My Best Vegan Grill Recipes

In Florida, summer weather is already in full swing. With Memorial Day coming, I am so ready for the season of barbecuing and cookouts to begin! If you are vegan or have friends and family you want to make vegan food for, this collection of my best vegan BBQ recipes will be perfect for you!

Summer Drinks

No gathering is complete without something sweet, cool, and refreshing to drink. Ditch the usual artificial overly sweet drinks for something full of natural sugar and flavor!

1. Blackberry Lemonade

Homemade blackberry lemonade made with fresh summer berries and delicious lemons is an ideal drink for those humid summer afternoons.

This fresh juice is a quick and tasty way to take advantage of ripe summer blackberries, with the perfect combination of sweet and tart!

Blackberry lemonade in a glass and pitcher on grey background with a bowl of background

2. Pineapple Mango Juice

Homemade Pineapple Mango Juice is a delicious and refreshing tropical delight, made from real fresh pineapples and mangoes.

It is sweet, but a little tangy, with the correct balance of tart from the fresh pineapples.

mango pineapple juice in a flask and glass on a blue wooden background with a blue napkin

3. Strawberry Açaí Lemonade

Are you truly ready for summer without a refreshing cool drink like this Strawberry Acai Lemonade? Definitely not! You and your whole family will absolutely love this drink.

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4. Mango Juice

Try this deliciously sweet Mango Juice that everyone will love, without realizing what an immune system boost it is.

5. Sorrel Drink

Sorrel Drink is a popular drink that used to be served mostly during Christmas time in Jamaica, but now its served all year round. It has great health benefits too!

6. Tamarind Juice

Might you be searching for the tasty, refreshing, and tangy Jamaican Tamarind Juice Recipe? Let’s grab this sweet and sour, thirst-quenching drink recipe.

7. Starfruit Juice

Try this delicious Star Fruit Juice to keep you cool today! It is also full of vitamins and antioxidants, making it great to drink all day.

Vegan BBQ Recipes

There are so many options to choose from! Choose from cold salads, finger foods, dips for chips, yummy sandwiches, and foods for the grill. There is something here to satisfy everyone’s tastes!

1. Vegan Macaroni Salad

Quick and easy recipe for Vegan Macaroni Salad, creamy and simple macaroni with fresh and crispy celery, red onions, bell pepper is perfect for summertime backyard cookout or your next potluck!

2. Vegan Dill Potato Salad

Enjoy this creamy Vegan Dill Potato Salad, made with boiled red potatoes. This vegan potato salad, loaded with celery, red onion, and dill pickle, in a creamy vegan mayonnaise, is the perfect side for a potluck or family cookout.

3. Vegan Potato Salad

This creamy Vegan Potato Salad is full of flavor with just the right amount of mayonnaise, celery, onion, relish is all you need for your next potluck.

4. Vegan Black Bean Burgers

These Vegan Black Bean Burgers are full of flavor, delicious served on burger buns slathered with vegan mayo, topped with lettuce, onions, tomatoes and avocado slices, or served with your favorite gravy and mashed potatoes!

5. Tofu Nuggets

Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets are such a delightful treat, they are baked and not fried but they are crispy on the outside and moist inside. This delicious breaded tofu nugget recipe is vegan and gluten-free and amazing served with your favorite dip!

6. BBQ Cauliflower Wings

These flavorful Barbecue Cauliflower Wings are easy to prepare, and are also vegan and gluten-free. They are made with cauliflower florets that are dunked in a seasoned batter and baked until crisp instead of fried, then smothered in barbecue sauce.

7. BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches

These BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches are amazing! Tender, juicy, messy, seasoned BBQ jackfruit, and creamy coleslaw, in gluten-free vegan rolls. These are the perfect food for BBQ’s, cookouts, picnics, potlucks, or lunch.

8. Vegan Egg Salad

This is the best Vegan Egg Salad recipe that I have had. Flavorful tofu with creamy homemade mayo, green onion, celery, and dill. The perfect tofu egg recipe for breakfast, lunch, brunch or tea; serve it as a sandwich and enjoy the flavor and texture of eggs in every bite.

9. Vegan Chickpea Salad

This Vegan Chickpea Salad is so flavorful and packed with nutrients. It is made with smashed chickpeas, and has the classic chicken salad flavors.

Try it nestled between slices of gluten-free bread with lettuce and tomato for you and your family’s lunches today! You will all love this flavor-packed recipe, and it is full of healthy calories to keep you full until your next meal.

10. Vegan Mexican Street Corn Salad

This Vegan Mexican Street Corn Salad is so flavorful and easy to prepare in 10 minutes. The perfect summer salad made with sweet corn, tomatoes, red bell pepper, red onion with a flavorful smoky homemade vegan chipotle ranch dressing. 

11. Vegan BLT Sandwich

This Vegan BLT Sandwich is so easy to prepare but tastes so amazing. Enjoy each bite of smokey tofu bacon, crisp lettuce, juicy tomato, creamy avocado and onions on gluten-free bread with vegan garlic mayonnaise.

12. Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

I love this flavorful Black Bean Quinoa Burger, served on the most pillowy soft gluten-free burger bun, and topped with an amazing vegan ranch dressing, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and vegan cheese.

13. Jerk Cauliflower Steaks

Jerk cauliflower steak is a rich, delicious, flavourful, and spicy version of a roasted or baked cauliflower steak. The main hero of this dish is the Jamaican jerk seasoning. It has a unique and distinct flavor that you will love.

14. Tofu Fries

This Tofu Fries Recipe has the perfect flavor and crunchy, strips of tofu are dipped in seasoned flour and baked until crisp. Tofu fries are the perfect snack, they are baked not fried, easy to prepare and delicious!

15. Cucumber Avocado Salad

This cucumber avocado salad is the perfect combination of crunchy and creamy,  the perfect cooling salad for hot summer days. Chunks of crunchy cucumbers, creamy avocado, bold red onion, and cilantro all tossed in a creamy vegan sour cream dressing, this is the best salad for a potluck, picnic or family BBQ that is incredibly addictive. 

16. Italian Pasta Salad

This flavor-packed Vegan Italian Pasta Salad is vibrant and delicious, loaded with cucumber, olives, tomatoes, red onions, and herbs. It is perfect for barbecues, potlucks, or any special events!

17. Vegan Crab Cakes

These low calorie, low carb, gluten free, and vegan Crab Cakes will amaze you and all your friends with how good they are. Eat them like you would traditionally, add them to your meal preps, as a dinner side, or even as a creative sandwich filling.

18. Vegan Guacamole

Delicious and chunky vegan guacamole with chopped onions, juicy tomatoes and just the right amount of lime just along with cilantro, cumin and a hint of spice!

19. Mango Avocado Salsa

This easy Mango Avocado Salsa recipe is so flavorful, with its juicy ripe mango, creamy avocado, sharp onion, zesty lime, and herby cilantro. It is the perfect taco or burger topping.

20. Broiled Eggplant

I love cooking vegetables in new and inventive ways. With recipes as quick and easy as this Broiled Eggplant, there’s no excuses for boring food! Serve with one of my rice, quinoa, or pasta dishes for a deliciously nutritious dinner.

Broiled eggplant in a grey bowl with rice and peas and coleslaw on a white background

Vegan Desserts

To top off your gathering, try some of these delicious vegan desserts to please you, your family, and guests.

1. Vegan Flag Cake

Moist and flavorful Vegan Gluten-Free Flag Cake is a delicious treat to serve at your 4th of July or summer picnic.

2. Strawberry Cream Pie

This amazing Vegan Strawberry Cream Pie is so flavorful, rich, creamy and indulgent. Creamy non-dairy strawberry pudding, topped with coconut whipped cream, strawberry slices in a delicious homemade graham cracker pie crust. The bonus is, it is also gluten-free.

3. Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

Blueberry cheesecake, especially in mini form, is a favorite dessert of mine. I love simple recipes that are quick to throw together, and this blueberry cheesecake recipe is perfect. This gluten-free blueberry cheesecake is made with cashews and a vegan cream cheese alternative.

4. Vegan Key Lime Pie

An absolutely addictive vegan key lime pie that is quick and easy to prepare! This creamy, tart and sweet key lime pie recipe is made with fresh key lime, coconut milk, cashews, maple syrup, and a homemade Graham cracker crust. It’s vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free.

5. Vegan Pecan Pie

This is a deliciously decadently rich vegan pecan pie that will be perfect for the holidays, birthdays, cookouts, and any other occasion. Or for no reason at all!

6. Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake

Vegan lemon raspberry Bundt cake is a gluten-free vegan take on the traditional Bundt cake. It is airy, fluffy, moist, lemony, and super delicious. Loaded with raspberries and a silky vegan topping.

7. Vegan Strawberry Pie

Vegan strawberry pie with sweet juicy strawberries in a homemade pie crust make this the vegan version of the classic strawberry pie, the perfect pie to celebrate summer. This fresh strawberry pie recipe is loaded with lots of fresh strawberries and bursting with flavors.

8. Peach Galette

Easy Vegan Peach Galette is a delicious rustic tart filled with sweet juicy slices of peaches, delicious served with vegan vanilla ice cream.

9. Vegan Snickerdoodles

Crunchy and sugary on the outside, soft and pillowy on the inside, these vegan snickerdoodles are perfectly scrumptious. They are a longtime favorite that is my go-to when I’m feeling for cookies.

10. Blackberry Cobbler

Enjoy this amazing vegan blackberry cobbler, juicy ripe blackberries, topped with sweet cake is the perfect brunch dessert. Blackberry cobbler is flavorful served with a big dollop of vegan whipped cream or ice cream. 

11. Vegan Banana Cream Pie

This homemade vegan banana cream pie is so creamy and flavorful.  Definitely the best banana cream pie recipe,  made from scratch with a creamy vegan pudding filling between layers of fresh banana slices and topped with coconut whipped cream and more banana slices in an almond flour pie crust. 

12. Vegan Lemon Pie

This Vegan Lemon Pie is the perfect combination of lemony and creamy, resulting in a multi-dimensionally flavored pie that will amazing everyone you serve. Use my gluten-free graham cracker pie crust or your favorite store-bought pie crust to create the easiest recipe that seems like it took hours to make.

13. Vegan Peanut Butter Pie

This Vegan Peanut Butter Pie is great for peanut butter lovers, it is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free. rich and creamy. The perfect no-bake peanut butter pie recipe that is so easy to prepare. 

14. Avocado Lime Popsicles

Smooth and creamy Avocado Lime Popsicles are made with creamy avocado, banana, coconut cream and lime for these rich and flavorful treats!

15. Strawberry Icebox Cake

Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Box Cake, the ultimate No-Bake cake with only 4 ingredients is so easy to prepare. You can make it the day before to wow your guests. It is so indulgent, they will have a hard time believing that it is dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free. 

16. Pineapple Tarts

Easy vegan pineapple tart is flavorful with a melt in your mouth vegan and gluten-free crust, these tasty pineapple tarts are filled with a pineapple filling made from fresh pineapples, cane sugar, and spices.

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