Over 50+ of the most delicious recipes, perfect for Memorial Day, on All the Healthy Things! From appetizers to refreshing drinks, there is a little something for everyone on this list to help you enjoy the unofficial start of summer!

We are officially feeling the HEAT in North Carolina which means summer and all the grilling, vacations, and sunshine that comes with it is right around the corner.

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of the southern summer heat but I do love the activities of summer and all of the delicious produce and food that comes with warmer weather.

For many people, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start of summer with family gatherings, summer stone fruit, beach vacations, fresh berries, grilling, and so much more.

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If you’re planning to make a spread this Memorial Day and need some inspiration don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! This year try switching things up a bit with delicious homemade appetizers, flavorful pasta salads, summery desserts, and refreshing drinks. There’s a little something for everyone on this list of delicious summer recipes!

If you do give one of these recipes a try, I want to know! Don’t forget to snap a photo & tag @allthehealthythings / #allthehealthythings on INSTAGRAM. 

7 layer dip with a chip in it

Appetizers, Dips, and Dressings

broccoli pasta salad in bowl

Pasta Salads

Hearty and Filling Salads

Main Dishes

cornbread slices

Side Dishes

strawberry bars on table


peach lemonades in glasses with straw

Refreshing Drinks & Smoothies

cookie in skillet with ice cream

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  1. All of these look amazing. Have made my summer list to try. Thanks you so much! Happy summer!

  2. I’ve been coming back to this list every week to do my break planning. Great summer recipes, thank you!

    1. Natalie Perkins (ATHT) says:

      You’re so welcome, Kaydence! I’m so glad you enjoyed this round-up! Thanks for sharing!