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Simple Labor Day Recipes

Happy Labor Day! I hope you’ve had a relaxing weekend thus far. I’m sure you’re busy with family and friends, so I just wanted to give you a quick list of simple labor day recipes that can still be made today.

Whether you are on your last beach trip of the season, at the park, or relaxing in your own back yard. These easy ideas will help make your day special.

Simple Labor Day Recipes

Appetizers and Snacks:

Candied Bacon Corn Salad

Antipasto Skewers with Herb Vinaigrette

Bacon Pecorino Popcorn

Grilled Romaine and Orange Salad

Crispy Cauliflower with Tahini Dressing

Indian Roasted Chickpeas

Main and Side Dishes:

Porterhouse Steaks with Compound Butter

Shrimp Taco with Grilled Corn and Ranchero Sauce

BBQ Pork Chops with Carolina Mustard Sauce

Grilled  Greek Pizza

Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Pineapple Mango Salsa

White Bean Edamame Salad

Summer Squash with Blistered Tomatoes


Banana Pudding Milkshakes

Malted Brownie Parfaits

Pina Colada Cupcakes with Kiwi Frosting

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones

2 Ingredient Chocolate Fondue


Watermelon Bramble

Lavender Meyer Lemon Tom Collins

Raspberry Basil Mojitio

POG Punch

Red Sangria

Have fun today and make sure to check back Wednesday for new recipes!

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8 comments on “Simple Labor Day Recipes”

  1. Hope you had a nice weekend too!! these recipes look awesome!

  2. Made the skewers for a party. Then left them in the fridge as we were rounding up the kids. Sleep deprivation is not my friend!!

  3. I will have a chocolate dipped ice cream cone, please! I’ll wash it down with a Tom Collins… mmmm!

  4. What a great round-up, I want one of those chocolate-dipped cones!

  5. Wow, your Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Pineapple Mango Salsa looks amazing!!! Love the idea, never would have thought of the combination! But anything with avocado and salsa is okay in my book!

  6. Quick question:
    Antipasto skewers: where’d you find skewers with a knot at one end? Cute + practical.