Delicious Memorial Day Recipes


Planning to head out for the Memorial Day weekend? Before you start making your grocery list and hit the supermarket, you might want to check out this list of delicious memorial day recipes. Each recipe is super easy to make, appealing to everyone and can be made ahead of time, which means more time with the family on the big day.

Angel Food Bites

Who doesn’t love angel food cake? It’s a staple of any household who appreciates dessert without a lot of work. If you’re looking for a quick dessert to serve up trying creating some angel food bites. Purchase an angel food cake and cube it, then skewer it onto wooden skewers with strawberries and dip in vanilla yogurt!

No Mayo Slaw

This is not only healthy, but also incredibly flavorful. It brings together the wonderful crunch of traditional coleslaw, along with a refreshing lemon and olive oil dressing. With all the heavy food you’re sure to enjoy at your BBQ, a light salad might just be the perfect side dish.

Chili Lime Corn

With corn in season, this favorite is something that everyone will enjoy. Purchase your corn, coat in a little butter, then toss on the grill. Once your corn is finished season with a little cumin, chili powder and lime juice. You can wrap and butter the corn ahead of time and also put together the seasoning before hand.

Bourbon and Brown Sugar Ribs

These sweet and savory ribs fall off the bone and are chock full of flavor. You can marinate ahead of time and also make the sauce ahead of time so it’s easy to grab and has time to fully marinate all the delicious flavors.

Firecracker Popsicles 

A cool treat on a hot Memorial Day is likely the foundation for a lot of the memories you’ve made on this wonderful holiday. These frozen treats are healthy and delicious and, of course, need to be made ahead of time so they can easily be grabbed by the kids. You’ll love the fruity blueberry flavor combined with vanilla frozen yogurt.

Photo Credit: By Nandhinikandhasamy (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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