Kickoff summer with a Slender Seven recipe to celebrate the long Memorial Day Weekend. See our lineup of burgers, salads, sides and sweets, perfect for your weekend of outdoor entertaining.

Red, White & Blue

Want to make your cookout healthy and vegetarian? See our new Skinny Dawg recipe, which uses roasted carrots as an alternative to the traditional hot dog. Garnish your dogs with creative toppings and get ready for a skinny summer. See the recipe below, as well as links to our favorite Memorial Day dishes. 

Skinny Dawgs

Skinny Dawgs

8 whole carrots, peeled

whole wheat hot dog rolls or lettuce cups


ketchup & mustard

pickled onions & goat cheese

pickle relish & ketchup

agave, tahini & sriracha 


Preheat the grill to medium-high heat, or the oven to 425 degrees. Lay carrots flat on a piece of foil or baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill or bake for 25-30 minutes, until carrots are tender. If baking in the oven, turn to a broil and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from the grill or oven and place in a hot dog roll or lettuce cup. Add desired toppings.


Mediterranean Burgers

Thyme-Apple Turkey Burgers

Sweet Potato Burgers (Vegetarian)

Spinach Sliders (Vegetarian)

Black Bean Veggie Burger (Vegetarian)

Chickpea Burger (Vegetarian)


Crunchy BBQ Chicken

Blackberry BBQ Pulled Chicken

BBQ Chicken Salad

Salads & Sides:

Peach Pico de Gallo

Mexican Corn Salad

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Red, White & Blue Salad

Beet Salad

Summer Salad

Mixed Bean Salad

Citrus Kale Grain Salad

Caprese Quinoa Salad

Farmers Market Potato Salad

Citrus Roasted Beets & Beans

Basil Chickpea Salad

Cucumber Citrus Salad

Caprese Stacker

Peach Tomato Salad

Mac 'N Cheese


Sweet & Salty Squares

Chocolate Almond Krispie Treats

Nut Butter Cookie Bites

Lemon Bars

Slender Cookies

Ice Cream Sandwiches