30 Memorial Day Weekend Recipes

30 Memorial Day Weekend Recipes

Memorial Day is upon us which means we are officially springing into summer! Can you see it? The succulent burger BBQ’s, the trips to the beaches, slurping juicy popsicles as quick as you can (before they melt all the way down your arm) and hammock lounging with a mystery thriller in one hand and a fruity cocktail in the other?!

Aaaaaah yes, those are the memories that stick out in my mind when the begging of summer rolls around. 

However, with those memories also sometimes come the worry of “what the heck am I going to cook/bring/eat at my family/friend’s cookout this weekend?!”. I know it can be easy to get stressed out and anxious about having to navigate the nutritional waters whether you’re at home or away, but the truth is, it doesn’t have to be a crazy struggle. Sure, you’ll be facing gobs of ice cream, wonderbread hot dog buns and gobs of questionable grilled meat that might be a little bit of challenge to turn down, but once you feast your eyes below and check out the incredible resource we’ve put together for, you’ll be brimming with easy recipe ideas that you can’t wait to make and share! And, that anxiety you were having earlier will be a thing of the past 🙂

Which brings me to the nature of this post. Here you’ll find incredible recipes from www.codetowellness.com, as well as, from our friends around the interwebs!

All recipes are:

  • Real food recipes
  • Gluten-free recipes
  • Soy-free recipes
  • Refined sugar-free recipes
  • Nutrient-dense and damn delicious!

You getting excited yet?!

Many of the recipes are also:

  • Paleo friendly recipes
  • AIP (autoimmune Paleo)
  • Pegan (paleo vegan) recipes
  • Vegan or vegan adaptable
  • Vegetarian or vegetarian adaptable
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free
  • Nut free
  • Soy free
  • Caffeine free

There’s so much goodness in store for ya below, keep scrollin’!

Recipes From Code to Wellness!

CTW Recipe Roundup

Carrot Parsley Salad

Plantain Chips

Aphrodisiac-Packed Avo-Melon Salad

Easy Peasy (Gluten-Free) Mac N’ Cheese-y

Fourth of July “Star Spangled” Parfait

Papaya Popsicles

TGI Cornbread

Alley’s Plush Peach Salad

Recipes From Around the Web 

Meat + Salad


Clean & Green Chicken Salad | Grassfed Salsa

Cilantro Lime Deviled Eggs | Made it Love it Paleo

Simple Cucumber Salad | Real Simple Good

Spicy Garlic Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Probiotic Dressing Recipe | Delicious Obsessions

Dinosaur Kale Salad | Tri Holistic Nutrition

Beet Root Slaw | Eat Primal Run Hard

Tomato Basil Salad | Paleo Flourish

Burgers & Grilled Meats

Paleo Hamburger Buns | My Heart Beets

Paleo Taco with Caramelized Pork | I Heart Umami

Turkey Burgers with Quick Pickled Rhubarb | Thriving on Paleo 

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus | Paleo Gone Sassy ?

Paleo Teriyaki Chicken Skewers | My Natural Family

Bison Patties with Cumin & Herbs | Tri Holistic Nutrition

Grilled Thai Pork Salad | Popular Paleo

Sweets + Sauces 2

Sauces, Salsas & Marinades

Mango Salsa | Paleo Flourish

Citrus Arugula Pesto | Pure & Simple Nourishment

Fiery Fruit Salsa | Rubies & Radishes

Refined Sugar-Free Sweets Treats

Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies | Real Simple Good

Spicy Pineapple Coconut Cocktail | My Heart Beets 

Lemon Lime Coconut Candy | Delicious Obsessions

Salted Caramel Double Chocolate | Real Simple Good

Portable Paleo Popsicles | Thriving on Paleo 


Happy Memorial Day BBQ!


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Delfina Bonilla-Lopez

  • Danielle Sasaki

    May 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    Looks great! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • Delfina

      May 30, 2016 at 5:19 pm

      Thank you! And, thanks for contributing! <3