Recipe Rounds: Labor Day Weekend

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Okay, so I’m going to ask you to do something. Take a deep breath, hold it for a count of 3, and let it all out in a big whoosh of air. Now smile because it is officially Labor Day weekend! Some of you might be disappointed to think that this is the last official weekend of summer (where did the time go?) but turn that frown upside down because this long weekend is sure to be full of good food and fun times.

Good Food

Breakfast nachos?! Um, yes, please! They are vegan, too. (Post Punk Kitchn)

These look absolutely delicious! And they would be easy to do for a party thanks to the quick prep and cook times! Spiced Salmon Kabobs (Bon Appetit)

Slow cooker burrito bowls are just the thing for dinner when you plan to spend all day at the beach. The main recipe is for chicken burritos but the vegetarian option is at the bottom. (The Kitchn)

Cooking in foil packets is a good idea this weekend so you have more time for fun and spend less time cleaning up. These are 6 things that you never knew you could cook this way! (Epicurious)

What about Sunday brunch? If you have guests over it can be a hassle but here is an egg dish that makes it easy to serve a group. (Epicurious)

Don’t worry, I didn’t forget about dessert! Frozen treats provide a delicious reprieve from the late summer heat. (Food52)

Fun Times

If you are going on a road trip over the holiday weekend, this app can help by finding anything you are looking for along your route. We will definitely try this out to find dog parks next time we road trip it with the pups. (Lifehacker)

There are a ton of events going on in Philadelphia this weekend including Jay Z’s Made in America music festival and the continuation of the Spruce Street Harbor Park. (Visit Philly)

If you are in Chicago, don’t worry, there is a lot of fun happening in the city including Jazz Fest in Millennium Park! (NBC Chicago)

 

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