15+ Delightful Vegan Lemon Recipes
Whether you’re craving a tangy lemon treat or you’ve found yourself with an abundance of lemons to use, this list of Delightful Vegan Lemon Recipes will give you plenty of ways to use your citrus bounty and get your fix. With options for lemony vegan breakfasts, snacks, lemon dinner recipes, and healthy lemon desserts, you’re sure to find the recipe for you.
I loveeee lemons. Like, really, really love them. When I first walked up to my home during the open house, I saw a lush, abundant Meyer lemon tree next to the front door. I was immediately smitten. Fresh lemons, all the time? Yes, please.
More of a lime lover? Have an abundant orange tree? See all my best lime recipes and favorite orange recipes!
Naturally, my endless lemon abundance has led to a number of scrumptious gluten-free lemon recipes – in addition to me squeezing lemon juice onto just about everything I eat. Since I don’t eat eggs or dairy, all of these are dairy-free & eggless lemon recipes as well!
In this post, you’ll find vegan gluten-free breakfast recipes, savory lemon recipes, and my favorite vegan lemon desserts. Enjoy!
Vegan Lemon Breakfast Recipes
Lemon is the perfect way to start the day! You’ll love the tanginess it adds to these deliciously healthy gluten-free vegan breakfast recipes! These sweet breakfast treats are perfect for adding to your brunch table or making on a Sunday to enjoy for the week ahead.
Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes
These Vegan Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes are made in a few minutes in the blender with minimal ingredients – all gluten-free and dairy-free! These oat-based pancakes are lemony, loaded with flavor, and so easy to make.
Lemon Poppyseed Muffins (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
Healthy Lemon Poppyseed Muffins made extra fluffy and topped with a delicious lemon glaze! Gluten-free, vegan, and perfect for a springtime breakfast or snack!
Gluten-Free Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake
This Lemon Poppyseed Loaf Cake is a light and refreshing loaf cake with a delicious lemon glaze! It’s easy to make in one bowl and only takes 10 minutes to mix up the batter. This easy-to-make cake is gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan-friendly.
Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Blueberry Scones
Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Blueberry Scones are going to become your new favorite breakfast and snack. They have a tender texture with a crispy exterior and are full of bright, lemony flavor.
Vegan Lemon Dinner Recipes
Lemon is the perfect touch to so many delicious savory dinner recipes! These two easy recipes pair together so fabulously. The lemon vinaigrette on the kale salad is one of my all time favorite vegan salad dressings for any salad!
One-Pot Creamy Lemon Pasta
This One-Pot Creamy Lemon Pasta will be your new favorite 30-minute vegan dinner! It’s quick and easy to make in just one pan. It’s dairy-free, vegan, and easily made gluten-free.
Kale Chickpea Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
This Massaged Kale Chickpea Salad is my new favorite kale salad! Coated in a lemon vinaigrette with spiced roasted chickpeas and chopped pistachios, it’s perfect as a side salad or loaded up with your favorite protein and other add-ins for a main dish salad. Naturally vegan & gluten-free.
Dairy-Free Lemon Dessert Recipes
When you think of “lemon recipes” most people immediately think of dessert – and for good reason! It pairs perfectly with the flavors of maple syrup, vanilla, and all of the other fabulous ingredients we use to make gluten-free, refined sugar-free desserts. From a tangy citrus vegan cheesecake, to chewy lemon cookies, and my favorite lemon cake, you’re sure to find something you’ll love.
No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)
This No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake is a cashew-based raw, vegan, and Paleo cheesecake adorned with slices of juicy citrus. It’s incredibly creamy, a little tangy, and lightly sweetened with maple syrup. Based on the number of citrus recipes I’ve posted over the many years I’ve been creating recipes, you would think I really didn’t like citrus.
Soft & Chewy Vegan Lemon Cookies
These Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Cookies are soft in texture, sweet, and tangy, thanks to the fresh lemon juice and zest. If you’re a lemon dessert lover, these are for you!
Vegan Strawberry Lemonade Tart with Hazelnut Crust (Gluten Free + Paleo)
This Vegan Strawberry Lemonade Tart is a no-bake, gluten-free and paleo recipe made with loads of fresh strawberries and lemons. The scrumptious agar-thickened filling plays perfectly with the date-sweetened hazelnut crust.
No-Bake Lemon Tarts (Vegan, Gluten-Free + Paleo)
These No-Bake Lemon Tarts are easy to make with tart lemon flavor. The super creamy and bright lemon filling is perfectly complemented by the lemony cashew coconut crust. These vegan, gluten-free and Paleo tarts are perfect for warm days!
No Bake Lemon Bars (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)
These No Bake Lemon Bars are incredibly smooth and creamy with a bright and tart lemon flavor. These gluten-free, paleo and vegan lemon bars come together quickly and easily in the blender.
No Bake Strawberry Lemonade Tarts (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)
These No Bake Strawberry Lemonade Tarts have a raw “graham cracker” style crust filled with a super refreshing strawberry lemonade filling. These are SO good frozen on a hot day and they’re gluten-free, paleo and vegan.
Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Cake
You’ll love this easy-to-make Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Cake! It is simple and elegant with a beautiful light & airy crumb. To top it all off, we drizzle this paleo & refined sugar-free cake with a tangy lemon drizzle.
Lemon Macaroons with Lemon Glaze (Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)
These Lemon Macaroons are bright with lemon flavor, with a touch of maple sweetness and a deliciously chewy texture. The tart lemon glaze is made with coconut butter. You’re going to love these irresistibly scrumptious gluten-free, paleo, and vegan macaroons.
Lemon Berry Oatmeal Snack Bars (Gluten Free + Vegan)
These Lemon Berry Oatmeal Snack Bars are the perfect mid-day treat or dessert to satisfy your hunger! These snack bars have an oatmeal crust, a tangy lemon mixed berry filling, and they’re gluten-free + vegan. Thanks to Lipton for sponsoring this post! Let’s talk about snack time. Are you a big into snacking, or are you