When the fireworks along with rest of the Fourth of July festivities come close to an end how would you like a perfect tribute to this joyous day. Share it with friends and family as a patriotic surprise and boost your Fourth of July celebration with a sweet treat.
Let there be something other than the fireworks awe your family this Fourth of July and surprise them with a spectacular dessert. Ever heard of a shortcake recipe with a patriotic twist? We are at your service to share one! 4th of July cookout dinner with friends and family becomes hearty with this perfect dessert. The best part is it’s easy to make.
You’ll need the following things:
- 1 package yellow cake mix
- 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 1 pint blueberries, rinsed and drained
- 2 pints fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced
Take a 9×13 inch pan and bake the cake according to directions on the package. Before frosting cool the cake completely after baking. Next step, frost the cake with thawed whipped topping. Then, place the blueberries in a square in the left hand corner. Arrange the strawberries in stripes to resemble the American flag. Keep cool until serving.
- To make serving much easier spray nonstick cooking oil to the bottom of the pan before baking cake mix.
- This cake serves six guests. If more than six guests are expect then it will be a good idea to bake one more cake.
- Be sure to purchase all ingredients listed on the cake mix package which are not listed above.
I know you all have busy lives, and sometimes don’t have enough time to cook big and healthy meals. Your refrigerator is a blessing in disguise which you can use to hygienically store meals and snacks for the week.
Prep Ahead: Breakfast Bowls
Breakfast keeps our day fresh and provides the energy we need early in the morning. We all know it. Cooking a hearty breakfast takes time which most people don’t have during busy mornings. There’s an easy way out. Prepare your great breakfast bowls early in the week and eat them during busy mornings. A hearty breakfast can have cheese, potatoes and eggs. Just prepare them early in the week and store them in your refrigerator. Voila! A nice, big breakfast every morning! Have a look at the recipe here.
Another great breakfast that you can prepare early is overnight oatmeal. Prepare it a night before and keep a jar or bowl in the fridge overnight. Make it for a couple of nights if you want. Sub-Zero, Kenmore, KitchenAid and Whirlpool are some great refrigerator brands to store your food and keep your meals healthy. Then all you will have to do before going to work is grab a spoon and dig in! Prepare them as you like it and customize it to your taste. Add flavors like honey, cinnamon and cocoa or add many various fruits. Some great ideas are available here.
No Bake Energy Bites
A snack provides you the necessary energy boost for the day. It’s important to have one on hand. Why not! These energy bites are healthy, delicious and thank God easy to make. Just mix up the ingredients and put it in the fridge to chill. Have a look how its done.
Grilled Chicken Veggie Bowl
You come home after a long tiring day and what you would like the least is cooking a big meal. Evenings are supposed to be relaxing, right! Don’t be disappointed, what you can do is make a grilled chicken veggie bowl before time. The ingredients are healthy and yummy. Cook everything, store the bowls in the fridge and eat when you feel like so. It can be customized to your taste by addition of seasonal vegetables of your choice. Find the recipe here.
These storage appliances which we call refrigerators are no less than a blessing. But to prepare refrigerator meals you need your fridge in good working condition or else all your efforts along with the prepared food can go to waste! Find useful tips about refrigerator maintenance here.
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