Summer is here and the heat has come along with it, which means we have a ton of amazing, delicious summer produce to cook with. Crisp greens, smooth squash, crunchy veggies, juicy fruit — these all taste great in vegan dishes and are very refreshing.
Here are 5 essential ingredients for cool summer meals:
Avocados are a delicious summer dish, especially when they’re hot off the grill. Yes, you can grill avocados! Try these Grilled Avocados with Roasted Tomatoes. You can also use them to make a Mexican-inspired taco salad by grilling some corn and throwing it over a bed of lettuce with veggie taco meat, vegan cheese shreds, tomatoes, and big avocado slices. Or, blend them up and make a sauce for raw zucchini noodles; try this Raw Zucchini Pasta with Creamy Avocado-Cucumber Sauce.
Dea is passionate about pursuing gentle, pure living in all its forms. She’s a veg and fruit foodie, who loves to explore the healing properties of plant-based foods and then fully indulge in their sun-filled taste. She believes that “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”