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The Best Vegan Recipes to Keep You Fresh in the Summer

Hot and sunny Edinburgh days can sometimes be a bit on the sparse side. However, when the thermometer does creep up, the last place you'll want to be is in a hot and clammy kitchen. So, we've hand-picked a few of the best vegan recipes to keep you cool this summer.

Guacamole Pita Pizza

For a fresh, colourful pizza, perfect for entertaining or alfresco dining, try this easy, quick recipe. There's no oven time needed for this pita-based alternative. Simply whip up your guacamole base (or store-bought for extra speed), spread across your pita and then add all your favourite toppings.

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Chickpea Salad

No summer would be complete without the BBQ invites. Don't want to show up empty-handed? Show up with a fresh summer salad that will suit just about everyone. This chickpea salad ticks the vegan, gluten-free and oil-free boxes, easy to make in under 10 minutes - and doesn't compromise on taste.

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Coconut Strawberry Popsicle

We are all about the tasty treats! Stock up your freezer with refreshing & fruity popsicles. The vegan and gluten-free coconut strawberry ice lollies are the perfect tonics to those warm and clammy days.

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Vegan Instant Iced Coffee

Takeaway iced coffees look perpetually appealing on a sticky summer day, but there isn't always a vegan option. Take the frustration away and create your own no-frills vegan instant ice coffee, with this quick and straightforward recipe.

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