It's the holiday weekend my friends and I've gathered up some of my favorite vegan 4th of July recipes just in time for the holiday! From cocktails to classic appetizers & entrees to desserts, these dishes are perfect for your weekend festivities and are guaranteed crowd pleasers.
Whether you're hosting a bbq or attending one, these dishes will ensure YOU have something to eat or drink. Plus, I've chosen recipes that your non-vegan friends and family are guaranteed to love as well!
10 Vegan 4th of July Recipes You Need to Make:
- 10 Vegan 4th of July Recipes You Need to Make:
- 1. Quinoa Kidney Bean Burgers
- 2. Vegan Potato Salad
- 3. Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles
- 4. Three Bean Salad
- 5. Blueberry Pomegranate Margaritas
- 6. Vegan S'mores Cookies
- 7. Blueberry Chickpea Salad
- 8. Vietnamese Summer Rolls
- 9. Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
- 10. Grapefruit Gin Spritz
1. Quinoa Kidney Bean Burgers
These quinoa bean burgers are so easy and quick to make! They're crazy good and are the perfect alternative to have when everyone else is eating a beef burger. Even better, this is a bean burger recipe that doesn't immediately fall apart on you! These burgers are high in protein, vegan, gluten-free, and made with whole food ingredients. Get the full recipe here!
2. Vegan Potato Salad
A CLASSIC backyard cook-out dish: potato salad, but veganized! Made with tender potatoes and a perfectly seasoned & creamy mayo/mustard/dill pickle dressing, it's bound to be a crowd-pleaser! It's healthy, easy to make, creamy, and tastes just like traditional potato salad. This side dish pairs perfectly with traditional bbq food. Get the full recipe here!
3. Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles
Name a better way to cool down than these all-natural, 4 ingredient strawberry lemonade popsicles. Make these the morning of your bbq or the night before and they'll be ready to enjoy by the time everyone arrives! Pop these in a cocktail or eat them on their own for a refreshing treat. Get the full recipe here!
4. Three Bean Salad
This three bean salad is my personal go-to! It only takes 5 minutes to make so it's great if you're in a rush but need to bring something. And plus, everyone absolutely loves it. It's healthy yet satisfying and loaded with flavor. Get the full recipe here.
5. Blueberry Pomegranate Margaritas
I don't know about you but I personally think margaritas are perfect for any occasion. These blueberry pomegranate margaritas are refreshing, festive, and just downright delicious. To make these even more hot weather-friendly, you could turn them into frozen margaritas! Get the full recipe here.
6. Vegan S'mores Cookies
What do you think of when you think of summer nights? I personally think of s'mores, campfires, and friends. These vegan s'mores cookies are the epitome of summer. Filled with marshmallows, pools of dark chocolate, and crushed graham crackers, they are truly the best summer dessert. No campfire needed! Get the full recipe here.
7. Blueberry Chickpea Salad
A summer salad that your friends and family will actually like! This high-protein blueberry chickpea salad is perfect when you're looking for something light and refreshing, yet satisfying! It's the perfect side salad to a burger and an easy way to get in some extra fruits and veggies. Get the full recipe here.
8. Vietnamese Summer Rolls
Okay, I know these are not a traditional 4th of July dish but hear me out! These Vietnamese summer rolls, also known are fresh spring rolls, are super light, refreshing, and easy to make. They are the perfect chilled appetizer for your next cookout. You could of course eat these instead of a hot burger if you wanted. Get the full recipe here!
9. Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
I know the last thing you might want you do in this heat is turn on the oven. That's where these bad boys come in. These no bake peanut butter rice krispie treats are the perfect dessert. They're topped with melted dark chocolate and flaky sea salt for an elevated, indulgent dessert. Get the full recipe here.
10. Grapefruit Gin Spritz
One more cocktail for my grapefruit/tangy-loving friends. Move over Aperol Spritz, this Grapefruit Gin Spritz has arrived! This grapefruit gin spritz is bubbly, light, refreshing, and so delicious. It's truly the perfect summer cocktail for you and your friends to enjoy. Get the full recipe here.
If you make any of these vegan 4th of July recipes, be sure to snap a pic and tag me on Instagram. If you have any questions or feedback at all, send me an e-mail or leave a comment and review below. I hope you love these as much as we do! Have a fun but safe holiday weekend!