Labor Day is supposed to be the ultimate lazy day. The whole point is a day to rest from your labors, right? So why are you spending so much time and energy on your Labor Day party? Thankfully, Labor Day is a wonderful excuse to pull out the grill, the perfect tool for fast, easy and scrumptious food! I have put together the perfect menu to get you started.

1. The Perfect Burger: Nothing can be more simple and easy, yet perfectly delicious, than a classic burger. To make it even faster, you can make them ahead of time and have them waiting for you in the fridge. After a few minutes on the grill, you have a delicious and easy Labor Day meal. To impress your guests, dress up your dinner with some creative and healthy skinny sides. (via Food Network)

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2. Skinny Barbecue Chicken Kabobs: Is chicken more your speed? Without much prep, you can have these delicious kabobs ready to go. Again, these are also easy to make ahead of time and have ready to throw on the grill. (via Skinny Mom)

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3. Grilled Potatoes and Peppers: Sure, a bag of potato chips is fast and easy, but why not try a healthier, yummier option? It’s amazing how delicious potatoes and a few other ingredients wrapped in foil can turn out, and nothing could be easier. (via Real Mom Kitchen)

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4. Grilled Corn-On-The-Cob 5 Ways: The best part about Labor Day being in the fall is that it’s harvest season. Fresh fruits and veggies don’t need much to make them shine! If you do feel like dressing your corn up a bit, here are five delicious variations to choose from. Get ready to wow your guests and family with these goodies! (via Food & Femininity)

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5. Heirloom Tomato Salad With Fresh Herbs: Speaking of that fresh harvest, take all those tomatoes that your neighbors keep leaving on your doorstep and use them to make this beautiful salad. This is a great alternative to a boring old green salad. (via Skinny Ms.)

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6. Grilled White Nectarines with Amaretto Spiked Mascarpone: Um…yes, please! Yet another example of how super simple can be a super delicious dish. The grilling caramelizes the natural sugar of the nectarines, and the cheese adds some rich decadence. (via The Old Hen)

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