So, the 4th of July has come and gone for another year and hopefully everyone had a great time. We had a bunch of people over for a bbq, which we decided to throw kinda last minute. Fortunately a lot of our friends were able to make it and it was great craic catching up. Although I did most of the food some people brought some great dishes (and lots of people brought lots of beer), which was great to take some of the pressure off. If only we would’ve taken more photos of the brilliant spread to show you how great everything turned out. Such donkeys!
Thanks to everyone who helped make it a brilliant day!
Homemade Pita Bread with Hummus
Crudite and Guacamole (compliments of my friend and celeb trainer, Valerie Waters)
Steak Tacos with Avocado salsa
Jerk Marinated Chicken
Grilled Veggies with Cilantro Lime Olive Oil
Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges
Black Bean and Corn Salad (thanks Jennifer!)
Green Salad with Balsamic Dressing
“Secret Family Recipe” Dream Bars (a la Robyn)
Healthy Cookies & not-so-healthy mini cupcakes
Chris’ Famous Homemade Peach Pie with Corn Ice Cream (did I mention my neighbors are great?)
A lot right? Here’s the kicker, I also made turkey burgers and a couscous lentil salad that I completely forgot to put out. I had them in my neighbors fridge and there they stayed ’til Sunday. Ah well, meatloaf for dinner tonight me thinks. Luckily we had plenty of food anyway so all good.
I’m working on getting a couple of these recipes for you all this week such as Jennifer’s gazpacho recipe, which was awesome. Did I mention homemade whole wheat pita bread? Not kidding here folks, Ryan and Sheila from livewell360 made pita from scratch and I’m working on getting their secret recipe just for you guys! I’ll throw these up as soon as. They also made some amazing sugar free choc chip cookies. These are defo worth a look and yes, I did try one (or five) because they’re healthy and damn tasty!
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