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20 scrumptious recipes to help you cook up a three-course vegan feast for Christmas. If you thought Christmas was hard on vegetarians, it’s definitely tougher on vegans.

20 scrumptious recipes to help you cook up a three-course vegan feast for Christmas

Vegans know only too well that their festive feast can look rather dull compared to that giant stuffed turkey everyone’s ogling on the Christmas dinner table. Don’t throw in the apron just yet, here are some rather delectable vegan recipes that could transform your festive dinner table and make your meat-eating friends jealous. First up, the starters… 1. Celeriac and Parsnip Rosti with Cumberland Sauce Seasonal rosti on a bed of watercress with a classic Cumberland Sauce could be the alternative starter you are looking for to kick off your Christmas dinner. 2. Chickpea Vegan Meatloaf. Vegetables Wellington (The Ultimate Vegan Plant-Based Holiday Roast) Coming up with a vegan holiday roast is a daunting task!

Vegetables Wellington (The Ultimate Vegan Plant-Based Holiday Roast)

It can't just take the place of the turkey or the prime rib nutritionally, it's got to cover all of those mental bases as well. Not only does it have to taste spectacular, but it's got to look stunning at the center of the table, with rich, deep flavors that scream fall and winter. What I ended up with was a vegan roast that is so pretty, so mouth-watering, so packed with flavor and texture that even the hardcore carnivores at the table will want to make room on their plate for a slice, perhaps even instead of that turkey. I call it Vegetables Wellington. Why this recipe works: We combine three different mushroom preparations with roasted carrots, dehydrated beans, braised cashews, nuts, and aromatics all wrapped in a phyllo crust for an intense interplay of textures and flavors.Phyllo pastry brushed with olive oil holds everything together, making for a stunning centerpiece.

How To Make Jamie Oliver's Vegan Christmas Feast. Old-Fashioned Potato-Bread Stuffing. Old-Fashioned Potato-Bread Stuffing This hearty, casserole-type bread and potato stuffing need not be stuffed into anything; simply enjoy it as a side dish.

Old-Fashioned Potato-Bread Stuffing

Vegan Thanksgiving Roasted Veggie Bowl. I’m a fan of recipe bowls.

Vegan Thanksgiving Roasted Veggie Bowl

If you missed out previous post on this taco bowl, or this amazing ckick’n brown rice bowl, you should definitely check them out. And now I’m adding this Vegan Thanksgiving Roasted Veggie bowl to my list. It’s great for Thanksgiving by I will eat this all year round! With roasted Brussels sprouts, garlicky broccoli, sweet carrots and acorn squash, toasty pecans and lots of mashed potatoes, this vegan recipe is a thrill to eat. 21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight. Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. Just see the alluring assortment of meat-free options below for proof, then prepare to cook up a veggie-packed storm all summer long. Minimalist Baker. Lentil Mushroom Spinach Christmas Roulade Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes. This is a recipe (originally created for Xmas & Festive times) designed and created for the more ‘purist’ type of vegan palette – those that don’t like fake meat, for whatever reason.

Lentil Mushroom Spinach Christmas Roulade Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes

Delicious, moist, with a wonderful texture, aroma and flavour packed into one impressive dish, it makes the perfect Sunday Roast (and much loved by non-vegans too, see comments below) – here it is, with a hint of spice (omit if you wish). Enjoy the exotic flavours, and let me know how it goes for you, as and when, folks ! I suggest serving with my “Exotic Xmas Veggies & Trimmings” ( and “Golden Cheddar’d Potatoes” ( 4 Tbsp olive oil 6 large mushrooms, chopped into small pieces. Homemade Baileys Irish Cream…made vegan! It’s a lame Monday morning with 1 hour less sleep than usual and you’re probably thinking about this weekend.

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream…made vegan!

So let’s talk St. Patrick’s Day. :) It’s on Saturday. Fun will be had. Drinks will be consumed and parades will be watched. Hanukkah: Baked Sufganiyot! Sufganiyot are a version of jelly doughnuts that you eat on Hanukkah, and they’re among my favorite things in the world.

Hanukkah: Baked Sufganiyot!

As you might know, Hanukkah is all about oil so these are usually deep fried. Personally I hate deep frying (not necessarily because of health, just because it’s not fun), so I made these baked sufgnaiyot. They’re a little more cakey and taste a little like sweet challah bread, but they’re absolutely delicious and I promise you that you will not be disappointed in them. You can also fill them with anything you want.

The traditional filling is strawberry jelly, but you can use any jelly, make a chocolate filling, halva filling (tahini+agave or maple syrup), or any other creative idea. Crockpot Sweet Potato Lentils. How about I throw some things in the crockpot and make a recipe with it?

Crockpot Sweet Potato Lentils

Sounds about right these days. By the way, what is this recipe? I know. It’s a little obscure. It’s soup meets stew meets dhal meets can’t spend more than 5 minutes making dinner. I bought a jumbo bag of masoor dal (aka cutie pie little red lentils) at the international food store 6 months ago, and good thing I did because thing lentils never go bad. 10 Delicious Vegan Main Dishes for Christmas. Christmas is coming and that means a festive dinner party and all-day eating bonanza.

10 Delicious Vegan Main Dishes for Christmas

While many people traditionally eat meat-laden main dishes such as Christmas ham or prime rib, there are lots of vegan main dishes that will sure to impress and dress up any holiday table. A classic and comforting shepherd’s pie adds a nice touch to the dinner menu, as well as a meat-less pot roast. Try something daring and add a show-stopper like the sweet potato casserole with marshmallows! Nigel Slater’s vegetarian Christmas dinner. The year is galloping towards Christmas and I still have much to do. Some of which means making sure that anyone who doesn’t wish to eat meat has something good to tuck into. Vegetable Recipes. Method Recipe by Emma Goss-Custard. Cauliflower & Brussel Sprouts. Calories Calories are just a unit of energy. If you eat more than you use you can gain weight, or lose it if you don't eat enough. How much you need depends on your weight, gender and how active you are, but it's around 2,000 a day.

Carbs Carbs are a great source of energy and, excluding foods such as potatoes, are made from grains - like bread, pasta and cereal. Sugar. Vegan Chocolate Parfait. Calories Calories are just a unit of energy. If you eat more than you use you can gain weight, or lose it if you don't eat enough. How much you need depends on your weight, gender and how active you are, but it's around 2,000 a day. Christmas Recipes. Calories Calories are just a unit of energy. Vegan Mushroom Rolls. Calories. Whole Roasted Cauliflower.

Calories Calories are just a unit of energy. Christmas. Fat free vegan christmas pudding recipe Tongue Ticklers. 20 Vegan Christmas Recipes. Plant Based (Vegan) Christmas Recipes. December 16, 2011. Vegan Christmas Recipes - Vegan Sparkles with Rebecca Weller. Vegan Festive Recipes. Vegan & Gluten Free Christmas 2011. A while back we received an email from one of the editors at Bon Appétit Magazine, asking if we wanted to create a vegan and gluten-free Christmas menu for them, as a special web feature. We usually aren’t strictly vegan or gluten-free, but were so flattered by the offer that we didn’t have to think more than 2 seconds before answering them that we would happily take it on as a challenge (while dancing a silly dance and singing “We are working with BA, we are working with BA…”).

We came up with five different recipes; Cinnamon roasted root vegetables, Mustard kale salad, Spiced spinach tarts, Christmas falafels and a Pomegranate cheesecake. It is always fun to cook at Christmas since you get to use holiday flavors like saffron, clove, cinnamon, mustard and lemon. We hope that the recipes will be of some assistance in all the Christmas commotion, wether you make one dish or go for the whole menu. Spiced Spinach and Mushrooms in Almond TartletsMakes 6 tartlets Preheat oven to 375°. Laura Theodore Jazzes Up Christmas with Vegan Recipes.

25 Vegan Christmas Cookie Recipes. Vegan Christmas or Yule - Vegan Family House. Vegan Christmas Recipes. The biggest collection of tried and tested Vegan recipes and Vegetarian recipes on the internet. The biggest collection of tried and tested Vegan recipes and Vegetarian recipes on the internet. A lovely old-school Christmas pud, courtesy of actor Martin Shaw! Make this in November, cover in foil and store in a cool place until Christmas.

It isn't difficult and mixing the ingredients is easy. However, you need to set aside several hours to steam in the traditional way so choose a day or evening when you'll be around. Set your phone or alarm every hour and top up the water if it needs. It can also be made more quickly in a pressure cooker, but you'll need to follow the manufacturer's instructions to do that as different models vary. Slow cooking (Crockpot)We haven't trialled this method but it looks good and could be done overnight. ReheatingThe good news is that once it's cooked you can reheat quickly by either steaming - or faster still in a microwave. Turn this recipe into a shopping list. Vegan Christmas Recipes. Vegan Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate. Whether you have been working out in the cold all day, shopping for those deals, or playing with the family, hot chocolate is always there.

We love to warm up and be comforted at the end of the day, we like to feel snuggley and warmed up in these cold months. Top Vegan Christmas Recipes. Vegan Christmas. Vegan Maple Spiced Pecans. The last few months at work have been crazy for me, and that’s left me little time to blog and try new recipes. The good news is that I have a fair bit of time off over the holidays, and I plan on cooking and blogging up a storm. Stay tuned! I was putting a Christmas gift basket together for my boss this week and I thought it would be nice to include something homemade. These pecans are just the right amount of sweet and spicy, and once packaged up in a cute jar with some holiday trim, they make really easy personal gifts. These aren’t overly sweet.Feel free to add a couple tablespoons of sugar if you want them to be more like candied pecans.They also aren’t overly spicy.

Maple Spiced Pecans 4 cups raw pecans ½ cup maple syrup 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp salt ½ tsp cumin ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ tsp ginger ¼ tsp chili powder ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ⅛ tsp allspice Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Vegan Gluten Free Gingerbread Men. Vegan Mushroom, Chestnut & Cranberry Tart. Harvest Tart With Pumpkin, Red Peppers and Olives Recipe. Vegan mushroom, chestnut & cranberry tart. Holiday Ham Recipe from Caribbean Vegan. Vegan Deviled Eggs (They DO Exist!) 5 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Welcome at Any Table. Festive Chickpea Tart. Holiday Menu: 2013 Edition!