80+ Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Roundup
These 80+ Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes have you covered for everything from cozy main dishes to classic sides like green bean casserole and decadent desserts!
Happy Almost Thanksgiving Friends! Three years later, I’ve finally updated my all-inclusive Thanksgiving Roundup of my favorite Thanksgiving Recipes to 80+ recipes! I’ve got everything you’ll need for the big day – breakfasts, sides, mains, salads, desserts, and even drinks. You can prepare a lot of them the day or even two days before to lighten the load. If you want a proper guide on that, let me know and I’ll add it in for sure, but a general guideline is that you can pretty prep everything on this list beforehand, and then add their relative toppings/toppers and then bake! I wanted to make it as easy as possible for you.
So whether you’re having a Thanksgiving celebration, or a Friendsgiving, or brunch, or you’re not celebrating at all but just want a great list of amazing vegan recipes from all the above categories, this roundup is for you! Enjoy and eat up!
80+ Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Roundup
I've finally updated my all-inclusive Thanksgiving Roundup of my favourite Thanksgiving Recipes to 80+ recipes! I've got everything you'll need for the big day - breakfasts, sides, mains, salads, desserts and even drinks.
You can prepare a lot of them the day or even two days before to lighten the load. If you want a proper guide on that, let me know and I'll add it in for sure, but general guideline is that you can pretty prep everything on this list before handing, and then add their relative toppings/toppers and then bake! I wanted to make it as easy as possible for you.
Just because there's a big meal coming later doesn't mean you should skip breakfast! These seasonal breakfast recipes are the perfect way to start Thanksgiving Day.
Easy Vegan Quiche
This Easy Vegan Quiche is perfect for your breakfast or brunch! The filling, made with tofu, is loaded with burst tomatoes, caramelized onions, and sautéed mushrooms and spinach and is baked in a buttery flaky crust!
Pumpkin Granola Recipe
Prepped in just 10 minutes, this Pumpkin Granola will become a staple in your home! It’s made with 8 ingredients, and includes tips on how to make the best crunch and clumps, and lasts up to a month!
Vegan Pumpkin Waffles (Flourless)
These Vegan Pumpkin Waffles are a tried and true waffle recipe. They’re loaded with delicious pumpkin flavour, are freezer-friendly and are so easy to make!
Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole (Vegan)
This vegan Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole is a guaranteed hit! It has the subtle flavors of pumpkin pie, with a crunchy pecan-maple topping. Super easy and perfect to make ahead, too!
Vegan Pumpkin French Toast
This Skinny Vegan Pumpkin French Toast is only 90 calories per slice! It’s insanely delicious, healthy, nutritious, and loaded with pumpkin flavour!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes
These Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pancakes are melt-in-your-mouth pancakes! Light and fluffy, these gluten-free pancakes take only 10 minutes to make!
Apple Pie Pancakes (Healthy & Gluten Free)
These Healthy Gluten-Free Apple Pie Pancakes are only 100 calories, made with ground oats, filled with delicious caramelized apples, and are so healthy & easy to make!
Vegan Thanksgiving Main Dishes
I promise you, no one will miss the turkey when you have delicious dishes like vegan lasagna or mushroom risotto instead!
Vegan Meatloaf (Thanksgiving Main Dish)
This Vegan Meatloaf makes a perfect Thanksgiving (and beyond) main dish/entree! It takes only 15 minutes of prep time and has an incredible texture rated 5 stars by dozens. It is moist, flavorful, and bound to be a show-stopper at your next meal!
The Best Vegan Lasagna
This Vegan Lasagna Recipe is the absolute best, and it’s also a delicious high-protein pasta dinner! It’s such an ultimate cheesy comfort food dish that’s perfect for both the holidays and regular weeknights!
Creamy Mushroom Risotto (Vegan +GF)
Creamy Mushroom Risotto is the ultimate comfort dish! It’s so much easier to make than it seems. And, not only is homemade vegan risotto packed with caramelized mushrooms easy, it’s healthy too!
Vegan Pot Pies
These Vegan Pot Pies are hearty, filling, and packed with healthy veggies. Comfort food goodness in less than an hour!
Vegan Shepherd's Pie
Probably the best reaction I've ever gotten for this pie was from my aunt who was so shocked there was no meat, and then wanted seconds!!
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese (Vegan)
Vegan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese is a deliciously sweet take on a macaroni and cheese casserole that is so creamy! You’ll love this easy dinner recipe!
Vegan Cranberry Meatballs (Sweet & Tangy)
These Vegan Cranberry Meatballs have the perfect texture & are great for the holiday season! Solid veggie meatballs in a sweet and tangy cranberry sauce, with tips on how to make them perfect.
Butternut Squash Pasta Bake
This pasta bake is more of a casserole, and is loaded with roasted butternut squash, tomatoes, mushrooms and onions. They’re all roasted to perfection, then the butternut squash is turned into a puree to pour over the pasta with some cheese. Add in some kale and it’s a complete creamy meal!
Vegan Chili Cornbread Casserole
This Vegan Chili Cornbread Casserole is one of the BEST casseroles I’ve ever made! Sweet, crispy cornbread is baked on top of warm, comforting & hearty chili, making it a fantastic two-in-one kind of meal!
Easy Quinoa Stuffed Peppers (Tex Mex Style)
These Easy Quinoa Stuffed Peppers are made Tex-Mex Style! They are very filling, nutritious, and perfect for quick weeknight dinners and meal prep!
Coconut Chickpea Curry (Vegan & Gluten Free)
I never thought of my Coconut Chickpea Curry as a main dish for Thanksgiving until a lot of readers last year let me know that they made it and absolutely loved it for their Thanksgiving meal! It makes perfect sense because it has a lot of sauce too that would be beautifully over mashed potatoes.
King’s Shepherd’s Pie
This Vegan Shepherd’s Pie will be the beautiful centre piece of any table! Loaded with a flavourful lentil filling and a buttery mashed potato topping, it’s a definite crowd pleaser!
These salads are the perfect starter for your Thanksgiving meal!
Vegan Caesar Salad with Coconut Bacon
This Vegan Caesar Salad is perfect for a crowd-pleasing dish! It’s made with a tangy creamy dressing that’s the perfect vegan re-make of the classic, crunchy croutons and crisp romaine lettuce!
Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Ginger Sauce
This Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad takes only 15 minutes and is a colourful vegan meal perfect for a light lunch or dinner! Loaded with Thai inspired ingredients and dressed with a divine peanut ginger sauce, it’s crunchy, packed with protein, and full of flavour.
Chickpea Panzanella Salad
This Chickpea Panzanella Salad is made with only 7 main ingredients and is SO addictive! It’s perfect for any get togethers, parties or even a delicious lunch or dinner!
Roasted Beet "Feta" Salad with Maple Mustard Vinaigrette
This Vegan Roasted Beet Feta Salad is a quick, creamy and delicious salad that can easily serve a crowd. It’s served with a sweet and tangy maple mustard vinaigrette!
Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Quinoa and Apple Salad with Sweet Orange Vinaigrette
This Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Quinoa and Apple Salad is the perfect winter salad!! It’s marinated with a divine sweet orange vinaigrette and is so filling and comforting!
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
This 15-Minute Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is loaded with delicious and filling veggies, made in just 15 minutes and is perfect for meal prep!
Kale Apple and Chickpea Salad with Vegan Feta
This Kale Apple and Chickpea Salad with Vegan Feta is loaded with amazing flavors! It’s a great meal prep salad that’s loaded with protein and is sweet and crunchy!
Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dishes
These classic sides are the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving meal.
Vegan Cornbread Recipe (The BEST!)
This is the best Vegan Cornbread! It’s only 15 minutes of prep time and is simple, moist and fluffy, with a hint of traditional sweetness.
Easy Stovetop Candied Pecans (Vegan)
These Easy Stovetop Candied Pecans are deliciously crunchy, vegan, gluten-free and paleo.
Vegan Green Bean Casserole (From Scratch)
This Vegan Green Bean Casserole is made with a rich, creamy mushroom sauce and topped with crunchy onions, just like the original. Your Thanksgiving table isn’t complete without it!
Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecan Topping
This recipe has always been my #1 thanksgiving side dish recipe amongst readers! It’s perfect for enjoying sweet potato casserole with SO much flavour and without all those extra calories. That maple pecan topping is out of this world.
Vegan Mashed Cauliflower (Buttery & Low Carb)
Vegan Mashed Cauliflower is so buttery & creamy! Roasting the cauliflower first infuses a depth of flavour and ensures for a solid mashed cauliflower texture. It’s infused with roasted garlic and is an incredible side dish option!
Vegan Mashed Potatoes
I love love love these mashed potatoes!! They are so incredibly creamy, and well, mashed potatoes always goes perfectly with basically about every single thing. Also, you need to make it with the caramelised onions – it is GOLDEN.
Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Pecans
If you love Brussels sprouts you’ll LOVE this, and anyone you know who doesn’t love Brussels sprouts will love them after this for sure. The roasted apples and onions go so perfectly with it too.
Vegan Cornbread Stuffing (GF)
When I made this cornbread stuffing it made my whole week. It’s made with homemade cornbread (or you can buy some) and has so much amazing flavours in it. It’s just like your traditional cornbread stuffing for sure
The Best Vegan Potato Salad
This loaded Vegan Potato Salad is a phenomenal potato side dish that you’ll want to serve with everything! It’s creamy, has amazing texture, and is topped with divine homemade coconut bacon!
Hasselback Butternut Squash with Maple Pecan Drizzle
Tis’ the season for this decadent and delicious Hasselback Butternut Squash with Maple Pecan Drizzle that will be a stunner on all your Thanksgiving and other holiday tables!
Loaded Sweet Potato Skins (Healthier)
If you’re a regular here then you know I LOVE these sweet potato skins! If you’re new, you NEED to make this!! The sweet potato skins are stuffed back with the sweet potato filling plus a tex mex filling and topped with coconut bacon too! So. Good.
Vegan Cornbread Skillet (Easy and Cheesy)
Uh, YUM!! This cheesy cornbread skillet is just like your favourite cornbread except THAT CRUST THO. The melted butter + hot cast iron skillet + the cornbread batter makes the crust so much more uh, crusty, and so buttery. I also added cheese, corn and jalapeños in the cornbread so it’s extra amazing. Prepare to wow your guests.
Roasted Sweet Potato Soup (Easy Sheet Pan Soup!)
Roasted Sweet Potato Soup tastes absolutely creamy, is loaded with flavour and is made in your oven!
Cranberry Orange Sauce (Vegan) (Video)
Okay, so not technically a side but it goes perfectly on every thing for Thanksgiving that this is an ESSENTIAL. I make mine with orange juice which adds so much flavour too.
Vegan Pumpkin Soup (Slow Cooker)
This Slow Cooker Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup is the soup of your dreams! It’s so warm & cozy and perfectly spiced!
Vegan Cornbread Muffins (Soft and Fluffy)
Cornbread in muffin portion? Perfect. Great for sharing with your guests and it’s the perfect excuse to take more.
Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Coconut Bacon
LOVE this recipe! It’s loaded with everything in traditional mushrooms, and are perfect for even appetisers! That coconut bacon on top is so essential, by the way. You’ll def put it on everything when you make it.
Garlic Roasted Potatoes (Buttery & Crispy)
Butter + garlic + potatoes? Yesssss. No need to see much more for this – they are crispy, buttery and come together so quickly!!
Maple Garlic Roasted Carrots with Carrot Greens Chimichurri
Oh I need to make these this Thanksgiving again!! These carrots are maple glazed, with garlic so they have a sweet, caramel-y flavour and are so soft. They’re then topped with a carrot greens chimichurri that is out of this world. If you can find multi-coloured carrots then they would be even prettier.
Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese
Finally, you neeeed a baked mac and cheese at your thanksgiving dinner for sure! This one is SO good (how many times have I said that so far?). I love the flavour the sauce gives this and the topping works so well with it.
Vegan Mushroom Gravy
Also not a technical side dish, but kind of and sooo necessary. This gravy is so creamy and has SO MUCH FLAVOUR. Perfect on mashed potatoes of course and you can make it ahead of time!
Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts
Whether you're looking for a classic pie or an easy caramel sauce to drizzle on everything, these 17 vegan desserts are sure to please!
Vegan Pumpkin Pie (9 Ingredients)
This Vegan Pumpkin Pie tastes and bakes JUST like the classic – you’re going to LOVE this! Made with only 9 ingredients, it’s rich and smooth in texture and filled with flavour! It also just happens to be gluten-free!
Vegan Pecan Pie Recipe
This Vegan Pecan Pie takes only 20 minutes of prep and is incredibly easy to make! It’s perfect for holiday tables and special occasions and tastes phenomenal! It’s made without corn syrup and still tastes like the pecan pie you know and love!
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Topping
This Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Topping is a complete showstopper dessert! It’s incredibly creamy, smooth thick, and has such a delicious flavor! I’ve already had DOZENS of rave reviews – you need to make this!
Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Cake
This Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Cake is going to be your new FAVOURITE seasonal cake! It’s the perfect mix of moist, fluffy and spiced! It’s so easy to make & read on for all the tips to make your best sheet cake pan ever!
Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting
This Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting is tangy, smooth, sweet perfection! I share how to make it thicker and the best tips for the best consistency and taste!
Apple Cranberry Crisp (Vegan )
This Apple Cranberry Crisp is the perfect dessert for holidays!! It takes only 15 minutes of prep time, and you can prep it ahead of time. It’s a delicious mix of sweet apples, tangy cranberries and tastes incredible with ice cream!
Rolled Pumpkin Spice Cookies (Vegan)
These Rolled Pumpkin Spice Cookies are the perfect holiday cookie!! They’re deliciously spiced, easy to make, vegan and have the perfect texture!
Vegan Apple Pie Bars (with Salted Caramel)
These Vegan Apple Pie Bars are absolutely decadent! They’re drizzled with homemade salted caramel, topped with a divine crumb topping, and are gluten-free!
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies
These Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies will amaze your tastebuds and your guests!! They taste fantastic, can be gluten-free, and are so easy to make!
Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread
This moist Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread will win you and all your friends over! It’s gluten free, easy to make and tastes absolutely divine!
Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe
This Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Recipe is an ABSOLUTE hit! It’s moist, decadent, fluffy and made with easy pantry ingredients so anyone can make this! It’s foolproof, has the perfect texture and is bound to please!
Pumpkin Chocolate Cups (No Bake)
These Pumpkin Chocolate Cups are a delicious holiday dessert & treat! They’re packed with yummy pumpkin flavour, are easy to make, and are vegan and no-bake!
Vegan Pumpkin Cookies (Soft Batch)
These Vegan Pumpkin Cookies are soft batch baked! They are an easy festive cookie with only 10 ingredients, and are topped with an irresistible cream cheese frosting!
Baked Apples Stuffed with Cinnamon Oat Crisp (Vegan)
These Baked Apples are perfect for fall and anytime you want a delicious and easy dessert! It’s stuffed with a warm, crunchy yet soft cinnamon oat crisp!
Vegan Caramel Sauce - 3 Ingredients
This Vegan Caramel Sauce is made with only 3 ingredients! Healthier, all natural ingredients, and goes perfectly with everything you pour it over!!
Gluten Free Vegan Pie Crust
This Gluten Free Vegan Pie Crust is made with just 4 ingredients and works with ANY pie! All natural, easy ingredients and bakes perfectly into a light flaky crust!
Cinnamon Baked Pears
This Vegan Cinnamon Baked Pears are a real healthy fall treat! Just three ingredients, so soft they taste caramelised and so easy to make!
Vegan Pumpkin Muffins (Moist & Fluffy)
These Vegan Pumpkin Muffins are made with easy pantry ingredients and taste so delicious! They’re moist, fluffy, and soft and freeze so well too!
A festive drink is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu!
Red Wine Apple Cider Fall Sangria
This Red Wine Apple Cider Fall Sangria is perfect for all your holiday parties and events! The flavours are so reminiscent of fall and it tastes amazing!
Warm Spiced Apple Cider (Slow Cooker)
This Warm Spiced Apple Cider will warm you up this holiday season! It’s made in your slow cooker, makes your house divinely fragrant, and tastes absolutely amazing!
I hope you love these recipes friends! Which ones will you make?! Let me know in the comments below! Happy Thanksgiving when it comes!