With Memorial Day right around the corner, these delicious and healthy Memorial day recipes will be family favorites! Perfect for backyard fun with warm weather, these easy recipe ideas contain ingredients everyone will enjoy. From grilling to fresh desserts, this list features some of our favorite festive recipes!
The Best Healthy Food Recipes for Memorial Day
This list features some of the best Memorial Day recipes out there. Not only does this list feature some healthy options, but a lot of these options are extremely flavorful, too!
Since the warm weather is officially here, we have compiled a bunch of our favorite recipes that are suitable for grills and summer time activities. We love any excuse to celebrate with food, and a lot of these fresh recipes make it easy to enjoy!
Healthy Salad Recipes
We think salads are great for any occasion, but especially for Memorial Day! Healthy and super easy to make, these salads are perfect for any day in the backyard and totally family-friendly with the best fresh ingredients, ever!
This recipe is perfect for any type of summer barbecue. Made with a creamy homemade dressing in addition to sunflower seeds, broccoli, and other fresh vegetables, this salad is nutritious and full of flavor!
Fresh Berry Grilled Chicken Salad
Colorful and sweet, this grilled chicken salad with fresh berries is delicious and healthy.
Chicken Cobb Pasta Salad
This cobb salad made with fresh cucumbers and tomatoes is paired with chicken and eggs, and it is perfect for any holiday!
Creamy Avocado Spinach Pasta Salad
The best Memorial Day recipe, this pasta salad made with avocado and berries is great for warm weather!
Dreamy Italian Pasta Salad
Traditional and easy to make, this Italian pasta salad comes together within minutes!
Fresh Fruit Salad
This fruit salad is filled with fresh berries, and it is so easy to make!
Delicious Caprese Pasta Salad
This caprese pasta salad is great for any occasion, and it is made with fresh mozzarella and tomatoes!
Keto Avocado Egg Salad
Ready within minutes, this delicious and easy avocado egg salad is filled with protein and perfect for any occasion.
Crunchy Asian Salad
Crunchy and sweet, this salad made with cabbage is perfect for warm weather!
Brussels Sprouts Salad
Healthy and delicious, this brussels sprouts salad comes together within minutes and is so flavorful!
Sweet and healthy, this spinach salad with fresh strawberries really steals the show for Memorial Day!
Fresh Fruit Salad
This fruit salad is so easy to make, and it features delicious grapes, oranges, strawberries, and blackberries.
Avocado Chicken Salad
A healthy alternative to breads, this avocado chicken salad is a perfect alternative to anyone looking for a low-carb meal this Memorial Day.
A healthy version of the classic Caesar salad, this salad filled with kale is super healthy and perfect for warm weather.
Shrimp Salad with Avocado and Spinach
Crispy and full of flavor, this delicious salad with shrimp and avocado can be ready within minutes!
Super easy to prepare and filled with celery and red onions, this perfect tuna salad is great for any type of backyard fun!
This chicken salad can be either either in lettuce cups or bread. Chicken salad is perfect for any type of summer time activity!
Chicken Cobb Salad
This salad is loaded with protein and fresh vegetables. Traditional and delicious, this cobb salad is full of healthy flavors!
Keto Salmon Salad
Filled with fresh tomatoes and avocados, this healthy salmon salad is great for an extra boost of protein on a warm day.
Main Meal Options For Healthy Memorial Day Recipes
These healthy main protein options are great for any holiday or backyard fun! Whether you are grilling or using the oven this Memorial Day, these easy recipes are the best for any summertime meal! From seafood to chicken, this list features some of our favorite festive ideas.
Perfectly Grilled Steak
This steak is tender and created with dry rub. We love this steak when we are looking for an easy tutorial on how to make steak that is full of flavor and not dry.
These wraps are perfect for any meal outside, and they are low-carb! We love these delicious wraps filled with healthy proteins.
Delicious and juicy, this grilled salmon is our number one go-to when it comes to grilling protein.
Barbecue Chicken Foil Packets
Coated in a delicious barbecue sauce, these chicken foil packets are perfect for Memorial Day!
Chicken Fajita Foil Packets
Ready within minutes, these chicken fajita foil packets can be enjoyed either on the grill or in the oven. We love how versatile this recipe is!
Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Chicken
This chicken fajita lettuce wrap recipe is perfect for anyone looking for a low-carb option. Super flavorful and healthy, we love this flavorful recipe!
This grilled chicken is the perfect addition to any backyard meal. Tender and juicy, this grilled chicken is a definite family-favorite.
Teriyaki Salmon Foil Packets
Super tender and flavorful, these salmon foil packets are coated in the most delicious teriyaki glaze and made in hardly any time.
Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas
This sheet pan recipe is super easy! We love to make steak fajitas when we are looking to really enjoy our afternoons or evenings in the backyard.
Yummy Burger In A Bowl
This burger in a bowl recipe is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a burger, but without the buns! We love how easy this recipe is, and it is perfect for summer time fun!
Shrimp Fajita Foil Packets
These foil packets are delicious and full of flavor. Shrimp fajitas are perfect by themselves or with tortillas!
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers
Loaded with garlic and lemon, these delicious shrimp skewers made on the grill are perfect for backyard activities.
Grilled Chicken Fajitas
These chicken fajitas made on the grill are perfect for Memorial Day! We love this effortless protein choice.
Appetizers, Snacks, And Side Dishes
Simple recipes are perfect for any occasion, but we especially love them for warmer weather during spring and summer. These healthy appetizer and side dish ideas are amazing additions to any Memorial Day in the backyard.
Crispy Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet and crispy, this sweet potato fry recipe is perfect as a side dish or appetizer!
Vegan Cauliflower Wings
Super flavorful and tangy, these delicious cauliflower wings are perfect or any holiday!
Healthy Veggie Platter
Loaded with fresh vegetables, this platter is a great addition to any fun activity in the backyard!
These sauteed green beans are so easy to make, and they make the best healthy additions to any meal!
Paleo Cauliflower Gratin
This cauliflower gratin is perfect for any occasion, and it is great by itself or paired with other food.
Air Fried Brussels Sprouts
These brussels sprouts made in the air fryer are healthy and made in no time!
Quick & Easy Pickled Onions
These easy pickled onions are filled with fresh and delicious flavors. Super tangy and delicious, these red onions are perfect for any occasion and recipe!
Low Carb Cauliflower Casserole
This cauliflower casserole is low-carb and a family-favorite! Kid-friendly and delicious, this is the best type of side dish for Memorial Day.
Homemade Guacamole Recipe
This homemade guacamole recipe comes together within minutes! Perfect for backyard fun, this guacamole is great for any summer time holiday!
How to Make Deviled Eggs – 12 Ways
This tutorial teaches anyone how to make deviled eggs. With twelve different options, there is something for everyone during this Memorial Day!
Crispy Zucchini Fries
Healthy and super crispy, these zucchini fries are the best additions to any meal.
Whole30 Roasted Broccoli
This roasted broccoli is full of flavor, and it is the best vegetable recipe for any main protein!
Cheese platters are the ultimate appetizers for any occasion! We love this healthy low carb cheese platter for Memorial Day!
Dessert Recipes For Memorial Day Fun
Low-maintenance and perfect treats for warm weather, these sweet recipes will be super hard to stay away from! These dessert recipes are so flavorful and will satisfy any sweet tooth this Memorial Day!
Mixed Berry Cheesecake
Low-carb and deliciously sweet, this mixed berry cheesecake will have to make an appearance this Memorial Day.
Easy Lemon Cake
Fluffy and irresistible, this lemon cake is so easy to make! Bright and flavorful, this cake is perfect for spring and summer activities at home!
Fresh Strawberry Parfaits
Filled with fresh strawberries and the most divine cheesecake layers, these strawberry parfaits are easy to make and so good!
Easy Strawberry Cheesecake
This cheesecake is loaded with fresh strawberries and does not require any baking! Effortless and sweet, this cheesecake is great for the family!
Red, White, & Blue Fruit Pizza
Festive and full of colors, this fruit pizza is a keeper. We love this recipe because it features fresh flavors from the fruit, and it is just so sweet!
Festive Mini Fruit Pizza
These mini fruit pizzas are perfect as appetizers! We love this light snack for any warm day out in the yard.
Strawberry Ice Cream Bars
The ultimate treats for summer time, these strawberry shortcake ice cream bars will make an everlasting impression on anyone!
Vanilla Ice Cream
Super easy to make without churning, this deliciously keto vanilla ice cream is a staple for warm weather!
Other Festive Recipes We Love
The Best Easy Peanut Butter Pie by Pinch of Yum
Double Strawberry Pretzel Pie by Half Baked Harvest