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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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