Healthy Memorial Day Menu

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This is how to please a crowd for Memorial Day Weekend (shhh… don’t tell them it’s all healthy). 

Check out my picks for delicious (and instagram-worthy) recipes that would make the perfect addition to a Healthy Memorial Day Menu. Of course, throwing some veggies on the grill with a little olive oil, salt, pepper and fresh lemon or lime juice works, too!And yes, this also is completely vegan memorial day

 Avocado & Salsa Boats 

Avocado and salsa boats

Simply dice tomato, shallot, jalapeno, and cilantro, then mix together in a bowl with salt and lime juice. Cut avocados in half, and spoon into center.  Garnish with additional red pepper flakes if desired. 

Beet Burgers

Beet Burger

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Baked Millet Polenta Fries

Millet Polenta Fries

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Peach Salsa


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Grilled Cauliflower Steak

Credit: Faith Durand /The Kitchen/
Credit: Faith Durand /The Kitchen/

Perfectly Grilled Mushrooms

Credit: Shao Zhong / Serious Eats

Serious Eats has a great article on how to grill your mushrooms to get a meatier, more flavorful texture. I’d use oil instead of butter. Get the recipe. 

Watermelon Cake 

watermelon cake

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Grilled Pineapple Rings with Lime


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Watermelon Lemonade

watermelon lemonade

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