Red, White, and Blue Berry Popsicles
Made with fresh fruit, Greek yogurt, and honey, these festive popsicles will keep guests cool and contain a wealth of vitamin C to boot. Photograph by Ali Eaves.
Quinoa and Black Bean Burger Recipe
Paulette Thompson’s burger is vegetarian and gluten-free, but it’s still protein-heavy and as tasty as a beef burger. Photograph by Ali Eaves.
Strawberry Agua Fresca
This low-cal drink makes good use of those strawberries lying around. A touch of rum couldn’t hurt, either. Photograph by Melissa Romero.
Salt-Free Baked Tortilla Chips
These baked chips come with a kick, thanks to a hearty sprinkling of chipotle. Photograph by Ali Eaves.
Feta-Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Bites
Serve up these treats while guests wait around for their burger or hot dogs. Photograph by Melissa Romero.
Using the classic Maryland seasoning Old Bay, these cakes take just 30 minutes to make and offer a tasty alternative to crabcakes. Photograph by Ali Eaves.
Tandoori Grilled Chicken
Put a twist on everyday barbecue by coating your chicken in a yogurt sauce that’s mixed with cumin, paprika, coriander, and ground red pepper. Photograph by Ali Eaves.
Asian Edamame Dip
Veggie and meat lovers will appreciate this dip with a kick, made with soy sauce, ginger, peanuts, Sriracha, and edamame. Photograph by Ali Eaves.
Makes batches of ice-cold flavored water that your guests can sip all day long. Try them in three flavors. Photograph by Melissa Romero.
Key Lime Bars
After chowing down on barbecue and corn on the cob, satisfy your sweet tooth with a bite of this low-cal Key lime bar, topped with Greek yogurt. Photograph by Ali Eaves.