Happy Herbivore Blog

Plant Based (Vegan) Christmas Recipes

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: Holiday

I can't believe Christmas is already here! If you're planning your Christmas menu and want some ideas on delicious plant based vegan dishes that will please meat eaters and guests- check out my suggestions!


Cranberry Sauce 

Maple Glazed Vegetables (also p. 174 in HHC)

Maple Cornbread Biscuits (also p. 39 in HHC)

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Brown Gravy

Skillet Green Bean Casserole

Hippie Loaf (also p. 144 HHC)

The Happy Herbivore Cookbook (HHC):

Cornbread (p. 49)

Thanksgiving Gravy (p. 255)

Cranberry Sauce (p. 267)

Corn Pudding (p. 173)

Tofu Turkey (p. 152)

Cornbread Stuffing with Chorizo (p. 196)

Hippie Loaf (p. 144)

Tomato Soup (p. 67)

Traditional Stuffing (p. 195)

Twice-Baked Potatoes (p. 191)

Collard Greens (p. 288)

Dijon-Herb Green Beans (p. 197)

Everyday Happy Herbivore (EHH):

Dijon Asparagus (p. 226)

Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits (p. 37)

Dijon Rice with Broccoli (p. 161)

Smoked Cauliflower Soup (p. 97)

Rainbow Greens (p. 235)

Cherry Quinoa Salad (p. 122)

Chickpea Gravy (p. 287)

Harvest Cornbread (p. 65)

Harvest Homefries (p. 232)

White Bean Gravy (p. 36)

Pot Lucks and Holidays

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: FAQHoliday

If you're stressing over what to bring to a holiday meal, remember this: Sharing a delicious meal is a great opportunity to impress and show others how amazing eating plant-based can be! Bring something that you really love. Here's our suggestions:

From the Blog:

German Potato Salad

Maple Glazed Vegetables

Cajun Chickpea Cakes

Aztec Corn Salad

From The Happy Herbivore Cookbook:

Baked Onion Rings (p. 176) (this would be fun if you watch football or other sports with your family at the holidays- plus they're kid friendly)
Ranch Dip (p. 232)
Cornbread Stuffing with Chorizo (p. 196) stuffed into mushrooms and baked

From Everyday Happy Herbivore:

Rainbow Greens (p. 235) Note: I know, greens at a holiday party? This dish is delicious and colorful- you might change a few minds about eating greens!
Quick Pesto (p. 205) Tip: Bring this in a serving dish with some crusty whole wheat bread for a delicious appetizer.
Crab Cakes (p. 187) 

You can also check out this post I wrote about plant based meals for meat eaters, and my list of what to take to a pot luck.

2012 Happy Herbivore Calendar (Support a Student!)

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: News

A message from HH's intern, Nicole:

The calendars are here -- and being shipped! Order your 2012 Happy Herbivore Calendar and support Nicole-and her friend Tony! who created this calendar. They're Herbie students!

Order a calendar now.