Vegan Summer Recipe Ideas! Meals, Treats, Snacks, Sips and More.

Sunshine, vacation, lazy days, kids out of school, seasides, lakes, boats, sand, hiking, picnics, bike rides, ahhhh summer. It feels like there is so much to do outdoors this time of year that spending too much time indoors, in a kitchen, huddled over a hot stove, feels a bit imperfect. If you are feeling a bit uninspired in the kitchen this time of year, don't worry, it will pass and it's totally normal.

Come fall, I get that 'spend all day in my kitchen' fever once again. But for now, let's make some easy, fast, summery meals, snacks, treats and sips and get back out there in the sun!..

Here are my Vegan Summer Recipe Ideas: Meals, Treats, Snacks and Sips (And more!)

Over 40 ideas to inspire you...


The Secret to Really Good Hummus

Today I was craving some time in the kitchen. I didn't feel like baking. I didn't want to make a big entree. And I wasn't even feeling a smoothie. What comes next for me when it comes to cooking comfort foods? Hummus. The old fave. The go-to. The always a good idea. Over the years I have made a lot of hummus in my kitchens. The ingredients are generally the same. Beans. Lemon. Tahini and or oil. Maybe some garlic or other flavor accents. Salt. Smoky paprika on top. But also over the years I have learned the secret to making good hummus. I mean the really really good hummus. Here it is...

The Secret to Really Good Hummus...


Peanut Butter Oreo Ice Cream

Heatwave shmeetwave. That's what you can say when you have a fresh batch of vegan ice cream churning in your kitchen. This Peanut Butter Oreo Ice Cream is everything your ice cream dreams are craving. Rich and nutty. Sweet and creamy. All with big chunks of Oreo cookies. This coconut milk-based ice cream has simple ingredients and can be whipped up in just a few minutes. Treat yourself to this crazy-good ice cream flavor!...


Speedy Fiesta Bean Bowl

This Speedy Fiesta Bean Bowl recipe is packed with flavor and hearty goodness.

The ingredients: Pinto beans, fire-roasted tomatoes, red onion, garlic and Mexican spices create a flavorful mixture that is perfect for filling warmed tortillas and serving alongside guacamole, hot sauce and creamy vegan sauces.

This bowl is surprisingly easy and speedy to make. Fast, filling and flavorful, this bowl will leave you feeling fully-charged!..


Peanut Butter Pumpkin Seed Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Vegan)

If you love salty meets sweet flavors, this spin on a peanut butter cookie is for you. These Peanut Butter Pumpkin Seed Chocolate Chunk Cookies with a hint of sea salt on top are everything your cookie dreams are craving. They are chewy and nutty with loads of melty chocolate and pumpkin seeds nestled in each bite. I used my fave spicy raw pumpkin seeds and a vegan chocolate bar broken in pieces for the chocolate. Whip a batch of these cookies up today! And see how I like to eat them...