Sparkler Worthy Recipes for the 4th of July!

By Katrina Scott on

Sparkler Worthy Recipes for the 4th of July! - <h3 style="text-align: center;"><img class="alignnone wp-image-152182" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/red-white-blue-star-salad-square.jpg" alt="red-white-blue-star-salad-square" width="489" height="509" /></h3> <h3 style="text-align: center;">LIGHT YOUR SPARKLERS!</h3> It's time to raise our watermelon cocktail to Independence Day! The long weekend ahead promises fun in the sun as we count our blessings and show gratitude for each other and our country. And to get the festivities started, we created a healthy menu that's sure to wow the crowd! You may have seen us whipping these up in the TIUKitchen on Snapchat! These recipes make sticking to your <a href="https://my.toneitup.com/pages/nutrition-plan" target="_blank">Tone It Up Nutrition Plan</a> easy! From cocktails and skewers to a festive dessert pizza, we created a healthy #TIUApproved feast for you below! Then, get ready to rock your red, white, and blue bikini with your new <a href="https://www.toneitup.com/workouts/look-cute-in-your-suit-on-4th-of-july/" target="_blank">Look Cute In Your Suit Workout!! </a> <img class="alignnone wp-image-152221" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/SG3A4464-1.jpg" alt="SG3A4464 (1)" width="752" height="502" /> - SEEING STARS SALAD : greens ~ we used chard for the red color, watermelon radish, sliced thinly, fresh blueberries, blanched almonds, cherry tomatoes, halved, dried pineapple (cut into stars!), Perfect Fit Quinoa Crips, DRESSING: juiced, honey, dijon mustard, olive oil, salt + pepper to taste, Toss all salad ingredients in a large bowl! Whisk dressing ingredients together in a smaller bowl and toss over greens, or serve side by side. Bring leftovers to work in a mason jar for lunch on Tuesday!; ; - <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-143627" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg" alt="tiu-line1" width="998" height="26" /> <h2 style="text-align: center; font-size: 30px; color: #222; letter-spacing: 2px;">WATERMELON PIZZA!</h2> <h4 style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://www.pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.toneitup.com%2Frecipe%2Fsparkler-worthy-recipes-for-the-4th-of-july%2F&media=https%3A%2F%2Fs3.amazonaws.com%2FToneItUp-Blog-images%2Fwatermelonpizza_v2.jpg&description=Tone%20It%20Up%20Watermelon%20Pizza%204th%20of%20July%20Recipe!" target="_blank" data-pin-do="buttonPin" data-pin-save="true"><img class="alignnone" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ToneItUp-Blog-images/watermelonpizza_v2.jpg" alt="" width="1400" height="4772" /></a></h4> ? Click the pic above to Pin It <h4 style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-143627" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg" alt="tiu-line1" width="998" height="26" /></a></h4> <h2 style="text-align: center; font-size: 30px; color: #222; letter-spacing: 2px;">RED, WHITE & BLUEBERRY BITES</h2> <img class=" wp-image-152224 aligncenter" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/SG3A4517b-1.jpg" alt="SG3A4517b (1)" width="636" height="417" /> <strong>INGREDIENTS</strong> ~ Strawberries, stems cut off ~ Blueberries ~ Marshmallows ~ Coconut flakes ~ Skewer sticks Drizzle honey over marshmallows and roll in shredded coconut, or get them already coated when you buy them! Skewer away babe! For the dip ~ mix your favorite yogurt with shredded coconut and a pinch of powdered sugar! <img class=" wp-image-152222 aligncenter" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/SG3A4542.jpg" alt="SG3A4542" width="435" height="654" /> <h4 style="text-align: center;"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-143627" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg" alt="tiu-line1" width="998" height="26" /></h4> <h2 style="text-align: center; font-size: 30px; color: #222; letter-spacing: 2px;">ROSÉ SANGRIA</h2> <img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-152258" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/sangria-1280x981.jpg" alt="healthy cocktail tone it up recipe sangria" width="1280" height="981" /> <p style="text-align: center;">Pour a bottle of sparkling rosé into a pitcher filled with strawberries, blueberries and mint! We also used fruit infused ice cubes for color!</p> <a href="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-143627" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg" alt="tiu-line1" width="998" height="26" /></a> <h2 style="text-align: center; font-size: 30px; color: #222; letter-spacing: 2px;">SPIKED WATERMELON FRESCA</h2> <img class=" wp-image-152231 aligncenter" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/july-4-tone-it-up-healthy-watermelon-cocktail-copy.jpg" alt="july-4-tone-it-up-healthy-watermelon-cocktail copy" width="552" height="538" /> <strong>INGREDIENTS</strong> 1 small watermelon, cubed 1 shot of gin for each serving Slice half a watermelon, place in a food processor and blend until smooth. Once blended, pour into an ice cube tray and place in freezer. Once cubes are frozen, place in food processor. Add 1 shot of gin per serving, and blend together for a deeee-lish and refreshing cocktail! If you feel like your mixture needs more liquid, add a splash of coconut water! <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-143627" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg" alt="tiu-line1" width="998" height="26" /> <h2 style="text-align: center; font-size: 30px; color: #222; letter-spacing: 2px;">SHOW STOP POPS!</h2> <img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-152289" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/IMG_9531-1280x1514.jpg" alt="IMG_9531" width="1280" height="1514" /> <strong>INGREDIENTS</strong> ~ 1 cup cubed watermelon ~ 1 cup raspberries ~ 2 cups coconut water ~ 1 cup blueberries ~ 1 cup yogurt of choice ~ 1/4 cup coconut cream ~ 2 Tbs agave   In a food processor, blend cubed watermelon and raspberries. (you can add a splash of coconut water if needed) Pour into molds and fill 1/3 of Popsicle. Freeze for 15 minutes. Blend yogurt, coconut cream and agave with 1/3 cup coconut water. Pour into Popsicle mold another third. Freeze for another 15 minutes. Blend blueberries and 1 cup coconut water and pour to the top of your molds. Freeze for 1 hour! (extra juice? Make ice cubes for smoothies! Pour into ice cube trays :) Take Popsicles out of freezer and run the outside under warm water for 10 seconds. Slip out Popsicles and serve!!! They're also delicious in a glass of white wine ;) <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-143627" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/03/tiu-line12.jpg" alt="tiu-line1" width="998" height="26" /> <h4 style="text-align: center;">HAPPY 4TH OF JULY #TIUTEAM!</h4> <a href="https://my.toneitup.com/pages/nutrition-plan" target="_blank"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-152175" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/06/healthy-smores-tone-it-up.jpg" alt="healthy-smores-tone-it-up" width="800" height="533" /></a> <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-191868" src="https://tiu-assets.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/2016/02/tone-it-up-nutrition-plan-recipes.jpg" alt="tone-it-up-nutrition-plan-recipes" width="1200" height="796" data-wp-pid="191868" /> <iframe id="klaviyo_subscribe_page" src="https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?g=q4g7Rr&embed=1" width="100%" height="150" scrolling="no" seamless="seamless"></iframe><script src="//a.klaviyo.com/media/js/lib/iframeresizer.js" type="text/javascript"></script><script type="text/javascript">// <!(CDATA( iFrameResize({}, '#klaviyo_subscribe_page'); // ))></script>

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