7 Best Thanksgiving Vegan Recipes 2015

Here are the best vegan recipes for thanksgiving 2015. Thanksgiving is steadily approaching. For most, thanksgiving is a time to pig out on delicious meaty and carb-filled foods, but these traditional meals leave out a large part of the population.

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Baked Sweet Potatoes

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This mouth watering meal will fill you up real quick.

Ingredients:
4 medium sweet potatoes*
1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp each cumin, coriander, cinnamon, smoked (or regular) paprika
Optional: Pinch of sea salt or lemon juice
GARLIC HERB SAUCE:
1/4 cup hummus (or tahini)
juice of 1/2 lemon (~1 Tbsp)
3/4 – 1 tsp dried dill (or sub 2-3 tsp fresh)
3 cloves garlic, minced
Water or unsweetened almond milk to thin
Optional: Sea salt to taste (I didn’t need any)
TOPPINGS: (Optional)
1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, diced
1/4 cup chopped parsley, minced
2 Tbsp lemon juice
Chili garlic sauce

Velvety Mac n’ Cheese

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Savory, spicy, and an untraditional dish for thanksgiving.

Ingredients
10 ounces large macaroni shells (gluten free for GF eaters | I used pipe rigate)
1/2 white onion, diced
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 4-6 hours or overnight, then drained
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp cumin
3/4 tsp chili powder
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
1 4-ounce can diced chills (scoop half into the sauce, reserve half for the finished mac n cheese)
Optional: 1 cup tortilla chips, fresh cilantro for topping

Tofurky Wrapped Asparagus

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Just sub out bacon for tofurky in this recipe.

Beet Hummus and Chickpea Crostini

This super easy and effortlessly customizable appetizers wll keep your guests happy while waiting for the main course.

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Ingredients

15½ oz. chickpeas
1 beet, cooked
1/4 c. olive oil
3 tbsp. mint
2 Garlic cloves
1 tbsp. lemon juice
3/4 tsp. ground cumin
Kosher salt
16 baguette slices, toasted

Stir Fry or Burrito Bowl

 

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Ingredients

1/2 cup snow peas

3/4 cup julienned carrots
Carrots Peeled Baby

1/2 cup halved green beans 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 1/2 tablespoons water 1/4 cup chopped onion
Onions Yellow/Brown

1/2 tablespoon salt

Desert Ideas

Persimmons and pomegranates

This is a fun recipe because its open to so many possibilites. You can try dicing, cubing and slices. As well as adding cinnamon, bron sugar or even maple syrup.

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Pumpkin Pie

Reminisce upon fond memories with friends over this scrumptious traditional thanksgiving desert dish.

Ingredients
Crust:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling
1 tablespoon vegan granulated sugar
1 tablespoon white vinegar
Fine salt
1/2 cup unrefined virgin or extra-virgin coconut oil (packed)
4 to 6 tablespoons ice water
Filling:
One 15-ounce can pure pumpkin puree
8 ounces silken tofu
2/3 cup vegan granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Fine salt

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