Healthy Foods For Flag Day
Flag Day is commemorated June 14th in the United States, when people celebrate the adoption of the national flag. Besides being a significant national holiday, it is a great time to go out with friends and family and spend a lovely day in sunshine and your favorite food and drink. Now, it is very traditional to prepare delicious snacks and spend an entire day with people you hold close to your heart while enjoying a beautiful day.
Of course, the majority of the snacks are decorated in the red, white, and blue of the American flag, and many people tend to wear clothes with patriotic symbols as well. Everyone fondly remembers the days of childhood when parents and grandparents used to decorate the entire house with symbols inspired by the American Flag and prepare food to match the decorations. You can prepare a similar spectacle for your friends and family and have an amazing day enjoying each other’s company and good food.
Want to make a patriotic cake? It’s simple to make a cake with the colors of the U.S. flag. Simply bake the cake of your choice and frost it with a white frosting. Gather some blueberries and strawberries. Use the blueberries for the 50 stars on the upper left side of the cake. Slice the strawberries in half and place on the cake to make vertical lines. That’s all you have to do for a patriotic cake that will make people smile and taste great too.
You can also make some patriotic muffins. Purchase muffin liners with red, white, and blue stars, then frost the muffins with a white frosting. Use blue and red frosting to mark the stars and stripes and serve to your loved ones.
Flag Day skewers
If you’re looking for a healthier treat, grab some skewer sticks and use sliced bananas, strawberries, and blueberries to give a patriotic look. Alternate colors for the full effect.
Flag Day is a wonderful day to gather with family and friends and enjoy patriotic snacks and deserts. To make things easier, have each person bring a dish to pass and let them know that they can certainly bring a treat that is patriotic in nature. Take a look at kay’s naturals for additional quick ideas as well. If you’re not really into celebrating Flag Day, that’s alright. You can still make these delicious desserts and treats for the Fourth of July.
- Nashua Nutrition Admin