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Whether you’re cooking up a feast for friends or keeping things low-key with your family, these fresh and easy Fourth of July appetizers are guaranteed to impress. And what better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a selection of delectable dishes? We’re certain our forefathers would approve.

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Blueberry, Strawberry & Jicama Salsa

A healthy dip in red, white and blue.

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Grilled Watermelon-Feta Skewers

Sweet, tangy and perfect for nibbling.

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Carrot Pigs in a Blanket

This lighter take on the classic will leave plenty of room for all those hot dogs and burgers later.

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Strawberry and Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Drizzled with balsamic glaze for extra sweetness.

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

A fun twist on a party favorite.   

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Summer Veggie Flatbreads

Save time on this crowd-pleasing Fourth of July appetizer by using store-bought naan for the base.

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Sweet Corn Grilled Guacamole

Putting avocados on the grill gives this dip a delicious, smoky flavor.

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Summer Crostini

How many seasonal ingredients can you fit onto a baguette? This many.

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Chargrilled Vegetable Platter

Italian-style antipasti dipped in tangy yogurt.

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10-Minute Pineapple Black Bean Tostadas

Best when served with a spicy margarita

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Burger Bites

Because everything tastes better when it’s mini.

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Blueberry Caprese Salad

A pretty dish bursting with summer flavor.

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Tzatziki With Za’atar Pita Chips

Cool down in the heat with this refreshing Greek dip.

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Grilled Peach, Chicken and Ricotta Pizza

A fun way to use up your farmers’ market haul.

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Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

No bagels necessary. 

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Coconut Shrimp

Your favorite restaurant app is surprisingly easy to make at home (and just as delicious).

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Sweet-and-Sour Pork Skewers with Pineapple

Quick, easy and no chopsticks required.

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Brussels Sprout Sliders

The healthiest (and cutest) alternative to buns.

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