Memorial Day is a special day to remember the veterans we have lost. This is a day to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country and to protect our freedom. For many, it is a time to get together with family and friends to enjoy each others company and barbeque outside. With Memorial Day just around the corner, we compiled this list of recipes from Registered Dietitians across the country. This is a recipe round up you won’t want to miss! Summer BBQs don’t have to be full of high calorie dishes that are not so great for your health. Let’s kick start summer with these healthy and delicious entrees, sides and desserts.

  1. Love this broccoli slaw salad as a BBQ side! http://www.amydgorin.com/…/broccoli-slaw-salad-with…/

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Broccoli Slaw Salad with Flaxseeds & Hemp Seeds – Amy Gorin, MS, RDN

AMYDGORIN.COM

 

  1. Cole slaw- VG!

http://shawsimpleswaps.com/vegan-jalapeno-cabbage-slaw/

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Vegan Jalapeno Cabbage Slaw –

SHAWSIMPLESWAPS.COM|BY ELIZABETH SHAW

 

  1. Corn & Black Bean Salad as a side http://www.nutritioulicious.com/…/corn-black-bean…/

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  1. Mayo-Free Potato Salad

http://www.jessihaggerty.com/blog/mayo-free-potato-salad

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Mayo-Free Potato Salad

 

  1. Coleslaw is always a great BBQ side dish! http://nutrisavvyhealth.com/sweet-tangy-coleslaw-made…/

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Sweet & Tangy Coleslaw {Made with Greek Yogurt} – Nutri Savvy Health

NUTRISAVVYHEALTH.COM|BY NUTRISAVVYSBLOG

 

  1. Gluten Free Blueberry Shortcakes

http://supermarketnutrition.com/recipe-gluten-free…/

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{Recipe} Gluten Free Blueberry Shortcakes

SUPERMARKETNUTRITION.COM

 

  1. Sweet Sorghum Salad with Apples, Pine Nuts and Raisins

http://sumo.ly/cw8V

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Sweet Sorghum Salad with Apples, Pine Nuts and Raisins – Nutrition Starring YOU

NUTRITIONSTARRINGYOU.COM|BY LAUREN

 

  1. Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad

http://www.kellysknackforcooking.com/…/sundried-tomato…

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Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad

KELLYSKNACKFORCOOKING.COM

 

  1. Nectarines and Cream Galette

http://www.jennyshearawn.com/nectarines-and-cream-galette/

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  1. Farmers market pasta salad

http://sharonpalmer.com/post.php…

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The Plant-Powered Blog – Sharon Palmer, RD

SHARONPALMER.COM|BY SHARON PALMER, R.D.

 

  1. Roasted Eggplant, Bell Peppers, and Tomato Salad

http://www.foodpleasureandhealth.com/…/roasted-eggplant…

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FOODPLEASUREANDHEALTH.COM

 

  1. Tangy Fruit Salad

http://www.foodpleasureandhealth.com/…/tangy-fruit…

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Tangy Fruit Salad

simple tangy fruit salad made with seasonal fruits and chaat masala!

FOODPLEASUREANDHEALTH.COM|BY DIXYA

 

  1. This salad from Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen really rocks!

http://www.mealmakeovermoms.com/…/wild-rice-summer-salad/

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A Recipe for Wild Rice Summer Salad … Plus the Best Recipes of Summer…

MEALMAKEOVERMOMS.COM

 

  1. Low Fat Siracha Hummus Recipe

http://theaveragerd.com/siracha-hummus/

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Low Fat Siracha Hummus Recipe | The Average RD

THEAVERAGERD.COM|BY THE AVERAGE RD

 

  1. No Bake Banana Split Icebox Cake http://karalydon.com/…/no-bake-banana-split-icebox-cake/

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No Bake Banana Split Icebox Cake – The Foodie Dietitian

KARALYDON.COM|BY THE FOODIE DIETITIAN

 

  1. Chow Mein Chopped Salad

http://sweetcayenne.com/chow-mein-chopped-salad/

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Chow Mein Chopped Salad

This simple, summery salad is loaded with fresh Asian flavor, lots of texture and colors. It’s great for a picnic…

SWEETCAYENNE.COM|BY WHITNEY REIST

 

  1. Lemon Garlic Quinoa with Grilled Vegetables

http://www.sarahaasrdn.com/lemon-garlic-quinoa-with…/

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Lemon Garlic Quinoa with Grilled Vegetables – Sara Haas, RDN, LDN

SARAHAASRDN.COM

 

  1. Greek Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese

http://www.chocolateslopes.com/greek-quinoa-salad/

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greek quinoa salad with feta cheese

CHOCOLATESLOPES.COM|BY KRISTY HEGNER

 

Enjoy! Feel free to show your love by following these dietitian’s blogs and enjoying more of their recipes.