These 15 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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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, affordable, packs flavor, packs texture, protein, fiber, and is non vegan approved to boot! (trying to watch your carbs? its good even without the bread!)
8. 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 is sure to be a new favorite!
9. 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
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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
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The healthiest way to get a ton of vegetables into your breakfast and it actually 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
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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
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14. Sugar-Free Applesauce
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15. Avocado Mousse
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Need more kid-friendly recipes? Check out Nutritious Plant-Based Meals Every Kid Will Love and our Kid-Friendly Archives! Don’t forget to check out our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day.
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