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This Ain't No Veggie Burger! Plant-Based Summer Recipes Which Will Actually Excite You

June 15, 2021

Having a picnic or BBQ? Don’t settle for the standard veggie burger. These plant-based dishes are exciting for any food lover, both vegans and meat-eaters alike. If you’re searching for some inspiration to step up your summer dishes, look no further. We’ve got you covered.

The Beyond Burger

We’ve got to start with the Beyond Burger. Yes, this may be made from all plants, but it definitely isn’t a veggie burger! With the nutrients and sensation of beef and a juicy, satisfying taste, this can compete with any meat dish that dares to challenge it. Click here to check out this mouth-watering BBQ Beyond Burger recipe video.


Sweet Potato Nachos

Turn up the flavor and health of classic nachos by swapping some of the ingredients. Sweet potatoes complement this dish perfectly while maintaining that crispy satisfying crunch. Find the recipe by Spinach 4 Breakfast here!

Skinny Sweet Potato Nachos

Deviled Non-Eggs

Deviled eggs are a traditional picnic food which seems near impossible to veganize. But, with a bit of creativity, you can turn blended cashews into delicious 100% egg-free deviled eggs. If you have molds, you can take it a step further and even shape them like eggs! Or, to keep in simple, just let the mixture set in a baking dish and cut into squares. Leafy Greens and Me shares this genius recipe here.

Strawberry & Chocolate Ice Pops

What’s summer without a refreshing popsicle? You don’t always have to run to the store to get ahold of some. This treat will excite eaters of all ages- check out the easy recipe by Dining with Devyn here!

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Veggie BLT Bruschetta

During the summer, finger food is your best friend. Get a satisfying crunch without the heaviness when you try these tasty bruschetta bites. The tempeh in place of bacon adds density and savory protein to keep you full but not weighed down. Click here for the delicious recipe by My Darling Vegan.


Vegan Potato Salad

Potato salad is a summer classic, but the traditional version can be oily and basic. This oil-free vegan potato salad delivers the flavorful bite that everyone craves, but nobody will ever guess that it’s free of dairy and eggs. Nora Cooks shares the recipe here.

Artichoke Tapenade

Everyone loves hummus, but it’s time to try a more unique spread for your crackers. This artichoke tapenade recipe has intense flavors reminiscent of summer, but doesn’t require any expensive pine nuts. Click here for the recipe by Fat Free Vegan Kitchen!


What delicious recipes do you like to make this summer? Let us know!


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