Chickpea Burger Here are some of my favorite recipes so your holiday can be delicious, healthy, and fun. Start with these veggie burgers made with end-of-summer tomatoes and homemade pickles.

Healthy Labor Day BBQ or picnic menu
Lemon Drop Jello Shots | Vegan | Recipe RenovatorLemon-drop jello shots (vegan version)
Beet & Brown Rice Sliders, a Cooking Light recipe renovationBeet and brown rice sliders
BBQ tofu sandwichHomemade BBQ sauce This is great on chicken, tofu, or tempehVegan Sloppy Joes for Memorial DayVegan sloppy joes

Three Bean and Potato Salad from Recipe RenovatorThree bean and potato salad.

Pesto corn on the cob: Mix pre-made pesto with olive oil and brush the mixture on freshly grilled corn on the cob instead of using butter.

Baked Beans without sugar from Recipe RenovatorBaked beans without sugar

German pGerman potato salad with vegan coconut bacon | Recipe Renovatorotato salad vegan coconut baconGerman potato salad with vegan coconut bacon bits

Quick mustard potato salad: Bake or boil potatoes until cooked. Cut into cubes and toss with Joe’s Mustard Sauce for a healthy take on potato salad.

Mango Nectarine SalsaMango-nectarine salsa with lightly salted (or baked) corn chips.

Crispy Asian slaw by Recipe RenovatorCrispy Asian slaw instead of heavy cole slaw. Use black sesame seeds to give it plenty of visual appeal.

Strawberry Rhubarb Cherry Pie glutenfree sugarfreeStrawberry-rhubarb-cherry pie Substitute canned cherries if you can’t get fresh strawberries or rhubarb.

Blueberry Pie gluten-free sugarfree healthy recipeClassic blueberry pie

Grilled Peaches with cardamom-honey creamToo hot to bake a pie? How about grilled peaches with cardamom-honey cream?

Have a safe, healthy holiday,
Stephanie