30+ BEST Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving recipes

Thanksgiving is the time to be grateful for the bountiful blessings that we have been bestowed on, be with our family and friends, and create memories for a lifetime. Since this holiday is associated with food, as vegetarians and vegans, we don’t have to feel left out because of our dietary choice.

We can also enjoy a large spread of delicious food with the following recipe ideas.

Happy Thanksgiving friends!

Pancakes/Waffles/Scone Recipes

Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe (Vegan)

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes


(from 8 reviews)
The orange hue of these vegan pumpkin pancakes will give a bright start for any gloomy day. Go ahead and use sweet potato puree if that's all you have. Mix in some (vegan) chocolate chips or cranberries to make it even more special. If you do not have whole wheat pastry flour you can use a combination of whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour.
Whole wheat pumpkin waffles

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles

These whole wheat pumpkin waffles are loaded with healthy ingredients like pumpkin, whole wheat flour, flaxseed, and walnuts. What better way to start the day with! These waffles and some fruits and glass of milk is gold for breakfast!
Gluten-Free Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles

Gluten-Free and Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles


(from 2 reviews)
Beta carotene rich sweet potato makes this gluten-free waffle extra special. Boost your kid's favorite breakfast by sneaking in vegetables and set a healthy tone for the start of the day.
Vegan Sweet Potato Pancakes

Vegan Sweet Potato Pancakes

Having leftover cooked sweet potato? Make these fluffy, whole wheat, vegan sweet potato pancakes that everyone will devour. Pumpkin puree is also a very good substitute for the sweet potato. So this will be a perfect pancake recipe during the busy Thanksgiving week or any Tuesdays!

Moist Pumpkin Cranberry Scones


(from 2 reviews)
Moist and buttery pumpkin scones makes a wonderful addition to any breakfast table or as a tea time snack. The light orange hue makes it eye candy too.

Quick Breads/Muffins Recipes:

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Simple Sweet Potato Cornbread

Mildly sweet, this sweet potato cornbread will be the perfect accompaniment for a hot bean chili on a cold fall or winter evening! Easy to bake and this can be made with sweet potato puree as well if you have leftovers after Thanksgiving!
Egg-free Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

Sweet Potato Bread


(from 2 reviews)
Having leftover mashed sweet potato? Then this simple sweet potato bread is the answer! Nothing fancy or complicated to make, but full of flavor.
vegan pumpkin bread

Delicious Vegan Pumpkin Bread


(from 2 reviews)
Wanted to bake something pumpkin-y for Thanksgiving. Have already a decent list of pumpkin recipes in the blog. One thing that was missing was pumpkin quick bread and pie. For some...
Eggless Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Eggless Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

It's fall season and time to whip up some pumpkin recipes! Have pumpkin puree leftovers? Make these delicious pumpkin zucchini muffins in no time to feed a huge crowd!

Salad/Entree Recipes

Mexican couscous salad

Mexican Couscous Salad

Kids lunch doesn't have to be just sandwiches and wraps. Make this vibrant, colorful Mexican couscous salad recipe and introduce them to different flavors and vegetables.
Healthy Quinoa Salad

Healthy and Colorful Quinoa Salad


(from 2 reviews)
This colorful quinoa salad can be served as a main dish itself because it is loaded with protein, fiber and tastes great too. This quinoa salad tastes better the more it sits and absorbs all the flavors.

Colorful Jicama Salad


(from 2 reviews)
The tastiest and most beautiful way to get your daily serving of vegetables is making this colorful jicama salad. It's a feast to the eyes too!
Vegetarian Pasta Salad Recipe

Easy Vegetarian Pasta Salad Recipe

With little or almost no cooking involved, this one pot, versatile, vegetarian pasta salad recipe is a boon when you are in a hurry to fix a healthy meal for your family.
Brown Rice Burrito Bowl

Brown Rice Burrito Bowl

Looking for a quick fix, healthy, vegetarian meal which is also kid friendly? This versatile brown rice burrito bowl is the answer!
Sugar Snap Pea Salad Recipe

Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Easy to put together, this sugar snap pea salad recipe tastes great as a side or a main meal all by itself.
Indo Greek Salad

Indo-Greek Salad

The classic Greek salad gets an Indian touch with our own paneer, coriander and curry powder.

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Recipe


(from 31 reviews)
Can't get your kids to eat enough vegetables? Then this oven roasted cauliflower recipe is your savior! Try it and you will be surprised how quickly it vanishes from the plate.

Roasted Cauliflower and Tofu Curry


(from 3 reviews)
Two of the "not much liked food" comes together in this curry, but you can be assured that this will become your next favorite side dish. Cauliflower and tofu is roasted in the oven with mild seasoning of Indian spices transforming a simple curry into an exotic dish.

Vibrant Vegetable Stir-Fry

Vegetable stir-fry is a very good way to increase the consumption of vegetables. Kids love it too because the vegetables are not mushy and have a nice crunch to it.

Baked Tofu – Indian Style


(from 11 reviews)
Want to try tofu recipe Indian style? This baked tofu recipe is a good one to try. With a blend of flavourful Indian spices, marinating it enough, helps the tofu to soak up the flavour and the result is this delicious baked tofu.
Vegan Shepherd Pie Recipe

Low Carb Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Loaded with fresh vegetables and flavorful herbs, there's nothing not to like in this vegan shepherd's pie

Soup Recipes

Vegan Lentils and Spinach Soup


(from 3 reviews)
This vegan lentils and spinach soup is the easiest soup recipe you will ever make. No chopping loads of vegetables or spending hours in front of the stove and yet you end up making a delicious and healthful one-pot meal.

Terrific Thai Coconut Curry Soup


(from 6 reviews)
The mellow flavor of coconut milk infused with aromatic curry powder, ginger and garlic and a load of fresh vegetables makes this Thai coconut curry soup a very comforting and filling meal all by itself.

Very Vegan Veggie Stew

Looking to make a healthy dinner as quickly as possible? Then try this vegan veggie stew with loads of veggies and greens making it super healthy and filling too. Use seasonal vegetables, different blends of spices to make it interesting each and every time.
Okra Sweet Corn Stew

Okra and Sweet Corn Stew


(from 1 review)
Brighten the dinner table with this vibrant okra corn stew. I prefer using fresh and tender okra for this recipe.

Flu-Fighter Garlic Soup


(from 22 reviews)
Prevent cold, flu and many other ailments by preparing this vegetarian garlic soup quite often.

Homemade Vegetable Broth

A simple recipe to make flavoful vegetable broth at home. It's easy, cheap and healthy than you can get it from the store.

Cabbage Vegetable Soup Recipe

In the mood for a healthy homemade soup for dinner? It doesn't have to be time-consuming to make. This recipe for cabbage vegetable soup can be made in no time with easily available ingredients.

Pizza Recipes

Vegan Pizza Pepporanata

This no cheese vegan pizza is easy to prepare and tastes good too!
Pizza Recipes

Spinach and Mushroom Pizza Pockets Without Cheese

A very simple recipe to prepare a healthy and tasty pizza pocket without cheese, using spinach and mushrooms.

Twirly Whirly Pizza

Twirly Whirly Pizza can also be considered a healthy pizza, because it requires only half a cup of cheese and has spinach.

Simple & Delicious Vegetarian Stromboli


(from 8 reviews)
Want to make homemade stromboli? Follow this easy recipe for vegetarian stromboli and it will be in ready in no time. Kids will also have fun making this veggie stromboli. Use any vegetables of your choice or whatever is at home to make this. It’s that easy!

Dessert Recipes

eggless pumpkin pound cake

The Best Pumpkin Pound Cake & Video


(from 2 reviews)
Move over pumpkin pie! Let's make room for this rich, buttery and decadent eggless pumpkin pound cake which will definitely be a crowd pleaser!

Eggless Pumpkin Cupcakes w/ Cream Cheese Frosting & Video


(from 4 reviews)
Move over pumpkin pie! It's time for these eggless pumpkin cupcakes to take over the Thanksgiving table or any other special occasion.

Vegan Pumpkin Cake Roll & Video


(from 9 reviews)
Want to bake something fancy for your next special ocassion? This vegan pumpkin cake roll will be the perfect dessert.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


(from 1 review)
This recipe for pumpkin chocolate chip cookies is very easy to make, with simple ingredients. The cookies are soft, have a cake like texture and is enriched with pureed pumpkin, loaded with chocolate chips and cranberries.

Eggless Pecan Bars


(from 6 reviews)
Move over pecan pie! Make way for these easy-to-make, decadent pecan pie bars and as always it's eggless too!

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