Vegan Winter Holiday Menu Ideas (80+ Plant-Based Recipes!)

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, the question on everyone's mind is: what do I make for upcoming holiday parties and family gatherings?

Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, throwing a fabulous New Year's Eve party or New Year's Day brunch; there's a healthy, plant-based recipe for every occasion!

Portobello Pot Roast

Recipes to make from the blog

"Eggnog"

Recipes to make from The Happy Herbivore Cookbook (HHC)

  • Cornbread (p. 49)
  • Tomato Soup (p. 67)
  • Hippie Loaf (p. 144)
  • Tofu Turkey (p. 152)
  • Corn Pudding (p. 173)
  • Dirty Mashed Potatoes (p. 190)
  • Twice-Baked Potatoes (p. 191)
  • Dirty Rice (p. 192)
  • Traditional Stuffing (p. 195)
  • Cornbread Stuffing with Chorizo (p. 196)
  • Dijon-Herb Green Beans (p. 197)
  • Chocolate Chips Cookies (p. 203)
  • Cheesecake (p. 219)
  • Cranberry Sauce (p. 267)
  • Collard Greens (p. 288)

Apple Charoset

Recipes to make from Everyday Happy Herbivore (EHH)

  • White Bean Gravy (p. 36)
  • Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits (p. 37)
  • Harvest Cornbread (p. 65)
  • Smoked Cauliflower Soup (p. 97)
  • Cherry Quinoa Salad (p. 122)
  • Dijon Rice with Broccoli (p. 161)
  • Dijon Asparagus (p. 226)
  • Harvest Home Fries (p. 232)
  • Rainbow Greens (p. 235)
  • Chickpea Gravy (p. 287)

Creole Black Eyed Peas

Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Abroad (HHA)

  • Colcannon (p. 60)
  • German Potato Salad (p. 63)
  • Champ (p. 64)
  • Savory Glazed Carrots (p.74)
  • Lemony Kale (p. 78)
  • Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms (p. 99)
  • Bread Pudding (p. 156)
  • Cranberry Bread (p. 160)
  • Lasagna (p. 177)
  • Swedish "Meatballs" (p. 180)
  • Hot Chocolate (p. 214)
  • Stuffed Acorn Squash (p. 254)
  • Cajun Stuffed Mushrooms (p. 258)
  • Peppered Mushroom Gravy (p. 262)
  • Carolina Casserole (p. 265)
  • Winter Confetti Salad (p. 267)

Latkes

Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Light & Lean (HHLL)

  • Ruby Chocolate Muffins (p. 41)
  • Butternut Soup (p. 106)
  • Shep's Pie (p. 122)
  • Harvest Salad (p. 133)
  • Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad (p. 174)
  • Lemony Asparagus (p. 183)
  • Easy Mashed Potatoes & Gravy (p. 187)
  • Quick Gravy (p. 188)
  • "Cheese" Ball (p. 200)
  • Deviled "Eggs" (p. 203)
  • Mint Mocha (p. 254)

Magical Cookies

Recipes to make from Happy Herbivore Holidays & Gatherings (HHHG)

  • Portobello Pot Roast (p. 30)
  • West African Peanut Stew (p. 33)
  • Swedish "Meatballs" (p.33)
  • Lasagna (p. 34)
  • "Eggnog" (p. 35)
  • Hot Toddy (p. 37)
  • Mulled Cider (p. 37)
  • Hot Chocolate (p. 37)
  • Apple Charoset (p. 38)
  • Cheesecake (p. 38)
  • Rum Cake (p. 40)
  • Soft Molasses Cookies (p. 42)
  • Anise Cookies (p. 42)
  • Rice Pudding (p. 43)
  • "Cheese" Ball (p. 46)
  • Spinach & Artichoke Dip (p. 46)
  • No-Eggplant Caponata (p. 48)
  • Bruschetta & Crostini (p. 49)
  • "Tuna" Salad (p. 50)
  • Meatloaf Bites (p. 51)
  • Spring Rolls (p. 52)
  • Baked Mac Bites (p. 52)
  • Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce (p. 53)
  • Cowboy Caviar (p. 54)
  • Whole-Wheat Drop Biscuits (p. 58)
  • White Bean Gravy (p. 60)
  • Creamed Tomatoes (p. 60)
  • Southern Caviar (p. 60)
  • Black-Eyed Pea Collard Greens (p. 61)
  • Cajun Tempeh Meatloaf (p. 62)
  • Cajun Potato Salad (p. 62)
  • Creamed Kale (p. 65)
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies (p. 80)
  • Magical Cookies (p. 83)
  • Hot Chocolate Muffins (p. 93)

P.S. I'll have a special holiday-themed meal plan coming out next Wednesday -- perfect for those who are the lone veg head OR want to keep it healthy!