Independence Day should mean freedom for animals, too. This Fourth of July, invite your friends and family over to show them just how delicious vegan cookin’ can be. You’ll be sure to please any crowd with these vegan barbecue recipes that are made without meat, eggs, dairy, or any other ingredients that harm animals.
Here are our picks for a scrumptious vegan Fourth of July barbecue feast:
That’s right—you can make finger-licking-good smothered ribs without harming smart, cuddly pigs.
This lightened-up coleslaw recipe gets its creaminess from either dairy-free vegan sour cream or healthy hummus.
Photo by Erin Coscarelli
A flag cake made with fresh berries and coconut whipped cream is a simple yet show-stopping Fourth of July dessert.
Walk into a barbecue with these sandwiches and you’ll be everybody’s new best friend.
The words “refreshing” and “filling” rarely go together when describing food, but they’re both perfect for this summery pasta salad.
This might be the perfect food. Total swoon.
As the summer heats up, it’s fun to hydrate with beverages other than water.
These burgers are made from a mix of black beans and mushrooms. Plus, Sriracha makes everything better.
These hot-dog recipes include a vegan Totcho Dog (that’s tater tots and nacho cheese), a Mac and Cheese Dog, a Tex-Mex Dog, and a French Onion Dog.
How cute are these vegan key lime pies? And their refreshing flavor is perfect for summer.
Quinoa and Brussels sprouts are at the heart of this hearty salad.
The marinade for this dish features a flavorful mix of basil, thyme, and garlic.
This pizza is packed with veggies, which means that you can justify eating many slices.
A barbecue isn’t complete without grilled corn.
You should have these in your freezer all summer long.
These are perfect for every occasion: summer barbecues, potlucks, sports games, or family dinners.
You can adjust this recipe by grilling the vegan fish patties instead of frying them.
It’s time to liberate animals who endure short, miserable lives on today’s factory farms before they’re needlessly and violently killed. Leave meat, eggs, and dairy in the past by going vegan this Fourth of July and beyond: