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
Try the recipe: Marinated Carrots.
Green Beans with Bacon → Pan Fried Asparagus
Try the recipe: Pan Fried Asparagus.
Creamed Spinach → Cashew Creamed Spinach
Try the recipe: Cashew Creamed Spinach
Roasted Chicken → Cauliflower Steak
Try the recipe: Cauliflower 'Steak' With Mushroom Peppercorn Sauce.
Lasagna with Ground Beef → Plant Based Tomato Mozzarella Lasagna
Try the recipe: Plant Based Tomato Mozzarella Lasagna.
Buttery Mashed Potatoes → Cauliflower Mash
Try the recipe: Cauliflower Mash.
Meat Loaf → Mushroom-Seed Loaf
Try the recipe: Mushroom-Seed Loaf.
Traditional Stuffing → Plant-Based Holiday Stuffing
Get the recipe: Holiday Stuffing.
Traditional Shortbread Cookies → Plant-Based Shortbread Cookies
Get the recipe: Shortbread Cookies.
Classic Cheesecake → Cashew Cheesecake
Try the recipe: Cashew Cheesecake.
Eggnog → Masala Chai
Try the recipe: Masala Chai.
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