If you’re looking to add more plant-based food to your diet, the summer is the perfect time to explore new recipes! Here are some healthy (and absolutely delicious!) plant-based summer recipes.
The summer is a great time to try out some new plant-based recipes. There’s no shortage of delicious fruits and vegetables that are in-season in the summer months, so the amount of new recipes you can try are absolutely endless. Here are some incredible plant-based food and drink recipes that you should try this summer!
This easy chilled noodle salad is the perfect lunch or dinner to enjoy on a hot day! Almond butter and edamame pack this flavorful and slightly spicy dish with protein, while a variety of delicious summer veggies – including bell peppers and cucumbers – fuel your body with nutrients and vitamins.
Scroll to the bottom of the article for the recipe (and be sure to check out the two other easy summer pasta recipes on this post – which are also both plant-based!).
You might be eating more plant-based food, but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in an insanely delicious burger! This black bean burger gives you all the summertime barbecue vibes without having to eat any meat.
This burger is packed with protein-rich plant-based ingredients, including black beans, quinoa, pecans, and mushrooms. Enjoy it on a bun or a lettuce wrap, and also be sure to pile on some delicious summer vegetables!
If you’re looking for some quick but delicious plant-based summer recipes, these 20-minute tacos are for you! The teriyaki tacos are topped with pineapple, which adds a sweet, tropical, and summery flavor to the savory black beans.
Don’t let the word “salad” throw you off – this recipe is super hearty and incredibly good (and good for you!). This colorful salad features a variety of nutrient-rich vegetables, including zucchini, red cabbage, and radishes.
It also has a savory dressing featuring tahini, which is rich in antioxidants and healthy fats. If you want to bulk it up a bit more, top the salad with some Crispy Baked Chickpeas (as instructed in the recipe)!
These summer rolls are the perfect lunch or light dinner to enjoy on a hot day. Bonus: they don’t require you to use an oven or stove! This vegan recipe features tasty and nutritious summer vegetables, including cucumbers, bell peppers, and carrots, as well as protein-packed tofu.
Our Superfood Tabs – which are naturally vegan – make for the perfect healthy, easy, and refreshing summer drink! These berry-flavored tabs are packed with 15 powerful plant-based superfoods that fight bloating, boost energy, and also curb cravings to help you feel your best. Simply drop a tablet in 16 to 20 ounces of water, let it dissolve, and then enjoy!
Want to mix things up a bit? Superfood Tabs are also super adaptable! Check out this article for ideas on how to enhance the flavor of your Superfood Tabs. You’ll also find a few more plant-based summer recipes featuring Superfood Tabs below!
With a few simple adjustments, this refreshing yogurt parfait (which features our Superfood Tabs!) can be made into a tasty vegan-friendly breakfast or snack!
To make this recipe plant-based, simply swap out the traditional yogurt for a non-dairy yogurt (Silk, So Delicious, Chobani, and GT’s are just a few brands you’ll find in grocery stores that make vegan-friendly yogurts), and use agave or maple syrup in place of honey. Also be sure the granola you use is plant-based!
Cherries are the ultimate summertime fruit, and are the star of this vegan smoothie! This smoothie is also packed with spinach, which makes it extra nutrient-dense, and almond butter, which adds protein and makes the drink more filling.
This delicious smoothie is one of our favorite plant-based summer recipes! It features avocado, which is rich in healthy fats and fiber, as well as our Superfood Tabs. It’s the perfect smoothie to enjoy at the start of the day, or to cool off with as a midday snack!
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