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10 Best Top-8-Free Recipes for your Labor Day

Whether you’re hosting a Labor Day barbecue (see my tips for hosting here) or taking a side dish along to a party, I’ve got all the recipes you need for a festive, flavorful celebration. Below are my recipes for easy mains, filling sides, desserts and even fun, take-along spiked slushy pouches.

Have fun!

The recipes:

Fall Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak (pictured above. Created for TABLE Magazine photo by Dave Bryce, food styling by Anna Calabrese)

Slow Cooker Sweet and Salty Lime-Garlic Shredded Pork

Mango-Lime Grilled Chicken Thighs

Gluten-Free, Vegan Macaroni Salad with Lemon and Herbs

Spinach Strawberry Salad with Honey-Dijon Dressing

Nana’s Famous (Egg-Free) Potato Salad

Gluten-Free Orzo Salad with Homemade “Salad Supreme” Seasoning

Photo by Jeff Swensen, styling by Keith Recker

Gluten-Free, Vegan Jammy Blueberry Bars, recipe for TABLE Magazine

Strawberry Lemonade Coconut Sheet Cake (GF, Vegan)

Spiked Summer Slushies

Questions, comments, ideas? Please submit a comment below or email me at liz@octofree.com.

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Hey there, I'm Liz!

As a former food editor and everyday home cook, I’ve spent the past 15+ years testing, tasting and saving delicious, Octofree recipes for my family. It’s with lots of love that I share the best of the bunch with you, along with tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way.

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