vegetarian ideas en-US Great Vegan Grill Recipes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/great-vegan-grill-recipes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="" alt="Woman grilling corn" title="Woman grilling corn" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="152" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The final days of summer are upon us &mdash; and you know what that means. It&rsquo;ll soon be too cold for comfort to cook outdoors, so we need to grill while the grillin&rsquo; is good.</p> <p>There are plenty of posts out there that focus on BBQ staples like chicken, ribs, and fish, but what about the vegans? Don&rsquo;t they deserve flame-broiled freshness just like the rest of us?</p> <p>Of course they do. So to appease my herbivore homeys, here&rsquo;s a selection of delicious vegan grilling recipes to quell those hunger pangs while keeping you healthy. (See also: <a href="">Sexy Summer Dinners: 5 Great Hot-Weather Meal Ideas</a>)</p> <h3>Cilantro Lime Grilled Tofu</h3> <p>If you&rsquo;re a vegan who misses the heartiness of protein-packed meat, tofu is an excellent alternative, especially in this <a href="">tofu recipe</a> that calls for marinating a block with tangy lime juice and cilantro. A tablespoon of olive oil cuts through the acid, while garlic, chili powder, and cayenne pepper give it a spicy kick. After marinating the tofu for two hours or more, dinner is ready after 10 to 15 minutes over an open flame.</p> <h3>Celery, Grilled Grape, and Mushroom Salad</h3> <p>An odd combination, for sure, but this <a href="">grilled salad recipe</a> works because of its three-pronged palate approach: bitter, crunchy celery; earthy king oyster mushrooms; and sweet, juicy grapes each contribute equally to create this super salad. Throw in a couple minced garlic cloves, Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, parsley, and salty roasted almonds, and the bar is raised even higher.</p> <h3>Grilled Eggplant and Pesto Burgers</h3> <p>There are few grilled burger recipes for vegans that don&rsquo;t call for portobello mushrooms, and the recipes that rely on beans as the &ldquo;meat&rdquo; generally require a skillet. Eggplant, however, won&rsquo;t fall apart when you try to flip it, which is what makes this <a href="">eggplant and pesto burgers recipe</a> a good alternative. It calls for Halloumi cheese and mayo, but you can omit those all together or choose a vegan version with which to top it. As a last step, dollop on a teaspoon of pesto for a decidedly Tuscan taste.</p> <h3>Grilled Veggie Pizza</h3> <p>Everybody loves pizza, but the dough and cheese make it off limits for vegans &mdash; unless you&rsquo;re the resourceful type. This <a href="">grilled pizza recipe</a> replaces the dough and cheese with vegan versions and adds lots of fresh veggies like tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, and fresh basil.</p> <h3>Grilled Pineapple With Coconut</h3> <p>This <a href="">sweet barbecue dish</a> combines the island flavors of <a href="">pineapple</a> and coconut with lemon juice, honey, and dark rum for an exotic side dish or satisfying dessert. Whisk the wet ingredients together and marinate the pineapple slices in it for at least an hour. Before grilling, press the coconut into the pineapple so it sticks, then transfer the slices to the grill for 8 to 10 minutes.</p> <h3>Grilled Peaches Jezebel</h3> <p>Peaches are succulent and juicy on their own, but when you throw them on the grill the natural sugars caramelize and the flavors intensify. Part sweet, part spicy, this <a href="">easy peaches jezebel recipe</a> combines honey, Dijon mustard, and horseradish to pour over peach halves. Grill three minutes on each side then drizzle with the remaining mixture.</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="">Mikey Rox</a> of <a href="">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="">credit card comparison</a> website. 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