03 July 2014

Red, White and... OMG FEED ME!

Let's be honest here, one of the best things about the 4th of July is the food! Whether it's a picnic, party, or barbecue, the only thing more exciting than lighting your little brother on fire with a roman candle is stuffing your face with a bevvy of delicious dishes.

This is not to be confused with attempting to light the bride and groom on fire. That's no bueno. But it's fun!

Wedding Exit with Fireworks

I love my friends.
Happy Anniversary, Bear!

If you're a last minute planner like I am, feel free to snag a few dishes from my arsenal! 

...dips + spreads...
Veggie Spinach DipPesto Veggie DipCreamy Cilantro SpreadHomemade Roasted Red Pepper HummusCheesy Skillet Seafood Dip Healthy White Bean Dip with Avocado and Cilantro

...salads and sides...
Farmer's Market Chopped Salad with Creamy Avocado Dill DressingTortellini Pasta SaladQuick and Easy Macaroni Salad

Sweet Potato Chickpea BurgersTriple Bean Veggie BurgersVegetarian Chili Burger

Hope you have a fun + food filled fourth!

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  1. Happy anniversary! That's such a cute picture!

  2. Happy Anniversary!

  3. Emily @ Life on FoodThursday, July 03, 2014

    Happy Anniversary!

  4. Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeetsThursday, July 03, 2014

    Happy Anniversary. I hope you're having an amazing fun filled weekend.

  5. Happy Anniverysary!

  6. Happy Anniversary! And thanks for the recipe inspiration!

  7. Happy anniversary! I'm so happy I stopped by today, I was trying to find a pasta salad recipe to make tomorrow and the confetti salad is the winner! Thank you!

  8. I love that wedding pic. So happy. I just posted ours, come by and check it out. :) Now I want a veggie burger!! :)

  9. These look amazing! Now I'm Hungry.

  10. Great wedding pic! And I need to make like every one of your recipes...like immediately!

  11. I am a picky chef, and this was awesome (although I skipped the nutmeg since I don't care for it, ever). Really hit the spot on this rainy day in July (we live Seattle-metro area) and the kiddos loved it too! I noticed that starting with a great broth and continuing with quality ingredients really makes the difference. Also I didn't have Gouda, so just straight up cheddar turned out fabulous. Thanks for making this "sketch-free" recipe!