Coming soon, the season for impromptu barbecues and backyard bashes—as the weather heats up, usually so does our social calendar. But instead of reverting to the default potato salad and hot dog menu, why not make your backyard barbecue extra special with some unique, delicious bites? Ahead, we’ve rounded up the mouth-watering recipes you should be bringing along. From easy side dishes
that you can make ahead, to veggie- friendly grill options
and out-of-the box salad ideas, these crowd-pleasing options offer a twist on the traditional.Broccoli Salad with Sweet Miso Dressing
Try this sweet and savory take on a traditional, creamy broccoli salad, which subs in miso dressing, roasted shiitake mushrooms, sunflower seeds, and dried cranberries. Plus, it’s dairy and gluten-free, and vegan-friendly.