12 RAINBOW FOOD IDEAS JUST IN TIME FOR PRIDE MONTH

Every June, rainbow flags adorn streets worldwide and lively parades take over entire city blocks. The iconic rainbows celebrate Pride Month, honoring the LGBTQ+ community.

Pride Month is the perfect time to honor not just the important historical events in the LGBTQ+ community, but inclusion and equality as well. What better way to celebrate diversity than with an array of rainbow-colored Pride Month recipes!

RAINBOW COOKIES

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These psychedelic treats are everything. You’ll make long “ropes” of vegan shortbread dough of varying colors before combining them to form a log, chilling in the fridge, and baking. Make them into groovy sandwich cookies with the help of Duncan Hines® creamy vanilla frosting and rainbow sprinkles.

RAINBOW CUPCAKES

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Cupcakes make it easy for everyone to grab their own little mini treat. These adorable confections make a loud statement all on their own, but you can crown them with Duncan Hines creamy vanilla frosting and rainbow-colored sprinkles.

RAINBOW LAYER CAKE

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Is there anything more festive than a six-layer cake, with each layer its own uniquely bright color? This dessert may look like a lot of work, but Duncan Hines® classic white cake mix keeps things simple. Others might think it’s a basic white cake, but they’ll be dazzled once you cut into it to reveal the rainbow layers!

RED VELVET DONUTS

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Donuts more your thing? With Duncan Hines Signature perfectly moist red velvet cake mix, it’s surprisingly easy to whip up a big batch of them. Simply make a quick mix, and then pipe it into a donut pan before baking. The rich red color is vibrant on its own, but you can boost the rainbow factor but topping the donuts with colorful frostings and adding sprinkles or other embellishments.

BIRTHDAY CAKE PUDDING CUPS

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For a simple no-bake treat option that will please every palate, you can't go wrong with these colorful deconstructed cake pudding cups. Add as many rainbow sprinkles as you'd like (the more the better!) and top with original Reddi-wip®. To really take these cake pudding cups up a notch, add one or two drops of food coloring to the vanilla pudding. Use different colors to create a rainbow-colored work of art!

RAINBOW PUPPY CHOW

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Part salty, part sweet, and 100% portable. This Pride Month treat knows how to party. Crispy cereal and pretzels shake things up with melty chocolate, Peter Pan® creamy original peanut butter, and colored candy melts for an addicting snack you can’t get enough of.

RAINBOW FRUIT SALAD

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Fresh, zesty, and fun—what more could you want from a Pride Month snack? Cool off with this juicy blend of fresh fruit topped with a honey-lime vinaigrette, chopped mint, and fluffy clouds of Reddi-wip® original.

CHEESECAKE FRUIT DIP

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Kabobs made with colorful, seasonal fruit team up with Snack Pack® vanilla pudding, cream cheese, and Reddi-wip for a dish that's a breeze to prepare and tons of fun to eat. Use strawberries, blueberries, cantaloupe, green and purple grapes, and pineapple to create delicious edible rainbows. This fruit dip is great for sharing with others, but it also makes for a nice little weeknight treat.

VEGGIE SPRING ROLLS WITH SPICY PEANUT SAUCE

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You'll need some veggies to balance out all those sugary sweets. This fun appetizer seems fancy, but it's super simple to put together—and healthy to boot! Bell peppers, carrots, and cucumbers are sweetened up with mango and fresh mint before being wrapped in rice paper and served with a warm peanut sauce made with Peter Pan® creamy peanut butter. They’re the perfect Pride Day snack, thanks to all the colors in the veggies. Consider adding shredded purple cabbage for even more colorful crunch.

MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SALAD

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This flavorful side salad gets its color from rainbow rotini pasta, red tomatoes, and lots of fresh green veggies. As a bonus, you likely already have most of the ingredients on hand, like Wish-Bone® balsamic vinaigrette dressing and Hunt's® fire roasted diced tomatoes.

RANCH CHICKEN SALAD LETTUCE WRAPS

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This light dish can be prepped ahead of time and works well as a shared appetizer, or even as a quick lunch or dinner. Healthy Choice® Creamy Ranch Power Dressing adds a punch of flavor, while fresh yellow and red cherry tomatoes, purple onions, and bright green avocados add a pop of color. Serve alongside fresh fruit for a complete rainbow meal.

ONE-POT RAINBOW ZOODLE PASTA

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Knock out your daily veggie intake with this colorful pasta dish. This simple yet flavor-forward entrée requires little more than zucchinis and cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, and Earth Balance® soy-free buttery spread. The best part? This dinner comes together in 25 minutes flat.

These rainbow-colored, flavor-packed goodies are sure to please on so many levels. The sky's the limit when it comes to color, so don't be afraid to use your imagination!

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