Green Up Your Summer BBQ Routine With These 5 Great Recipes!

Kelly Caiazzo

kelly's blueberriesDid you know that 51% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions are from livestock production, compared to only 13% from all transportation combined? Animal agriculture is responsible for 91% of amazon rainforest destruction and it takes approximately 2,500 gallons of water to produce a pound of beef. A pound of brown rice can be grown using approximately 250 gallons of water and provides more servings. It all adds up! Every time you choose to eat a vegan or vegetarian meal it reduces the strain on our environment and lessens your carbon footprint.

That’s great incentive to give your Summer BBQ a makeover! Here are 5 great crowd-pleasing vegan recipes, just in time for grill season.

5 Delicious Recipes For Your Next BBQ

Speedy Three Bean Salad

Marinated Grillable Carrot Dogs

Asparagus and Potato Salad

Grilled Avocado with Roasted Tomatoes

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches

Want more green tips for the grill? Check out Kathy Patalsky’s Vegan Grilling Guide with Green Tips.

cowspiracy graphicStatistics on animal agriculture are from the critically acclaimed environmental documentary Cowspiracy. Their facts and sources can be found here.

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Kelly Caiazzo
Kelly Caiazzo

Kelly is a plant-based runner living in Wellesley, MA.

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