If your mouth waters every time you think about BBQ sauce, summer might be your favorite time of year. Some people look forward to putting dead animals on the grill—but not us! We get excited about all the delicious vegan foods that are out there. Whether you’re having a big family party or your parents are just firing up the grill for dinner, check out these animal-friendly ideas for summertime cookouts.
Some of these foods may surprise you, but trust us—they’re even tastier when grilled:
Hot dogs are a classic BBQ food! Here are our fave animal-friendly veggie dogs:
Or try making your own carrot hot dogs:
If there aren’t any burgers, is it even a BBQ? There are so many vegan patties that we could list here, but here are the ones that would impress even meat-eaters:
Don’t forget about the sides! You can still enjoy classic side dishes like pasta salad and potato salad—just use your fave vegan mayo. We like Follow Your Heart’s Vegenaise.
We love BBQ sauce because it’s almost always vegan. Just check the label to make sure that it doesn’t contain any honey.
Remember that summer cookouts are a great chance to show your family and friends how delicious vegan food is!