It's no secret that turkey is the star of most Americans' Thanksgiving meals. But for vegetarians and vegans, the holidays require a little extra creativity when it comes to cooking.
Whether you're a a devout herbivore or a meat-eater looking to avoid a tryptophan-induced turkey coma, we've got 10 mouthwatering recipes that the whole family will be thankful for!
1. SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE
This sweet but savory dish combines classic sweet potatoes with rich brown sugar, butter, and fall spices. Get the recipe here.
2. GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
This vegetarian version of everyone's favorite Thanksgiving dish is still creamy but lighter, featuring hints of thyme, parsley, and shallots. Get the recipe here.
This vegan stuffing is the ultimate comfort food, without the usual eggs and butter. Get the recipe here.
This vegan gravy can be poured all over your mashed potatoes and stuffing without the guilt and calories of traditional gravy. Get the recipe here.
5. CARMELIZED BUTTERNUT SQUASH
If sweet potatoes aren't your thing, try this buttery, brown sugar coated butternut squash instead. Get the recipe here.
6. ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND ARTICHOKES
This spicy dish is seasoned with cumin and cayenne for a festive kick. Get the recipe here.
7. CREAMED SPINACH
This cheesy, nutty creamed spinach is as flavorful as it is colorful. Get the recipe here.
8. SCALLOPED POTATOES
This comforting vegan dish utilizes nutritional yeast and silken tofu for a cheesy and creamy savoriness.
9. PUMPKIN PIE
This vegan version of pumpkin pie uses coconut oil and silken tofu for a flavorful and creamy dessert. Get the recipe here.
10. APPLE PIE
This all-American dessert is vegan-friendly with its soft McIntoshes, tart Granny Smiths, and coconut oil infusion. Get the recipe here.
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