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Memorial Day Recipes that Won’t Kill Your Healthy Habits

When Memorial Day weekend rolls around, it gets harder to stay on top of your health habits, regardless of how much you want to. So if you are struggling to compose a healthy menu for this holiday, look no further! From entrees to desserts, we’ve got you covered. Here are some recipes with a healthy twist that you and the rest of your family and friends can enjoy this holiday without feeling guilty!

Buffalo Cauliflower
Love the spice, but don’t want to kill your health streak with buffalo wings this holiday? Spice up your holiday with our old faithful favorite Buffalo Cauliflower! This has been all the craze and popular amongst vegetarians, vegans and your favorite health nuts because this recipe gives you the same experience as your favorite buffalo wings, but with fewer calories. This will satisfy that kick you’re craving, and also give you at least 70 percent of your recommended daily amount of vitamin C—we call that a double bonus!

Veggie Burgers
It is often misconstrued that veggie burgers are only for people that don’t eat meat, but this recipe is sure to change your mind! Put these out next to your traditional burgers and we are sure they will go just as fast. Filled with hearty vegetables and legumes, they are not only delectable, but are also good for you. Try Guy Fieri’s Morgan’s Veggies Patties recipe for a healthier burger!

Cajun Sweet Potato Fries
With so many different types of potato side-dish options, you may be wondering if you should make the same potato salad you make every year. Switch it up this year and try these delicious baked sweet potato fries. Sweet potatoes are filled with vitamin A and beta carotene which makes this side dish delicious and nutritious. Plus, sweet potatoes are usually a crowd favorite, so this side dish is sure to be a hit! 

Matcha Cucumber Lemonade
Thanks to Beyonce’s release of her latest visual album “Lemonade,” we are craving a glass of it. This Memorial Day, make this Matcha Cucumber Lemonade for a spin off on the classic refreshment! This invigorating drink is packed with nutrients and antioxidants from the blend of lemons, cucumbers and matcha. This will help you stay feeling energized through the holiday weekend!

Fruit Popsicles
Did someone say healthy popsicles? These quick and easy to make popsicles are a great way to sneak fruits and vegetables into your kid’s favorite snack. They are also great on-the-go and you can pack them with granola, fruits and veggies. The possibilities with combinations are endless! If you looking for something healthy to eat in the morning try these Yogurt and Fruit Breakfast Popsicles. But if you’re wanting a popsicle to help you cool down after a long day outside, try these refreshing Watermelon Fruit Popsicles.

Flourless Protein Brownies with JP+ Complete Shake Mix
Last but definitely not least, a Memorial Day menu isn’t complete without dessert! Stay on track with your healthy lifestyle by making these protein-packed Flourless Brownies! This easy four-ingredient recipe replaces flour with our Chocolate Complete Protein Powder and will make all of your family and friends fall in love with this guilt-free dessert.

Let us know how you’re planning on staying healthy this Memorial Day weekend. Have any delicious recipes to add to our list? Share with us in the comments below!


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