If you’re kicking off summer with a fun, food-filled celebration this Memorial Day Weekend, don’t give in to burgers, potato salads, chips and desserts. We’ve found a few ways you can keep your BBQ on the healthy side without sacrificing flavor...we promise! So get ready to enjoy the warmer days ahead guilt-free and satisfied...and feel free to share these around the salon.

Rainbow Chicken Skewers with Spicy Pesto Sauce

Low-carb, flavorful, and beautiful to look at, these grilled chicken skewers are soon to be your grilling go-to choice. Red, green, yellow, and orange bell peppers create a colorful presentation, while the pesto sauce gets its kick from a jalapeno pepper. You can even make these ahead of time creating less time for prep and more time for enjoying the party.

Black Bean Walnut Burgers with Saucy Sweet Sauce

No list would be complete without some type of burger, and you’ll love this healthier take on a Memorial Day BBQ classic. Gluten-free, veggie packed and full of flavor, you won’t even ask yourself “Where’s the beef?”

Mexican Corn Salad with Honey Lime Shrimp

The secret is the grilled corn tossed with fresh avocado, flavorful cilantro, tender grilled shrimp, and a spicy yet tangy honey lime vinaigrette. Easy to make and gluten-free, this will quickly become a favorite of all your family and friends.

Watermelon Fruit Pizza

This looks as good as it tastes...replace your typical cookie or cupcakes with something fresh for dessert and your guests will never even miss those sugary sweets. Use berries and greek yogurt to create a festive red, white and blue look.

Iced Green Tea Mojito

This might just be the perfect summer cocktail. Green tea, fresh limes and mint leaves, baby arugula and raw sugar mixed with a little rum...this is one cocktail with the added bonus of all the benefits of green tea.