When it comes to delicious options for the Holidays, these 60+ Easy Vegan Recipes come rich in flavor, unique in ingredients/combinations, and are the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table. This roundup offers everything from Main dishes to Appetizers to Desserts to Drinks and Soups. A super comprehensive list with many healthy options.
60+ Easy Vegan Recipes To Make This Thanksgiving—-the perfect roundup for everyone that’s in need of great vegan options this year during the Holidays! Although these recipes are vegan, they absolutely work for every type of eater.
Last year’s roundup, Best Thanksgiving Menu Recipes + Ideas, was a good list of general Thanksgiving menu recipes, however, many of you have been wanting a vegan list, so HERE IT IS! FINALLY!
If I’m honest, I’m so not prepared for Thanksgiving this year. I don’t know about you, but this year has been so crazy that it has flown by absolutely fast!
Besides, Thanksgiving will look a bit different for many of us, so ensuring that you plan out your menu and ways to make it special (even virtually) is so important.
Unlike traditional Thanksgiving dinner, Friendsgiving is the place where you get to enjoy good times with close friends and extended family. For many, Friendsgiving has become their new tradition and with more people wanting to maintain a healthier lifestyle, this list of How to Host the Perfect Vegan Friendsgiving comes in handy. It’s all about creating simple ways to make this moment the most memorable.
Let’s jump right into the list, shall we? OK, good.
Cheeseboards are the perfect appetizer since they offer so many different options on one single board. That way, if your guests aren’t into the finger foods as much as you’d like, you wouldn’t have wasted much. Besides, most people like saving room for the main dishes and meals, therefore, snacks aren’t always everyone’s choice. Nevertheless, I’ve created an easy Vegan Cheeseboard option just so that you aren’t stumped on the idea of how to create one.
When it comes to this Kale Spinach Pesto + Tomato Bruschetta recipe, the word ‘delicious’ is an understatement. This simple, yet complex in flavor dish is the perfect healthy snack or appetizer for any occasion or gathering, especially during the holidays. Made in just 15 minutes and entirely Vegan.
Crispy Baked Sticky Orange Cauliflower Bitesare a deliciously healthier option of a classic family favorite—–orange chicken. At first glance, these beauties truly remind you of orange chicken (and trust me, they taste just as good, if not better), however, they aren’t! These bites are ultra crispy and smothered in a sticky sweet orange sauce and topped with sesame seeds.
These Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are a guaranteed showstopper! At first glance, these beauties truly remind you of buffalo boneless chicken (and trust me, they taste just as good, if not better!), however, they aren’t! Just know that your taste buds won’t be able to tell the difference either!
This Creamy Garlic Broccoli Kale Rotini Soup is sure to keep you warm and comforted. A great nourishing and healthy alternative, this soup boasts of it’s creaminess made from broccoli + kale, and comes rich in garlic flavor and loaded in nutrients. The addition of veggie rotini adds a beautiful tender texture to this bowl of goodness.
This Creamy Vegan White Bean Soup + Sautéed Broccolini is the perfect comfort in a bowl situation. Filled with delicious herbs and spices, made with cauliflower and white kidney bean, and topped with easily sautéed broccolini, this soup is quite the healthy meal and uses mostly pantry staple ingredients to get the job done. Super easy to make, all vegan + gluten-free.
This Vegan Tuscan Kale Chickpea Soup is the perfect comfort and flavorful bowl of goodness for those cold winter days. Filled with herbs and spices, kale, chickpea, carrots, tomatoes, and onions, this soup is quite the healthy meal and surely does warm things up nicely. Super easy to make and only requires one pot. All vegan + gluten-free.
This Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup recipe is the warmth of great flavors and the perfect dish that will satisfy everyone. Made from delicious black beans and a handful of spices, this soup is a must try for the Fall season. Super easy to make, All Vegan, Gluten-free, and whipped together in less than 45 minutes.
This Easy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup recipe is the warmth of great flavors and succulent taste of nuttiness from the topped roasted chickpeas which is beautifully paired with a creamy base that makes this bowl of goodness completely irresistible. Super easy to make, All Vegan, Gluten-free, and whipped together in less than 45 minutes.
This Loaded Dairy-Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe is something truly spectacular. The warmth of great flavors and succulent taste of nuttiness from So Delicious Dairy Free’s Organic Almond milk with Cashew, makes this bowl of goodness completely irresistible. Loaded with broccoli, carrots, sweet corn, celery, onions, and topped with a generous amount of vegan mozzarella cheese (for added creaminess); this recipe reminds you of comfort in a bowl.
When it comes to this Easy Vegan Pumpkin Mac + Cheese recipe, it is by far more than a fork full of goodness! Super creamy, light, tender, and loaded with pumpkin + cajun flavors, this ‘Mac + Cheese” is made from gluten-free macaroni, savory seasonings, pumpkin puree, and cashews. Completely vegan and gluten-free and perfect for your Thanksgiving menu or as a Fall comfort food.
This Vegan Sweet Potato Maple Herb Cornbread recipe is the perfect skillet cornbread that you’ll ever taste! This cornbread is the ultimate fluffy, crumbly, and airy side dish that fits right in with your other Thanksgiving dishes. Unlike traditional cornbread, this version boasts of delicious sweet potato, maple, and herb flavors, all of which creates a sweet + savory taste that will leave you wanting another slice. All vegan ingredients.
This Easy Skillet Vegan Stuffing is a great vegan alternative to traditional Thanksgiving stuffing without compromising flavor. Complete your holiday table with this recipe which comes loaded with a blend of cubed rustic bread, onion, celery, apples, garlic, cranberries, pecans, and herbs. This vegan stuffing is perfect for all eaters. Super easy to make. Made in just one skillet. Make ahead option.
When it comes to this Cheesy Garlic Hasselback Potato Gratin recipe, it is by far more than a fork full of goodness! Super creamy, packed with thick slices of potatoes and sweet potatoes, and loaded with flavor from the delicious cream sauce. Completely vegan, gluten-free and perfect for your Thanksgiving menu.
This Easy Vegan Wild Rice Stuffing is a great healthy alternative to traditional Thanksgiving stuffing without compromising flavor. Complete your holiday table with this vegan + gluten-free recipe which comes loaded with a blend of wild rice, cranberries, almonds, cilantro, and seasonings.
When it comes to this Baked Vegan Buffalo Mac + Cheese recipe, it is by far more than a fork full of goodness! Super creamy, light, a crunchy crust, and loaded with flavor, this ‘Mac + Cheese” is made from gluten-free macaroni, savory seasonings, a bit of buffalo sauce, and cashews (the cream sauce). Completely vegan and gluten-free and perfect for your Thanksgiving menu.
This Vegan Skillet Sweet Potato Casserole is the perfect way to enjoy the Holidays while remaining dairy-free, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened. Such a healthy alternative to a classic dish.
This Not So Traditional Vegan Garlic Mashed Potatoes recipe is the epitome of a delicious side dish for the Holidays. Homemade mashed potatoes made from Yukon potatoes, Japanese sweet potatoes, vegan butter, garlic, + herbs; creating the perfect marriage of savory + sweet flavors that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. All vegan ingredients.
When it comes to this Ultimate Vegan Mac + Cheese recipe, it is by far more than a fork full of goodness! Super creamy, ‘cheesy’, and loaded with flavor, this ‘Mac + Cheese” is made from gluten-free macaroni, savory seasonings, nutritional yeast, and cashews soaked overnight (which makes the cream cheese base).
And that’s a wrap! There you have it—our list in the flesh! As you can see, we have an array of flavors and ingredient combos that made our 60+ Easy Vegan Recipes To Make This Thanksgiving list.
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