This year’s 4th of July celebrations may be slightly different from that of last year’s or the previous years but it sure is still going to be a special holiday for us all. Especially if you throw in some healthier gluten free 4th of July recipes that everyone in the family will love!
Yep! And to keep the celebration as “good for you” as possible, we’ve curated 10 of our nutritious and delicious 4th of July recipes that you can prepare. We’ve got vegan, gluten free, paleo / low carb options for you too!
A vegan friendly no bake dirt pie just got a “Healthy-ish” upgrade! This EASY no bake dessert is made with gluten free and dairy free “Oreo” type cookies, coconut cream, dates, dark chocolate, and more. Plus it has the perfect 3 ingredient no bake dark chocolate crust to go with it. Healthier than the classic, but just as tasty!
A delicious coconut mixed berry crisp with raspberries, blueberries, toasted coconut, and gluten free rolled oats. This simple summer dessert is perfect when you crave a treat but want to keep it on the healthy side. Serve this berry crisp with ice cream or coconut whip. Gluten free and easily adaptable for a vegan version.
Grilled Moroccan Cauliflower Chickpea Burgers! Flavorful veggie-packed chickpea burgers made with plant based ingredients and served on gluten free hamburger buns! This is one killer gluten free veggie burger recipe you can make on the grill, stove, or in the oven! Moroccan spices mixed with cauliflower and chickpeas make these burgersto die for! Delicious, simple, healthy, and easy!
Freezer Friendly Vegan Veggie Burgers made with fresh vegetables, herbs, seeds, chickpeas, and spices! This grain free homemade vegan veggie burger recipe is packed with flavor! Easy to make, healthy, and great for meal prep! Grill option and soy free option included.
This vegan fruit crumble recipe makes a seasonal fruit dessert with an irresistibly delicious oat flour topping! With mix and match topping options, it’s a customizable, light, vegan, and gluten-free dessert! My favorite combo is rhubarb and berries, but I may be bias.
How to do you make a healthier tequila and mezcal cocktails? Simple, just add a zippy flavored Kombucha! This Citrus Kombucha Mezcal cocktails recipe is one of my most made drink recipes in the cotter household. A healthy cocktail that adds a probiotic punch! Ditch the sugary cocktails with refined juice and syrups and make kombucha your mixer instead.
Homemade Dark Chocolate sorbet spiked with espresso – an easy vegan sorbet recipe for chocolate lovers who need a boost of caffeine! Refined sugar-free.
Three Herb Tomato Zucchini salad is the best of summer’s produce made into a healthy marinated vegetable salad! This easy zucchini salad recipe is paleo, vegan, and whole30 friendly. Quick to make and one of the best zucchini and tomato recipes I’ve ever eaten!
Quick Homemade Vegan ranch dressing (aka “Rancher’s Dressing”) is a tasty dressing that can be slathered on salad, served as a veggie dip, or dunked in your favorite spicy foods. Vegan, and paleo friendly, this creamy dairy-free ranch dressing is made from blended cashews, nut milk, herbs, and oil. We’re serving it up in a veggie packed snack platter that’s perfect for any occasion. Super quick, super tasty!
One of my favorite dessert for this 4th of July recipes is this berry yogurt frosted flourless cake that is incredibly light and fluffy. A flourless cake made simply from egg whites, almond flour, and berries. Topped with a strawberry greek yogurt frosting. It’s the perfect light dessert for summer!