Plant-Based Recipes for Holiday Gatherings

Thanksgiving is around the corner and if you haven’t decided on your menu, I thought I’d throw in some plant-based recipes I found on the net for a delicious and healthy meal!
Because going meatless doesn’t mean boring, tasteless dishes, or skipping on comforting foods. It means exploring a world of bolder flavours, textures, and spices. Perhaps this year you will have the energy to hit the dance floor after a luscious Thanksgiving meal!

Warming Carrot, Ginger and Turmeric Soup

An inflammation busting carrot, ginger and turmeric soup that's absolutely bursting with fresh, warming flavours! Find the recipe here

Full recipe at Lauren Caris Cooks [/caption]


Squash Bake with Tahini Sauce

Simple, 30-minute squash bake with toasted hazelnuts, pomegranates, and a maple-tahini sauce! The perfect plant-based Thanksgiving side dish. Find recipe here.
Full recipe at Minimalist Baker [/caption]


Thanksgiving Brussels Sprouts

In this recipe, the Brussels sprouts are lightly caramelized with vegan butter, nutmeg and maple syrup. Also added are cranberries and apples for tartness, finishing with walnuts to add texture and an earthy flavour. Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Only Gluten Free Recipes [/caption]

Coconut Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Walnut Pecan Sauce

An extra decadent mashed sweet potato dish to add to your holiday spread. With the added coconut, maple syrup, cinnamon and sea salt, these are not your everyday sweet potatoes, but they’re absolutely perfect for Thanksgiving. Top them with the maple walnut pecan sauce for an extra special treat.  Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Running on Real Food [/caption]

Roast Stuffed Pumpkin

Tender, sweet, baked stuffed pumpkin with a delicious mixture of rice, vegetables, nuts & cranberries. A beautiful centrepiece for your Thanksgiving gathering! Find recipe here.

Full recipe at A Virtual Vegan [/caption]

Vegetables Wellington

A plant-based vegan recipe so packed with intense fall flavors that everyone will want a slice on their Holiday dinner plate. Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Serious Eats  [/caption]


Chickpea Vegan Meatloaf

This hearty vegan meatloaf is made from a base of seasoned chickpeas, baked to perfection and topped with a flavorful maple glaze. It’s not quite a classic meatloaf. It’s better. Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Connoisseurus Veg  [/caption]

Super-tasty and flavoursome, this gravy is just as good as the real thing. Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Jamie Oliver [/caption]

Baked Apples Stuffed with Cinnamon Oat Crips

These Baked Apples are perfect for fall or any time you want a delicious and easy dessert! It’s stuffed with a warm, crunchy yet soft cinnamon oat crisp! Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Jessica in the Kitchen [/caption]

No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Jars

This quick and easy recipe for No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Jars is perfect for the holidays. Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Karissa Vegan Kitchen[/caption]

Mulled Cider With Organic Maple Bitters

Maple bitters are an excellent complement for apple cider. The cinnamon and cloves in this recipe aid digestion, and ginger is good for the belly. Orange slices give it a delicious zest. Find recipe here.

Full recipe at Conscious Living TV [/caption]


Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

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