Last Minute Labor Day Plans - 2018!

We’re just wrapping up our long weekend celebrating Labor day at California and It’s hard to believe the summer is over!

If you haven’t already thrown a barbecue with your friends and family, chances are that you’re already close to the end of the long holiday! Considering this as the final hurrah for your summer, here are a few dishes to experience the beautiful flavors and richness of those summer foods –one last time!

 Image Credits: Tasty

Image Credits: Tasty

Appetizer: BBQ Chipped Ham Rolls

Comfort food at it’s finest. Packed with flavor and extra tender ham, this recipe of barbecue chipped ham rolls is pure indulgence! 

Recipe

 Image credits: Eatingwell

Image credits: Eatingwell

Salad: Cucumber & Black Eyed Pea Salad

If you’re looking for the perfect last-minute cookout, this recipe of Cucumber & Black-Eyed Pea Salad will more than suffice. Dress the salad on a bed of greens, grilled chicken or steak; it’s easily one of the best salads!

Recipe

 Image credits: Eatingwell

Image credits: Eatingwell

Sides: Grilled Eggplant Dip

A healthier and lighter take on baba ganoush, this recipe puts Mayo to shame! The smoky flavor of the eggplant and the fresh take of herbs and lemon makes this an irresistible dip!

Recipe

 Image credits: Myrecipes

Image credits: Myrecipes

Main Course: Barbecue-Rubbed Pork Chops

Rich in flavor and easy to make, these pork chops walk in the hall of fame on Labor’s day! Make sure you don’t miss this one!

Recipe

 Image credits: Eatingwell

Image credits: Eatingwell

Dessert: Strawberry Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

*Drum rolls* A sweet surprise with every bite! This is our final way of saying goodbye to the summer with these moist whole-wheat yellow cupcakes and fresh strawberries.

Recipe

It’s been a great run, summer!