16 Amazing Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

This year your Thanksgiving dinner is going to be better than ever, thanks to this amazing selection of vegan Thanksgiving recipes that are both healthy and incredibly tasty.

Salads & Soups

No more boring salads here – this selection of amazing salads and soups will even have your meat-loving friends begging for more!

1. Kale with Cranberries

For a green, healthy, and remarkably delicious salad, consider Elana’s Pantry Kale With Cranberries recipe.

2. Pumpkin Bisque

Warm up with Kris Carr’s gorgeous Pumpkin Bisque – it’s almost too pretty to eat, yet incredibly simple to make.

3. Roasted Carrot and Quinoa Salad

For quinoa lovers out there, try Food and Wine’s Roasted Carrot and Quinoa Salad – both healthy and delicious!



Without a turkey to hog the spotlight this Thanksgiving, all of your sides will have a chance to enjoy some recognition.

4. Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

You know you can’t go wrong with a Jamie Oliver recipe – here he delivers an absolutely fantastic recipe for Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes that will make it hard to keep passing the plate.

5. Cranberry-Apple Wild Rice Pilaf

Over at Oh She Glows, Angela Liddon has put together a Cranberry-Apple Wild Rice Pilaf that will have your guests fighting for the serving spoon.

6. Decadent Butternut Squash

The Decadent Butternut Squash over at Food52 will please just about anyone.

7. Tantalizing Apple Stuffing

Another Food52 dish, the Tantalizing Apple Stuffing can easily be the highlight of your dinner.

8. Quinoa-Stuffed Squash

You can try some Quinoa-Stuffed Squash, courtesy of Edible perspective.

9. Squeaky Green Brussels Sprouts

Also at Food52, try the delicious Squeaky Green Brussels Sprouts recipe.



Mouth-watering desserts are the pièce de résistance of any holiday meal; here you can have guilt-free (okay, less guilt) desserts before you push back from the table and say, “that’s it!”

10. Raw Vegan Pecan Pie

Gena Hamshaw of Choosing Raw offers an amazing link to this Raw Vegan Pecan Pie recipe that looks so amazing on screen you may start salivating before you’ve even had a chance to shop for ingredients.

11. Paleo Apple Tart

Elana’s Pantry also has a scrumptious Paleo Apple Tart recipe that everyone will enjoy.

12. Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding

For something a little different, try this yummy Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding recipe from Girl Cooks World – the little glass cups also make for a nice presentation (and easy serving).

Hot Beverages


Once the dishes are done (or tossed in the sink at least), how about a hot beverage?

13. Coconut Hot Chocolate

Warm up with a soothing cup of Coconut Hot Chocolate made with delicious vegan dark chocolate chips

14. Almond Milk Chai

For a beverage that’s easy to make, yet wonderfully healthy, try the Almond Milk Chai

15. Pumpkin Spice Latte

Enjoy the rich flavors of the Pumpkin Spice Latte made with a tantalizing mixture of almond milk and spices.

16. Vegan Nog

Or start the Christmas spirit early with a Vegan Nog – after all, you deserve a bit of pampering after the amazing meal you just made! We hope you have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving, from everyone here at 22 Days Nutrition!