50 Vegetarian Christmas Recipes
LET’S START WITH THE STARTERS
Full of flavor and the perfect fall appetizer or snack. This focaccia bread recipe is so delicious. The best part is you can get creative with the toppings!
No-Bake Vegan Cheesecake with Cranberries & Raspberries
This no-bake vegan cheesecake recipe has a delicious cranberry raspberry center, and is perfect for the holiday season and beyond. It’s easy to whip together and has the creaminess you love in cheesecake, without all the cream cheese.
Vegan Cream of Mushroom Pot Pies
The best part of this mushroom pot pie recipe is that even if you aren’t a mushroom fan, you can easily substitute the mushrooms in this recipe for your fav vegetable like broccoli, leeks, or cauliflower. Add in chickpeas, lentils, really you can adapt this recipe to make it your own and switch it up each time you make it.
This plant-based cauliflower soup is one of my favourite vegan Christmas recipes. It’s super easy to make, plus it tastes great, and warms my soul.
I have taken my love for my mother’s spanakopita and put my Food By Maria vegan spin on it!
Plant-Based Cheese Ball with Cranberries
This Plant-Based Cheese Ball is a perfect example of an easy appetizer or snack recipe you can make for the whole family (or just for yourself).
This classic recipe is actually really simple. Literally, all you do is mix all the ingredients in a bowl to combine them and top your cooked potatoes with this yummy “egg” salad mix.
These puff pastry bundles are the perfect appetizer for the upcoming holiday season or just for any time of the year. They combine the salty flavor of feta with delicious, fresh asparagus, and sundried tomatoes. All bundled up in the perfect little puff that you ever did see.
Whipped Feta with Roasted Garlic, Red Pepper & Chili Olives
This creamy whipped feta recipe is so flavorful with roasted garlic and veggies. It makes the perfect appy for your holiday gathering.
YOUR FAVORITE VEGAN SIDE DISHES
Nothing says comforting Thanksgiving and holiday food than creamed corn. I love corn, but why make a boring dish of canned corn kernels when you can make a creamy, cheesy, creamed corn recipe.
Mashed potatoes are a staple at this time of year, however, they can be a bit boring, and full of carbs. Sometimes you just want a nice, healthier, spin on a classic dish that you (and your family) can’t live without. This vegan mashed cauliflower recipe is just what you need. It’s delicious, keto-friendly, and vegan.
Asparagus & Sweet Potato Fries
Who would have thought that you could add a healthy spin to the classic French fry that everyone loves? These sweet potatoes and asparagus fries are exactly what you need in your life. They make a great side dish to a burger or sandwich, or an awesome snack to eat on their own. They’re so crispy and delicious.
Maple Butter Roasted Acorn Squash
A yummy side dish or main course. This roasted squash is so darn delicious. It’s perfect for a warming, comforting Thanksgiving dish.
5-Ingredient Vegan Mashed Cauliflower
A healthy alternative to your classic mashed potatoes. Keto-friendly!
Don’t live through a Thanksgiving dinner without gravy ever again!
Another great stuffing recipe. This bad boy is vegan and gluten-free.
Caramelized Onion Garlic Thyme Mashed Potatoes
Is there anything better than smooth and creamy mashed potatoes? What about a plant-based vegan Food By Maria version? That’s right, it’s time to take your mashed potatoes to the next level.
Warm Kale Salad in a Lemony Mustard Thyme Dressing
You’ve probably never heard anyone describe a salad as cozy, but after enjoying this Warm Kale Salad drizzled with a Lemony Mustard Thyme dressing you’ll be adding it to your holiday meal plan.
A warm, comforting casserole perfectly suited for the cozy winter weather we have been experiencing, with a healthy whole grain crunch.
Welcome to the party, Vegan Potatoes Au Gratin! This super easy dish is sure to impress your family this year and will probably become a staple long past the holiday season.
Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
This roasted brussels sprouts recipe is perfect for a side dish, a main dish, or whatever you want. I love brussels sprouts because they’re packed with nutrients and they taste amazing, especially when cooked right.
Brown Butter & Spice Sweet Potato Casserole
Nothing beats a yummy sweet potato casserole. It’s a classic dish that seriously never gets old. Most people have a recipe that has been passed on for generations, and with this recipe, I’ve taken a classic dish and just added an additional kick to it.
Many meat-eaters are used to sausage or something similar in their stuffing recipe, but with this easy vegan stuffing, you won’t need any meat to impress them.
This easy, flavorful shaved brussel sprout salad is the perfect quick lunch. It’ll only take you 20-minutes to prep and you can personalize it with whatever veggies you have on hand.
Zippy Carrots with Horseradish
These baked carrots are loaded with flavor from the garlic, onion, and horseradish with a bit of a crunch from the breadcrumbs.
Delicious stuffing balls take your favorite holiday side dish and turn them into snack-size balls. A great, creative side dish or appetizer.
Roasted Cheesy Cauliflower Squash
This cheesy, delicious stuffed spaghetti squash recipe is comforting and perfect for fall or a holiday dinner.
This easy 4-ingredient no-knead bread recipe tastes so delicious, will make your home smell amazing while it bakes, and is perfect to eat on its own or as aside.
This easy, delicious recipe for French onion soup-inspired vegan biscuits is my go-to to pair with soups and stews this fall!
This creamy gravy is so flavorful and the perfect sauce to pour over your fav veggies or meat substitute. So let me teach you how to make mushroom gravy. You’re going to love it!
This loaded smashed potatoes recipe is seriously your new holiday favorite. It combines potatoes and stuffing into one amazing dish (also perfect to use up thanksgiving leftovers).
Baked Sweet Potato Recipe with Toasted Walnut Crumble
This delicious baked sweet potato recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving or the holiday season. It’ll please the vegetarians in your fam, and everyone else because it’s so darn good!
MAIN DISHES YOU’LL LOVE FOR VEGAN CHRISTMAS RECIPES
A traditional British shepherd’s pie is usually the complete opposite of what you’d think a vegan or plant-based dish should be, good thing I like a challenge! This hearty version is super easy to whip up any night of the week and is packed with nutrients and bursting with flavour.
WHAT’S CHRISTMAS WITHOUT DESSERTS?
Vegan Vanilla Chai Cinnamon Buns
A yummy twist to the classic cinnamon buns. Infused with the warming flavors of chai and vanilla. These are delicious!
Oh the weather outside is frightful, but this vegan gingerbread loaf is so delightful! Okay, picture me singing that in your head while you bake up this amazing Starbucks dupe this holiday season.
Holy moly these cookies are dang delicious! Who doesn’t love vegan ginger snap cookies? They scream Christmas and are so dang flavorful. These cookies are perfect to bake up for the holiday season, or really at anytime of year.
This chocolate crinkle cookie recipe will make you drool. It’s so dang delicious, chocolatey, and perfect for your holiday baking.
What are your plans for the holidays? Share below in the comments!
I cut one of your recipes out if a Co-Op magazine to try. Broccoli, spinach & apple salad. I punched holes in it to put in a binder and punched out the amount of broccoli needed. Are you able to supply that please?