A few more days before we celebrate the festive Independence Day! You’re probably preparing for a fun party with your loved ones and friends. Aside from choosing the perfect decors in red, white, and blue, it is also important to come up with a menu.
Your menu should cater to the tastes of your guests. This means that you should have meals prepared for the meat lovers and vegans as well. Coming up with that menu won’t be hard if you will take a look at our featured recipes in this post!
We found delicious meals for the burger lovers and pleasant dishes for the vegans.
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Bacon-Stuffed Burgers with Pimento Cheese and Avocado
“This burger is what dreams are made of. The rich combination of our favorite late-night foods is balanced by tart pickled onions. Plus, we’re almost always excited about a bacon surprise.”
Aromatic Grilled Chicken Thighs
These grilled chicken thighs are made with a tasty spice rub, which dresses up chicken thighs for a weeknight meal or summer barbecue! It’s full of flavor that most of your guests would find it hard to resist.
New England Lobster Rolls with Lemon Chive Mayonnaise
Instead of making the typical hotdog sandwiches, why not make luscious lobster rolls? This recipe is a sure hit for outdoor 4th of July parties. It’s tender, creamy with mayonnaise, and definitely good.
Black Bean and Corn Burgers
“These veggie burgers are a little bit spicy, thanks to a mixture of paprika, cumin, and chili, and a little bit sweet, thanks to fresh summer corn. They’ve got texture, taste, and tons of nutrition, too.”
Tempeh Kebabs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce
“Sweet, tangy homemade barbecue sauce is a perfect complement to the nutty, earthy taste of tempeh. This easy, crowd-pleasing dish is ideal for summer entertaining.”
Grilled Avocado Halves with Cumin-Spiced Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
“If you’re accustomed to portabella caps or tofu steaks as your vegetarian grilling dish of choice, consider this recipe your new favorite alternative. Creamy, satisfying avocado meets a hassle-free, versatile quinoa salad that works on its own as an anytime summer side dish.”
BONUS – Vegan Dessert
Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream
“This rich, dreamy ice cream — which no one would ever guess is vegan — benefits from fresh ingredients: seasonal, freshly picked strawberries and fresh vanilla bean. But if you only have vanilla extract, fear not. You’re still going to get a supremely delicious dessert.”
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