These awesome recipes that you can find on our Food Monster App are perfect to serve to the little ones this 4th of July! They’re also great to make with kids who can help with mixing and measuring (just handle any heat yourself, of course). Get cooking and snacking with these 15 vegan kid-friendly recipes!

1. Creamy Dill Potato Salad

Budget-friendly Creamy Dill Potato Salad

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What’s amazing about this Creamy Dill Potato Salad from Gabrielle St. Claire, is everything! It’s quick, easy, timeless, packed with flavor, affordable, packed with veggies, contains no dairy or eggs, perf for your next bbq, has aesthetic appeal, and is just such a staple!!

2. Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan ultimate chocolate chip cookies

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These Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies from Christina Bedetta are crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside, with just enough chocolate (two types!) to shine but not overpower the dough. You would never know that they are vegan (of course) and also free of gluten, refined sugar, and the most common allergens. They are especially amazing served warm, fresh out of the oven for the ultimate gooey chocolaty experience, but the leftovers are also perfectly delicious at room temperature.

3. Rosemary and Sea Salt Dinner Rolls

Vegan rosemary and sea salt dinner rolls

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These Rosemary and Sea Salt Dinner Rolls from Gabrielle St. Claire are fairly quick, straightforward, pack flavor, perf for any season, have aesthetic appeal, are buttery soft, and you can omit the rosemary and sea salt for just a classic dinner roll. They’re also great for entertaining!

4. Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Sandwiches

Vegan peanut butter pretzel ice cream sandwiches

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The great thing about this Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream Sandwiches recipe from Kirsten Kaminski is not only its simplicity but also its versatility! You could even make it completely nut-free by using sunflower seed butter! Similarly, the maple syrup can be replaced with another liquid sweetener and the oat flour can easily be substituted with almond flour.

5. Hummus Chickpea Burgers

Vegan hummus chickpea veggie burgers

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A delicious Vegan Hummus Chickpea Burger with hot pink beetroot hummus and an easy chickpea patty, that will satisfy even the carnivores! Everyone will love when you make these Hummus Chickpea Burgers from Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek!

6. Mango Cherry Popsicles

Vegan Mango cherry popsicles

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With the tropical notes of mango, a zesty kick from orange and ginger, and sweet pieces of cherries in each bite, these Mango Cherry Popsicles from Mitra Shirmohammadi are the definition of a refreshing summer treat! They take less than 15 minutes to prepare, but the hardest part is waiting a couple of hours for them to set!

7. Chickpea Tuna Salad

Vegan chickpea tuna sandwiches

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This Chickpea Tuna Salad from Gabrielle St. Claire is amazing! It’s quick easy, contains staple ingredients, can easily be made in bulk, perf for meal prep, is affordable, packs flavor, texture, protein, and fiber, and is non-vegan approved to boot! (trying to watch your carbs? It’s good even without the bread!)

8. Gooey Mushroom Quesadillas

Vegan gooey mushroom quesadillas

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The quesadilla is one of those Mexican staple dishes that is just impossible not to like. From the gooey filling to the perfectly crisp tortilla, all of the senses go into overdrive at first bite. These Gooey Mushroom Quesadillas from Frugal Vegan are sure to be a new favorite!

9. Oat and Coconut Cookies

Vegan oat and coconut cookies

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The coconut chips in this gluten-free treat are a great source of manganese, potassium, calcium, and other minerals and add that delicious coconutty flavor that makes it hard to stop at one! These Oat and Coconut Cookies from Judy Moosmueller won’t last long, they’re too good not to be eaten!

10. Pesto Pasta Salad

vegan pesto pasta salad

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This Pesto Pasta Salad from Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD is easy to make and oil-free! Typical pesto is mostly oil, which adds TONS of processed and unnecessary fat. With a few tweaks, you’ve got more bang (aka nutrients) for your buck (aka calories).

11. Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Vegan Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

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The healthiest way to get a ton of vegetables into your breakfast and it tastes like chocolate?! You heard it right. This vegan high-protein Chocolate Smoothie Bowl from Vicky Coates is the yummiest smoothie that you’ll want to make on repeat!

12. Chocolate Covered PB Almond Stuffed Dates

Vegan chocolate covered PB almond stuffed dates

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Soft, chewy Medjool dates filled with peanut butter and almonds, enrobed in melted chocolate – These Chocolate Covered PB Almond Stuffed Dates from Nicole Dunai are a perfect treat made with real, whole-food ingredients!

13. Frozen Lime Slushie

Vegan Frozen lime slushie drink

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This Frozen Lime Slushie from Helyn Dunn is so refreshing — perfect for summer!

14. Sugar-Free Applesauce

vegan sugar-free applesauce

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This Sugar-Free Applesauce from Rebecca Blackwell is incredibly easy to make and is an easy way to cut down the amount of sugar you eat without sacrifice.

15. Avocado Mousse

Creamy avocado chocolate mousse

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A little bowl of heaven and the best thing is, the avocados in this Avocado Mousse from Judy Moosmueller will go undetected by even the most astute of young eaters!

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