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Patriotic Food Ideas (Breakfast, Appetizers, Sides, Desserts & Drinks!)

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Check out this ultimate list of easy and delicious patriotic food ideas, including red white and blue breakfast recipes, appetizers, sides, desserts, and drinks!

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Planning a Memorial Day or 4th of July party?

These easy and delicious patriotic food ideas are perfect for your menu!

We’re sharing the best red, white, and blue breakfast recipes, appetizers, sides, desserts, and drinks that are creative, festive, and perfect for a crowd!

Breakfast Recipes

Here are some of our favorite patriotic breakfast recipes to start your day off on a celebratory note!


These delicious red, white, and blue appetizers are sure to impress whether you’re hosting a Memorial Day BBQ or 4th of July cookout.

Side Dishes

These healthy and delicious side dishes are some of our favorite guilt-free patriotic food ideas.


Indulge in these delicious desserts with a red, white, and blue patriotic theme. From cakes and cookies to pies and Jello, there’s something for everyone on this list.




Dessert Bars

Rice Krispie Treats

Frozen Desserts


Red, white, and blue donuts with glaze and sprinkles.






Here are some easy and delicious red, white and blue summer drinks to serve with your favorite patriotic foods.

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