A roundup of healthy Memorial Day recipes, including burgers, desserts, drinks, and more, to make your celebrations a hit!

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For a while, I wasn’t sure if the sun was ever going to emerge again. Day after day of rain, wind, and all around gloomy weather left me wondering if summer was actually coming this year. I guess all the wishful thinking and pulling out the summer wardrobe paid off now that the sun (and heat) is suddenly here in full swing!

And it’s just in time for the season’s kickoff, Memorial Day weekend! I absolutely love all of the dishes and foods of the summer season. The abundance of different salads. Fresh from the garden fruits and veggies. All the grilled foods. And of course, ice cream.

Just because it’s a holiday, doesn’t mean that everything you eat has to be unhealthy. I’ve shared a few tips on healthy habits to keep in mind for Memorial Day before, and now it’s time to share some healthy Memorial Day recipes that are equally as delicious as they are good for you!

Burgers & Main Dishes

Summer Chicken Kebabs with Herb Sauce @ Jessica Levinson

Grilled Pesto Portobello Mushroom Burgers @ Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

3 Ingredient Healthy Hummus Burgers @ Abbey’s Kitchen

Mustard Dill Grilled Chicken @ Salubrious RD

Greek Spiced Turkey Burgers @ Healthy Helper

Quick & Easy Bean Burger @ Sinful Nutrition

Balsamic Chicken, Strawberry, and Beet Kabobs @ My Menu Pal

Grilled Fresh Salmon Burgers @Jessica Levinson

Southwest Black Bean Burgers @ Running in a Skirt

Cheddar Chicken Burgers @ Family Food on the Table

Chicken Pesto Kabobs @ Julie Harrington


Grilled Hasselback Potatoes @ Nutrition to Fit

Red Cabbage, Snap Pea, and Blueberry Salad @Jessica Levinson

Thyme Roasted Sweet Potato Fries @ Desi-licious RD

Grilled Curry Stuffed Avocados @ The Grateful Grazer

Creamy Burrata with Pesto and Tomatoes @ My Cape Cod Kitchen

Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Skewers @Jessica Levinson

Vegan Bourbon Baked Beans @ Confessions of a Mother Runner

Easy No-Mayo Coleslaw @ Family Food on the Table

Grilled Cabbage with Asian Lime Dressing @ Tasting Page

Slow Cooker Lentil Baked Beans @ Sinful Nutrition


Simple Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Basil, and Fresh Ricotta @ The Spicy RD

Healthy Dill Potato Salad @ Lively Table

Corn and Black Bean Quinoa Salad @ Jessica Levinson

Grilled Watermelon & Avocado Salad @ Abbey’s Kitchen

Grilled Caesar Salad with Creamy Lemon Tahini Dressing @ Julie Harrington

Southwest Three Bean Salad @ Sinful Nutrition

Peach Panzanella Salad with Halloumi and Blueberry Balsamic Dressing @ Jessica Levinson

Veggie Loaded Pasta Salad @ Sara Haas RDN

Grilled Corn and Poblano Salad with Honey Lime Dressing @ Holley Grainger, MS, RD

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Fennel, Toasted Almonds, and Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette @Jessica Levinson


Mixed Berry Coconut Shortcakes with Vanilla Greek Yogurt Cream @ The Foodie Physician

Honey Lime Mango Fruit Salad @ Marisa Moore Nutrition

No-Baked Strawberry Mousse Parfaits @ Jessica Levinson

Strawberry Lemon Curd Trifle @ Create Kids Club

Wild Blueberry Whoopie Pies @ Sinful Nutrition

Red, White, and Blue Vegan Watermelon Cake @ Abbey’s Kitchen

Healthy Berry & Yogurt Dessert Pizza @ Jill Conyers

Grilled Stone Fruit with Honey Lemon Yogurt Sauce @ Jessica Levinson

Raspberry Fudge Cake @ Better is the New Perfect

Macerated Strawberry Shortcake @ Sinful Nutrition


Ruby Redbird Summer Shandy @ Lively Table

Lavender Honey Lemonade @ Sinful Nutrition

Peach Green Tea @ Nourished Simply

Strawberry Rhubarb Sangria @ Sinful Nutrition

Spicy Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas @Jessica Levinson

 Watermelon Strawberry Pomegranate Margarita @ KISS in the Kitchen

Honey-Sweetened Orange Blossom Lemonade @ Joy Food Sunshine

Watermelon Mojitos @Jessica Levinson

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I hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend, and thank you to all who have served our country.

What’s your favorite healthy Memorial Day recipe?

Share with me in the comments below.

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