7 Vegan Thanksgiving Main Dishes Better Than Turkey
Start writing a post
Lifestyle

7 Vegan Thanksgiving Main Dishes Better Than Turkey

A quick idea guide of holiday main dishes

42
7 Vegan Thanksgiving Main Dishes Better Than Turkey
thefederalist.com

Are you a new vegan experiencing your first holidays without meat? Or perhaps you are trying to find a dish for those non-meat eating members of your holiday guest list? Or are you just looking for something new? Well, look no further because I've done the searching for you! Here are 8 of my favorite ideas for a vegan main dish that are prettier, healthier, and better than traditional turkeys. Sometimes, traditions really just need reinventing! If you see something you like, click the photo and it'll take you to the recipe.

1. A Delicious Chickpea Loaf

This is my personal choice for my Thanksgiving main dish. It is gluten free, vegan, can be made oil free, super easy, and DELICIOUS! Honestly, I could eat a whole loaf myself!

2. Stuffed Acorn Squash

Squashes are just gorgeous things. They add such a complete look to a finished feast and they do so without too much stress in the kitchen. Just look at how lovely these stuffed acorn squashes look!

3. Stuffed Mushroom Caps

I love mushrooms so much! I could eat them all the time. These are certainly a bit more time consuming but they are certainly worth it and there are only 7 ingredients!

4. Stuffed Bell Peppers


There are so many better things to stuff than a dead turkey organ cavity, don't you agree? Look at how delicious these colorful peppers are! They would look amazing next to a huge pile of mashed potatoes.

5. A Stunning Vegetable Tart

This dish might look complicated, but it's actually quite simple. Imagine all the compliments your guest would give you when they see these intricate little tarts.

6. Home-Made Stuffed Seitan

Perhaps you are more of a traditionalist and a nice seitan roast is more your style. What is seitan? It's vital wheat gluten (the protein part of wheat) which creates a salty, meat-like roast. It's delicious and gorgeous!

7. A Field Roast

Perhaps you aren't really a cook and you are looking for something simpler. A Field Roast might be just the thing for you. They are vegan, delicious, pre stuffed, and perfect for your big meal!

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Featured

Because self confidence is sexy

And as a woman, I want us all to love ourselves a little bit more today.

358

Women have such high standards to live up to today. We’re expected to do and be so much. The great Tina Fey said “Every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a lesbian gym owner, the hips of a nine-year-old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama, and doll tits. The person closest to actually achieving this look is Kim Kardashian, who, as we know, was made by Russian scientists to sabotage our athletes." This quote is not only hilarious, but also incredibly true! How many of you feel insecure every time you walk on campus, or every time you walk into a party? Even the girls you think are perfect are insecure. Everyone has flaws. Sure some flaws may be more exaggerated than others, but that doesn’t mean that the girl still feels bad about them. My point here is that it doesn’t matter how “perfect” you are, what matters most is how “perfect” you feel.

Keep Reading... Show less

With the dawn of social media comes an entirely new character: the Facebook politician. Usually, articles or posts about politics are fairly sporadic. That is until a major event happens. Suddenly, everyone knows everything about everything. Everyone seems to have a very strong opinion. Everyone is super knowledgeable, and what better vessel of information than they themselves? Which is pretty reasonable, given that people’s emotions run high when something major happens. And I don’t blame them, emotions are good!

Keep Reading... Show less
Sports

The Gift Of Basketball

The NBA playoffs remind me of my basketball journey through time

3753
Syracuse Basketball

I remember that when I was very little, my dad played in an adult basketball league, and I remember cheering him on with everything in me. I also remember going to Tuscola basketball games when the old floor was still there and the bleachers were still wooden. I remember always wanting to play basketball like my dad, and that's just what I did.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

Plus Size Appreciation: How I Learned To Love My Body

Because it is okay to not be "skinny."

5033
www.hm.com

In America, we tend to stick up our noses at certain things that aren't the norm. For example, people who are overweight, or the politically correct term “obese." Men and women who are overweight get so much backlash because they are not skinny or "in shape," especially, African-American women, who are typically known for having wider hips and thicker thighs. Robert Darryl, an African-American filmmaker, explains the overall intention of the body mass index in his follow-up sequel, “America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments."

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

It's More Than Just A Month

Mental Awareness reminds you that it's always darkest before the dawn.

5521
Wordpress
Odyssey recognizes that mental well-being is a huge component of physical wellness. Our mission this month is to bring about awareness & normality to conversations around mental health from our community. Let's recognize the common symptoms and encourage the help needed without judgement or prejudice. Life's a tough journey, we are here for you and want to hear from you.

As the month of May begins, so does Mental Health Awareness Month. Anxiety, depression, bipolar mood disorder, eating disorders, and more affect millions of people in the United States alone every year. Out of those affected, only about one half seek some form of treatment.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments