7 Super-Satisfying Sides, Mains and Desserts for Your Vegan Thanksgiving

by Lisa Hirsch Lozano 5:51 PM, November 10, 2016

Aired November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be all about the turkey! Check out these seven meat-free dishes that will be gobbled up by all at your holiday table.



Pumpkin Soup

This rich roasted pumpkin soup is chock full of delicious fall veggies, leaving absolutely nothing lacking.


Chickpea Flat Bread

Another great starter (or even side) are these little pancake-like za’atar-spiced chickpea flat breads that are served piled high with roasted red onions, mushrooms and broccoli rabe.



Stuffed Zucchini

Celebrate the harvest with these colorful stuffed zucchini boats. (Make sure to use vegan bread and cheese.)


Cauliflower Steaks with Salsa Verde, Rum Raisins and Toasted Nuts

Rach’s cauliflower steaks (with vegan cheese substituted for dairy-based cheese) are a satisfying and hearty main course.

Baked Ziti

This entrée will satisfy both the vegans and the omnivores at your table! Mayim Bialik makes a nut-based “ricotta” and a cashew cream to make this the most satisfying vegan pasta dish you’ll ever take a bite of.



Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Almond butter and vegan mayo give this pumpkin pie the creamy texture of your dreams.


Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes

The frosting for these fudgy cupcakes is made from tofu, so this sweet treat gets a hidden protein boost.


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