Kick-start your July 4th meals this week with some lip-smacking snacks that all of your guests will enjoy!

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Red, White and Blue Salsa

Here’s a fresh, fruit salsa made with seasonal blueberries and watermelon that is sweet and has just the right amount of heat.

Watermelon and Blueberry Salsa: an easy appetizer to start your 4th of July fun!

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Wasabi Almonds

Bowls of these spicy wasabi almonds are an easy snack to have on hand all day with family and friends around.

Wasabi Almond: addictive and just the thing when searching for an easy appetizer!

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Tomato and Blueberry Bruschetta

Here’s a patriotic start to a great meal — bruschetta made with summer-ripe tomatoes, blueberries and feta!

Red, White and Blue Bruschetta: an easy appetizer to start your 4th of July fun!

July 4th Bruschetta. Read More. (Photo courtesy of JehanCanCook.com.)

Enjoy!