Choosing a yummy, plant-powered menu for your Thanksgiving celebration can be challenging! Here, I take the guess-work out of organizing an enticing vegan menu that will satiate vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike.

This “mix n’ match” list of recipes has several yummy choices for each course of your festive meal.

Wishing everyone a healthy and delicious Thanksgiving!


Lemony-Turmeric Hummus
A pop of turmeric adds jazz to this flavorful, creamy and easy-to-prepare Lemony-Turmeric Hummus.
Guacamole Mini-Peppers
These simple nibbles will be a hit at your holiday party!
Carrot-Chickpea Dip in Mini-Tortilla Cups
This dip makes a tasty appetizer spread served with flatbread or crackers, or scooped into Cute Little Tortilla Bowls.
Sweet and Salty Almonds
Super yummy, these roasted Sweet and Salty Almonds make a jazzylicious appetizer or snack!

Soups and Salads

Butternut Squash Soup with Quick Cashew “Cream”
This simple-to-prepare soup is rich in taste and creamy in texture, without the use of dairy. A quick cashew “cream” (no pre-soaking of the cashews required) adds a touch of elegance to this impressive soup.
Kale, Lime and Almond Salad
A zingy punch of freshly squeezed lime juice adds freshness to this unique salad. This lively combination is sure to please when you’re looking to serve up your daily greens with a piquant flair.
Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Celery Chowder
Hearty Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Celery Chowder is filling and delicious!
Festive Kale Salad
This colorful and nutritious salad makes an inviting start to any holiday meal.
Butternut Bisque
This pretty bisque presents a holiday soup with a smooth texture and rich flavor.
Spinach and Apple Salad with Maple-Mustard Dressing
This tasty salad blends baby spinach, pumpkin seeds and crisp apples topped with a tangy oil-free dressing.


Quick Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
This marvelous, eight-ingredient recipe for stuffed Portobello mushrooms tastes great and presents well, too!
Stuffed Butternut Squash with Apples and Cranberries
Stuffed squash presents a filling, colorful, and tasty recipe that’s a fancy entrée to serve for Thanksgiving. (Easy to prepare, too!)
Yummy Pecan, Sunflower Seed, and Zucchini Loaf
When you need a tasty and satisfying vegan meatless loaf, this easy-to-prepare loaf will truly please! It has quite a few steps, but is very tasty and well-worth the extra time.
Walnut and Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
These meaty-tasting mushrooms are filled to the brim with hearty quinoa, walnuts, sweet red peppers and fresh basil, making them a colorful, crowd-pleasing entrée. Bonus: They are gluten-free and soy-free, ideal when entertaining guests with these common dietary restrictions.
Holiday Stuffing Casserole
The star of a traditionally inspired menu is this Holiday Stuffing Casserole.

Side Dishes

Holiday Rosemary Smashed Potatoes
These snazzy spuds are a fun and flavorful way to present potatoes. The inside pulp stays nice and tender while the outside gets crispy. Serve these on the side for any party meal, even breakfast!

Red Potato and Cauliflower Mash
This mash-up is an easy recipe to serve as a hearty side dish for any festive supper. “Steam-boiling” the vegetables makes it easy to mash them right in the pot, saving on clean up time.
Steamed Kale with Walnut “Cream” Sauce
Flavorful Kale with Creamy Walnut Sauce is a tasty way to serve this leafy green for a Thanksgiving meal.
Maple Baked Acorn Squash
Maple Baked Acorn Squash adds a touch of sweet to a festive holiday or family meal.
Steamed Green Beans and Carrots with Orange Sauce
The refreshing citrus notes of the orange juice enhance this colorful Steamed Green Beans and Carrots with Orange Sauce recipe.


Maple-Sweet Potato Mini-Pies
Sweet potatoes become a yummy dessert when combined with a bit of cinnamon and maple syrup and baked in a crisp cookie crust. These Maple-Sweet Potato Mini-Pies are a wonderful way to change up your Thanksgiving dessert in place of pumpkin pie, and they’re so easy to prepare, too!
Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust
Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust is a classic dessert with a jazzy twist. Serve with Vegan Bourbon Vanilla Whipped “Cream” Topping for a festive flair!
Maple-Raisin-Date Truffles
These tasty truffles are pretty too, making an excellent healthy dessert or snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. Bonus: Impressive to serve for the holidays!
Royal Apple Tart
Fit for a king or queen, this beautiful tart showcases tender apple slices displayed on a flavorful, very moist crust.
Pumpkin Spice Cheeze Cake A fan favorite, this delicate yet rich-tasting Pumpkin Spice Cheeze-Cake makes the perfect dessert for your festive Thanksgiving table or any winter holiday event. Creamy, smooth and oh-so-pumpkiny, this pie will surely become a tradition, year after year!
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