What’s red, white and blue all over? These playful patriotic dishes that will take center stage at your July 4th bash! If you’re looking for healthy popsicles, refreshing salads, colorful desserts and even mocktails, you’ve come to the right place. Flip through the photo gallery for a peek at 25 dynamite ideas.

Brownie Flag

This sweet recipe couldn't be easier (hint: the prep time is only 15 minutes!). If you're feeling especially ambitious make the brownies from scratch instead of a store bought mix. Either way, the result is a guaranteed winner. Get the full low down on this simple recipe by visiting the food blog, Spicy Southern Kitchen.

photo: Spicy Southern Kitchen

  • Brownie Flag
  • Healthy Red White & Blueberry Popsicles
  • Vanilla Cream Fruit Tart
  • Patriotic Mocktail
  • Savory Bacon and Balsamic Watermelon Salad
  • No Bake Triple Berry Crisp
  • Cheesecake Popsicles
  • Watermelon Star Bites
  • Greek Yogurt Smoothie
  • Honey Almond Oat Snack Bars
  • Flag Candy-Coated Pretzels
  • Watermelon and Blueberry Salad with Feta
  • Gluten-Free Patriotic Smoothie Bowl
  • Red, White and Blueberry Salad
  • Kettle Corn
  • Berry Parfait
  • White Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
  • Fruit Skewers
  • Berry Cutie Pies
  • Patriotic Rice Krispie Treats
  • Patriotic Quinoa Salad
  • Independence Punch
  • Flag Fruit Pizza
  • Summer Fruit Wands
  • Flag Fruit Plate

Which one of these colorful dishes will you make this year? Share feedback in the Comments below!

— Erin Lem and Susie Foresman