50 BEST Plant-Based Thanksgiving Recipes

Sharon Palmer

It’s that time of year to celebrate plants in all their glory at your holiday table. Whether you’re serving a completely vegan dinner, or want to provide more healthy, sustainable, plant-based options for your diners, there are so many delicious options for your holiday table. This collection of Thanksgiving recipes includes appetizers, soups, salads, side dishes, entrees, and desserts. They are absolutely gorgeous and I can’t wait to cook them all up for my own holiday tradition. All of these recipes are from some of my favorite food bloggers, with a couple from my own blog and kitchen. These plant-based Thanksgiving recipes have been home-tested with love. Cranberries, sweet potatoes, squash, nuts, greens, root vegetables, Brussels sprouts…we’ve got all of these covered in this amazing collection of delicious 100% plant-based recipes.

I’m wishing all of you the most wonderful of holidays, spent with those that you love.

Eat and Live Well,


50 BEST Plant-Based Thanksgiving Recipes



Sweet Potato Walnut Balls, Jill Weisenberger MS, RDN, CDE, FAND, Nutrition Solutions by Jill
Smoky Maple Roasted Carrots with Lemon Thyme Dressing, Sophia De La Cruz, Veggies Don’t Bite

Sweet Potato Avocado Toast with Pistachios and Hemp Seeds, Anjali Lalani, Vegetarian Gastronomy (shown above)
Smoky Tempeh Apple Bites, Chef Catherine Brown, Organic Grower, Culinary Nutritionist at A Seat at My Table
Spiced Pumpkin Hummus Dip, Julia Nickerson, Savory Tooth


Roasted Carrot Apple Soup, Chelsey Amer, RDN, C It Nutritionally (shown above)
Miso Pumpkin Soup, Rhian Williams, Rhian’s Recipes
Creamy Potato Leek Soup, Anjali Lalani, Vegetarian Gastronomy

Vegan Sweet Potato Soup with Kale, Florian Nouh, Contentedness Cooking (shown above)
Lentil and Butternut Squash Vegetarian Chili with Spicy Chickpea Quinoa Crackers, Kristen Wood, Moon and Spoon and Yum


Quinoa, Pumpkin, and Kale Salad with Tempeh, Evi Oravecz, Green Evi (shown above)
Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette, Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN, Small Bites by Jessica
Brussels Sprout, Cranberry, & Roasted Almond Salad, Jodi Danen, RDN, Create Kids Club
Fall Roasted Sweet Potato Salad, Brynn McDowell, The Domestic Dietitian

Holiday Kale Salad, Dianne Wenz, Dianne’s Vegetable Kitchen (shown above)
Cranberry Apple Harvest Salad, Lindsey Janeiro, RDN, Nutrition to Fit
The Ultimate Fall Salad, Dixya Bhattarai, MS, RDN, Food, Pleasure, and Health
Wild Rice Salad with Apples and Pomegranate, Amy Katz, Veggies Save the Day
Fall Buddha Bowl with Quinoa, Sina Weber, Vegan Heaven


Cranberry Sauce with Ginger and Lime, Johanne Rosenthal, Sunnyside Hanne (shown above)
Vegan Porcini Mushroom Gravy, Linda Meyer, Veganosity

Side Dishes

Cranberry Orange Relish, Sarah De La Cruz, Fried Dandelions (shown above)
Healthy Green Bean Casserole, Alexis Joseph, Hummusapien
Easy Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples, Marisa Moore, RDN, Marisa Moore Nutrition
Sweet Potato Pumpkin Fritters, Kelly Page, Tasting Page

Rustic Rosemary Thyme Mashed Potatoes, Rebecca Pytell, Strength and Sunshine (shown above)
Roasted Maple-Mustard Glazed Brussels Sprouts, Julie Harrington, RDN, RDelicious Kitchen
Roasted Veggie Quinoa, Judith Scharman Draughon, MS, RDN, LD and author of Lean Body, Smart Life

Kale, Caramelized Onion and Apple Stuffing, Rachael Hartley, RD, LD, CDE, Rachael Hartley Nutrition (shown above)
Cinnamon Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Kelli Shallal, RDN, Hungry Hobby
Spinach Mushroom Roll, Leslie Durso, LeslieDurso.com


Vegan Thanksgiving Lentil Loaf, Sina Weber, Vegan Heaven (shown above)
Barley Risotto with Pumpkin and Rosemary, Andrea Soranidis, The Petite Cook
Cozy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Alexandrea Daum, Occasionally Eggs
Baked Vegan Pumpkin Mac and Cheese, Mary Ellen Valverde, V Nutrition

Moroccan-Spiced Vegan Stuffed Squash, Melissa Copeland, The Stingy Vegan (shown above)
Ratatouille, Elena Szeliga, Happy Kitchen. Rocks
Pecan Topped, Slightly-Sweet Sweet Potato Casserole, Liz Weiss, MS, RDN, Liz’s Healthy Table
Squash Filled with Herbed Quinoa and Cranberries, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian 

Vegan Meatballs with Mushroom Miso Gravy, Brianne, Natural Girl Modern World (shown above)
Baked Cheese Broccoli Vegan Casserole, Gunjan Dudani, Kiip Fit
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Garlic Sauce, Richa Hingle, Vegan Richa


Pumpkin Pie, Kara Lydon, RDN, The Foodie Dietitian (shown above)
Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Pie, Rosie Newton, The Hungry Herbivores
Filo Maple Apple Tart, Valerie Zemba, Very Vegan Val
Pomegranate Chocolate Bark, Abbie Gellman, RDN, Culinary Nutrition Cuisine

Quince Apple Compote, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian (shown above)
Vegan Spiced Plum Crumble, Nicole Rissotti, Yumsome
Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake, Audrey Snowe, Unconventional Baker
Vegan Apple Crumble Pie, Idriss Amraoui, Broke Foodies

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