Healthy Oil free Vegan Memorial Day Cook Out Recipes

Although it's not officially summer until June 21st, I think we can all agree that - summer is basically here right?

I don't mean to totally skip over Spring or anything, but when you live in Miami, Spring and Summer are basically one.

Plus, you know what else screams summer? Memorial Day weekend and barbecues and picnics and cookouts!

All of which I hope you get to do tons of in the next upcoming weeks and months!

So to make things easier for you lovely vegan souls, I went ahead and gathered 18 totally awesome Summer-y recipes that are not only perfecttt for this Memorial Day Weekend, but also amazing for the rest of summer as well.

You're welcome. 😛

Like always - a big big thanks to all of the amazing bloggers all over the internet that helped this round up come together.

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thanks friends - enjoy!


 

18 oil free vegan recipes for memorial day weekend and summer cookouts!

THE BEST VEGAN NACHOS EVER

Seriously you guys. If you want to have the best Memorial Day weekend / Summer Cook Out party. Your menu NEEDS this.

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VEGETABLE KABOBS

Yummy vegetable kabobs that are so fresh and colorful!

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SMOKY BARBECUE SWEET POTATO CHICKPEA BURGERS

So much goodness in one bite! Delicious AND healthy sweet potato chickpea burgers.

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SUMMER GRILLED CORN SALAD

The prettiest salad ever topped with a creamy cilantro sauce. This has summer and Memorial day weekend cookout written all over it.

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RAW VEGAN ROMAINE LETTUCE TACOS

Keep it fresh this Memorial Day weekend with these raw vegan romaine lettuce boat tacos. Topped with sundried tomato walnut meat, pico de gallo and guac, these are sure to stun at your next big cook out or picnic!

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HABANERO HOT SAUCE RECIPE

Every good Memorial Day Weekend Barbecue / Cookout needs a tasty healthy vegan hot sauce. This one's it.

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HEALTHY LOADED SWEET POTATO STACKS RECIPE

These are so incredibly creative they HAVE to be on your Memorial Day weekend menu. Yummy veggie stacks made with sweet potatoes, cucumber and tomatoes.

Note: the recipe does call for white yogurt, make sure you use a vegan yogurt, or leave it out completely. It also calls for a bit of oil to roast the sweet potatoes, but for a completely oil free version you can coat the potatoes in veg broth instead. 

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ARTICHOKE BEAN DIP

Make this artichoke bean dip and serve it with a colorful platter filled with veggies and crackers! Perfect Memorial Day weekend snack!

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EASY VEGAN CARROT DOGS

Don't panic! These ARE cruelty free - promise! Even though they look so much like the real thing, these bad-boys are made with CARROTS! Say what?! Stun the crowd this Memorial Day weekend with these faux hot dogs.

Note: These do call for sauteeing in coconut oil, but for a completely oil free version use veg broth instead!

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THE BEST VEGAN HUMMUS RECIPE

With some amazing tips that Caitlin brought back from her recent trip to Israel, she promises this to be the best hummus recipe we've ever tried. From the looks of it, it sure does look creamy and sooo delicious. Wow your guests this Memorial Day weekend with an authentic hummus dip recipe they'll never forget.

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GRILLED FALAFEL KABOBS

These are not just regular kabobs - these are stuffed with tasty falafel!

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COFFEE AND CHILI RUBBED GRILLED TOFU

Honestly, don't knock it 'till you try it. This totally unique grilled tofu recipe is sure to wow the crowd, vegan or not.

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GLUTEN FREE VEGAN GRILLED FRUIT RECIPES

This one's got two oil free recipes in this one post! Learn how to make PB and Chocolate Banana boats and Grilled Watermelon On a Stick.

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AVOCADO TOMATILLO SALSA

A super easy tomatillo salsa that you can make in 15 minutes and serve it on top of your favorite Memorial Day weekend meals!

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CHEEZY ITALIAN BEAN BURGERS

It's all about the flavors in this Italian-Inspired Cheezy burger recipe!

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SLOW COOKER CUBAN BEANS

A delicious and nutritious Cuban staple that can be served as is or as a side dish with rice.

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VEGAN FETA CHEESE RECIPE

A delicious almond based vegan feta cheese that can be sliced or cubed. The herb marinade does call for oil, but you can still enjoy the feta cheese without it!

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VEGAN QUESO STUFFED MINI PEPPERS

How cute are these?! The vegan cheese does call for a tiny bit of oil but sub it with some veg broth for a completely oil free version!

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That's all foodiesss.

18 oil free vegan and healthy recipes for Memorial Day weekend, and the rest of summer.

Enjoyyyy.

 

Tell me do you have special plans for this Memorial Day weekend?!

 


Want to see more round ups? 

Check out 25 Awesome And Simple Juice Recipes or 30 Raw Vegan Dessert Recipes.

Always oil free, always vegan!


 

With love and gratitude, 

Jen ♥

 

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About Jen

Hey, I am Jen, Nice to meet ya! I am obsessed with creating healthy vegan meals that taste deliciouslyyy amazing. I never cared much for food, nor cooking, but that all changed a few years ago when I switched to a whole foods, plant based diet and discovered the magic of plants! <3 Now, I have my very own vegan food blog where I share that magic with YOU! Most of the recipes you'll find here are refined-sugar free and oil-free with almost zero processed ingredients, if any! If you love what you see, drop a comment below! Thank you for stopping by and much love + gratitude always.

4 Comments

  1. Ginny McMeans on May 23, 2018 at 12:46 pm

    This is a fantastic line-up! I want to serve everything. Thanks for all the great recipes. Pinning!

    • Jen on June 15, 2018 at 4:27 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Ginny!

  2. Hanne on May 24, 2018 at 8:15 am

    Oh my goodness, I am so glad that summer has arrived!
    What a lovely showcase of culinary summer delights. I want to make all of them right away.
    Thank you for including my feta.
    xox

    • Jen on June 15, 2018 at 4:27 pm

      Thanks Hanne! Summer is finally here and this list makes me want to get in the kitchen and make ALL of them. haha

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