Get ready for Labor Day weekend with these 25 Healthy Labor Day Recipes from burgers to drinks to no bake desserts!

 Get ready for Labor Day weekend with these 25 Healthy Labor Day Recipes from burgers to drinks to no bake desserts!

It’s the end of August and it’s almost Labor Day! Oh Labor Day – the “last” chance to over indulge in summer foods before diving right into fall goodies. I like to think of it as the perfect end of summer party, with all the bbq-ing and sangria-ing and no bake dessert-ing. Enough -ings, if you want to celebrate Labor Day but you don’t want to feel guilty about indulging, these healthy Labor Day recipes are perfect for you. From burgers to drinks to desserts, eat up and enjoy!



Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers-3

Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers with Strawberry BBQ Sauce (V+GF)

These Vegan Quinoa Beet Burgers are THE best veggie burgers I've ever made! Inspired by my favorite restaurant veggie burger, you'll be sinking your teeth into a flavorful, smoky and mouthwatering veggie burger!Quinoa Beet Burgers (V+GF)

Roasted Strawberry Barbecue Sauce

Roasted Strawberry BBQ Sauce (V+GF)

This Grilled Mexican Street Corn is grilled to smoky perfection then smothered in a delicous and creamy Lime Crema. It's the best side dish!

Grilled Mexican Street Corn (V+GF)

This Easy Greek Panzanella Salad can be made in just 25 minutes! You only need 7 ingredients and an EASY vinaigrette to make this delicious summer salad! |

Easy Greek Panzanella Salad

These Sticky Spicy Sesame Cauliflower Wings are the best veggie wings I've ever had! Loaded with a maple sesame flavor and spice, they are the perfect game day snack for vegans!Sticky Sesame Cauliflower Wings (V+GF)

Quinoa and Corn Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing is a hearty and delicious salad also with roasted tomatoes and feta cheese that will leave you wanting more! #healthy #vegetarian #quinoa #salad #lunch #corn-6

Quinoa and Corn Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing (GF)

These Crispy Cauliflower Tacos with Chipotle Crema are packed with so much flavour! They are served with a kale cabbage slaw for an irresistible taco dish!Crispy Cauliflower Tacos with Chipotle Crema (V+GF)

This Grilled Peach, Basil and Goat Cheese Pizza is the perfect grilled summer pizza! Only 5 main ingredients and it all comes together so quickly and easily!

Grilled Peach, Basil and Goat Cheese Pizza

Caprese Sandwich with Parsley Pesto-2Caprese Sandwich with Parsley Pesto

This Black Bean Salsa is the easiest dip you'll ever made! It's popping with a variety of delicious flavors and it is bound to be a bit at your next party!Black Bean Salsa (V+GF)

These Balsamic Grilled Vegetables are marinated in the most flavourful balsamic dressing and come out so juicy and delicious!

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables (V+GF)

This Lemon Garlic Grilled Zucchini is a delicious, flavourful and bright spring or summer side dish perfect for grilling season!Lemon Garlic Grilled Zucchini (V +GF)

This Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa takes only 10 minutes with 5 ingredients! It's a delicious sweet and spicy salsa that is a total crowd pleaser and great for parties!

Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa (V+GF)

This Watermelon Feta Salad is fresh, juicy and drizzled with a delicious balsamic reduction. It's made in just 15 minutes!Watermelon Feta Salad with Balsamic Reduction (GF)


These Watermelon Mojitos are incredible easy to make, only 5 ingredients and are a perfect refreshing, minty summer cocktail!Watermelon Mojitos (V+GF)

This Stone Fruit Sangria with Peaches and Plums is about to become your new favourite sangria!! Loaded with delicious sweet peaches and plums you can't stop at one glass! via

Stone Fruit Sangria with Peaches & Plums (V+GF)

This Blackberry Limeade is made with fresh blackberries and freshly squeezed limes in just 20 minutes for a delicious refreshing summer drink!5-Ingredient Blackberry Limeade


This Watermelon Granita is the easiest dessert you'll ever make! It's only 3 ingredients, completely healthy and tastes unbelievably delicious! via https://jessicainthekitchen.com3-Ingredient Watermelon Granita (V+GF)

These No Bake Brownie Energy Bites are made with only 5 ingredients, vegan and gluten-free and are a perfect quick healthy breakfast or snack!

No Bake Brownie Energy Bites (V+GF)

Vegan Mango Coconut Cheesecake is a creamy no bake cheesecake that you'll fall in love with! Made with only natural sweeteners, this cheesecake is both great for you and incredibly delicious! #vegan #cheesecake #mango #coconut #dessert-3No Bake Mango Cheesecake (V+GF)

These Watermelon Mint Popsicles are deliciously refreshing, sweet and made with only three ingredients!3-Ingredient Watermelon Popsicles (V+GF)

This Grilled Stone Fruit makes a delicious, fresh and healthy summer dessert! It's served with a sweet homemade coconut cream in just 15 minutes! via https://jessicainthekitchen.comGrilled Stone Fruit with Coconut Cream (V+GF)

This Vegan Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream is deliciously creamy, no churn and so easy to make! You only need 4 ingredients!-2

No Churn Vegan Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream (V+GF)

Vegan Creamy Chocolate-Avocado Ice Cream #vegan #icecream #avocado #healthyVegan Creamy Chocolate-Avocado Ice Cream (V+GF)

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  1. Okay, but I need all of these recipes… like NOW. J, I feel like this is a greatest hits compilation post for you. I see so many of my faves in here. But most importantly, that black bean + quinoa burger with strawberry bbq sauce… um, can I have like 4 of those? Times two? Plus, the cauliflower wings, plus all the desserts? Looks like I’ll be having my own personal BBQ soon. Haha. Love it, Jess! xoxo

  2. tonya conteh says:

    I’m loving this roundup. Quick and easy! After all, it’s Labor day. Enjoy the holiday!

  3. Oh my goodness, I want/need ALL of these recipes in my life for the upcoming holiday weekend! What an amazing collection, Jessica! Especially drooling over all those grilling recipes. 😉

  4. GiGi Eats says:


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