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Swich Guide: the ultimate plant-based holiday menu

We all know the classic holiday recipes: lasagna, mashed potatoes, and pies. They’re crowd-pleasers for a reason! Luckily, you can enjoy holiday dishes while maintaining a plant-rich lifestyle — easily and tastily. 

Below we rounded up simple plant-based swaps for your holiday menu. From side dishes to entrees to desserts, each recipe is chef-curated, packed with plants, and absolutely delicious. The best part: whether you enjoy the dishes at home, a holiday potluck, or family feast, you’ll be sharing the plant-based lifestyle with your community. 

Candied Yams → Marinated Carrots

Marinated Carrots

Try the recipe: Marinated Carrots

Green Beans with Bacon → Pan Fried Asparagus

Pan Fried Asparagus

 Try the recipe: Pan Fried Asparagus

Creamed Spinach → Cashew Creamed Spinach

Creamed spinach

Try the recipe: Cashew Creamed Spinach 

Roasted Chicken → Cauliflower Steak

Cauliflower 'Steak' w/ Mushroom Peppercorn Sauce

Try the recipe: Cauliflower 'Steak' With Mushroom Peppercorn Sauce.

Lasagna with Ground Beef → Plant Based Tomato Mozzarella Lasagna

Tomato Mozzarella Lasagna

Try the recipe: Plant Based Tomato Mozzarella Lasagna.

Buttery Mashed Potatoes → Cauliflower Mash

Swich Cauliflower Mash Recipe

Try the recipe: Cauliflower Mash.

Meat Loaf → Mushroom-Seed Loaf

Swich Mushroom-Seed Vegan Loaf recipe

Try the recipe: Mushroom-Seed Loaf.

Traditional Stuffing → Plant-Based Holiday Stuffing

Plant-Based Holiday Stuffing vegan recipe

Get the recipe: Holiday Stuffing.

Traditional Shortbread Cookies → Plant-Based Shortbread Cookies

Vegan Shortbread Recipe

Get the recipe: Shortbread Cookies

Classic Cheesecake → Cashew Cheesecake

Lime Cheesecake

Try the recipe: Cashew Cheesecake.

Eggnog → Masala Chai

Masala Chai

Try the recipe: Masala Chai.

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Get a head start on your new year’s resolution of eating more plants – and join Swich, if you haven’t already! Our 100% online and 100% plant-based cooking community is designed to make eating plants more apporachable, accessible, and enjoyable. If you’re curious and excited to cook, that’s all you need! 

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