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While Labor Day Weekend plans may look a little different this year, a lot of us may still be using the long weekend to get together with family. These simple, delicious recipes are always crowd-pleasers when entertaining, so I hope you enjoy this weekend!
watermelon limeade cocktail
This Watermelon Limeade Cocktail is absolutely DELICIOUS and oh-so refreshing.
If you’ve never heard of it, Ranch Water is the popular Texan drink to sip on in the summer heat.
You can obviously use less tequila if you choose. Clayton claims “if you are going to take the time to make a drink you might as well make it strong.” So, yeah. There’s that.
Spicy Skinny Margarita
Y’all know I love spice and cannot say no to a margarita, so if you’re like me, you’re gonna love my new Spicy Skinny Margarita
spinach and artichoke avocado dip
A Whole30 option that everyone will love.
hatch green chile crab dip
I served mine with Simple Mills crackers to keep it Paleo but you could opt for carrots, celery and other freshly cut veggies for a Whole30-compliant appetizer that is sure to impress!
Chicken Lizzie Bites
Smoky, sweet, and slightly spicy, these are going to be a hit at your celebration.
clayton’s octopus salad
Mix it up this Labor Day with this unexpected dish! I know eating octopus can be a little daunting if you’ve never tried it before, but I promise when cooked correctly, it is delicious.
heirloom tomato salad with herbs
This salad is extremely simple to make and the combination of the beautiful heirloom tomatoes with all of the fresh herbs makes this look (and taste) restaurant quality
whole30 broccoli salad
During the summertime, big make-ahead salads are perfect for entertaining!
creamy italian pasta salad
No celebration is complete without pasta salad!
the best potato salad
Nothing says summer gathering quite like potato salad.
smashed loaded potato salad
A fun, tangy twist on the classic that I cannot get enough of.
bbq chicken skewer salad
Inspired by California Pizza Kitchen, this fun summer Grilled BBQ Chicken Skewer Salad is something worth sinking. your teeth in!
slow-cooker bbq beef brisket
What’s especially dreamy is how quick and easy this recipe is to prepare when you let your slow cooker work its magic. This brisket is great served alone with the coleslaw, or if you’re feeling like treating yourself, serve it up in some buns!
crispy slow cooker carnitas
Crispy pork carnitas is tender and juicy on the inside and crisp on the edges, making it the perfect protein to put in your tacos.
juicy indoor burgers with burger sauce
One of the best things in life is a big, classic juicy burger and today– that is just what we are talking about with these Juicy Indoor Burgers with Burger Sauce.
simple cedar plank salmon
I like to call this Simple Cedar Plank Salmon recipe “Snodgrass Salmon” because when I married my husband, one of the best things I inherited from becoming a part of the Snodgrass family (aside from a wonderful new family) is this Salmon recipe.
grilled steak with corn salsa and veggies
To me, there is something about the casual nature of grilling out that translates into an instant party. Kids love playing outside while eating hot dogs or hamburgers fresh off the grill, while adults can enjoy conversation and cocktails over a barbecued chicken or steak.
easy grilled bbq chicken pizza flatbread
This couldn’t be easier to make and it can be served as such a fun appetizer OR main course.
s’mores cookie bars
Say hello to your new favorite summertime, anytime, dessert — S’mores Cookie Bars!