Memorial Day is right around the corner, and you might be feeling some stress. I am, anyway – I always worry about ruining my diet plan with all the unhealthy food available at these types of parties. This year, I’m hosting the party and I have the best BBQ menu ideas. These easy Memorial Day recipes are not only quick to prepare, but they’re healthy and filled with nutrient-dense ingredients.
Even if you’re not hosting the party, you can bring some of these easy Memorial Day recipes as your potluck offering. No one will even notice that they’re healthy, because these dishes are going to be super delicious!
This foil-baked shrimp makes cleanup a breeze, and it’s filled with so many tasty ingredients!
One of these foil packets is perfect to throw on the grill. Protein and veggies, all in one tasty package!
If you’re worried about healthy options, bring your own foil baked chicken. Everyone else will be jealous!
Skip the meat with these black bean burgers. These superfood burgers are absolutely packed with delicious flavor.
Combine your favorite wing flavors of buffalo and ranch with a meatless burger. Plant-based burgers are tasty and healthy.
You can’t go wrong with a burger that has avocado on top. No one will know these aren’t beef!
Combine superfood quinoa with nutrient-dense mushrooms for a tasty, vegan burger.
Salmon is full of omega-3 fatty acids, so let’s turn them into the best burgers of the party! Miniaturize your meal by creating 8 delicious sliders from one filet of salmon.
Skip the bun and serve these turkey burgers with cucumber salad instead. The crunch will be super satisfying.
Go Mediterranean-inspired with tzatziki sauce. Combined with salty feta, this will be one craveable burger.
Skip the bun and wrap up your favorite barbecue chicken in a lettuce leaf! It will be just as satisfying, and the sweet potatoes will add a punch of flavor.
Mushrooms don’t always have to be the star of plant-based burger patties. Have some fun with eggplant steaks instead!
Give your veggie patty a flavor boost with Southwestern flavors. Corn and green chilies will really make this burger something special.
Add some veggies to your turkey patties to give them a flavor boost. The grated carrot and zucchini will keep this patty super moist as it cooks.
These Philadelphia-inspired cheesesteaks are sure to be a winner. They have all the flavor of a regular cheesesteak, but the lettuce wrap keeps things low-carb.
A Portobello mushroom makes the perfect vegetarian burger patty. You don’t have to do anything except pull off the stem and grill it up!
Any excuse to eat the superfood kale is a good one. They make incredibly healthy plant-based burger patties, too!
Don’t let turkey and beef have all the fun. Lamb burgers are a great way to spice up the variety in your Memorial Day feast.
The main dishes aren’t the only ones that will shine on this Memorial Day. Bring this three-bean salad to really brighten up the plate.
Add some pizzaz to your plate with the fresh flavors of the Southwest. Between the beans and the veggies, this is one nutrient-dense side dish.