A very merry plant-based Christmas menu

Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the time to laugh, be merry and eat loads of delicious plant-based foods!

Whether you are new to the plant-based lifestyle or have embraced it for years, big family dinners and holiday parties can feel a little intimidating. Fear not! Whether you are hosting or joining a Christmas celebration with friends and family, here are a few fantastic ideas for dishes that will please your tummy and your heart.


STARTERS

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Pumpkin and roast garlic hummus

This holiday take on hummus from Rebel Recipes will be a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

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Tempeh Bacon and Asparagus

The Tofu Diaries' canapés are the fancy appetizer that will impress any crowd. 

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Bite-sized Potato Rostis With Shredded Beetroot and Dill

These bite-sized rostis by Guac and Roll are the crunchy creamy starter of your dreams. 


MAINS


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Quinoa Squash Nut Roast

If you’re looking for something gluten free as well as vegan, this nut roast by Nirvana Cakery is the answer. 

 

Portobello mushroom Wellington

Our friends over at BOSH! know how to throw a party, and this plant-powered take on a classic will be a guaranteed hit. 


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Mushroom, chestnut & ale pie

If you’re into cute single-portion ramekins and fancy table-wear, this hearty ale pie by Wallflower Kitchen is the one for you.

 

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Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Roasted cauliflower is a stunning centerpiece packed with deliciousness. BBC good food has the recipe you need to make this dish unforgettable. 

 

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Maple Roasted Sprouts with Pumpkin Seeds

Head over to Everything is Peachy for an easy and delicious take on the crunchy greens that will complement any main. 

 

Roast potatoes, parsnips & carrots

No Christmas would be such without a noble lineup of roasted veg and potatoes, and Jamie Oliver definitely knows the insider tips to making this humble side shine. 

 

DESSERTS

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The best vegan sticky toffee pudding

This warm, gooey, fudgey sweetness from The Little Blog of Vegan is the grand finale you need to wrap up this special day.


 

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The ultimate vegan Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding puts the Christmas into pudding – there’s no escaping it. This plant-powered version by the Veg Space will make you forget you ever had butter. 

 

Parting gifts

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Gluten-free vegan mince pies

For the hostess with the mostest, don’t forget to leave your guests with a little je-ne-sais-quoi to say “thanks for coming.” These classic treats from Rhian’s are the perfect parting gift. 

 

Merry Christmas from our BOL family to yours. 

Till next year!

xx