30 Healthy Potluck Recipes for Summer!


Are you grilling all the things? Because I’ve been grilling all the things. I even grill the salad. And the dessert. (True story.)

If you’re invited to a potluck BBQ, what do you bring? If you’re looking for some new ideas, here’s a whole bunch of healthy potluck recipes to inspire you. Most are from Perry’s Plate, but I included a few from other blogs that caught my eye. There are a lot of definitions of “healthy” and not all of these are paleo. But they’re all whole-food based and mostly gluten and dairy free.

I’ve never understood why store-bought potato salad and baked beans are always a staple. I’d much rather have  one of these…

Healthy Potluck Salad Recipes


Grilled Summer Squash Salad from Perry’s Plate

Melon Salad with Ginger-Mint Dressing from Perry’s Plate

Mango-Cucumber Rice Salad from Perry’s Plate

Avocado Bacon Parmesan Salad with Tangy Avocado Dressing from Perry’s Plate

Sweet Lemon-Herb Quinoa Salad from Perry’s Plate

Spinach Salad with Chicken, Avocado, and Goat Cheese from Recipe Girl

Thai Shrimp Salad from Bev Cooks

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta, and Avocado from How Sweet Eats

Grilled Ginger-Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad  from Cooking Classy

Broccoli, Apple, and Almond Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette by The Healthy Foodie


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Costa Rican Rice and Beans from Perry’s Plate

Marinated Zucchini from Perry’s Plate

Green Bean Succotash from Perry’s Plate

Pesto-Shrimp Cucumber Rolls from Perry’s Plate

Spicy Butternut and Black Bean Egg Rolls with Citrus Avocado Cream from Perry’s Plate

Rainbow Veggie Skewers by Gimme Some Oven

Orange-Mint Grilled Shrimp by Rock Recipes

Cuban Grilled Zucchini by The Whole Smiths

Jalapeno Ginger Cauliflower Rice by The Roasted Root

Cilantro-Lime Cucumber Salad by The Food Charlatan


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Coco-Kiwi Mango Salsa with Cinnamon Crisps from Perry’s Plate

Layered Mediterranean Dip from the Tasty Kitchen Blog

Loaded Roasted Chile Guacamole from Perry’s Plate

Chevy’s Fresh Salsa (Copycat) from Perry’s Plate

Balsamic Bacon Artichoke Dip from Perry’s Plate

Lemon Herb Cauliflower Bean Dip from Edible Perspective

Four Pepper and Corn Salsa with Baked Chili Lime Chips from Eat Your Heart Out

Cashew-less Vegan Queso by Minimalist Baker

Green Pico de Gallo by Macheesmo

Triple Layer Guacamole Creamy Cotija and Confetti Salsa Party Dip from Soup Addict