Whether you’re celebrating May Long Weekend in North America or are just looking to get behind the BBQ this weekend, you’re probably wondering what you can make that’ll be quick, easy and different from frozen hot dogs and burgers. That’s why we’ve searched for 6 recipes that’ll be sure to leave you feeling good about the choices you made and your guests impressed with your culinary skills.
1. Fresh Salmon Burgers
Salmon burgers are a perfect way to eat healthier without missing the taste of a classic burger. This recipe at Real Simple is easy and quick so you can spend more time with guests than prepping food in the kitchen.
2. Gluten Free Grilled Pizza
This gluten free pizza from Bear and Bonnet is also vegan. Topped with veggies and almond ricotta, it’s a great option when you’re looking for something original while catering to specific dietary needs.
3. Vegan Lentil Burgers
You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy this vegan lentil burger recipe. The Food Network gives you a filling meal packed with protein that non-meat-eaters and meat-eaters alike will chow down on.
4. Raw Vegan Coleslaw
This colourful coleslaw from 86Lemons is full of nutritious vegetables such as crunchy cabbage, crisp celery and rich red pepper. Even though it’s raw vegan, friends and family will love this healthy alternative to the classic dish.
5. Creamy Vegan Potato Salad
Swapping mayo for avocado, this vegan potato salad from Detoxinista is every bit as creamy as regular potato salad. Plus, it’s loaded with heart-healthy fats that are good for you and your loved ones.
6. Sweet Grilled Fruit Skewers
These grilled fuit skewers from Epicurious are a healthy dessert topped with maple cumin glaze. They’re the perfect way to end a May Long Weekend BBQ, picnic or meal this summer.
Which of these healthy options are you going to try? Let us know in the comments below!