Vegan Memorial Day Recipes Roundup

Before I share these awesome vegan Memorial Day recipes, I would like to take a moment and recognize the importance of Memorial Day, our fallen soldiers, and the families and friends they have left behind.  Thank you for your service, for representing our nation, and for defending our freedom.

Thank you.

While Memorial Day honors those who have lost their lives serving for our country, it also unofficially represents the kickoff to the summer season filled with barbecues, picnics, and fun in the sun.  I’m looking forward to a laid back weekend filled with some awesome vegan Memorial Day recipes!  What about you?  What are you doing this long holiday weekend?

If it has anything to do with food, I’ve got your back.  Whipping up your favorite summertime treats with a twist….

Simple, fast, vegan, low calorie recipes!

Memorial Day Recipe Roundup

Black Bean Mushroom Burger 

Fast, simple, low calorie, vegan, gluten free… these black bean burgers will blow you away! Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, it’s as if you’d eaten a real burger straight from the grill. Enjoy these black bean burgers guilt free!

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Falafel Burger 

These healthy baked falafel balls can be served 3 ways – in a pita, on a salad, or as a veggie burger! These chickpea burgers are unlike any veggie burger I’ve ever tasted! The traditional veggie burger is bland, soggy, and lacks substance, but these chickpea burgers are flavorful, crispy, and full of life!

Baked Falafel Veggie Burger

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

This Quinoa Black Bean Salad is light and refreshing. Served cold and with a hint of tang, this is the PERFECT summer salad. Think Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, Fourth of July…

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Creamy Dreamy Vegan Potato Salad 

This creamy dreamy vegan potato salad is so good, you will never believe that it is mayo-free. Created with all natural ingredients (no vegenaise), this potato salad is a health-nut’s dream!

Vegan Potato Salad

Hummus & Pita 

There’s no need for over priced and over processed pita chips & hummus– just make your own!  These homemade pita chips are quick, easy, and made specifically for you!

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Quick & Easy Guacamole

This quick and easy guacamole recipe is the BEST guacamole recipe I have ever encountered!  Calling something the best is a big leap of faith, but I am confident that you will feel the same way after making this recipe.  Move over Chipotle, you’ve finally met your match.

Guacamole

Watermelon Agua Fresca

This is a simple recipe, yet oh-so-satisfying!  If only we didn’t drink it all up before we could snap a picture– yep, it’s that good!

Ingredients: 1/2 watermelon, 1 lime, handful basil

Instructions: Scoop out watermelon chunks and add to blender.  Do not add seeds or the rind to the blender.  Blend 1/2 of the watermelon until it is liquified (about 30 seconds).  Add the juice from one lime to the blender and blend again (5 seconds).  “Muddle” basil at the bottom of each glass and pour watermelon/lime juice over muddled basil.  Adjust according to taste.
Watermelon Juice

What are your favorite vegan Memorial Day recipes?  Leave a comment below!

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