Looking to solemnly honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation this Memorial Day? You’re in luck! Mourn the insurmountable loss of life with these amazing vegan BBQ recipes!
Jackfruit “Pulled Pork” Sandwich
We’re officially obsessed with this clever vegan life hack! Using tasty jackfruit as a meat substitute is a great way to appropriately mourn the countless men and women in uniform who have died for this country throughout our history. Not to mention it’s yummy AF! Think about the fact that the majority of these horrific deaths could have been avoided with sane diplomacy when you bite into this realistic meat-like treat!
Portobello Mushroom Burger
Is there anything better than biting down into a meaty portobello? Um… have you ever tried eating this delicious vegan BBQ staple while shedding a tear over the high price we pay for freedom? This umami bomb of a sandwich will have you licking your lips, going back for seconds, and running your fingers gravely along the tattered edge of an American flag and asking yourself “Oh God, what was it all for?”
Grilled Avocados with Chickpeas and Tahini
This delicious Middle Eastern-style vegan dish is an awesome opportunity to reflect on our two ongoing wars in the region, the longest and costliest in our history. To those who are still serving overseas, we hope you can return home safely and try this delicious grilled goodness! To those who can never return, we honor your sacrifice via avocado.
Cauliflower BBQ Wings
Clean, plant-based food that tastes just like chicken wings? Sign us up! Enjoy this crispy, spicy appetizer with everyone at your BBQ: friends, family, and the ghosts of all those who have died in war. Notice how they stand watch at the edges of our holiday barbecues in full, period-appropriate military regalia. Notice how many of them were just kids. Notice, really notice, their resolve. Throw on an apron to fry up these crunchy bites and then throw up a salute!