40 Fab Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

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Hello & Happy Monday!!

 

 

 

 

With Thanksgiving in a few days, I thought I would put together the best of the best in vegan holiday eats to better help you navigate plant based recipes to feature with friends and family! While Thanksgiving is ubiquitous for turkey or Tofurky, there are a myriad of other concepts you can embrace for the holidays to put a modern spin on the traditional Thanksgiving dinner!

 

 

My favorite part about the holidays besides gathering with friends and family?! 

All the sides!

 

 

I personally love having a bite of everything and get bored wth main dishes, so sides/apps are my go to! My approach to all plant based dishes is to combine elements of sweet and savory when possible as it adds diversity in flavor, and always aim to use minimal sugar with deriving it naturally from fruit. 

 

What I admire about all of these recipes is that they are straightforward, pack tons of flavor, less sugar and fat, and more nutrients than your typical non vegan versions

 

From Apps to entrees, soups, salads, desserts and even brunch.This list is all encompassing and will cater to everyone at your dinner table this year!

 

 

 

My top faves:

 

Pumpkin Rigatoni

Pumpkin Ravioli

Braised Red Cabbage

Shaved brussels salad

Pumpkin Soup

Brussels with shiitake bacon

Artichoke and hearts of palm dip

Pumpkin Creme brûlée

 

 

 

 

Dinner: 

 

 

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Butternut Squash Shells

Pasta shells filled with butternut squash, topped with sautéed kale, sage cashew cream and topped with toasted pecans and parmesan cheese 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Ravioli

Homemade vegan raviolis packed with pumpkin and parmesan and served in a brown butter sage sauce

 

 

 

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Butternut Squash Mac + Cheese

Elbow macaroni pasta tossed in butternut squash cheese sauce topped with rosemary, shiitake bacon, and a cracker crust. 

 

 

 

 

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Fried Chicken + Waffles

Spicy fried tofu with rosemary infused waffles topped with a truffle maple syrup! 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Rigatoni with Shiitake Bacon

Rigatoni shells tossed in a cheesy pumpkin sauce with sautéed kale, shiitake bacon, sag and parmesan 

 

 

 

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Field Roast Turkey

Roasted Field Roast brand turkey with a root vegetable madly and sage. 

 

 

 

 

Sides: 

 

 

 

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Kale Mac + Cheese

Corkscrew noodles coated in cheese, kale, and breadcrumbs. 

 

 

 

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Cauliflower Mash with Shiitake Bacon

Creamy cauliflower mash with shiitake bacon and chives 

 

 

 

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Braised Red Cabbage

Effortless braised red cabbage with roasted pecans. 

 

 

 

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Roasted brussels sprouts with dried cherries and shiitake bacon

Classic roasted brussels with cherries, shiitake bacon and pecans. 

 

 

 

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Green Bean Casserole

Classic green bean casserole with fried onions and shiitake bacon.

 

 

 

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Garlic Tomto Basil Loaf

Twist bread loaf  with basil, sin dried tomatoes and garlic. 

 

 

 

Appetizers:  

 

 

 

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Solid Cashew garlic + Rosemary Cheese

Effortless solid cashew cheese infused with rosemary, garlic, and black pepper. 

 

 

 

 

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Shaved Brussels Salad

Shaved brussels salad with cranberries, faux bacon, walnuts, and a champagne vinaigrette. 

 

 

 

 

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Grilled Peach & Feta Salad

Arugula and frisbee salad with grilled peaches, avocado, canned pecans, shallots and shiitake bacon 

 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Sage Rice Balls

Pumpkin and sage infused rice balls with vegan mozzarella cheese 

 

 

 

 

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Chili Wonton Cups

Vegan Chili in my favorite wonton cups! Great for entertaining, affordable ingredients, nutrient dense and makes for the perfect bite!

 

 

 

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Lasagna Bread

Lasagna with vegan faux beef crumbles packed on the inside of homemade bread. 

 

 

 

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Artichoke Spread

Effortless artichoke and hearts of palm spread packed with flavor and texture. 

 

 

 

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Butternut Squash Flatbread

Fall flatbread with all the staples, shaved brussels, kale, butternut squash, toasted pecans and a balsamic glaze 

 

 

 

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Sweet Potato Soup

Effortless vegan purples sweet potato soup topped with coconut cream 

 

 

 

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Butternut Squash Soup

Easy butternut squash soup with curry, toasted pistachios, and coconut milk. 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Soup

Homemade pumpkin soup with coconut milk, shiitake bacon, spiced pumpkin seeds and sage

 

 

 

 

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Spinach & Kale Stuffed Mushrooms

The easiest spinach stuffed mushrooms topped with breadcrumbs!

 

 

 

Desserts 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bread

Its pumpkin, its cheesecake, its what dream are made of!

 

 

 

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Cinnamon Apple Dessert Tacos

Proof, you can really have tacos for every meal! Slow cooked cinnamon apples with coconut cream and fried cinnamon tacos!

 

 

 

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Pumpkin cheesecake dip

Handful of ingredients, easy, cheesy, and filled with pumpkin. 

 

 

 

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Apple Crisp Skillet

Everything you need this holiday season in one skillet. Easy, amazing, a true crowd pleaser!

 

 

 

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Caramel Apple Cobbler

The best known holiday staple made vegan with tons of flavor, less sugar, and vegan ice cream and caramel!

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Creme Brûlée

This recipe will forever remain to be one of my top faves! Fun to make, great presentation, flavorful, creative, and the coconut whip puts it over the top!

 

 

 

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Baked Apples

One of the most classic recipes that involves a handful of ingredients, sweetness derived from fruit, oats, wonderful presentation, and minimal cleanup. 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Donuts

You may be able to opt out of the icing as it was made for aesthetic purposes, but this recipes is divine being packed with cinnamon and vegan marshmallows!

 

 

 

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Grilled Bourbon Peaches

Affordable, flavorful, great presentation, candied pecans and coconut cream!

 

 

 

 

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream

Its vegan, has pumpkin, caffeine, coconut whip, and everything you need!

 

 

 

 

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Cake Pops

this recipe makes for the perfect dessert with entertaining and involves a handful of ingredients and steps!

 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Whoopie pies

Small, fluffy, flavorful, great presentation!

 

 

 

 

Cocktails:

 

 

 

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Apple Cider Champagne Cocktail

I only was all to create one holiday cocktail this fall, but while its perf for Halloween, it also make for a wonderful Thanksgiving cocktail packed with cinnamon, bubbles and apple cider. 

 

 

 

Breakfast: 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin french toast casserole 

I’m not a huge pancake or waffle person, but french toast casserole is my jam! This recipe is packed with flavor as its soaked overnight and is so effortless! Total game changer!

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pancakes

Its pumpkin, its cheesecake, nuff said!

 

 

 

 

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Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Classic cinnamon apple waffles topped with backed apples, and toasted pecans. 

 

 

 

 

 

40 Fab Vegan Recipes from soups to salads, entrees, apps, desserts and even brunch!

 

 

 

 

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