Celebrate the Red, White & Boom: Berry Caprese Skewers

Celebrate the Red, White and Boom with Berry Caprese Skewers, a patriotic twist on the classic caprese! An easy appetizer for your 4th of July celebration and healthy way to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!

I found patriotic party picks at Michaels for a for a little Red, White and ‘Boom’ fun for Independence Day.

No recipe needed for this easy party appetizer! Use a skewer or party pick to add your berries of choice, basil leaves and mozzarella balls (Bocconcini). I used a combination of raspberries, blueberries and blackberries. A strawberry at the end of the skewer provides the top for your edible rocket.

Serve with a drizzle of balsamic glaze on your caprese skewers for a fireworks explosion of flavor.

Balsamic glaze is easy to make and a combination of good balsamic vinegar and sugar that has been heated and reduced until it becomes a sweet and tangy syrup. If you’re short on time you can find ready-made it at the grocery store.

I purchased some party picks to decorate my patriotic tree on the porch to resemble a 4th of July fireworks display. . .

In celebration of Independence Day, Tree Classics is giving away a 7.5′ Brentwood Glistening White Pine Tree.

Tree Classics’ Giveaway runs through July 3rd, with a winner announced on Independence Day, July 4th!

For a chance to win, vote for your favorite patriotic tree on Tree Classics Facebook Page.

Tree Classics has also offered to give away a set of Winter Delight Collection 20 Assorted Ornaments to one of my readers.

For a chance to win a set of ornaments, leave a comment, HERE, and tell me how you’ll celebrate Independence Day and honor the Red, White and Blue.

This giveaway is open to those living in the continental U.S. and a winner will be chosen July 4th.

You find more red, white, and blue food fun and 25+ Patriotic and Party Treats, for your Star-Spangled Celebration, HERE.

However you celebrate Independence Day, spend a few moments to remember and give thanks for our military men and women whose service and sacrifice allows us to live in freedom.

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  17 comments for “Celebrate the Red, White & Boom: Berry Caprese Skewers

  1. Pam pasko
    July 2, 2018 at 7:15 am

    There is not ONE holiday that you, Mary, do not make our home shine a bit more. Your ideas constantly guide me to where I want to be. Thank you so much.

    Pam Pasko

  2. Karen Wright
    July 2, 2018 at 7:29 am

    Good morning Mary!!! LOVE the Tree! Voting for it on face book!!! Because it is the loveliest!!! LOVE the Caprese skewers, making them on the 4th!!! Because they look yummy!!! LOVE the ornaments!!! Registering to win them!!! Because they would look lovely on my Christmas Mantle!!! LOVE your Blog!!! Read it regularly!!! Because it is the best!!! Happy Monday, Mary!!!

  3. July 2, 2018 at 8:58 am

    Those skewers sound yummy!

  4. Linda L
    July 2, 2018 at 9:06 am

    Wow, tree looks great. Fab idea. Thanks Mary.

  5. July 2, 2018 at 9:17 am

    I’ve missed visiting you, Mary, while I was in Ohio! Your patriotic caprese skewers are so adorable, and super easy! I even have some TJ’s Balsamic glaze in my pantry. Your tree on your porch is so pretty!! I’m going to be flying my flag on July 4th in honor of Independence Day, and grilling out.

  6. July 2, 2018 at 9:25 am

    Wow, amazing post. Love your skewers, so cute for celebratin the Fourth and yummy I’m sure. I will look for those. Love you tree and what an amazing giveaway. I would love to make a centerpiece with the gorgeous ornaments. Wishing you a Happy Fourth Mary……..

  7. July 2, 2018 at 10:12 am

    I love your skewers Mary, I wish I had some, so cute!! Everything tastes better on a stick, right? Much fun!! 🇺🇸
    Jenna

  8. Cyndi Raines
    July 2, 2018 at 11:04 am

    LOVE your Rocket Food Skewer! Too cute. Tree is awesome! Thanks for yet another fun post! Happy 4th of July! Sweet Land of Liberty! Let Freedom Ring!🎶♥️🇺🇸

  9. Mary
    July 2, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    We hang bunting, put minI flags in all my containers,fill the house. with blue and white hydrangeas, and pull out all my red, white and blue linens. Your blog has been shch an inspiration. I still haven’t found patriotic Peeps.

  10. July 2, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    That patriotic tree is fabulous! As is everything else of course. Happy 4th!

  11. S Williams
    July 2, 2018 at 5:54 pm

    Hi Mary-The rocket skewers look tasty! Voted for your beautiful tree; hope you win as you deserve it with your wonderful talent! Wishing you a very happy & safe 4th! Clara 🇺🇸 🌻 ⛵ 😀

  12. Barbara
    July 2, 2018 at 7:03 pm

    We don’t live in the right area to win and as Australians we don’t celebrate 4th of July but we do celebrate Australia Day and these skewers would work just as well for us. Thanks for the idea. I really love how Americans celebrate these special days and not just see it as a chance for a free holiday. Congratulations to you Mary and all your readers who honour and celebrate these special days.

  13. July 2, 2018 at 7:11 pm

    Oh my goodness Mary!! I bought some of these party picks to use in a flower basket (also used them for my bike handle grips) but I never thought of using them for fruit kabobs!!! 🙄 These are adorable !!! Thanks for the idea!!!💕🇺🇸

  14. July 2, 2018 at 11:54 pm

    Mary, what a festive appetizer and so quick and easy! Wishing you a Happy July 4th!❤️🇺🇸💙

  15. Catherine LUXEREAU
    July 3, 2018 at 3:10 am

    Bonjour Mary

    Waouh très belles decorations pour le 4 juillet !!!! Fabuleux !!!
    Bonne journée :-)

  16. Marie
    July 3, 2018 at 8:47 am

    Happy 4th of July! Your tree does look like fireworks. We are blessed to celebrate our great nation.

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