15 Labor Day Cookout Dishes, Lightened-Up

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Whatever you're craving this weekend, there's a healthy take that's sure to be a hit with cookout-party and picnic crowds. From salads to burgers to desserts, here are 15 lightened-up recipes.

Side Dishes and Salads
Broccoli Salad (above)
Burgers
Desserts

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