Healthy Labor Day Recipes (Paleo & Gluten-Free)

Savor the last long weekend of the Summer with these gluten free and paleo healthy labor day recipes to make at home or bring with you on-the-go!

Healthy Labor Day Recipes

Healthy Labor Day Recipes

Labor Day Weekend is bittersweet! It’s the last long weekend of the Summer where everyone gets a chance to soak in the last of the sun with final beach days, BBQ’s, and the chance to make all of those summer recipes you’ve been pinning and saving. I’ve rounded up some favorite appetizers, side dishes, main dishes, and treats to satisfy every person at your home this weekend with these healthy labor day recipes!


Labor Day Appetizers

These late summer appetizers are perfect to make at home or to share!


Labor Day Pasta Salads and Sides

Sometimes the salads are the BEST part of a BBQ


Labor Day Cocktails

Make them as cocktails or mocktails!


Labor Day BBQ Ideas

Get that grill lit up, because we need to fire up the end of summer!


Labor Day Desserts

A sweet finish to the end of summer!

26 Gluten-Free Meatless Monday Recipes You Need To Try

The Meatless Monday Movement was founded on the idea of cutting out meat for just one day in hopes of reducing meat consumption for personal and planet health. This year I have focused on adding more plant-based meals into my diet to keep it on track and balanced. Here are 26 absolutely delicious and healthy plant-based, gluten-free recipes to help you add more veggies into your weekly routine!

26 Gluten-Free Meatless Monday Meals You Need To Try - Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Although I have started adding some grains and beans into my diet, I made sure to include a ton of paleo-friendly options as well since I know how hard it can be to add plant-based meals to a strict paleo approach!

Loaded Kimchi Fries from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and vegetarian. Make this paleo-friendly by omitting the optional cheese!)

Instant Pot Lemon Vegetable Risotto from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Egg-free, 30 minutes or less, gluten-free, nut-free, vegetarian)

Green Coconut Curry from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or less, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, vegan-friendly if you omit the fish sauce!)

Cauliflower Baked Ziti from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen via No Excuses Detox Cookbook (Gluten-free, nut-free, vegetarian)

Meal Prep Mediterranean Bowls from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Gluten-free, vegan if you omit the feta cheese!)

Paleo Veggie Mushroom Burgers from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, make these vegan by using a flax egg!)

Loaded Grilled Eggplant with Creamy Herb Sauce from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly)

Green Chili Vegetable Soup from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (30 minutes or Less, dairy-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, and vegan)

Orange Power Pasta from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (vegan, paleo-friendly, egg-free, nut-free)

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Dairy-free, vegan-friendly, nut-free, paleo-friendly)

Eggplant Meatballs from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen (Dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo, vegan)

Sweet Potato Noodles with Garlic and Kale from Love and Lemons (Vegan-friendly, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant!)

Late Summer Ratatouille from With Food and Love (vegan-friendly, dairy-free, grain-free, egg-free, nut-free, whole30 compliant)

Easy Grilled Sweet Potato Pizzas from Fit Foodie Finds (Vegetarian, grain-free)

Kale Sweet Potato Curry from Minimalist Baker (30 minutes or less, vegan-friendly, grain-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant)

Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai from Tasty Yummies (Paleo-friendly, grain-free, dairy-free, vegetarian if you omit the fish sauce)

Easy Vegetarian Stir Fry with Cashew Cream Sauce from Food Faith Fitness (gluten-free, low-carb, dairy-free, and vegan-friendly)

Mushroom Asparagus Tacos from Gourmande in the Kitchen (Paleo-friendly, vegan, dairy-free)

Green Goddess Fig Nourish Bowls from Cotter Crunch (Vegan, paleo-friendly, whole30 compliant)

Greek Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Two Peas and Their Pod (vegan and paleo-friendly if using a dairy-free tzatziki sauce, grain-free, gluten-free, and no sugar added)

Butternut Squash Macaroni and No Cheese from Eat Your Beets (Vegan-friendly if you omit the optional cheese, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free)

Veggie Burger Bowl with Spiralized Carrots from Inspiralized (vegetarian, gluten-free, make this whole30 compliant by using coconut aminos and a whole30 compliant veggie burger!)

Low-Carb Lasagna from Well Plated (low-carb, grain-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian)

Everything Spring Green Salad with Basil Lemon Vinaigrette from Ambitious Kitchen

10-Minute Gazpacho from Gimme Some Oven (Whole30 compliant, dairy-free, vegan-friendly)

Broccoli and Mushroom Stir Fry (Vegan-friendly and dairy-free. Serve over cauliflower rice to make this grain-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly, and whole30 compliant)

BONUS: Add more veggies into a treat with this Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread!