10 Vegan Alternatives To Your Favourite Thanksgiving Meals
Who knew vegan could taste so good.
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year to bond with family and friends, take a well deserved day off from work and eat some food....lots and lots of food. Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner can be a long task, especially if you're looking for vegan recipes! Well my friends, I have just the thing for you. Read on for vegan friendly alternatives to everyone's favorite Thanksgiving meals!
1. Vegan Butternut Squash Soup
This butternut squash soup is absolutely to die for! You almost wouldn't believe that the entire recipe is vegan friendly AND gluten free. It also features coconut bacon (yum!!). This is a perfect start-up dish for your Thanksgiving guests!
2. Vegan Field Roast Grain Meat
The perfect alternative to the traditional Turkey! Field Roast is a vegan meat company that makes a "Celebration Roast" which is arguably the best Turkey alternative on the market. Check out their website here to find the nearest retailer near you!
3. Vegan Onion, Celery & Mushroom Stuffing
Thanksgiving stuffing is usually a family favorite! This vegan recipe contains tons of veggies and will leave your stuffing crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. Your Thanksgiving stuffing might even trick your non-vegan friends!
4. Vegan Garlic-Roasted Mashed Potatoes
What is Thanksgiving without mashed potatoes? This simple recipe puts a yummy garlic twist on the traditional mashed potato, making it a delicious vegan side dish!
5. Vegan "Buttermilk" Biscuits
Buttermilk biscuits are the guilty pleasure of any Thanksgiving meal (besides dessert, duh). Check out this delicious vegan recipe for "buttermilk" biscuits that will have your guests going for seconds and thirds !
6. Vegan Cranberry-Orange Sauce
This sweet yet tart Cranberry-Orange sauce will be the talk of your Thanksgiving table! The best part is that the only ingredients you need are cranberries, oranges and maple syrup. Who knew vegan could taste so good?
7. Vegan Maple & Tarragon Sweet Potatoes
This sounds a little odd, but trust me its delicious! Maple and tarragon and great enhancements for the flavour of sweet potatoes. This is a great dish to make any time, but especially fantastic for Thanksgiving!
8. Vegan Mushroom Gravy
What's a Thanksgiving dinner without gravy? This delicious vegan friendly mushroom gravy is to die for! Make sure to make some extra for your guests... it's that good.
9. Vegan Double-Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake
Ok, so I'm basically drooling at the sound of this! This pumpkin cheesecake is low-fat but tastes delicious. Your guests will surely ask for the recipe!
10. Vegan Pumpkin Bread Pudding
If you thought the pumpkin cheesecake was amazing, you need to try to the pumpkin bread pudding! These desserts will definitely leave your guests feeling full and satisfied.