6 Canada Day Recipes For The Best July 1st Long Weekend

We love everything about Canada Day!

Not only do you get a long weekend, it’s summertime and we get to celebrate our great country. This year, Canada turns 152 (whoa!)

If you’re hosting or attending a Canada Day party, you’ll need to take a look at these 6 fun and delicious recipes.

1. Oh (yummy) Canada

a drink layered in red, white, and red, to look like the Canada flag

Oh (Yummy) Canada by Visual Meringue

Start your July 1 celebrations off with a fizzy drink like this drink layered in red and white. It’s so easy to make and only uses 4 ingredients (yes, including ice). Find the recipe from Visual Meringue here.

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2. Ketchup chip snack seasoning

a bowl of popcorn with homemade ketchup seasoning

Ketchup Chip Snack Seasoning by the Food Network

For decades now, ketchup chips have been a favourite chip flavour of Canadians. With their ketchup-y goodness, it’s no surprise to see a big bowl of them anywhere you go on July 1. If ketchup chips are amazing, could you imagine ketchup chip snack seasoning on other foods, like popcorn? The Food Network did, and boy, do these look yummy! Find the recipe for ketchup chip snack seasoning here.

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3. Authentic Canadian poutine

poutine in a cast iron dish

Authentic Canadian Poutine Recipe by Seasons & Suppers

We’re bringing out the big guns with this mouthwatering poutine! Did you know poutine is identified as one of the National foods of Canada? What better way to pay homage than to serve a big dish of poutine at your Canada Day party? Find the recipe from Seasons & Suppers here.

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4. Canada Day cookies

cookies with red and white candies

Easy Canada Day Cookies by Salt & Lavender

These cookies are soft, chewy, and oh-so-easy to make! Made with cake mix and red and white M&Ms candies, they’re great for all your July 1st celebrations! Find the recipe from Salt & Lavender here.

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5. Canada Day fruit kabobs

fruit kabobs with a watermelon shaped maple leaf for Canada Day

Canada Day Fruit Kabobs by Frugal Mom Eh

If you’re looking for a healthier dessert, these fruit kabobs are your answer! They’re super easy to put together and are sure to impress. Find the recipe from Frugal Mom Eh here.

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6. Canada Day popsicles

red and white canada day popsicles

Canada Day Popsicles by Exploring Healthy Foods

Cool down this July 1 long weekend with a red and white popsicle! Made with Greek yogurt and real fruit, you won’t feel guilty about going back for a second. Find the recipe from Exploring Healthy Foods here and get fun popsicle molds for only $5.99 from us here.

Celebrating Canada this long weekend?

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Select Kitchen Stuff Plus stores are open this Monday. Check out if your local store is open here. Want more long weekend ideas? Take a look at some must-haves to help you celebrate Canada Day to the fullest this weekend!


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