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Healthy Labor Day Recipes

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I hope you all enjoy a wonderful, fun, and HEALTHY Labor Day weekend! When it comes to food, what is the first thing you think of when you think of Labor Day food? Junk food, right? Well, Labor Day doesn’t have to be celebrated with junk food! You can definitely have a healthy labor day – you just need to think outside of the box ;)

Check out these delicious and healthy Labor Day recipes that are Paleo approved!

Flavored Water

Ditch the sodas at the BBQ and make some delicious and healthy flavored water! They are easy to make, and they are a great way to stay hydrated.

flavored water

Credit: theyummylife.com

 

Crispy Smoked Chicken Wings

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Credit: cookeatpaleo.com

 

Ted Allen’s Grilled Steak with Roasted Jalapeño Chimichurri

I shouldn’t write these types of articles when I am hungry, especially when I see pictures like this:

grilled-steak-with-roasted-jalapeno-chimichurri

Credit: seriouseats.com

 

Seared Scallops with Apple Cider-Balsamic Glaze

Wow. Just wow. I think the picture does the talking for this one. Have a mentioned how much I love food photography? I especially love food photography when it is a picture of super healthy and delicious food! Why not have seared scallops for Labor Day? YUM!

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Credit: shecookshecleans.net

 

Cilantro-Lime Jalapeno Chicken Salad

Avocados are great for more than just guacamole – they work great as “bowls” for this yummy chicken salad!

avocado_chicken salad

Credit: nataliesdailycrave.com

 

Chili Spiced Mixed Nuts

Great snack at the BBQ – not really a side dish, but it’s delicious all the same!

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credit: cookeatpaleo.com

 

Summer Berry Trifle with Vanilla Cake 

I love a good dessert – especially one that is guilt-free and delicious! I think you’ll be happy with the ingredients to this berry trifle. Enjoy!

summer berry trifle with vanilla cake

Credit: urbanposer.blogspot.co.uk

Don’t these Labor Day recipes look delicious?! Best part? They are HEALTHY! Yup, even the desserts! ;) Enjoy your Labor Day!

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