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.

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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

  1. Brownie Flag
  2. Healthy Red White & Blueberry Popsicles
  3. Vanilla Cream Fruit Tart
  4. Patriotic Mocktail
  5. Savory Bacon and Balsamic Watermelon Salad

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

— Erin Lem and Susie Foresman