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Real Food, Guilt-free, Delicious Recipes For a Plant-Based Thanksgiving!

By November 9, 2018Recipes, Uncategorized


Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be missed out on just because you choose to go meatless this year! We found some of the most delicious recipes that focus on seasonal veggies, healthy vegetarian fats, and even a few mouthwatering (healthy!) desserts to tackle your sweet-tooth!

Our menu plan provides a great layout for a 5-course meal. With two options for your main dish… one slightly off the beaten path! If you have a favorite fall recipe not featured, please share it in the comments below!

Get your own menu ready, create your shopping list and start prepping! Do as much as you can beforehand to make the day of Thanksgiving as simple as possible! Dive in and have fun!

Happy, healthy & peaceful cooking!

~ The 30 Clean

A Four Course Celebration!

Course One ~ The Appetizer

Cucumber Rolls & Creamy Avocado Spread – (Want a more seasonal flare, substitute raw zucchini for the cucumber!) 

Sweet Potato Kale Bites  – (Substitute milk for almond or cashew milk)

Sweet Potato Kale Bites

Course Two ~ Soup + Salad

Jerusalem Artichoke, Sage & Hazelnut Soup

Kale & Cranberry Salad with Pecan Parmesan

Course Three ~ The Main Course

Butternut Squash Vegducken

Make this recipe 100% vegan with the following substitutions:

1 cup butter = 1 cup ghee

2 large eggs = 2 flax eggs (2 tablespoons flax seed + 6 tablespoons water)

1 cup parmesan cheese = 1/3 cup nutritional yeast

Or try a main course off the beaten path… a pizza Thanksgiving!

Butternut Squash Pesto Pizza with Spinach

Side Dishes

Roasted Potatoes, Parsnips & Carrots

Sautéed Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Shallots & Almonds

Easy Mashed Potatoes & 1-Pot Vegan Gravy

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Cauliflower Stuffing

Or simply steam your favorite fall veggies and drizzle with pure extra virgin olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.

And of course… no Thanksgiving dinner is complete without cranberry sauce


Spiced Cranberry Sauce


Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

Course Four ~ Coming in Sweet

Creamy No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

No-Bake Pecan Pie Bars

Pumpkin Pie Peanut Butter Cups









What’s your favorite Thanksgiving dish to make, eat and share? Let us know!

Want more of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes? You got it!