Here’s the thing about summer: There are so many delicious fresh fruit and vegetables everywhere! To help you expand your current vault of summer vegan recipes to accommodate all the extra produce you have, we’ve rounded up 11 of our favorite meals so good you won’t miss the meat.
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1. Sweet and Simple Grilled Apricots
This recipe is incredibly easy to execute and very sweet. Grilled apricots are a great snack and even better desert.
2. Delicious Grilled Tempeh Recipes
We love tempeh. So. Much. This hearty meat substitute is great alone, or used in other vegan summer recipes (sandwiches, chopped in a taco, etc.).
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3. Sweet and Creamy Vegan Yogurt
Who says vegans can’t enjoy frozen yogurt?! Uninformed people, that’s who. This four ingredient recipe for vegan yogurt will satisfy any sweet tooth.
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4. Grilled Zucchini Salad Recipe with Cilantro Lime Dressing
This zucchini salad is as simple as simple can be, which means that it’s easy to make on busy weeknights. Serve it up along with any of your other favorite summer vegan recipes.
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5. Cool and Refreshing Tabbouleh Bowl Recipe
I recently had a fresh tabbouleh salad and I’ve got to say, it’s probably one of the best summer salads you could make. It tastes fresh and bright, and is easy to make.
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6. Vegan Spring Rolls Recipe
Vegan spring rolls. Yes, you can make them. This lovely recipe includes cilantro, avocado, and more. Yum, yum!
Reprinted with permission from The Ultimate Book of Modern Juicing, by Mimi Kirk, The Countryman Press 2015
7. Vegan Mixed Berry Cobbler Smoothie Recipe
If there was ever a time to mix up a smoothie, this is it. Temperatures are only going to go up from here, so you may as well learn how to make a cool, delicious and dairy-free smoothie now.
8. Vegan Avocado Recipe
This creamy pasta dish uses avocado instead of cream, making it a vegan dinner delight.
9. No-Bake Peach Crisp
This summer dessert recipe is perfect for mild summer nights.
10. Vegan Chocolate Gelato Recipe with Coconut Milk and Dark Rum
This recipe is one of the more popular ones on our site, and for good reason. And we bet if you make and serve this recipe, everyone who eats it will like it, too.
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11. Vegan Jamaican Jerk Fried Plantains Recipe
This recipe is a little sweet, a little spicy, and a lot of awesome. It’ll also break you free from any food rut you’re in.
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