Easy Labor Day food ideas to kick-start your end of summer cookouts and parties.
You worked hard for this weekend. These recipes for main dishes, salads, amazing sides, and desserts will help you make the most of a fabulous weekend!
Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken BBQ Sliders
Best Grilled Burgers
The best grilled burgers I make all season… and in fact, all year. Delicious and a perfect way to celebrate Labor Day!
Easy Mexican Corn Salad
“A quick and easy Mexican Corn Salad will be a favorite side all summer long. It’s healthy, a simplified version of elotes, robust with the warm and spicy flavors of cumin and red pepper. Serve warm or cold, it’s simply delicious.”
Slow Cooker Ribs
If a slow cooker isn’t your thing, you might want to try our easy Grilled and Tender Foil Wrapped Baby Back Ribs. If you’re a pressure cooker fan, see our Easy Instant Pot Ribs recipe for quick-fix ribs.
Bunless Burger Bites
Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs
6 Ways to Top Grilled Corn
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
If you’d rather make them in the pressure Cooker, see our Smokey Instant Pot Baked Beans recipe.
Classic Potato Salad
Smokey Instant Pot Baked Beans
Smokey Instant Pot Baked Beans recipe is the perfect side for summer BBQs or game time food. And cook in a fraction of the time. Smokey, sweet, and tender beans cooked with bacon and pure maple syrup.
Get the Smokey Instant Pot Baked Beans recipe.
Sweet Corn Salad with Green Beans and Hazelnuts
This is a lovely late-summer salad that can be made almost entirely from produce from the farmers’ market. The combination of flavors is clean and crisp: sweet corn kernels, juicy tomatoes, snappy green beans and toasted hazelnuts.
Simple Creamy Cucumber Salad
“A simple Cucumber Salad with Creamy Greek Yogurt is a salad you’ll fall in love with. Distinctly crisp, refreshingly… and almost sweet. It’s a bit like a yogurt tzatziki that often accompanies spicy dishes.”
Double Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with Espresso
Simple Plum Cake
Easy Spiced Peach Galette
Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Rich and dense and chocolaty muffins are so delicious, you’ll want to make a double batch!
Get the Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins recipe.