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38 Vegan Holiday Recipes For Thanksgiving, Christmas, Or Any Cold Winter Night

We've got you covered whether you need meal ideas for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other winter dinner occasion.

1. Vegan Wellington

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This tasty main course is sure to impress your holiday guests with its taste and presentation. This recipe's filling is mostly mushrooms and nuts and it's topped with a tasty puff pastry crust.

2. Holiday Wreath Taco Ring

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With two cans of vegan crescent rolls in hand, you can make this vegan holiday wreath taco recipe in under 15 minutes of prep time.

3. Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

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Raw cashews, non-dairy milk, veggie broth and nutritional yeast make up the sauce for this mouth-watering scalloped potatoes recipe.

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Lentils, carrots, and mushrooms fill the inside of this absolutely picture-perfect holiday pie recipe.

5. Roasted Vegetable Panzanella Salad

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This recipe is a take on a classic panzanella salad is a crowd-pleaser — especially with the addition of vegan mozzarella!

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Fool all of your guests with a vegan "ham" recipe that looks a lot like the real thing.

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This savory "meatloaf" recipe is made from chickpeas and yet will taste a lot like the real thing. I've made it before and can attest that it's a hit!

8. 1-Hour Vegan Shepherd's Pie

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Lentils and whipped potatoes are the star ingredient of this tasty Shepherd's Pie recipe.

9. Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Waffles

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This waffle recipe uses gluten-free flour, pumpkin puree, and molasses for a deeply holiday breakfast experience.

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Serve this fall-inspired salad recipe filled with roasted golden beets, cauliflower, and chickpeas for an extra protein punch.

11. One-Pot Vegan Tater Tot Casserole

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Soo, I didn't know that tater tot casseroles were even a thing, but now that I've stumbled upon this recipe, I'm going to have to try making this sometime.

12. Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Salad

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Make good use of in-season squashes for this delicious salad recipe.

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This recipe proves that you don't need a turkey to make delicious leftover-like sandwiches at any time.

14. Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Pasta

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This pasta recipe tastes just like spinach and artichoke dip, but as a full meal! Count me in.

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This decadent recipe for lasagna uses butternut squash as the main flavor profile and is topped off with a garlic tahini. Heavenly!

16. Vegan Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad

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Nothing better to make in cold weather than a bunch of roasted vegetables, and this recipe is super easy to make.

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This recipe is simple enough to make with a seasonal acorn squash, kale, and quinoa.

18. Savory Lentil Mushroom Vegan Hand Pies

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This recipe for flaky, golden treats are super easy to make with vegan phyllo pastry dough.

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I consider this recipe to be a holiday version of hasselback potatoes given the green pesto and red tomatoes — but let me know if you disagree in the comments!

20. Vegan Quiche with Vegetables

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One of the great delights in my vegan life was when I discovered that you can, in fact, make a vegan quiche. This recipe in particular calls for a tofu-chickpea base.

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This brussels sprouts recipe is pretty simple to make and absolutely delicious.

22. Hungarian Twice-Baked Potatoes

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This unique spin on twice-baked potatoes incorporates Hungarian paprika. Grab some russet potatoes and try this recipe for yourself.

23. Vegan Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

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This recipe for a broccoli quinoa casserole is very easy to make and twice as delicious.

24. Vegan Pot Pie

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Everyone loves a pot pie! And with this recipe, you'll be whipping up a savory classic filled with so many veggies that you won't miss the chicken.

25. Spanish-Style Vegan Lentil Stew

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This lentil stew recipe is simply perfect for warm winter nights.

26. Cheesy Lentil Bolognese

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This casserole is both easy and delicious — the perfect recipe to whip up on the fly!

27. Pumpkin Bread Pudding

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This tasty dessert recipe can easily be made gluten free by using a grain-free loaf of bread.

28. Baked Whole Roasted Cauliflower

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This recipe for a cauliflower casserole tastes so much like macaroni and cheese, you may never go back.

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Gather up your Fall and Winter squashes for this truly pretty recipe.

30. Vegan Southern Green Beans and Potatoes

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Smoked paprika, veggie broth, and liquid aminos bring this recipe for green beans to life.

31. Celery Root & Cauliflower Puree

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Pretty much all you need is a blender and some celeriac for this tasty, mashed potato-like recipe.

32. Roasted Teriyaki-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes are great, but have you ever tried glazed potatoes? Mmm, yes. Get the recipe here.

33. Thanksgiving Wild Rice

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This recipe is delicious as a side dish with any holiday meal!

34. Cheesy Vegan Cauliflower Casserole

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This recipe for a cauliflower casserole tastes so much like macaroni and cheese, you may never go back to eating that instead.

35. White Wine Roasted Vegetables

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This recipe calls for a cup of dry white wine and can be made with virtually any vegetable.

36. Carrot Halwa Trifle

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This new take on a traditional Indian dessert is the perfect thing to serve to your guests.

37. One Bowl Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

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This recipe for chocolate-y, pumpkin-y cake-like muffins have a surprise in the inside.

38. Vegan Kentucky Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

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If you've been missing this kind of pie since going vegan, you're in luck! Try this recipe for a veganized pecan pie, made with Bourbon!