Lori Lange is a former elementary school teacher who founded RecipeGirl.com in 2006. The Recipe Girl Cookbook is in stores now; you can watch a trailer for it here. Her 11-year-old son Brooks has his own blog at RecipeBoy.com.
Are you ready to get into the red, white, and blue swing of things for the 4th of July? These beverages take that theme over the top, incorporating all three colors into one drink. Here are five red, white and blue drink recipes for the 4th of July—some are cocktails and some are completely kid-friendly. All are fun and festive!
July 4th Layered Drink (pictured above): This kid-friendly drink is layered with Gatorade, Sobe Pina Colada, and cranberry-apple juice.
United Shakes of America: Another kid friendly recipe layering red, white, and blue ice cream to make a patriotic shake.
Red, White and Blue Sangria: Here’s a summery version of sangria that combines blue and red berries with pineapple “stars” for an extra special 4th of July touch.
Pop Rocks-Rimmed Cocktails: This recipe right here gives you red, white, and blue, and fireworks-in-your-mouth all in one drink.
Patriotic Shot: Layering grenadine, Blue Curacao, and vodka will get you a beautiful but powerful shot of red, white, and blue!