It’s tough being the only one that can’t have iconic comfort dishes at the Thanksgiving table. While your family members partake in fragrant gravy and juicy turkey, you’re stuck with a pile of mashed potatoes and if you’re lucky a green bean casserole. Bring one of these dishes to your Thanksgiving dinner and you’ll never go hungry or unsatisfied again.
Sweet Potato Casserole With Marshmallow
One of the best parts of the holidays is sweet potato casserole – the perfect merging of savoury and sweet. Unfortunately, for vegans, this dairy-licious side is not edible. Here’s an allergy, sugar, and gluten free rendition for all dietary needs!
Missing out on turkey during the holidays is one of the worst parts of being a vegetarian. Luckily, this Tofurky meets all your faux meat desires. Serve it with gravy and you won’t even miss the real thing.
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts
Brussel sprouts can get a little boring, but if you caramelize them with sesame seeds and sea salt, it elevates it to a new level. Plant-based elegance, here we come. Serve at your holiday party to impress.
Vegetarian Pot Pie
Chicken pot pie is an irrefutable comfort food that warms your soul for the inside out. If you’re veggie-friendly only, you can try this meaty vegetarian pot pie, which is filled with porcini mushrooms, lentils, and more delicious veggies.
Brie Four Cheese Mac and Cheese
Up your Mac and cheese game with some ritz crackers and brie. A healthy vegetarian entree? Maybe not. A cheesy and decadent dinner dish to satisfy every single craving? Sounds about right.
Root Vegetable Gratin
Who needs unhealthy potato gratin when you can have a mélange of root vegetables to make for an even more colorful spread? When seasoned right and roasted to crispness, this dish is just as satisfying as something our carnivorous friends would eat.
Puréed Cauliflower with Goat Cheese
One bite of this cauliflower and goat cheese dish and you’ll never miss mashed potatoes again. It’s just as fluffy and with the help of garlic and rosemary, makes for a smooth, creamy side dish.
Butternut Squash Soup
You see a lot of butternut squash puree dishes during Thanksgiving, but this is lighter take with cubed squash, greens, and cannellini beans. It’s tender and mild but remember to use a veggie broth as the stock base.