A Vegan Easy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of year in November where people in various countries like the United States, Canada, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Liberia celebrate gratitude with their loved ones and give thanks for the good in their lives. Thanksgiving gatherings centre around food for family and guests to enjoy. The ultimate way to observe the holiday is through kindness.

This year, in America in particular, it’s reported to be the most vegan Thanksgiving ever! With sales of vegan products continuing to rise and vegan bakers and chefs dealing with high demand from households looking to cater for plant-based guests.

To help you celebrate the true essence of the day filled with gratitude and compassion, we’ve created a kind Thanksgiving menu! Depending on how large or small your gathering is, select as many recipes as you like from each menu category to make it a Thanksgiving feast to remember.

Vegan Thanksgiving STARTERS

Begin your vegan Thanksgiving with a selection of tasty starters.

Easy Cauliflower Wings

These easy cauliflower wings are the perfect finger food starter for your festivities. Serve with vegan mayo or ranch.

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Vegan Tofu Sausage Rolls

Delicious mini vegan sausage rolls! Made with a tofu and nut sausage mince encased in golden and flaky puff pastry, served with tomato ketchup. Another winning start for your Thanksgiving feast.

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Sweet Potato Chips with Vegan Sour Cream

Healthy and great tasting potato chips served with a homemade sour cream made from almonds.

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Mushroom Mac & Cheese

Who doesn't love mac and cheese! This deliciously creamy and thick vegan version with added mushrooms will wow all your family and guests.

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Sweet and Savoury Apple Corn Fritters

This exceptional recipe has a special twist with a spicy persimmon pomegranate mint sauce on a bed of stone fruit and bean sprouts.

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Vegan Thanksgiving SIDES/SALADS

Add to your Thanksgiving spread with these delectable side dishes.

Mediterranean Lentil Rocket (Arugula) Salad

A quick and easy side salad with a dressing that adds an extra flavour of deliciousness.

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Vegan Lemon Tahini Pasta Salad

This tasty pasta salad pops with freshness from garden veggies tossed in a smooth lemon tahini dressing.

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Coconut Sweet Potato Soup

A luscious and creamy soup made with simple ingredients and quite easy to prepare.

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Warm Kale Salad with Maple Mustard Tempeh and Ruby Kraut

Another side-dish to impress your guests, this warm kale salad with tangy maple mustard tempeh and sauerkraut is flavourful and rich in plant-based protein plus gut-friendly fermented foods.

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Roasted Chickpea Salad with Tahini Sauce

This healthy, nutritious chickpea and sweet potato salad is easy to make, with layers of tastes and textures that fuse beautifully together.

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Vegan Thanksgiving MAINS

For your pièce de resistance, choose from the following mouth-watering main dishes.

Tofu Turkey with Veggie Stuffing and Mushroom Gravy

For a truly compassionate Thanksgiving main dish, try this classic, much-loved homemade tofu turkey recipe by Patty Mark, the founder of Animal Liberation Victoria.

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Guinness Pie

This Guinness Pie by Zacchary Bird is a drool-worthy recipe you’ll want to try!

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vEEF Wellington

An amazing creation using vegan burger patties perfect for your Thanksgiving table that will surely impress your family.

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Tofu Pumpkin and Stuffing Roulade

Make this for your loved-ones and it will become a sure-fire favourite for special occasions. The different layers in this roulade all combine to make a deliciously tasty dish.

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Lentil and Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

A heart-warming, fulfilling, nutritious, healthy and delicious vegan shepherd’s pie made with sweet potatoes, mushrooms and lentils.

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Vegan Thanksgiving DESSERTS

Try any of these crowd-pleasers for a Thanksgiving dessert the whole family will enjoy.

Vegan Pumpkin Truffles

With only 7 simple ingredients these vegan truffles are delicious and easy to make.

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Strawberry Galette with Easy Flaky Pastry

You will be so pleased when you make this scrumptious strawberry dessert with a flaky pastry that is so easy to prepare!

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Raspberry Jam Shortbread Cookies

These delightful shortbread cookies filled with homemade raspberry chia jam will have them coming back for more.

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Chocolate Cherry Mousse Cake

Amaze your guests this stunning chocolate cherry mousse cake that will melt in their mouths with every bite.

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Cinnabun Apple Cheesecake with Salted Caramel

This vegan cheesecake is next level! With salted caramel covering the luscious apple cinnamon filling, it will be hard to say no to just one more slice.

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We hope you enjoy these recipes for a Vegan Easy Thanksgiving with your loved ones. If you make any of the above, be sure to tag us with your creations on Instagram and feel free to leave a comment on the recipe post!

 

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