On Memorial Day, we remember the brave men and women who died while serving for our country in the Armed Forces. On that weekend, many of us will get together outdoors over a cookout and maybe a pool or lake. If you’re going to a potluck or a cookout, think about bringing a delicious vegan dish that will wow everyone. Check out these 10 vegan dishes to bring to your memorial day celebration.

1. Kale and Grilled Tomato Salad

This salad is truly a stunner- beautiful, nutritious and incredible tasty! kale tomato salad

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2. Vegan Potato Salad with Cilantro, Dill, Tomatoes, and Raw Mayo

What’s a decent cookout without a big bowl of potato salad to go along with the grilled goodies? This vegan version calls for dijon mustard, lemon, and garlic to get its tang without mayo. 10 Vegan Dishes to Bring to Your Memorial Day Celebration

3. Cajun Corn and Kidney Bean Salad

This spiced-to-your-perfection salad is an ideal addition to any cookout or barbecue. It’s a great make-ahead dish, and travels well, too! 800 cajun-corn-salad

4. Vegan Tex Mex Burgers

These burgers are full of spice and flavor. The burgers are made from tofu, onion, breadcrumbs, and several spices and other ingredients. Then, it’s topped with guacamole and salsa. Try them on the grill. 10 Vegan Dishes to Bring to Your Memorial Day Celebration

5. Balsamic BBQ Seitan and Tempeh Ribs

Serve these babies at your cookout, and you’re bound to get gasps and exclamations of “how can this be vegan?!” Tempeh and seitan are mighty, mighty forces for making meaty textures in vegan dishes.

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10 Vegan Dishes to Bring to Your Memorial Day Celebration

6. Vegan BBQ Lentil Meatball Sandwich with Sweet Miso Coleslaw

Who says vegans can’t have it all?!

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7. Grilled Tofu and Squash with Easy Chimichurri Sauce and Couscous

This sauce is served over grilled vegetables and tofu, but since the couscous also contains beans, you can easily make this soy-free by grilling more vegetables instead of the tofu. The sauce is to die for!

Chimichurri Tofu and Veg

8. Hibiscus-Cherry Cooler

Cool down from standing so close to the grill with this refreshing hibiscus-cherry cooler.

10 Vegan Dishes to Bring to Your Memorial Day Celebration

9. Irish Cream Cupcakes

Irish Cream of course isn’t vegan but this recipe uses a mix of single-malt Scotch, soy creamer, coffee granules, maple syrup, chocolate, and vanilla. Go ahead and add a teaspoon of Scotch to the frosting, which will give them an extra kick!

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Irish Cream Cupcakes

10. Raw Fruit Popsicles with Coconut Milk

Simplicity is vital for happiness, and deliciousness. That is why this delicious recipe is going to make you so happy. They are almost too easy to make and almost too good to eat.

Recipe: Raw Fruit Popsicles with Coconut Milk  Lead image source: Extra Creamy Vegan Mac N’ Cheese

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