Plant Based Eating

25 Vegan Recipes for Summer

Living in the Midwest, we get the full range of seasons. Our spring came and went, and now we are experiencing the heat of the summer. It can get pretty hot here, sometimes even breaking 100 degrees! The summer is all about enjoying the outdoors. Barbecues during the day, and campfires at night. The nostalgia of popsicles and sun-brewed ice tea.

There is a certain uniqueness that the summer brings in terms of food. You either want something cooked on the grill, that is charred and smoky, or you want something cool and refreshing. It is my first full summer going vegan. Last year I was accustom to burgers and ice cream during these hot months, but this season, instead of missing these foods, I am super excited to try some new vegan recipes! Sweet potato burgers, coconut popsicles, and carrot dogs?! Yummmmm!!!! Not only do these dishes still have the essence of summer in them, but they are healthy too!

So enjoy the summer with me, and try these 25 delicious vegan recipes.



Carrot Lemonade

Watermelon Coconut Agua

Strawberry, Lime, and Mint Infused Water

Watermelon Green Tea

Pina Colada Green Smoothie

Pineapple Kiwi Mint Smoothie



Monster Vegan Burger

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burger

Red Lentil Cauliflower Burger

Chickpea Quinoa Power Burger



BBQ Pulled Sweet Potato Sandwiches

Smoky BBQ Carrot Dogs

Smoky BBQ Sweet Potato Chickpea Burgers

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches

BBQ Cauliflower Chickpea Tacos with Creamy Lime Slaw



Black Bean Quinoa Bowl with Cilantro Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Southwest Chopped Salad

Spicy Plantain Black Bean Tacos

Honey-Lime Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Corn Tacos

Cucumber, Black Bean, Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

Summer Fiesta Taco Salad

Frozen Treats


Orange Creamsicles

Raspberry Coconut Popsicles

Coconut Ice Cream

Banana Cherry Garcia Soft Serve


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