Labor Day Weekend Recipe Roundup


Labor Day Weekend Recipe Roundup is everything you need for food ideas with your outdoor picnics and holiday BBQ’s!

So long, Summer.  I blinked and you were gone and I’m very sad to see you winding down.  I’m hoping the weather will cooperate for Labor Day weekend and most of us will get to have one last summer hurrah at the beach, lake or just in your own backyard. If you’re part of a potluck or just grilling out by yourselves, here is a recipe roundup of my personal summertime favorites that I hope you find useful.  Have a great holiday weekend!


Frozen Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe inspired by Serendipity's in New York City and Miami.

Frozen Hot Chocolate

Watermelon Lemon Cooler with Mint

Watermelon Lemon Cooler

Skinny Pina Colada Drink Recipe made with coconut water and pineapple juice

Skinny Pina Colada

Strawberry Ice Recipe to put in lemonade. Perfect for summer!

Strawberry Ice

Main Course

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger Recipe for summer grilling. Can also make on stove top in a grill pan.

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Caprese Burgers on English Muffins with Balsamic Glaze

Caprese Burgers & Balsamic Glaze on English Muffins

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Burgers Recipe

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Burgers

Key West Grilled Chicken Recipe with Mango Salsa Recipe. Perfect for summer grilling!

Key West Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa

Appetizers and Side Dishes

Caprese Pasta Salad that is great for any BBQ or party where you need to feed a crowd. Easy!

Caprese Pasta Salad

Fruit and Nut Salad made with fresh fruits, walnuts, and raw honey. Perfect breakfast, healthy dessert, or snack.

Fruit and Nut Salad

Crunchy Asian Slaw Recipe made with Ramen noodles. Perfect for a side dish to any party or barbeque.

Crunchy Asian Slaw

Mango, Pineapple & Cranberry Salsa with Lime and Cilantro Recipe

Mango, Pineapple, & Cranberry Salsa

Creamy Garlic Shells Recipe. Perfect side dish for any barbeque or any occasion.

Creamy Garlic Shells

Mango Guacamole with Cilantro for Cinco de Mayo Recipe

Mango Guacamole

Caprese on a Stick. Caprese salad on toothpicks Recipe

Caprese on a Stick

Tomato, Onion and Cucumber Salad made by Rachael Ray on the Food Network.

Tomato, Onion, and Cucumber Salad

Summertime Grilled Corn, Chicken + Blueberry Chopped Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Summertime Chopped Salad

Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread

Hasselback Garlic Cheesy Bread

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Reduction


S'mores Pie Recipe with a graham cracker crust and marshmallow creme

S’mores Pie

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Cups Recipe

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Cups

Key Lime Pie Dip Recipe. Key Lime pie in a dip form!

Key Lime Pie Dip

Frozen S'mores made with Perry's Peanut Butter Chip Frozen Yogurt

Frozen S’mores

Golden Graham S'mores Bars

Golden Grahams S’mores Bars

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Pie (2)

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Pie

Cherry Cobbler recipe. Easy and delicious!

Cherry Cobbler

Peach Crumb Bars Recipe made from fresh peaches

Peach Crumb Bars

Buckeye Brownies made with Brownie Mix

Buckeye Brownies

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These are a few of my favorite things: cooking, baking, Broadway musicals, cruises, Disney World, Christmas, thunderstorms, 80's and country music, and my favorite pastime has ALWAYS been baseball. Go Yankees!

34 Responses to “Labor Day Weekend Recipe Roundup”

  1. August 30, 2013 at 12:51 AM #

    Great recipe round-up. Everything looks superb Ashley! Enjoy your long weekend. 🙂

    • August 30, 2013 at 12:36 PM #

      Thank you, lady! 🙂 You too!

  2. August 30, 2013 at 1:03 AM #

    What a great round up, I have quite a few of those bookmarked! Hope you have a relaxing weekend!

    • August 30, 2013 at 12:36 PM #

      Thanks, Pamela! I hope you have a great weekend, too!

  3. August 30, 2013 at 1:15 AM #

    I am still drooling over that mango salsa. So many incredible recipes to choose from!

    • August 30, 2013 at 12:36 PM #

      Yeah – that mango salsa would be right up your alley!

  4. August 30, 2013 at 8:43 AM #

    Fabulous recipe roundup, girl! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful Labor Day holiday weekend!

  5. August 30, 2013 at 9:10 AM #

    DO NOT TELL ME SUMMER IS GONE! I will not believe it! Even with all these nummy recipes!

    • August 30, 2013 at 12:35 PM #

      I know!! It’s so sad!!

  6. August 30, 2013 at 12:18 PM #

    I still want that stuffed burger!!!

    • August 30, 2013 at 12:35 PM #

      Haha it’s so good!

  7. August 30, 2013 at 1:23 PM #

    Girl, you just made me SO hungry!!!

    • August 31, 2013 at 11:23 AM #

      You’re welcome 😉

  8. August 30, 2013 at 1:32 PM #

    Your food and drink, not to mention the desserts, look delicious! : )

    • August 31, 2013 at 11:23 AM #

      Thanks! Desserts are always the best 🙂

  9. August 30, 2013 at 1:37 PM #

    Does summer really have to end?? This is a great roundup of recipes to celebrate the end of summer though!

    • August 31, 2013 at 11:22 AM #

      I know…I’m bumming big time 🙁

  10. August 30, 2013 at 5:39 PM #

    Oh my…I love your labor day weekend recipe roundup. Everything looks delicious. I can use a few of the Watermelon Lemon Cooler right now. 😛 can’t wait to get the weekend started! Wish you and your family a fun weekend ahead.

    • August 31, 2013 at 11:22 AM #

      I love those watermelon coolers! Have a great weekend!

  11. August 30, 2013 at 7:21 PM #

    Awesome roundup! So mouthwatering! I’m going crazy for that s’mores pie! Happy Labor Day Weekend!

    • August 31, 2013 at 11:22 AM #

      Thanks, Ruby! I hope you also have a great holiday weekend!

  12. August 30, 2013 at 10:56 PM #

    Great round up Ashely! Have a great weekend!

    • August 31, 2013 at 11:21 AM #

      Thanks, Nancy! You too!

  13. August 31, 2013 at 12:54 AM #

    I don’t know where I would start with all this delicious food 😀


  14. August 31, 2013 at 11:49 AM #

    We don’t have Labor Day in England (and of course, it’d be Labour Day if we did 😉 ), but I love your round-up. Especially the desserts! 😀

  15. August 31, 2013 at 12:28 PM #

    What a nice flavor combo! Thank you for sharing!

  16. September 1, 2013 at 12:33 PM #

    i think you’ve got world wide scale kitchen my friend..
    ithink i’ve got confused where to started to give the recipe a try…..

  17. September 1, 2013 at 2:11 PM #

    Great roundup! Loads of good dishes here. Have a great Labor Day!

  18. September 4, 2013 at 12:55 PM #

    Oh my gosh so much amazingness in this post! Thank you for putting it all together! Great recipes! Diving right in!

  19. September 5, 2013 at 10:47 PM #

    I adore this recipe list so much!! Each and every one has me drooling!! Holy yumminess!!

    • September 5, 2013 at 11:06 PM #

      Thanks, girl!


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