10 Light Summer Appetizers For Memorial Day Weekend

Everyone knows that appetizers are the best part of a meal. With summer *finally* almost here, we’re ready to fill our picnic tables with tons of apps that are as healthy as they are delicious. These 10 colorful recipes are filled with light and refreshing summer ingredients that will have you filling up your plate again and again, totally guilt-free.

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Beet Tzatziki by What’s Gaby Cooking: Brace yourself because this colorful app is about to be your new favorite dip in the whole wide world.

Watermelon Salad Wedges with Blue Cheese by How Sweet Eats: Drizzled with an orange vinaigrette, this has summer picnic written ALL over it.

Loaded Kimchi Fries by Lexi’s Clean Kitchen: Take your French fry game to the next level with this vegetarian-friendly dish that is way healthier than it looks!

Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos with Avocado Crema by Pinch of Yum: These tacos are packing some heat in the best way possible. Don’t hesitate to fill up your plate because the cauliflower is baked, not fried. YUM!

Sweet Corn Gazpacho by Love & Lemons: Grab a spoon because this is super refreshing and bursting with fresh-from-the-garden summer flavors.

Simple Caprese Skewers by Cookie and Kate: It doesn’t get easier than this. Seriously. They’re easy to make, easy to hold and very easy to eat.

Roasted Strawberry, Basil and Goat Cheese Crostini, as featured on Ambitious Kitchen: This combination of these fresh summer flavors is a triple threat. Just looking at these makes us want to whip them up, stat!

Roasted Carrot and Dill Hummus by Oh She Glows: This hummus really is roasting carrots for, trust me. Once you get a taste, you won’t stop dipping.

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Chickpeas by The Year in Food: If you make these once, you’ll make them 100 more times because they are THAT addicting.

Coconut Pineapple Shrimp Skewers by Well Plated: Nothing will make you feel like you’re on an island more than this sweet, lightly spicy and citrusy recipe. Bonus: The marinade is made from only FIVE ingredients!

Need some more recipe inspiration? Check out light and easy recipes for this summer, or 10 healthy recipes you’ll love!

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Author: Jordan Strohl

Jordan Strohl is the social media maven at Glitter Guide. She has a degree in journalism and puts it to good use by writing killer captions and deciphering emojis. She loves spending time with her puppy, Piper, in Philadelphia. Follow their adventures on Instagram - @jordstrohl