VEGAN/VEGETARIAN CHRISTMAS DINNER
If you’re looking to please a crowd with an alternative Christmas dinner this holiday season, fear not! These vegan Christmas recipes will prove that this isn’t your normal ‘turkey and potatoes’ dinner. We’ve handpicked our favorite dishes – meaning you don’t have to be a full-time vegan chef to whip these up – so sit back, relax and get ready to indulge in the best Christmas dinner you’ll ever have. They are sure to please the whole family, no matter what diet they follow.
Always start with the main courses. Because they are the highlight of any meal, people tend to remember these the best, so they should have all sorts of wow factors to draw guests in for more food and discussion.
These vegan Christmas main courses can be made not only at Christmas but throughout the year too. The creamy vegan penne with tomato sauce and the baked-egg-cups are dishes everyone will love, not only the vegans.
After you’ve decided on the meal’s headliners, you’ll need to round out the supporting cast with sides. Here are some suggestions for the best vegan Christmas sides to complement your main course such as:
These sides can be made ahead of time and just heated up on Christmas Eve.
Don’t forget about dessert, either. Vegan Christmas desserts can be both simple and elegant, so you’ll have no trouble finding treats that fit with whatever other ideas you have in mind. Here are a few of our favorite vegan dessert recipes for the holiday season:
Here are some tips for keeping your holiday meal stress-free:
• Prepare as much as possible beforehand and set out dishes and utensils so that everyone can help themselves.
• Keep your recipes simple. Don’t try to make everything from scratch, especially if you’ve got limited time and cooking experience.
Whether you’re vegan or not, these recipes will please your whole family. With such a large variety of tasty dishes to choose from, we know that there is something for everyone on this list! This year when the holidays come around, make sure to include some plant-based goodies in your menu and treat your friends and loved ones with yummy meals they can feel good about eating. We hope you find inspiration here and enjoy every moment of the holiday season.