Planning Your Vegan Barbecue? Try These 23 Amazing Ideas

Grills were made for so much more than just burgers.

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1. First of all, you don’t need meat to make an amazing burger.

First of all, you don't need meat to make an amazing burger.

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veganmiam.com

BBQ Tofu Burger recipe here.

2. And while everyone is concerned you’re not getting enough protein, your burger is actually a healthier protein source.

And while everyone is concerned you're not getting enough protein, your burger is actually a healthier protein source.

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foodnetwork.com

Lentil Burger recipe here.

3. You don’t need mayonnaise to make a killer potato salad.

You don't need mayonnaise to make a killer potato salad.

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detoxinista.com

Creamy Potato Salad recipe here.

4. And it doesn’t take a vegan to tell you that mayo is gross and has no place at a barbecue anyway.

And it doesn't take a vegan to tell you that mayo is gross and has no place at a barbecue anyway.

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86lemons.com

Raw vegan coleslaw recipe here.

5. (Also gross and basic: regular hot dogs.)

(Also gross and basic: regular hot dogs .)

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baked-in.com

Vegetarian Hot Dog recipe here.

6. You know that spices and seasoning is a better way to bring out the flavor of summer produce than slathering it in animal fat.

You know that spices and seasoning is a better way to bring out the flavor of summer produce than slathering it in animal fat.

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marthastewart.com

Grilled Corn with Lime and Chile recipe here.

7. And that God made vegetables for grilling.

And that God made vegetables for grilling.

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wholeliving.com

Grilled Napa Cabbage with Chinese Mustard Glaze and Scallions recipe here.

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foodnetwork.com

Grilled Scallions recipe here.

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userealbutter.com

Grilled Asparagus recipe here.

8. And even fruit.

And even fruit.

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loriesmississippikitchen.com

Lime Grilled Avocados recipe here.

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wellfedheart.com

9. Not eating meat and dairy leaves more room for EVERYTHING ELSE.

Not eating meat and dairy leaves more room for EVERYTHING ELSE.

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craftaholicsanonymous.net

The Best Guacamole Recipe Ever recipe here.

10. And that the best part of a barbecue is not always the burger, anyway.

And that the best part of a barbecue is not always the burger, anyway.

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minimalistbaker.com

The Best Damn Vegan Biscuit recipe here.

11. (Not at a good barbecue anyway.)

(Not at a good barbecue anyway.)

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blog.freepeople.com

Grain-Free Mixed Berry Crisp recipe here.

12. You don’t need cream to make something delicious.

You don't need cream to make something delicious.

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brittanyangell.com

Dairy Free Fudgsicles recipe here.

13. Or butter.

Or butter.

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compassionatecook.com / Jack Deutsch

Vegan Blueberry Cobbler recipe here.

14. And knowing no animals were harmed makes it that much more delicious.

And knowing no animals were harmed makes it that much more delicious.

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sundaymorningbananapancakes.yummly.com

Herb Pesto Pasta Salad recipe here.

15. And so to you, vegan food is a heckuva lot prettier than the “real” versions.

And so to you, vegan food is a heckuva lot prettier than the "real" versions.

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mjr.earthbalancenatural.com

Watermelon, Avocado & Tofu Ceviche recipe here.

16. At the end of a barbecue, carnivores are usually suffering from the meat sweats.

At the end of a barbecue, carnivores are usually suffering from the meat sweats.

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blog.freepeople.com

Vegan, Gluten-Free Cornbread recipe here.

17. Vegans don’t have that problem.

Vegans don't have that problem.

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beardandbonnet.com

Gluten-Free Grilled Pizza Dough with Veggies and Almond “Ricotta” recipe here.

18. Not even close.

Not even close.

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averiecooks.com

Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans recipe here.

19. You feel great.

You feel great.

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laylita.com

Cucumber Salad with Lime and Cilantro recipe here.

20. And you’re full, sure.

And you're full, sure.

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holycowvegan.net

Fantastic Vegan Strawberry Pie recipe here.

21. But you probably don’t need a nap.

But you probably don't need a nap.

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loveandlemons.com

BBQ Portobello Sliders recipe here.

22. You’re probably getting ready for Round Two.

You're probably getting ready for Round Two.

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loveandlemons.com

Recipe here.

23. Which will be even more delicious.

Which will be even more delicious.

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chubbyvegetarian.blogspot.com

Italian-Style Eggplant Sausages recipe here.

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