11 Summer Vegan Recipes We Want to Stuff Our Faces With

Summer vegan recipes are fresh and fun to make.

Although stores are beginning to sell fall decor, summer is not over. We’ve still got a little more than a month left of the season that’s known for its sultry feel. Celebrate the rest of the season by doing something you love (cooking and eating, duh). To help you do just that, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite summer vegan recipes. Each meal is filled with fresh ingredients.

Summer vegan recipes, nacho

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1. Vegan Nachos Recipe

Nachos are great to eat all year, but they are especially fun to eat while sitting poolside, or watching a baseball game in a chilled living room.

Summer vegan recipes, tofu

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2. Barbeque Tofu Recipe with Marinade

Just because you don’t eat meat doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a BBQ. This tofu recipe proves that.

Summer vegan recipes, strawberry

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3. Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Anything that’s no-bake is especially welcome on 90-degree days. And this no-bake, ice cream recipe won’t disappoint. It’s sweet, and full of fruity goodness.

Summer vegan recipes, salad

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4. Grilled Zucchini Salad Recipe with Cilantro Lime Dressing

If you have a garden, we know you have a ton of zucchini right now. So, we had to include at least a few summer vegan recipes that call for this green wonder. This grilled salad is simple and fresh.

Summer vegan recipes, bake

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5. Cheesy Vegan Leek and Zucchini Gratin Recipe

Yes. We feel confident placing two zucchini recipes back to back because they are so different. But they do have one thing in common — they are both tasty.

Summer vegan recipes, cake

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6. Easy Grilled Vegan Pound Cake Recipe with Peaches and Coconut Cream

While we do love a good pie recipe in the summer, we don’t think anyone will get angry if you serve this amazing cake.

Summer vegan recipes, vegan scones

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7. Orange and Cranberry Vegan Scones Recipe

There are plenty of vegan summer breakfast recipes out there, but few are as amazing as this scone one.

Summer vegan recipes, pasta

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8. Plant-Based Pasta in a Snap and a Vegan Raw Pasta Recipe

This pasta recipe is incredibly refreshing and full of nutritious vegetables.

Summer vegan recipes, peach

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9. No-Bake Summer Peach Crisp Recipe

Peaches are amazing this time of year, so you’d be nuts not to give this recipe a try.

Vegan smootie recipe, smoothie bowl

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10. Vegan Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Smoothies are great — there’s no denying that. But this smoothie bowl recipe looks pretty amazing, too.

Summer vegan recipes, biscotti

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11. Superfood Vegan Biscotti Recipe with Matcha and Maca

Every season is biscotti season — it’s true. But there’s something special about eating biscotti while sipping coffee on your front porch on a summer morning.

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Abbie Stutzer

Writer, editor, and owner of Ginchy!, a freelance writing and editing company, and home funeral hub. Adores smart sex ed, sustainable ag, spooky history, women's health, feminism, horror, wine, and sci-fi.