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by Amanda Just
Categories: Eats, Recipes, Vegan.

Declare your independence from meat this 4th of July with these amazing vegan recipes!

Before you fire up your grill, Tamasin Noyes (author of “Grills Gone Vegan”) shares her Top 10 Tips for Vegan Grilling.

Kathy Patalsky from LunchBoxBunch.com put together a few different menu ideas on her site, featuring fun recipes like Triple Citrus Lemonade, White Bean “Cheddar Bacon” Burgers, “Tofu Feta” Watermelon Salad, and Caramel Apple Pie!

The Savvy Vegetarian shares tips for organizing a party, attending a non-veg party, and traveling with dishes, as well as plenty of recipes.

Fat Free Vegan Kitchen made some “light and cool” menu suggestions for the 4th. How do Orange Couscous Curry, Cumin-Grilled Tofu with Papaya Salsa, and Strawberry-Blueberry Tapioca Parfaits sound?

Eating raw? ChoosingRaw.com has you covered with raw AND cooked recipes, such as Ginger Lime Edamame Sweet Potato Burgers, Raw Berries and Cream, and Raw Mexican “Rice” Pilaf.

Carolyn Scott (AKA “The Healthy Voyager”) has some tasty suggestions for your holiday feast, from cocktails to starters (Dilly Deviled “Eggs”) and main entrees to desserts (Tea and Lemonade Cupcakes).

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) know how to make healthy taste good. They’ve put together a suggested menu that is sure to please everyone at your holiday party, featuring portobello fajitas and mango lime sorbet.

Click here to watch Chef Chloe Coscarelli whip up an easy berry cobbler and fun ice cream sandwiches!

Blow away your party guests with this Chipotle Mac & Cheese with Roasted Brussels Sprouts from the Post Punk Kitchen!

If you want to toss something meaty on the grill, try out the franks and sausages from Field Roast and Tofurky! Gardein makes burgers and BBQ “riblets,” too.

What will you be cooking up during the Independence Day holiday?

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About Amanda Just

Amanda Just is a longtime vegan who loves to promote compassionate living in fun, creative ways. As a writer, she has contributed to This Dish Is Veg, ForksOverKnives.com, and many other blogs, websites, and newsletters. As an activist, she champions many causes, from veganism and animal rights to environmental protection and human rights. Amanda resides in Tampa Bay, Florida.

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