8 Recipes to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is right around the corner! Do you have plans to head to the beach or lake for the weekend? Or maybe you plan to just stay home and relax? No matter what your plans are to celebrate Labor Day weekend, we hope good food is on the menu. While Labor Day can be considered an unofficial farewell to summer, there is still time to savor all the flavors summer has to offer. We’ve gathered eight recipes that feature our favorite fresh summer ingredients.

1. Sorghum Caprese Grain Bowl

If you are a fan of caprese salad, you are going to love this Sorghum Caprese Grain Bowl. The recipe combines romaine lettuce, grape tomatoes, cucumbers and basil with whole grain sorghum and a delicious balsamic glaze. Prepare the ingredients in advance and enjoy this fresh recipe lakeside for lunch. 

2. Watermelon Arugula Salad

The cool bite of watermelon, crisp arugula, bright mint and nutty whole grain sorghum pair perfectly in this summer salad. Serve this Watermelon Arugula Salad as a starter to your Labor Day party meal!

3. Wondergrain Artichoke Summer Salad  

If you are going fishing off the coast for Labor Day, serve this elegant Wondergrain Artichoke Summer Salad by Wondergrain alongside your catch of the day for a delightful dinner.

4. Spinach and Grilled Apricot Salad 

Fire up the grill for this Spinach and Grilled Apricot Salad by Triad to Wellness. The duo of grilled sweet apricot and fresh spinach makes for a great flavor pairing. This unique salad would make a great addition to any barbecue menu.

5. Pearled Sorghum Cowboy Dip

Roma tomatoes, corn, purple onion, green and orange pepper, avocado and jalapeno make for a veggie-filled dish. This Pearled Sorghum Cowboy Dip by Nu Life Market served with chips is a great appetizer.

6. Balsamic Tuna Sorghum Salad

Hanging by the pool this weekend? This Balsamic Tuna Sorghum Salad by Nutrition Starring You makes for a great lunch! Prepare the ingredients the night before or morning of and simply combine come lunchtime.

7. Summer Sorghum Bowl with Sweet Corn Succotash

This Summer Sorghum Bowl with Sweet Corn Succotash by the Street Smart Dietitian is a colorful way to celebrate the end of summer. Top the grain bowl with your favorite protein for a tasty lunch or dinner meal.

8. Basil and Lime Watermelon Slushies

Has it been a hotter than normal summer, or is it just us? Whatever you plan to do Labor Day weekend, this Basil and Lime Watermelon Slushy from Triad to Wellness is a sweet treat to cool down from the summer heat.

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