Hi friends! I’ve got a real treat for you today! Warmer weather is finally here and summer is right around the corner! I’ve been rounding up some of THE BEST vegan summer recipes, just for you! I’ve got you covered with healthy appetizers, dips, burgers, wraps, salads, summer soups, smoothies, healthy desserts, and so much more!
To browse by category click any of the jump links below.
Or to see it all just scroll through everything below.
Are you ready for this?
Let’s dive right in, shall we? 🙂
Healthy Summer Appetizers & Side Dishes
These healthy apps and sides are wonderful finger foods to pair with your bbq dishes. Perfect for small or large gatherings.
This Healthy Kitchen – Sweet & Spicy Baked Plantain Chips
Wholesome Yum – How To Cook Asparagus in the Oven – Fast & Easy
Erica’s Recipes – Mini Bruschetta Tarts with Dijon Cashew Cream
Love Food Nourish – Eggplant Bruschetta (GF)
Sip and Feast – Italian Vegetables With Lemon Caper Sauce
Veggie Society – Mango Avocado Spring Rolls
Recipes from a Pantry – Mexican Air Fryer Corn On The Cob + Grill Version
Pinch and Swirl – Grilled Green Beans with Cumin and Smoked Paprika
Umami Girl – Charred Shishito Peppers Recipe: An Easy Appetizer
Whole New Mom – Moroccan Carrots
This Healthy Kitchen – Lemon Herb Grilled Zucchini – Oil Free
Dips & Condiments
Everything you need for dunking chips or topping those burgers. Nothing beats homemade when it comes to condiments. These recipes use simple, pronounceable ingredients. Now that’s something we can all get on board with.
Momables – Easy Pineapple Salsa
Happy Kitchen Rocks – Chipotle Corn Salsa Recipe
This Healthy Kitchen – 3 Minute Easy Guacamole
Sandhya’s Kitchen – Best Strawberry Salsa Recipe
This Healthy Kitchen – Venezuelan Guasacaca [Wasakaka]
Homemade Vegan – Homemade Organic Tomato Ketchup
Nora Cooks – Tofu Vegan Mayonnaise Recipe
This Healthy Kitchen – Oil Free Chimichurri
Healthy Midwestern Girl – Vegan Barbecue Sauce
Sustainable Cooks – Sriracha Vegan Aioli
This Healthy Kitchen – Beautiful Beet Hummus [GF]This Healthy Kitchen – Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
This Healthy Kitchen – Oil Free Dill Pickle White Bean Dip
Healthy Instant Pot Recipes
Keep the heat out of the kitchen by using your handy Instant Pot.
On a hot summer day, no one wants to turn on their oven or stove top.
This is a great way to keep cool and still enjoy a delicious meal.
This Healthy Kitchen – Instant Pot Mexican Casserole [GF+Oil Free]
Green Scheme – Red Curry Cauliflower Rice Vegetable Soup-Instant Pot
Little Sunny Kitchen – Instant Pot Corn On The Cob
This Healthy Kitchen – Instant Pot Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles
The Belly Rules The Mind – Instant Pot Teriyaki Fried Rice Bowl
This Healthy Kitchen – Instant Pot Unstuffed Peppers [V+GF]
Recipes from a Pantry – Dump and Start Instant Pot Mexican Quinoa
Summer Pastas, Grains & Bowls
Chow down on these delicious summer bowls!
Fun, colourful pasta dishes, grains, and buddha bowls.
All featuring fresh produce and a whole lotta yum!
Hungry Healthy Happy – Vegan Burrito Bowl
This Healthy Kitchen – Vegan Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese
Food Meanderings – Easy Spicy Peanut Pasta Salad
This Healthy Kitchen – Oil Free Mexican Buddha Bowl
This Healthy Kitchen – Coconut Peanut Veggie Noodles [GF+Oil Free]
Downshiftology – Carrot and Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Cucumber Sauce
Yup It’s Vegan – BBQ Jackfruit Sweet Potato Mac
My Darling Vegan – Vegan Pesto Pasta with Summer Squash and Cherry Tomatoes
This Healthy Kitchen – 15 Minute Vegetable Stir Fry with Udon Noodles
2 Share My Joy – Italian Asparagus Spinach Gnocchi Recipe
This Healthy Kitchen – Chili Lime Chickpea Buddha Bowl [GF+Oil Free]
Burgers, Sandwiches & Wraps
There’s something very summery about a mouthwatering burger, and I’ve got quite the assortment for you below!
In addition to burgers, I’ve got some delicious sandwiches and wraps, many of which are enjoyed cold.
Perfect for those hot summer days. Plus, they’re also great as make ahead options!
This Healthy Kitchen – Vegan Chicken Burgers [GF]
Our Wandering Kitchen – Beet Burgers
Laura Fuentes – Portobello Mushroom Burgers with Southwest Avocado Ranch
Make it Dairy Free – The Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burger
This Healthy Kitchen – Sweet Potato Bean Burger (GF)
Living Well Kitchen – Avocado Black Bean Burgers
Where You Get Your Protein – Apple-Walnut Chickpea Salad Sandwich (GF)
This Healthy Kitchen – 5 Minute Chickpea Salad Sandwich [Oil Free]
Love and Good Stuff – Jerk Black Bean Tacos with Mango Salsa
Happy Kitchen Rocks – Pita Pockets with Roasted Veggies and Hummus
These vegan summer salads are bursting with colour and flavour.
Fantastic and hearty enough to enjoy as a main dish, or a side.
Bring any of these along to your next pot luck for a show stopping centerpiece.
Vegan Huggs – Mediterranean Quinoa Salad (GF)
Cadry’s Kitchen – Avocado Caprese Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
My Quiet Kitchen – Jackfruit, Mango and Dill Salad
This Healthy Kitchen – Cabbage Quinoa Salad [GF+Oil Free]
Know Your Produce – Israeli Salad
Veggie Desserts – The Best Broccoli Salad with Potatoes and Herbs
This Healthy Kitchen – Coleslaw Salad w/ Oil Free Thai Peanut Dressing
This Healthy Kitchen – Strawberry Spinach Salad w/ Berry Basil Dressing
A Pinch of Healthy – Corn Salad with avocado, tomato and lime
Indian Ambrosia – Aloo Chaat Recipe (Spicy Potato Salad)
Cooktoria – Ultimate Zucchini Salad
Shane and Simple – Three Bean Protein Summer Salad
Healthy Midwestern Girl – Watermelon & Forbidden Rice Salad
Yes, you read that right!
Summer soups are totally a thing.
No, these are not all cold, but they do all contain fresh summer produce!
One even has your favourite summer drink, BEER!
This Healthy Kitchen – Vegan Cold Pear Soup
Cilantro and Citronella – Watermelon Gazpacho
Veggies Save The Day – Vegan Cold Cucumber Soup Recipe
Binky’s Culinary Carnival – Asparagus Soup Recipe
Rhubarbarians – Fresh yellow heirloom tomato soup
The Simple Supper – Creamy Chilled Zucchini Curry Soup
Healthy Midwestern Girl – Vegan Beer Cheese Soup
Yup It’s Vegan – Summer Minestrone with Lentil Balls
Summer Drinks & Smoothies
Refreshing drinks and smoothies to cool off from the summer heat.
Or make it an adult drink and add a splash of rum or vodka to your favourites!
This Healthy Kitchen – Strawberry Pineapple SmoothieYay For Food – Maple Peach Citrus Juice
Healthy Happy Life – Watermelon Frosty, Summer Smoothie
This Healthy Kitchen – Sour Apple Smoothie
Cooktoria – Spinach Smoothie Recipe
Whole New Mom – Refreshing Homemade Sugar-Free Lemonade
Jolly Homemade Recipes – Watermelon, Mint and Lime Slushie Recipe
It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken – Vegan Caesar Cocktail
Tasting Page – Spicy Mango Citrus Cocktail
Watch Learn Eat – Apple Blueberry Lemon Smoothie
Running on Real Food – Strawberry Mango Smoothie
Strength and Sunshine – Virgin Banana Daiquiris
The Belly Rules the Mind – Vegan Tropical Butternut Squash Smoothie
This Healthy Kitchen – Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Check out these amazing vegan summer dessert recipes!
Tons of cold and frozen options to cool off from the summer heat.
Plus some sweet treats using seasonal produce and hidden veggies!
You know, so you can have your cake and eat it too!
This Healthy Kitchen – Easy Coconut Peach Popsicles
Choosing Chia – Vegan Mango Lassi Popsicles
This Healthy Kitchen – Oatmeal Zucchini Cookies [GF]
Let’s Eat Cake – Raw Blackberry Cheesecakes
Delightful Plate – Vietnamese Avocado Mousse Ice Cream
In The Kid’s Kitchen – Creamy Avocado Fudgesicles
This Healthy Kitchen – Chocolate Zucchini Bread [Vegan+GF+Oil Free]
Vegan Huggs – Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars (GF)
This Healthy Kitchen – Strawberry Banana Bread [GF]
Recipes from a Pantry – Balsamic Roasted Berry Ice Lollies
Umami Girl – Raspberry Prosecco Popsicles
My Plant Based Family – Mango Lime Ice Pops
This Healthy Kitchen – Sweet Hummus Fruit Dip [GF]If you try any of these recipes, please let me know about it in the comments below. I always love hearing from you! Don’t forget to Subscribe to This Healthy Kitchen to be among the first to get my new recipes! You can also FOLLOW ME on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter to see more delicious food and get all the latest updates.