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Tag: Vegan Summer Recipes

  • Vegan Souvlaki Tempeh Pita

    Vegan Souvlaki Tempeh Pita

    Souvlaki is a popular fast food meat skewer from Greece.  It can be eaten alone, thrown on a pita, or covered in a red sauce.  If served on a pita, it often has tomatoes, onions and tzatziki sauce, a yogurt-based sauce with cucumber, garlic and herbs. Fried potatoes are served on the side or inside…

  • Vegan Heirloom Tomato Salad

    Crispy tempeh bacon, shallots, and fresh basil with a white wine vinegar and olive oil dressing, they all felt like the right things to put in this delicious vegan heirloom tomato salad. I mean, what better way to celebrate the king of all tomatoes? A few things… As a variation, use this recipe to make…

  • Vegan Tofu Salad with Curry-Lime Dressing

    This Thai-inspired vegan tofu salad recipe has roasted cashews, a medley of vegetables, fresh basil, cilantro and an oil free curry-lime dressing. It’s got texture and flavor. And it couldn’t be easier to make! This tofu salad recipe uses smoked tofu. It can be found in many major U.S. grocery stores (including Walmart, Whole Foods…

  • Vegan Crab Salad

    This vegan crab salad recipe is as imitation crab meat as you can get!  No need to rely on other fish to play the role, and we don’t have to pretend to be scientists making our own crab with a blend of starch, fillers and artificial flavors.  We can look no further than humble kelp…

  • Vegan Street Corn Skillet with Soy Curls

    While there are many preparations of Mexican elote, many Americans think of it as grilled corn on the cob slathered in a delicious, creamy sauce. Inspired by this Mexican classic, this is an easy vegan street corn skillet recipe with red potatoes, fried soy curls, and a delicious chipotle mayo sauce. It’s creamy, smoky and…

  • Hearts of Palm Ceviche

    Eaten all across Latin America and the Caribbean, ceviche is a popular seafood appetizer.  It often involves raw fish, citrus, cilantro and chiles. It is commonly enjoyed on its own or with tortilla chips. And there are cultural differences in ingredients and preparation. Inspired, I came up with this vegan (or vegetarian) hearts of palm…

  • Zucchini Basil Soup

    Years ago, one of my best friends would go to the farmer’s market, load up on zucchini and fresh basil, and make a batch of soup.  I always looked forward to it. Because even in the height of the summer, this vegan zucchini basil soup recipe made complete sense. It was somewhat creamy yet had…

  • Texas Caviar with Italian Dressing

    The first time I had Texas caviar (also known as cowboy caviar) was at a work potluck. As I recall, it was the one dish that didn’t make it home.  We devoured it straightaway. And thus, I was inspired to make this recipe for Texas caviar with homemade vegan Italian dressing! So, what is Texas caviar?…

  • Chimichurri Chickpea Potato Salad

    A few years back, I made a recipe with chimichurri sauce. I served some potatoes on the side with it. And I couldn’t help but think, “This sauce tastes great on potatoes too.” So here we are, with a vegan chimichurri chickpea potato salad recipe that’s absolutely delish. Is chimichurri vegan? While it is often…

  • Watermelon Radish Slaw

    This easy vegan red cabbage and watermelon radish slaw recipe is acidic, sweet and slightly bitter in a pleasing way. It’s a delightful salad of very thinly sliced apples, watermelon radishes, red cabbage, carrots and scallions with a classic coleslaw dressing with celery seed and apple cider vinegar. This recipe serves 4. Watermelon radishes are…

  • Orange Miso Chickpea Salad with Pita Chips

    This is a simple recipe that works great for lunch, a midday snack or a light meal. It requires few ingredients, and minimal time to execute. The flavor is umami goodness. In some ways, this salad is a deconstructed hummus with a bit of a nod to Asian flavors. Overall, it is creamy and delicious!…

  • Lemon Tahini Kale Salad with Toasted Pita

    Inspired by Levantine fattoush, this vegan lemon tahini kale salad recipe has crispy, toasted pita bread, a homemade dressing, crunchy cucumbers, radishes and red bell pepper and more. It’s light and refreshing, but hearty at the same time. This kale and pita bread salad makes ~4-6 dinner salads or 2 large dinner salads. It is…