For a lot of us summer is all about cookouts and gatherings. And what’s better on your grill then vegan gluten-free hotdogs! A Perfect Dish for Any Summer Holiday, A Barbecue or Game Day.
Can A Vegan Hot Dog Compete With A Meat Hot Dogs?
If you’re having any doubts about your vegan options at this summer's barbeque rest assured - Yes! vegan hot dogs have all the flavor you remember; just plant-based and healthier for you. Vegan hot dogs can compete with meat-based hot dogs for anyone looking for a non-meat option.
Are There Any Vegan Gluten-Free Hotdogs?
Yes, our current go-to pre-made, plant-based vegan gluten-free hotdog brands are: Lightlife, Sweet Earth and Yeah Dawg. (Beyond also makes an Italian sausage in a pinch)
Vegan Hot Dog Brands
1.Sweet Earth Jumbo Hot Dogs
2. Lightlife Smart Dogs
3. Yeah Dawg
Verified Vegan Gluten-Free Hot Dogs
We contacted Sweet Earth and there hot dogs have not been certified gluten-free but they do not have any wheat binders or gluten flavorings added
Vegan Gluten-Free Hot Dog Buns
The smokey, fire-roasted flavor of a good hot dog is arguably the star of the show, but a good gluten-free bun is always a treat.
Our brand of choice for gluten-free/vegan hot dog bun is Pure Knead. They're light, fluffy, and absolutely delicious. We purchase our buns from national grocer Kroger but Pure Knead also has online ordering of gluten-free vegan bread.
Sprouts carries the gluten-free brand Little Northern Bakehouse Millet & Chia Hot Dog Buns.
Homemade Vegan Hot Dog Recipes
Through our gluten-free and vegan adventures, we've had the opportunity to enjoy many types of hot dog alternatives based on carrots, eggplants, chickpea and soy. Ultimately, we realized what makes a hot dog really shine is everything that goes on top.
And here are a few homemade recipe options we've tried.
- Carrots - we tried Shane and Simple carrot dog recipe
- Chickpea - we enjoyed this how to make a vegan chickpea hot dog video from Artistic Vegan
Vegan Hot Dogs Toppings
We enjoy regional styles like the Chicago dog or simply imaginative ones like topping your hot dog with Jalapeno/pineapple relish.
Here are a few of our favorite vegan hot dog toppings combinations:
Vegan Chili Cheese Hotdog
- Chili - Amy's make a great canned vegan chili or you can try our simple and fast vegan chili
- Plant-based pepper jack cheese
- Plant-based cheddar cheese
- Chopped onions
Slaw-Dog Vegan Hotdog
Chicago Style Vegan Hotdog
- Yellow mustard
- Sweet pickle relish
- Chopped onion
- Tomato wedges
- Pickle spear
- Red peppers
- Poppy seeds
NY Style Hotdog
- Onions, sliced
- Olive oil
- Spicy brown mustard
Vegan California Style Hotdog
- Avocado slices
- Red onions
- Sliced tomatoes
Leave a comment with your favorite topping combinations or favorite brand vegan gluten-free hotdogs, take a picture and tag us on Instagram at #thevgnway
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