5 Great Recipes for Memorial Day

With Spring already here, I’m looking forward to Memorial Day.  To me, Memorial Day is the beginning of Summer, especially with a bigger variety of fresh fruit and many vegetables that come across our table.

I love getting together with family and friends on Memorial Day, we always have fun!  Whether I’m having something at my house or taking a few food items to someone else’s, I’m always trying out new recipes.  Taste testers are not a problem either!

Keep in mind these aren’t in any specific order, I think they all look appetizing and I can’t wait to try every one of them!  I know there are many other good recipes out there that I’m sure I’ll get to, but for now, here are the 5 Great Recipes for Memorial Day that I know everybody will definitely want to try!

Summer Fruit Bruschetta from The Cookie Rookie

Summer Fruit Brushetta pic

Just by looking at Becky’s picture of this Bruschetta, it looks like summer to me.  Fresh strawberries and peaches are combined with a raspberry white balsamic vinegar!  I never even knew there was a raspberry white balsamic vinegar, but now that I do, I’m definitely getting it for this recipe!  Don’t worry if you can’t find it, Becky gives you another option!  Go to The Cookie Rookie for this recipe!

Raspberry-Brie Salad with Puff Pastry Croutons from Lemon Tree Dwelling

Raspberry Brie Salad with Puff Pastry Croutons

How clever is Cathy, by using puff pastry as croutons?!!  I would have never thought of that, and pairing it with the fresh raspberries and brie, equals yum-ee!  Go to the Lemon Tree Dwelling to get this recipe!

Portillo’s Chopped Salad from The Girl Who Ate Everything

 Portillo's Chopped Salad

I love salads, and this one has pasta AND bacon in it!  What’s not to love about it?!  I also like that this recipe makes 10 servings so that you can take it as a side dish to any party and have plenty.  Go to The Girl Who Ate Everything to get this recipe!

Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette from Jo Cooks

 Kale and Quinoa Salad

Kale and quinoa are my two new favorite food items and being put together in this salad, looks fantastically delicious!  To me, Kale is crunchy, and I love when my salad has a nice crunch!  Go to Jo Cooks for this recipe!

Broccoli Pecan Cranberry Salad with Bacon from Julia’s Album

Broccoli Pecan Cranberry Salad with Bacon

Believe it or not, my hubby, the kids, and myself all love broccoli, and to pair it up with bacon, it’s considered a win-win for us!  To pull it all together, Julia’s dressing ingredients are the perfect combination for this salad!  Go to Julia’s Album for this recipe!

Hopefully, you guys will try one (or all!) of these 5 Great Recipes for Memorial Day.  I know my family won’t be disappointed with any of them!  Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a nice, and tasty, Memorial Day!


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