May 25, 2022

The Best Memorial Day Recipes

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. 

spinach artichoke dip in skillet with spoons

Appetizers, Dips, and Dressings

Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Crispy Potato Skins

Homemade Guacamole

Lemon Garlic Tahini Sauce

Easy Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

Avocado Corn Salsa

Homemade Pico de Gallo 

Dairy Free Buffalo Chicken Dip

Homemade Basil Pesto

Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip

Spicy Lime Tahini Sauce

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing

Healthy Jalapeño Ranch Dressing 

Homemade Honey Mustard

broccoli pasta salad in bowl

Pasta Salads

Greek Broccoli Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

Greek Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad

Grilled Shrimp and Orzo Salad

thai crunch salad in bowl

Hearty and Filling Salads

Thai-Inspired Crunch Salad with Creamy Peanut Dressing 

Pesto Chicken Salad

Greek Salmon Salad

Chicken Bacon Avocado Chopped Salad

Shrimp Taco Salad

Healthy Homemade Chicken Salad

Chopped Thai-Inspired Chicken Salad

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Curry Chicken Salad

Healthy Southwest Chicken Taco Salad

The Best Greek Salad

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Healthy Tuna Salad

chicken burgers with fries and pickles

Main Dishes

The Best Chicken Burgers

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

Broccoli Cheddar Tots

BBQ Chicken Wings

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Slow Cooker Cranberry BBQ Meatballs

Shrimp Tacos with Chipotle Cabbage Slaw

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Chipotle Cauliflower Tacos

Salmon Burrito Bowl 

BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Wings

Buffalo Chicken Ranch Nuggets

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

BBQ Chicken Meatballs

Crispy Baked Ranch Chicken Wings

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Healthy Burger Bowls with Special Sauce

Crispy Buffalo Chicken Wings 

Greek Grilled Wings

cornbread slices

Side Dishes

Herbed Brown Butter Cheddar Cornbread

Gluten Free Honey Cornbread Muffins

Healthy Broccoli Salad

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Chipotle Potato Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad

Mexican-Inspired Street Corn 

Watermelon, Feta, Cucumber, and Mint Salad 

strawberry bars on table


Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Blueberry Pie Bars

The Best Gluten Free Lemon Bars

Apple Pie Crumble Bars

Healthy Key Lime Pie Bars

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

No Bake Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Grain Free Berry Crumble Bars with Lemon Glaze

Blackberry Crisp

Gluten Free Peach Crisp

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp

Gluten Free Strawberry Crisp

Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Healthy Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

Funfetti Cake Batter Blondies

Strawberry and Cream Popsicles

Creamy Strawberry Lime Popsicles

Raspberry Lemon Sweet Rolls

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Skillet

Gluten Free Monster Cookies

Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

Fudgy Salted Grain Free Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten Free Monster Skillet Cookie

Chocolate Raspberry Cashew Butter Cups

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

peach lemonades in glasses with straw

Refreshing Drinks & Smoothies

Sparkling Peach Lemonade

Sparkling Strawberry Limeade

Cucumber Watermelon Mojito Mocktail 

Strawberry Basil Lemonade 

Healthy Grapefruit Paloma Mocktail 

Creamy Peach Smoothie

The Best Mango Smoothie

Banana Cherry Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Watermelon Mojito Mocktail 

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

The Best Green Smoothie

cookie in skillet with ice cream

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

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

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