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The BEST Vegan Summer Recipes

Vegan Summer Recipes - burger, skewers, salad, popsicles, soup

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!

Are you ready for this?

Let’s dive right in, shall we? πŸ™‚

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 KitchenSweet & Spicy Baked Plantain Chips

This Healthy Kitchen – Sweet & Spicy Baked Plantain Chips

Wholesome YumHow To Cook Asparagus in the Oven – Fast & Easy

Erica’s RecipesMini Bruschetta Tarts with Dijon Cashew Cream

Love Food NourishEggplant Bruschetta (GF)

Love Food Nourish – Eggplant Bruschetta (GF)

Sip and FeastItalian Vegetables With Lemon Caper Sauce

Veggie SocietyMango Avocado Spring Rolls

Recipes from a PantryMexican Air Fryer Corn On The Cob + Grill Version

Recipes from a Pantry – Mexican Air Fryer Corn On The Cob + Grill Version

Pinch and SwirlGrilled Green Beans with Cumin and Smoked Paprika

Plant Based ScottySweet Teriyaki Veggie Kabobs

Umami GirlCharred Shishito Peppers Recipe: An Easy Appetizer

Umami Girl – Charred Shishito Peppers Recipe: An Easy Appetizer

Whole New MomMoroccan Carrots

This Healthy KitchenLemon Herb Grilled Zucchini – Oil Free

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.

MomablesEasy Pineapple Salsa

Momables – Easy Pineapple Salsa

Happy Kitchen RocksChipotle Corn Salsa Recipe

Sandhya’s KitchenBest Strawberry Salsa Recipe

This Healthy Kitchen 3 Minute Easy Guacamole

This Healthy Kitchen – 3 Minute Easy Guacamole

Homemade VeganHomemade Organic Tomato Ketchup

Nora CooksTofu Vegan Mayonnaise Recipe

This Healthy Kitchen – Oil Free Chimichurri

Healthy Midwestern GirlVegan Barbecue Sauce

Sustainable Cooks Sriracha Vegan Aioli

This Healthy Kitchen Beautiful Beet Hummus [GF]

This Healthy Kitchen – Beautiful Beet Hummus [GF]
This Healthy Kitchen Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

This Healthy Kitchen –Β Oil Free Dillicious 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]

This Healthy Kitchen – Instant Pot Mexican Casserole [GF+Oil Free]

Green SchemeRed Curry Cauliflower Rice Vegetable Soup-Instant Pot

Little Sunny KitchenInstant Pot Corn On The Cob

This Healthy Kitchen Instant Pot Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

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

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

Hungry Healthy Happy – Vegan Burrito Bowl

This Healthy Kitchen Vegan Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

Food MeanderingsEasy Spicy Peanut Pasta Salad

This Healthy Kitchen Oil Free Mexican Inspired Taco Buddha Bowl

This Healthy Kitchen – Oil Free Mexican Inspired Taco Buddha Bowl

This Healthy Kitchen Coconut Peanut Veggie Noodles [GF+Oil Free]

Recipes from a PantryPineapple Fried Rice

Downshiftology Carrot and Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Cucumber Sauce

Downshiftology – Carrot and Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Cucumber Sauce

Yup It’s VeganBBQ Jackfruit Sweet Potato Mac

This Healthy Kitchen Veggie Pasta with Black Bean Pesto

My Darling VeganVegan Pesto Pasta with Summer Squash and Cherry Tomatoes

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 JoyItalian Asparagus Spinach Gnocchi Recipe

This Healthy Kitchen Chili Lime Chickpea Buddha Bowl [GF+Oil Free]

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]

This Healthy Kitchen – Vegan Chicken Burgers [GF]

Our Wandering Kitchen Beet Burgers

Laura FuentesPortobello Mushroom Burgers with Southwest Avocado Ranch

Make it Dairy Free The Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burger

Make it Dairy Free – The Ultimate Vegan Black Bean Burger

This Healthy Kitchen Sweet Potato Bean Burger (GF)

Living Well KitchenAvocado Black Bean Burgers

This Healthy Kitchen5 Minute Chickpea Salad Sandwich [Oil Free]

Chickpea Salad Sandwich with tomato, pickle, and baby spinach
This Healthy Kitchen – 5 Minute Chickpea Salad Sandwich [Oil Free]

Where You Get Your Protein Apple-Walnut Chickpea Salad Sandwich (GF)

Love and Good Stuff Jerk Black Bean Tacos with Mango Salsa

Happy Kitchen Rocks Pita Pockets with Roasted Veggies and Hummus

Happy Kitchen Rocks – Pita Pockets with Roasted Veggies and Hummus

It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken Vegan Grilled Veggie Gyros

Be Plant Well Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups

This Healthy KitchenAsian Slaw Vegan Wraps with Cauliflower Rice

Summer Salads

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)

Vegan Huggs – Mediterranean Quinoa Salad (GF)

Cadry’s Kitchen Avocado Caprese Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

This Healthy Kitchen Asian Quinoa Salad [GF+Oil Free]

Know Your Produce Israeli Salad

This Healthy Kitchen Coleslaw Salad w/ Oil Free Thai Peanut Dressing

This Healthy Kitchen – Coleslaw Salad w/ Oil Free Thai Peanut Dressing

Veggie Desserts The Best Broccoli Salad with Potatoes and Herbs

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)

Indian Ambrosia – Aloo Chaat Recipe (Spicy Potato Salad)

CooktoriaUltimate Zucchini Salad

This Healthy Kitchen Mexican Salad with 3 Minute Guacamole

Shane and Simple Three Bean Protein Summer Salad

My Quiet Kitchen Jackfruit, Mango and Dill Salad

Healthy Midwestern Girl Watermelon & Forbidden Rice Salad

Healthy Midwestern Girl – Watermelon & Forbidden Rice Salad

Summer Soups

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

This Healthy Kitchen – Vegan Cold Pear Soup

Cilantro and CitronellaΒ – Watermelon Gazpacho

Veggies Save The Day Vegan Cold Cucumber Soup Recipe

Binky’s Culinary Carnival Asparagus Soup Recipe

Rhubarbarians Fresh yellow heirloom tomato soup

Rhubarbarians – Fresh yellow heirloom tomato soup

The Simple Supper Creamy Chilled Zucchini Curry Soup

Healthy Midwestern Girl Vegan Beer Cheese Soup

Yup It’s VeganSummer Minestrone with Lentil Balls

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 Smoothie

strawberry pineapple smoothie in large glass
This Healthy Kitchen – Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Green and Grey Kitchen Mango Wake-up Smoothie

Yay For FoodΒ – Maple Peach Citrus Juice

Healthy Happy Life Watermelon Frosty, Summer Smoothie

This Healthy Kitchen Sour Apple Smoothie

Cooktoria Spinach Smoothie Recipe

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

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

chocolate peanut butter smoothie with chocolate chip garnish
This Healthy Kitchen – Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Summer Desserts

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

easy coconut peach popsicles
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

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]

two slices of cake on plate with fork and raspberries
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]

The Simple Green Dairy Free Magic Shell Ice Cream Bars w/ Toasted Almond

Recipes from a Pantry Balsamic Roasted Berry Ice Lollies

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]

Sweet hummus fruit dip in center of a platter of fresh fruit
This Healthy Kitchen – Sweet Hummus Fruit Dip [GF]
Hope you enjoy some of thees delicious vegan summer recipes as the weather warms up. I’d love to hear which ones you try, so let me know in the comments below. πŸ™‚ Enjoy!

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24 Comments

  1. Hope


    So many delicious recipes in here! Those balsamic berry roasted ice lollies are so pretty they look nearly too good to eat! Have pinned to try some this week.

  2. Jen


    I’m getting hungrier and hungrier with every photo I scroll by. I’m definitely pinning this so I can start adding these into our summer meals. Thank you!

  3. Pam Greer


    Oh my goodness, what a collection of recipes! I don’t even know where to begin! I’m thinking with those roasted berry ice lollies!

  4. Lisa


    Yes, just what I need for memorial day! I’m always looking for great vegan recipe for a couple of my friends. These all sound delicious! Though I am partial to the carrot and zucchini pasta πŸ˜‰

  5. Raquel


    Wow! Great round up! I’ve been curious about the jackfruit bbq recipes. Thanks for including one. Now I’ll definitely have to give it a try.

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