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You’ve come to the right place for recipe inspiration for your Memorial Day weekend. Here you’ll find everything from appetizers, salads, grilled chicken, kabobs, sides, and fun desserts! The recipes are easy and the results are always delicious!

School is out and I’m fairly confident I’m more excited than the kids. Now we’re officially in summer mode which means lots of grilling, swimming, and working on my laptop on the porch instead of the office.

Memorial Day Weekend always feels like the official kickoff for summer to me. The food is without a doubt the best part of the festivities, don’t you think? I love tossing some marinated protein on the grill, whipping up some veggie sides, and finishing everything off with something sweet. If your idea of a great menu is the same then you’ll enjoy the recipes I’ve linked below. These are my most popular Memorial Day recipes and every single one is a winner! I hope you enjoy them as much as my family does.

1

The Best Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

These juicy chicken thighs include a flavorful marinade you'll soon be obsessed with. They're so delicious and crave-worthy! I'll show you how easy grilling chicken thighs can be!
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2

Grilled Corn Salad

Bring all the best flavors of summer to life in this Grilled Corn Salad. Serve as a side dish, topping, or dip!
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3

Grilled Orange Honey Chicken

This flavorful chicken includes a light citrusy marinade that's perfect for summer. Fresh orange juice and honey make this delicious grilled chicken recipe a favorite!
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4

Creamy Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

This creamy pasta salad is loaded with veggies, cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and ranch dressing. It is truly the best pasta salad and so easy to make!
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5

Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs

These easy chicken and pineapple kabobs are the perfect balance of sweet and savory. This is one delicious summertime entree!
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6

The Best Ground Chicken Burgers

This is the best ground chicken burger you'll ever make. These juicy burgers are loaded with flavor, so delicious, and easy!
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7

Lemon Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken

You'll love the simple lemon marinade on this grilled chicken! It's so easy, bright, and flavorful.
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8

Hawaiian Steak Kabobs

You'll love these delicious AND EASY kabobs with steak, sweet mini peppers, and pineapple. It's a quick grilling entree that wows!
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9

20-Minute Greek Pasta Salad

This simple pasta salad is easy to throw together and perfect for entertaining or making ahead of time for a week's worth of lunches. I love to prepare it the day before so the flavors can develop overnight.
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10

Healthy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars

These chocolate chip oatmeal bars are thick, chewy, and made with surprisingly healthy ingredients. You'll love every chocolatey bite of this sweet dessert or snack!
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11

Blueberry Citrus Spinach Salad

Fresh blueberries, mandarin oranges, goat cheese, and pistachios make this simple salad extra special. Top with my homemade honey citrus dressing and enjoy as an entree or side dish!
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12

Pesto Steak Kabobs with Blistered Tomatoes & Peppers

These Pesto Steak Kabobs with Blistered Tomatoes & Peppers are juicy and cook quickly. Drizzle with homemade dairy free  pesto for a dinner your family is going to want again and again!
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13

Lemon Pasta Salad

This summery pasta salad includes a creamy lemon dressing, shredded chicken, arugula, and red onion. It's the perfect light entree or BBQ side dish!
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14

Healthy Strawberry Lemon Frozen Yogurt

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this healthy frozen yogurt. You only need 4 ingredients and it requires no churning! Sweetened with honey and so creamy, this is the ultimate summer treat.
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15

Balsamic Peach Chicken Kabobs

Balsamic Peach Chicken Kabobs include an easy marinade, tender chicken, fresh peaches, basil, and a drizzle of yummy balsamic glaze. This is the perfect entree for entertaining during the warmer months!
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16

Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

A beautiful fruit salad is made even more spectacular when you toss it in Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing. So colorful & sweet but with no sugar!
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17

Chipotle Lime Grilled Chicken

This Chipotle Lime Grilled Chicken is tangy with a hit of chipotle seasoning that you’re going to really taste! I bet you’ll love the easy marinade!
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18

Grilled Pineapple Slices

I'll show you how easy it is to cut fresh pineapple into rings and grill it! It's a deliciously healthy sweet side or dessert you'll love when the weather is warm.
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19

Make Ahead Italian Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is flavorful and easy to throw together! It includes three types of cheese, pepperoni or salami, veggies, and a quick dressing. Make this tasty dish ahead of time so the flavors continue to build. Enjoy as an entree or side!
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20

Grain Free One Bowl Brownies

These grain free brownies are for the fudgy brownie lovers out there! They're made with paleo baking flour and coconut sugar, but taste as rich and decadent as every good brownie should be.
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21

Strawberry Goat Cheese Salad

This spinach salad is loaded with strawberries, mandarin oranges, goat cheese, candied pecans, and a homemade creamy strawberry dressing. It's an incredible summery side salad or entree!
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22

Hawaiian Steak Kabobs

You'll love these delicious AND EASY kabobs with steak, sweet mini peppers, and pineapple. It's a quick grilling entree that wows!
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23

Dairy Free Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

This Dairy Free Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip is a tasty appetizer that’s easy to make (only 5 ingredients!) and sure to satisfy a crowd. It’s even Whole30 compliant!
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24

Grilled Vegetables

Grilled vegetables are the easiest and most delicious side dish for any warm weather meal. They're ready quickly with lots of flavor!
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25

5-Minute Easy Blender Salsa

Enjoy this quick restaurant salsa in just 5 minutes with a few ingredients and a blender!
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26

Steak and Shrimp Kabobs

These deliciously simple grilled kabobs include steak and shrimp in an easy marinade. This entree is perfect for summer weekends!
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27

Roasted Potato and Arugula Salad

This warm salad of tender roasted potatoes, fresh arugula, and creamy feta is a deliciously simple side. It's a comforting addition to any meal.
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28

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

Nothing says summer quite like grilled peaches topped with vanilla ice cream and a sprinkle of brown sugar. I'll show you how to easily grill ripe peaches for a simple dessert that always impresses!
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29

Healthy Grilled Turkey Burgers

This is truly the best turkey burger recipe! The ground turkey patties are healthy, loaded with fresh herbs, and full of flavor with the perfect blend of seasonings. Prep these in under 10 minutes!
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30

Grilled Garlic Balsamic Chicken Kabobs

These Garlic Balsamic Chicken Kabobs are a complete meal on a stick! The marinade works fast so you’ll be ready to grill in no time!
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31

Grilled Fajita Chicken

You'll love how easy it is to make juicy grilled chicken! This version includes plenty of tips and a fajita flavored marinade!
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