Let’s Celebrate Summer! Delicious Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend and All Season Long!


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12 easy and delicious recipes for Memorial Day weekend. These summery recipes are sure to please, plus they can be prepped ahead!

Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner! And we’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes for the long weekend. It’s the (unofficial) start to summer here in the U.S. and we can’t wait for all the recipes a new season brings.

We’ve included lots of sides and salads that pair perfectly with burgers on the grill. There are also a few main course options and festive desserts as well. Let us know what you’re planning on making! Most importantly, we want to recognize the reason for the long weekend. We remember those that have served our country and given the ultimate sacrifice.


Vertical picture of Red, White and Blue Salsa in a blue and white bowl with chips

Red, White and Blue Salsa – it’s bright, fresh, delicious; and oh so patriotic!


With tender arugula, crisp cucumber and red onion, creamy blue cheese, crunchy candied pecans and lots of sweet, juicy melon this Watermelon Arugula Salad is beyond delicious!


Vertical picture of Roasted Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Pasta in a white bowl

One delicious bowl, brimming with the summer’s finest fare, this Roasted Tomato Fresh Mozzarella Pasta is perfect for lunch or dinner and always brings rave reviews!


Vertical picture of Lemon Rosemary Potato Salad in a silver bowl

Simple and delicious, this Lemon Rosemary Potato Salad is always popular! Is great for picnics, potlucks and parties because you don’t have to worry about mayonnaise going bad!

Vertical picture of Mexican Corn and Bean Salad in a white bowl with dressing being poured on top

This Mexican Corn and Bean Salad is wonderful for potlucks, with chips and makes a fabulous side for sandwiches and grilled entreés.


Vertical close up picture of Bacon Bourbon Barbecue Chicken Skewers

These Barbecued Chicken Skewers are beyond delicious, with tender chunks of spice-rubbed chicken breast, smoky bacon and crisp red onion. They’re grilled to perfection, then charred with a super easy Bourbon Barbecue Sauce.


Overhead picture of Perfectly grilled steak with corn on a white plate

With a delicious Mexican-inspired dry rub, melting garlic lime butter and a few easy grilling tricks this recipe for perfectly grilled steak is sure to become a favorite!

Vertical picture of Brown Sugar Balsamic Glazed Pork in a white pot with rolls in the background

This easy slow cooker (or instant pot) Brown Sugar Balsamic Pulled Pork is healthier than most, takes minutes to put together and is a delicious crowd pleaser!

Vertical picture of S'Mores Blossom Cookies on a white cake stand decorated with American flags

These easy, delicious  S’Mores Blossom Cookies include all the favorite flavors of the American campfire favorite, S’mores!


Overhead vertical photo of Easy Summer Berry Crisp with spoons and bowls on a wooden table.

Vertical picture of S'mores Shortbread Tart on a white cake stand

This S’Mores Shortbread Tart might look fancy, but it’s a fun and super easy version of the old American campfire classic, perfect for parties, picnics and potlucks!


Vertical close up picture of Red, White, and Blue Glazed Shortbread Cookies

Thought for the  day:

You make known to me the path of life;
in Your presence, there is fullness of joy;
at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.
Psalm 16:11

What we’re listening to for inspiration:

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If you enjoy any of these recipes, please come back and leave a star rating and review! It’s so helpful to other readers to hear your results, adaptations and ideas for variations.

Let\'s Celebrate Summer! Delicious Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend and All Season Long!


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