Thanksgiving Vegan Recipes
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Thanksgiving Vegan Recipes

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Thanksgiving Vegan Recipes

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and many of us are are still scrambling for last minute ideas.

We have put together a list of some of the best Thanksgiving vegan recipes that are surely going to impress your friends and family, plus leave you feeling satisfied.

We have got you covered from appetizers to the main and the dessert. There’s sure to be something here for you!

15 Delicious Thanksgiving Vegan Recipes

Appetizers & Sides

  1. Apple Orange Cranberry Sauce

This cranberry sauce is sweet, sour, and spicy. It is sure to be a hit at your thanksgiving dinner. It is made with accessible and simple ingredients. It can be easily thrown together when you are short on time.

  1. Mushroom Gravy 

No thanksgiving is complete without mashed potatoes and gravy. However, it takes a special type of gravy to complete the dish. This mushroom gravy by the Edgy Veg is sure to tick all of the boxes. Savory, satisfying, and packed full of mushrooms, it is guaranteed to compliment your main and even some of your sides!

  1. Easy Vegan Stuffing

Stuffing can seem like a daunting task and you might be tempted to reach for the convenience of the boxed options. However, this easy vegan stuffing recipe by Karissas Vegan Kitchen is breaking those stereotypes and showing you how easy and delicious homemade stuffing can be.

  1. Easy Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Balsamic Vinegar

Brussels sprouts have a horrible reputation and yet Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without them. This recipe by The Spruce Eats has taken a unique and yet simple path to seasoning this misunderstood vegetable and has turned it into a Thanksgiving staple for years to come.

  1. Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Whether you call it a sweet potato casserole or candied yams, there is something about this root vegetable that pairs so perfectly with the sweetness of marshmallows. Unfortunately, vegan marshmallows can be quite hard to come by so Detox Insta has used maple in this recipe to substitute the sweetness that is typically provided by marshmallows.

The Mains

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday Roast

Nothing will impress your dinner guests quite like a meatless holiday roast that was made from scratch. This holiday roast also known as a roast beast by Hot For Food has so many different and intriguing layers that you and your guests won’t miss the Tofurkey for one second.

  1. 1 Hour Vegan Pot Pies

Minimalist baker has yet to make a product we didn’t like and these pot pies are no exception. This recipe will not only bring back feelings of nostalgia but they are an impressive take on a classic. Flaky, comforting, delicious, and can be whipped up when you’re short on time, what’s not to love?

  1. Seitan Turkey

This is the perfect meal for those who are transitioning or who want that classic thanksgiving dinner experience. The seitan turkey is savory, chewy, and excites all the tastebuds. This is another simple yet impressive dish from The Edgy Veg that will without a doubt impress your dinner guests.

  1. Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

For those who don’t miss the taste and texture of meat and are just looking for a delicious main, you cant go wrong with squash! Acorn squash is one of those vegetables that makes you immediately think of Thanksgiving. Vegan Huggs has created a quinoa stuffed acorn squash that is bursting at the seams with fall flavours.

  1. Stuffed “No Turkey”

This is a recipe for those who have a bit more time to cook as it requires a bit more time. However, it certainly pays off. The stuffed no turkey by Avant Garde Vegan is as delicious as it is beautiful. From the vegetable stuffing to the vegan bacon wrapped around the roast, every slice will leave you wanting more.


  1. Pumpkin Pie

I don’t imagine there is any flavor that screams fall like pumpkin spice and there is no dessert that reminds us of Thanksgiving quite like classic pumpkin pie. This recipe by Loving It Vegan is a unique rendition on a classic dessert that she describes as perfectly sweet and wonderfully textured.

  1. Salted Caramel Apple Tart

For those looking for a healthier dessert, this Salted Caramel Apple Tart made by From My Bowl, is the perfect addition to your thanksgiving meal. It is vegan, gluten-free, and does not contain any refined sugar.

  1. Vegan Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Bread pudding isn’t a recipe that gets much attention these days and thats quite unfortunate because it is incredibly satisfying and full of flavor. This pumpkin bread pudding by Fat Free Vegan Kitchen is no exception. This is a classic recipe that is packed full of aromatic flavors rich fall flavors, and it’s pretty healthy so you don’t need to feel guilty about eating the entire recipe!

  1. Pecan Pie

The pecan pie is a traditional dessert that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. While i can understand the appeal for the bright flavors of pumpkin pie, sometimes you just want a humble dessert that is subtle and nutty yet delicious.

  1. Pumpkin Roll

Cooking Thanksgiving dinner and all of the desserts can be a ton of fun but there comes a point when you need to clean up the mess you’ve made. This is the perfect dessert for those who truly hate cleaning up because it only requires one bowl! This pumpkin roll by Minimalist Baker is might just be a superhero dessert because it is vegan, gluten free, tasty, easy to make, and even saves you time at the kitchen sink.

What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving vegan recipes?  Feel free to leave me a comment below as I look forward to reading the comments.

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Hi my name is Megan & in the picture above is my mom, Michelle. We are a mother and daughter team. I'm 20 and we are, inspiring young and old around the world that Veganism is the way of life. Vegan for the animals, people and the environment. Compassion = Veganism

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