It’s July 4th weekend and of course you want to have the most epic BBQ. You’ve been busy with work and taking care of the kids you didn’t have enough time to plan what mouthwatering finger foods to prep and what delicious drinks to make. Here’s your guide to the perfect BBQ…

Let’s start with finger foods/appetizers:

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These savory fried chicken on hot buttered biscuit are the perfect starter. While the grill is being fired up you want to enjoy these delicious little chicken biscuits.

Recipe: bonappetit.com

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Next, more about we’re putting a little spin on crostini’s. Peach, angina Prosciutto & Ricotta Crostini are the perfect combination. One bite and you might consider grabbing a few more.

Recipe: bonappetit.com

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Finally, visit web you can’t go wrong with salad. Who doesn’t love a nice healthy appetizer. This Watermelon Strawberry Caprese Salad is just that, healthy and also totally satisfying.

Recipe: delish.com

Now it’s time for main course, there are a couple different ways to spice up your regular BBQ routine.

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Start with this awesome Burger With Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa. Its your basic burger but perfectly sweet and spicy.

Recipe: realsimple.com

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Now it’s time to help out those pescitarians. I mean even if you’re a meat lover who doesn’t like salmon right? Cedar Plank Salmon Fillets are the perfect fix to your salmon craze.

Recipe: wholefoodsmarket.com

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We can’t forget the vegans that came to mingle at the annual 4th of July BBQ. Grilled Mediterranean Vegetables are yummy and healthy.

Recipe: realsimple.com

While enjoying these fun new recipes we have to pair it with the perfect drink.

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Let’s grab some of this refreshing Blueberry Strawberry Mojito to pair with our salmon.

Recipe: wellplated.com

We have to satisfy the non- alcoholic drinkers too right? These Patriotic Shirley Temples are perfect.

Recipe: foodnetwork.com

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You gather all your friends and you want to take a few shots. This go to Snow Cone Shots remind you guys of being a kid enjoying snow cones on a hot summer day, but this time as an adult with a boozy twist.

Recipe: kirbiecravings.com

Everyone’s favorite part is here… dessert!

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You’ve just indulged in so much food but you have to make space for dessert. These Banana Split Kebabs are on the healthier side but will definitely satisfy that sweet tooth.

Recipe: delish.com

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It’s the weekend and you want another drink since you don’t have work tomorrow, but then you see these delicious boozy bomb pops and decided to give it a go.

Recipe:  midwestliving.com

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Our last dessert is a classic, you can never go wrong with Strawberry Shortcake.

Recipe: realsimple.com

Now that you have these amazing recipes, it’s time to stop stressing about your 4th of July BBQ and sit back and relax.

Kareshma Singh