Looking for recipe ideas for your end of summer cookout or party? Here are over 50 healthy Labor Day recipes with everything from burgers and summer salads to desserts and drinks.
We’re nearing the end of summer, which means that Labor Day weekend is right around the corner!
I love a good Labor Day party. Pools, warm weather, friends and lots of yummy food… what more could you ask for?!
Now that we have a pool at our house we’ll probably just have some friends and family over and grill out.
When it comes to eating healthy on Labor Day I’ve got you covered with over 50 healthy recipes to add to your Labor Day menu that are guaranteed to be crowd-pleasers. And if you need even more inspo or tips, check out my Healthy Cookout Recipes post.
Side Dishes & Snacks
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Yogurt Fruit Dip
This 2-ingredient yogurt fruit dip is creamy, perfectly sweet and comes together in just 5 minutes. Serve it with your favorite fruit for a healthy snack or dessert!
The best guacamole recipe made with avocado, grape tomatoes, garlic, red onion, jalapeño, fresh lime juice and cilantro. It comes together quickly and is the perfect appetizer with chips or topping for tacos, burritos and so much more.
This easy corn salsa tastes like Chipotle's corn salsa and comes together in a flash using a bag of frozen sweet yellow corn. It's delicious served as a snack with tortilla chips or as a topping on your favorite Mexican dish.
This easy greek pasta salad is loaded with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, olives and feta cheese all tossed in a homemade greek dressing. It's the perfect make ahead side for all your summer potlucks!
This chicken fajita pasta salad is packed with flavorful sautéed veggies, fresh tomatoes and shredded chicken all tossed in a cilantro lime dressing. Perfect for meal prep or as a side for summer parties.
This summer berry salad is loaded with spinach, fresh berries, candied walnuts and feta cheese all tossed in a light white balsamic vinaigrette dressing. It's the perfect side dish for the 4th of July.
Enjoy a plant-based version of a childhood classic with these vegan sloppy joes. Lentils simmer in a sweet and smoky tomato sauce and then are piled on a bun for a quick and easy meatless meal that everyone will love!
These fresh salmon burgers are such a delicious and easy summer meal. Top your burger with Sriracha mayo and avocado slices for added creaminess and a hint of spice! Can be served with a bun or lettuce wrap.
This simple apple cider vinegar chicken is my go-to recipe when making grilled chicken because it’s easy, versatile and delicious! Enjoy right away or use the grilled chicken for meal prep throughout the week.
Chunks of chicken are marinated in a light apple cider vinaigrette, threaded onto sturdy rosemary sprigs and grilled to perfection. This process makes for healthy and flavorful chicken, as well as, a stunning presentation that’s sure to impress friends and family.
Make healthy Greek yogurt popsicles with just 3 simple ingredients: Greek yogurt, honey and fresh fruit. They're refreshing, easy to make and the perfect summertime treat that both kids and adults will love!
Bananas are coated in a layer of peanut butter and date caramel then topped with chocolate and chopped peanuts to make these healthy frozen banana snickers. They're the perfect refreshing summer treat! Vegan, dairy-free + gluten-free.
These chocolate strawberry banana yogurt clusters are my take on the viral TikTok recipe. Made with just 7 simple ingredients, they're easy to make and the perfect healthy dessert to keep stocked in your freezer all summer long!
Hey there, I’m Brittany, the creator of Eating Bird Food, cookbook author, health coach and mama of two littles. Here you’ll find quick and easy recipes that make healthy fun and enjoyable for you and your family!