32 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

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This Vegan Guide to Thanksgiving has over 30 recipes for appetizers, sides, mains, and dessert! All recipes are vegan, gluten-free, and refined-sugar free. 

Whether you’re celebrating with friends, family, or your fabulous self this year, there’s no need to miss out on Thanksgiving as a vegan. This guide contains over 30 recipes to make this year’s feast your best one yet 😉 We’ve got soups, salads, sides, mains, and dessert! 

One little side note: whether this is your first vegan thanksgiving or your 50th, remember to enjoy yourself. While food is great, this holiday is more about spending time with loved ones. It can certainly hard to be “that vegan”, but my advice? Come with a big smile, let the little things go, and don’t forget to bring a plant-based dish to wow your crowd 🙂

Now, on to the recipes! 

This Vegan Guide to Thanksgiving has over 30 recipes for appetizers, sides, mains, and dessert! All recipes are vegan, gluten-free, and refined-sugar free. #vegan #thanksgiving #veganthanksgiving #plantbased #thanksliving #healthythanksgiving | frommybowl.com

Soups & Salads:

bowl of sweet potato stew topped with cilantrokale salad in large white bowl with lemon wedges and slivered almonds on the sideGreen Bean, Cranberry, Quinoa Salad - Easy and Healthy Vegan Holiday RecipeVegan Kale Waldorf Salad Lentils Cashew Dressing

Butternut Squash & Apple Soup  // Sweet Potato, Chipotle, & Pumpkin Soup // Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup // Black-Eyed-Pea Soup // Everyday Kale Salad // Green Bean, Cranberry, & Quinoa Salad // Kale Waldorf Salad // Simple Harvest Salad with Miso Dressing // Roasted Vegetable Salad with Smoky Tempeh

Casseroles and Sides:

Easy Vegan Stovetop Stuffing - Healthy & Fast Holiday Recipegreen bean and mushroom casserole on white plate with marble backgroundbaked vegan mac and cheese in white dishbaked artichoke fries with mushroom aiolitan bowl filled with tahini gravy and metal serving spoon on wood cutting board

Easy Vegan Cornbread // Vegan Stovetop Stuffing // Fall Roasted Vegetable Casserole // Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole // Mushroom & Green Bean Casserole with Wild Rice // Baked Vegan Mac & Cheese // Crispy Baked Artichoke Fries // Healthy Cranberry Sauce // Tahini Gravy


Maple Roasted Acorn Squash with Lentil, Rice, Mushroom Stuffing - Easy Holiday Recipe #vegan #plantbasedwhite speckled bowl with 2 pieces of tempeh and vegetables from pot roast with bowl of gravy on the sidewhite plate of mushroom risotto with roasted mushrooms and asparagus on wood serving boardstuffed pepper topped with toasted cashews on small white plate with fork

Lentil Loaf // Maple Roasted Acorn Squash with Lentil Stuffing // Slow Cooker Tempeh Pot Roast // Chickpea Pot Pie // Hearty Mushroom Risotto // Lentil Stuffed Peppers

Dessert, Please!

slice of salted caramel apple tart on small white plate with black striped napkinsilver spatula holding sweet potato pie bar topped with coco whip and pecans on white cutting boardpeanut butter brownies on white serving tray with jar of peanut butterslice of pecan and pumpkin custard pie on white speckled plate with bite taken out of it on marble backgrond

Pumpkin Truffles // Healthy Berry Crumble // Pecan Pie // Salted Caramel Apple Tart // Sweet Potato Pie Bars // No-Bake Chocolate Raspberry Tart // Peanut Butter Brownies // Pecan & Pumpkin Custard Pie // Blueberry Crumble Bars

About the Author

Hey there, I’m Caitlin! I make easy-to-follow, wholesome, and budget-friendly vegan recipes that are mostly gluten-free and refined sugar-free. I’m also an avid yogi, love the great outdoors, am chocolate-obsessed, and enjoy eating almond butter straight off of the spoon.

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  1. Hey Caitlin,
    these recipes are so gorgeous! Hard to decide which one to cook first.
    I think the third recipe doesnt fit with the pictures or is it my browser?

    1. Let us know how you like the ones you try!
      And weird – not seeing an issue on our side but we’ll take a look, thanks for the heads up!

  2. lol at the Hellmans ad i just got on your *vegan* recipe blog

    also I highly recommend the Chickpea Pot Pie! its seriously amazing