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Patriotically Perfect Fourth of July Recipes

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 1, 2016 3:59:23 PM

From pool parties to cookouts to fireworks on the beach, Beaufort residents celebrate Independence Day with a Lowcountry flair all their own. Make healthy choices as you celebrate our country’s birthday with these lighter takes on classic Fourth of July favorites.

 Blueberry Caprese Salad


Caprese salad is a refreshing summer snack. The addition of fresh blueberries gives this classic a sweetly patriotic twist, as well as extra antioxidants.

Avocado Turkey Burgers


Juicy beef burgers are great for cookouts, but not so great for your waistline. Try this lighter version with fresh in-season avocados. They might just become your new summer favorite.

Skinny Corn Casserole


By substituting Greek yogurt for heavy cream, you can take advantage of corn on the cob while it’s fresh and abundant and still keep you calorie count low. 

Easy Watermelon Popsicles


This extremely easy recipe has just one ingredient—watermelon! With no added sugar, or much prep time at all, you can have a delicious dessert that kids and grownups will love.

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