Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Although I am no longer a vegan or vegetarian, I certainly remember how it felt to participate in meat-centered holiday meals with friends and family when I didn’t eat meat.  When the standard Thanksgiving centerpiece dish is a turkey, planning a vegetarian Thanksgiving menu can be tough.  

With the advent of meat substitutions and dishes such as Tofurky that are most certainly not part of a real food diet, it’s difficult to re-imagine Thanksgiving as a meatless feast.  Instead of trying to replace turkey with fake meat products, it’s best to focus on the delicious dishes that are already meat-free. You’ll quickly forget that turkey even has a place in your Thanksgiving dinner as you incorporate traditional side dishes as the main course and introduce new dishes that will become a part of your family’s Thanksgiving tradition for decades to come!

It’s not impossible to have a real food vegetarian Thanksgiving if you plan ahead.  In the end, a meatless Thanksgiving looks more like a collection of typical Thanksgiving side dishes.  There is no single main dish like there is with a turkey, but there is no shortage of delicious, filling dishes to make your Thanksgiving tasty and comforting.

Real Food Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Quinoa Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash

Butternut Squash Soup (use veggie broth as the base)

Sweet Potato Frittata

Quick and Easy Potato Puffs

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipe from My Favorite Real Food Bloggers

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

 Roasted Sweet Potato Purée with Coconut, Orange & Ginger from And Here We Are

Roasted Pumpkin Soup from Raising Generation Nourished

 Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Mashed Potatoes from The Provision Room

White Bean Gratin Casserole from Life Currents
Lentil and Potato Pot Pies with Rosemary Biscuit Crust from Life Currents
Cranberry Cherry Applesauce from Recipes to Nourish
Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples from Recipes to Nourish
Classic Cranberry Sauce from Happy Healthnut
Crock-Pot Apple Pumpkin Butter from MIX | Wellness 
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes
Sweet Potato and Apple Puree with Streusel Topping from Recipes to Nourish
Celery Root Mash from Recipes to Nourish
Cranberry Orange Relish with Ginger and Nuts from Delicious Obsessions
Deep Dish Apple Pie with Fennel and Ginger from Delicious Obssesions

Complete Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menus

3 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menus from Gourmet

33 Vegetarian Main Dishes for Thanksgiving from Greatist

Holiday Side Dishes — Everything but the Turkey! from Organic Kitchen

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Pinterest