This complete plant-based Christmas dinner menu has you covered with simple and delicious recipes from appetizers, side dishes, main courses, dessert, and even a sparkling mocktail! These are healthy, whole food, no-oil recipes to celebrate the holidays with cheer!
Enjoying the holidays just got easier!
There’s no need to search the web for individual recipes for each course of your meal, or meticulously scan the ingredient list to make sure it complies with your whole food plant-based lifestyle!
These recipes are 100% whole food plant-based no oil! You’ll find festive appetizers, succulent main dishes, and creamy soulful sides.
You now have everything you need to prepare a healthy, gorgeous plant-based Christmas dinner that will impress even the plant-based skeptics in your family!
I’ve even added refined sugar free desserts, and a light and refreshing mocktail!
Plant-Based Christmas Appetizers
The key to whole food plant-based appetizers is to keep it simple. A holiday veggie tray, and a simple chickpea hummus is easy and delicious to prepare! Arranging your veggies into a holiday theme really makes it special and stand out!
Christmas Tree Veggie Tray
This festive and fun Christmas tree veggie tray comes together in minutes. It’s a healthy holiday appetizer or snack that will make everyone smile and gather together! With assorted green vegetables, grape tomatoes, dill, and starfruit, it’s beautifully delicious!
This gluten free hummus recipe has the creamiest texture without the need for any oil! It’s naturally vegan and whole food plant-based making it a healthy dip for your veggies!
Plant-Based Christmas Main Course
There are so many delicious options to choose from! Whether you’re in the mood for a traditional roast dinner, a baked loaf, or a stuffed autumn squash, you’ll find a recipe that is sure to please!
Vegan Roast Dinner
This vegan roast dinner has all the trimmings! A succulent whole roasted cauliflower is covered in a tahini maple glaze, and surrounded by roasted carrots, yellow potatoes, and caramelized onions, then topped with fresh herbs.
Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash
Roasted acorn squash is filled with a gluten-free wild rice stuffing with flavors of carrots, red pepper, celery, and onions.
Vegan Stuffed Butternut Squash
These vegan stuffed butternut squash boats are filled with black beans, quinoa, and fire roasted tomatoes. With southwestern spices and topped with cilantro and avocado, you’ll have a healthy, delicious and filling whole food plant-based meal.
With all the traditional seasonings of the original this vegan meatless meatloaf with chickpeas, peppers, and onions is big on flavor topped with a tomato maple glaze.
Plant-Based Christmas Side Dishes
You can’t have a holiday meal without traditional creamy side dishes like green bean casserole! But let’s not stop there! Here is an assortment of healthy comfort food classics made whole food plant-based!
Plant-Based Green Bean Casserole
This creamy plant-based green bean casserole is the perfect holiday side dish. This classic recipe has been reimagined to include all of the good stuff; green beans, mushrooms, a creamy sauce, and a crunchy onion topping, but without dairy, oil, or gluten!
Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole
This light and creamy vegan sweet potato casserole is savory and sweet! Topped with chopped pecans and using whole food plant-based ingredients, it’s the perfect side dish for your Christmas meal!
Roasted Soy Sauce Brussel Sprouts
Look no further! You’ve found the healthiest oven roasted brussel sprout recipe that’s vegan and oil free! These roasted soy sauce brussel sprouts have 5 simple ingredients. In 25 minutes you’ll have sweet, salty, crispy roasted brussel sprouts without the need for oil.
Plant-Based Christmas Desserts
Following a plant-based lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to skip dessert completely! From a fresh fruit platter, to adorable fruit skewers, and even a holiday cake, these recipes are healthy, sweet confections you won’t be able to pass up!
Christmas Fruit Platter
This easy Christmas fruit platter is arranged to look like a holiday wreath. With grapes for greenery, sliced oranges with a raspberry in the middle to look like flowers, and dotted with fresh strawberries, this festive and healthy platter will be enjoyed by all!
Grinch Fruit Kabobs
These adorable Grinch fruit kabobs are a simple and healthy holiday dessert.
Vegan Ginger Cake
This vegan ginger cake is moist, not too sweet, and bursting with warm spices! With fresh ginger and cinnamon, it is the perfect holiday cake, or anytime snack. Serve with tea or coffee and enjoy!
Plant-Based Christmas Drinks
Whether you’re looking for a sparkling mocktail to sip on while you munch on appetizers, or a warm after dinner coffee, these drinks will put you in the spirit to sit around the fire and enjoy conversation with the ones you love!
Light, refreshing, festive, and fun, this Cranberry Mocktail is suitable for all of the guests at your holiday gathering. With a combination of cranberry and pomegranate juice, club soda, and a hint of lime, these mocktails are garnished with fresh mint. They’re simply delicious!
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte
A must have for the holiday season, this Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte is full of real pumpkin flavor, pumpkin spice, and natural sweetener, it’s a healthy, yet totally satisfying holiday drink!
I hope you found some inspiration for your plant-based Christmas dinner! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Check out these other plant-based Christmas recipes!
- Vegan Cranberry Sauce
- Vegan Ginger Cookies
- 18 Homemade Vegan Christmas Gifts
- 31 Vegan Christmas Cookies
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