12 Vegetable Side-Kicks Recipes for Memorial Day Cookout

12 Vegetable Side-Kicks Recipes for Memorial Day Cookout

Memorial Day Weekend is just around-the-corner! Don't forget to serve some easy veggie side-kicks to accompany grilled meats!

From Spicy Guacamole, Crunchy Veggie Salads to Hearty Potatoes, I'm sharing 12 crowd pleasing sides to keep your 'weekend cookout' healthy and scrumptious! Not just veggie side kicks make meaty luncheon stand-out, these are also great to cover guests who are on meatless diet.

Party will be Super-Hit if everyone is happy :)

Happy Grilling!

BBQ Tofu Salad is not just a side-kick but can also be a satisfactory meal for your vegetarian guests.

BBQ Tofu Fiesta Salad with Tangy Lime-Cream Dressing

Sharing with you a scrumptious vegetarian tofu salad with tofu smothered in sweet and spicy sauce, hearty beans, crunchy bell peppers, creamy avocado, sweet peach, and cooling lime-cream bbq dressing! Even describing it makes my mouth-water! yumm!!I'm sure you thinking, she is here again with one more sala...

There is always room for 'Guacamole'! To spice things up, how about a drizzle of yummy sriracha?!!

Sriracha Guacamole

Here we are again, for my love of Mexican Cuisine, avocados, and our very own "Holly Guacamole"! Today, one more delicious ingredient has joined my fiesta Mexican party and i.e. SRIRACHA! One of "the best" Asian condiment on earth that can add flavor to anything from Mexican Quesadilla, Potato Fries to Gri...

If you don't like Sriracha, I have another super-hit chunky guacamole! Grill some corn and add to this guac for smoky and sweet taste!

Zesty Roasted Corn Guacamole

It is amazing, when you love some ingredients, they keeping showing up every where you go! (clear indication of foodie going mad! lol!) These ingredients are like that "beautiful bag" which you saw in a store, pretended to ignore it for high price and then found every other person holding the same bag... w...

Healthy, packed with delicious curry flavor, this 20 minute Vegetarian Side is sure to WOW every guest!

Curry Lemon Quinoa (Rice)

I have to admit: whenever....., I mean, WHENEVER I make this bowl of Lemon Curry Quinoa, I end up eating half of it for tasting! Every spoonful of this lite, curry (turmeric) fried lemony quinoa just makes me crave for the next spoonful.... it is that much delicious!So, considering my over-addicted love fo...

'A party is as good as it's appetizers!' Spice things up with a platter of Kiwi-Jalapeno Chutney Bites

Kiwi Jalapeno Chutney Bites

Sharing with you, a 15 minute easy appetizer with homemade zesty Kiwi Chutney, cream cheese, topped on gluten free rice crackers! Friends! How's your day going so far? About me? I wake up little late and as usual, Mondays are very busy for me :) But, I'm making sure to post for you before I get lost in my...

Go fancy with Side Salad served in Single-Serve Parmesan Heart Cups!

Brunch Salad in Parmesan Heart Cups with Chipotle-Sour Cream Dressing

Sharing with you all, a delicious, mouth-watering, and beautiful looking single-serve-salad recipe! Actually... this is a 3-in-one recipe, in-fact, 4-in-one! ask how? well.. well... First of all, most importantly, this salad is perfect fit for a Valentine's Day Brunch or Dinner, starter salad! All componen...

Dressed in sweet and lemony Meyer Lemon dressing, this pasta salad is perfect hearty side.

Vegan Orzo Pasta Salad with Arugula and Meyer Lemon Dressing

Sharing with you a lite and fit vegan orzo pasta and wild arugula salad dressed in a simple meyer lemon dressing!Meyer lemon is one of my favorite citrus and I love grabbing some whenever these are in season. Their sweet and sour taste is really unique, kinda combination of navel orange and lemon. No kiddi...

No one will be able to resist the kick of Spicy Sweet Potato chips! I bet!

Loaded Raita Dip with Curry Dusted Sweet Potato Chips

Fried Curry Sweet Potato chips with low-fat creamy Greek yogurt dip without mayo or full fat creams. Perfect for game day snack.This appetizer is really "super healthy" bowl full of spicy veggie chips and a scrumptious creamy yogurt raita dip! one of my favorite snack to serve crowd-cheering hungry souls o...

You can even GRILL these baby potatoes in individual foil-pouches to serve outdoor with grilled meat or seafood of your choice!

Herb Roasted Potatoes with Sweet-Spicy Mustard Dressing

Roasted Potatoes are one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes (and other root vegetables) in fall-winter season. Easy to cook, vegan, and gluten free, roasted potatoes make excellent starchy dinner side. Addition of fresh herbs, like rosemary, thyme, oregano really elevate the aroma and taste of roasted pot...

In hurry? Use 'store bought' dough to make this scrumptious Caramelized Onion Pizza! TIP: Grill it outdoor to serve on side with main course.

Made From Scratch Caramelized Onion Pizza

Sharing with you homemade, lite, crusty pizza dough and one of my favorite caramelized onion topping recipe. This pizza will make you love cooking at home even more. Made from scratch pizza dough with melt-in-mouth sweet caramelized onions, buttery parmesan and juicy tomato marinara sauce will make pizza m...

This American Classic salad is must for Memorial Day cookout!

Healthy Waldorf Salad with Lite Dressing

The Waldorf salad may be over a century old, but even today; it remains a timeless American classic. This apple and walnut salad has many variations served in restaurants all over the America, but original salad has red-skin apples, celery, walnuts, and mayo dressing. I am sharing with you modern days, hea...

'Oh So Delicious' Add pizzazz to any cookout with big bowl of this Chili Lime Roasted Corn Salsa!

Chili Lime Roasted Corn Salsa

Caution! This Chili Lime Corn Salsa is so addictive, your chips bowl will be empty much before you think it would. My take on Chipotle's Chili Lime Corn Salsa has sweetness and deep corn flavor from roasted sweet corn and three kinds of chilies for extra kick. Lime juice and red wine vinegar balance the sw...

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3 Responses

  1. This is an astounding spread my dear! Loved everything here. I would love taste everything! :)
  2. This is a wonderful compilation! I love the kiwi jalapeno chutney bites, they got me drooling :)
    Gauri, chutney bites were actually very delicious! We finished one whole batch same day!