Labor Day Recipe Roundup: Burgers, Salads & More

Aug 28 2019

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Question@2x Hi Hungry Girl,

I’m hosting a Labor Day cookout this weekend, and I’d love to wow everyone while keeping things fairly healthy. Can you help me out?

Barbecue Baffled
Answer@2x Hi Barbecue Baffled,

Can you believe that summer is almost over? It really flew by! Here are over 20 recipes for dips, side dishes, and more... Your guests will never even know these are healthy.

Dip It Good

Ah, dips... Easy to prepare, and fun to eat. Don’t forget the dippers, like baked tortilla chips (here’s an easy DIY recipe) and cut veggies (I love jicama and mini bell peppers!).

What About Kebab?

Skewers are the meal-on-a-stick your cookout needs. I love mixing and matching proteins, sauces, and veggies. Sometimes, I even add fruit!

Burger Bash

Give your grill some love with these better-for-you burgers. Offer up lettuce buns as a light alternative to traditional burger buns!

Slaws & Salads

Classic cookout sides are often starchy and loaded with mayo. Not these recipes!

Hungry for More?

Whether you’re hosting or attending, check out these tips & tricks to help you eat smart at any summer cookout. (Yes, it’s okay to indulge a little.) You got this!

Chew on this:

Happy National Cherry Turnover Day, August 28th! You’ll flip over these better-for-you fruit pockets

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