It’s time for firecrackers, BBQs, and celebrating America! These 30 Vegan July 4th Recipes will have your friends and family running to the picnic table in anticipation for an all star patriotic even they won’t soon forget!
Getting into the July 4th spirit is such fun! Wave your There’s a well known saying that we eat with our eyes first.
So when we’re getting in the patriotic spirit it’s fun to think of creative ways to use the colors red, white, and blue! These vegan 4th of July recipes are perfect to serve to family and friends amidst the picnics, sparklers, firecrackers, and pool side games.
I also like to bring cool refreshing salads that are easily packable, cool and creamy desserts, as well as main dishes that can be thrown on the grill.
Depending on your family tradition you may spend a day on the water whether that’s by the beach, lake, or pool. Or maybe you have a picnic or BBQ in your backyard and create your own fireworks display.
As of late our family has spent our Fourth of July at our community pool. They put on water games for the whole family, and do face painting and temporary tattoos for the kids. It’s one of the highlights of the summer.
Each year we bring picnic items that we share with the other families, and my husband fires up the grill under the canopy of the trees in the park.
Fireflies dot the sky as dusk falls, and the families pack up their gear to head home.
We set up lawn chairs in our driveway and watchfully allow the kids to light a few sparklers. Then we sit back and watch the neighborhood fireworks display.
It’s a wonderful time to spend with family and friends in the midst of the summer heat.
These recipes could really work for any summer party, as they are true crowd pleasers!
I hope you and your family enjoy my collection of delicious food and patriotic recipes. They are healthy, festive, and pleasing for all types of eaters. The are suitable to special diets, as well as vegan and vegetarian guests!
Veggie Burgers and Sandwiches
What’s easier than making homemade vegan burgers, or veggie dogs to heat over the grill, or simple veggie filled sandwiches! Don’t rely on the fake meat vegan hot dogs, or processed plant protein burgers. Using whole food ingredients, these healthy recipes are super simple, yet totally flavorful and in keeping with a summer grilling menu!
Need the perfect side dish to bring to your picnic? It wouldn’t be 4th of July without an abundance of traditional summer salads. From potato salad with fresh herbs, pasta salads with sweet red peppers, or black beans with fresh corn combined in a mouth-watering salad, you’re sure to find a few hearty salads that fit your fancy!
When it comes to dessert, I love to bring out the red, white and blue! How about a Flag Cake, or a coconut cream tart? These recipes make for the perfect treat at the end of a delicious meal!
Refreshing Summer Drinks
These sweet, and tangy summer drinks are truly refreshing. With tart lime juice, sweet watermelon, or tangy lemon, these summer drinks are suitable for all ages!
Happy 4th of July!