Savory Scoop! Healthy and delicious 4th of July cookout ideas

ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 TODAY) –  CN2’s Renee O’Neil gets some great ideas for 4th of July festivities. Especially for families looking for friendly food to feed anyone who may be diabetic.

Friends from the Clemson Extension Office, Hannah Shifflette and Elizabeth Rowe, who are both Rural Health and Nutrition Extension Agents share some great ideas (recipes below).

They also offer classes both in person & virtually, just contact Hannah at (803) 697-1008 or email

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Below are the recipes:

  1. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sliders-
  2. Sweet Southern Cole Slaw-
  3. Red White & Blue Fruit Bowl-


  1. 1 pint blueberries
  2. 1 pint raspberries
  3. 1 quart strawberries
  4. Watermelon- cubed
  5. 4 pears
  6. Mint (for garnish)
  7. Lemon juice


  1. Slice pears
  2. Use a star-shaped vegetable/cookie cutter to cut stars from the pear slices. Soak in lemon juice to prevent browning
  3. Combine star-shaped pears, sliced strawberries, blueberries, watermelon and raspberries in a bowl
  4. Add mint and serve immediately
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