (skip the feta)

“This may really be my favorite grain salad ever. The mix of textures is phenomenal– positively don’t skip the toasted almonds! It’s somewhat bit concerned however should you multitask it comes collectively pretty shortly. I’ve made it a number of instances now and will certainly proceed to take action so long as I can get contemporary candy corn!” – Elinor

Extra inexperienced bean recipes »


Sun-dried tomato Caesar salad recipe

Ashley’s Solar-Dried Tomato Caesar Salad

Vegetarian and scrumptious

“Tried this final night time it was DELICIOUS and SO EASY! On my lunchtime favourite record. Thanks Kate!” – Carolyn

Extra salad recipes »


baked feta dip recipe

Baked Feta Dip with Cherry Tomatoes

Gluten free (with gluten-free accompaniments)

“Phenomenal Appetizer that everybody loves!! I’ve served it 4 instances over the previous two months and it’s a large hit. Very straightforward to make!!” – Nancy

Extra basil recipes » (additionally cilantro and dill)


Heirloom BLT Kale Salad (with coconut bacon!)

Heirloom BLT Salad (with Coconut Bacon!)


“Kate, this salad is so scrumptious. The DRESSING–I do know everybody goes wild in your coconut bacon, which is fantastic and all, however the DRESSING! I like that it’s oil-free so you may actually load up on it. This salad is elevating the bar for salads in my e book. You’ve executed it once more, Cookie and Kate!” – Tory

Extra kale recipes »


Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made these tonight and they’re so scrumptious. An ideal summer time meal. I additionally mustvsay that that is the primary time myself and my boyfriend have really loved (even, liked) tofu! Yay for soggy free completely crisp tofu.” – Deana

Extra mango recipes »


peach yogurt popsicles recipe-3

Creamy Peach & Honey Popsicles

Gluten free

“My husband and my favourite recipe! Can you substitute the peaches for different fruits? Was pondering strawberry or raspberry!” – Mallory (the reply is sure—try my Roasted Berry and Honey Yogurt Popsicles!)

Extra peach recipes »


This fresh black bean salad recipe packs great for lunch! It's also perfect for parties and potlucks. Get the recipe at cookieandkate.com

Contemporary Black Bean Salad

Gluten-free and vegan

“Hello Kate, I had forgotten how scrumptious this salad is! Served it with sluggish cooker mac & cheese for dinner final night time. I actually like that you simply combine the entire salad at one time, no separate dressing to arrange, and likewise that the dressing simply “attire” the components and doesn’t drown them!! Excellent summer time meal – straightforward, make forward, no use of the range 🙂 Thanks, once more, for sharing!” – Kris

Extra bell pepper recipes »


gluten-free plum crisp recipe

Plum Crisp

Gluten-free and simply vegan (see notes)

“I made this as a dessert for a girls group dinner and everybody LOVED it! Thanks.” – Daniela

Extra plum recipes »


This simple, herbed red potato salad recipe will be a hit at your next potluck! The light, creamy sauce is mayo-free, and this recipe is vegan! cookieandkate.com

Herbed Purple Potato Salad (no mayo!)

Gluten-free and vegan

“Completely fantastic recipe- so contemporary and light-weight in comparison with conventional potato salad and was a success throughout my father’s birthday! Favored it a lot we’re making it once more tonight!” – Tori

Extra potato recipes »


These healthy lettuce wraps are colorful, fun to eat, and so delicious! They're vegetarian/vegan, and easily gluten free. Get the recipe at cookieandkate.com

Colourful Veggie Lettuce Wraps


“I Simply made these for dinner they usually have been scrumptious! My entire household liked them. Straightforward to place collectively and enjoyable to assemble on the desk. Thanks for all of the fantastic recipes!” – Katherine

Extra radish recipes »

Summer season Squash

cherry tomatoes pesto squash noodles and spaghetti

Pesto Squash Noodles and Spaghetti with Burst Cherry Tomatoes

Simply gluten free and simply vegan (see notes)

“Didn’t suppose twice about whipping this one up for tonight since all I had to purchase have been the zucchinis and tomatoes. I made it vegan with dietary yeast and OH MY that is an incredible recipe. So easy! You might be shortly turning into my favourite meals blogger! Can’t wait to share this creation with my loves. Thanks” – Lauren

Extra zucchini recipes » (additionally yellow squash)


Mediterranean tomato feta dip

Mediterranean Tomato & Feta Dip

Gluten free

“Made this tonight for a fast dinner. It was so scrumptious! I’ll be bringing this to all of the events/BBQs I’m going to this summer time. I like your weblog :)” – Jodi

Extra tomato recipes »

Don’t overlook to tag your recipe images #cookieandkate so we are able to all see them! When you’re on the lookout for an ingredient that didn’t make the record, examine my ingredient index for related recipes.

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