Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes (2024)

A collection of my favourite Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes! Whether you are hosting a large gathering, relaxing at home, or need a main dish, side or dessert to take to a pot luck, I've got you covered!

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If you have your vegan Thanksgiving all figured out already then there's no need to keep reading. Maybe you have downloaded my free Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner Menu, Timeline and Shopping List? If so, you are all set. Enjoy and happy Thanksgiving!

But if you are like me and not prepared at all then read on. This is for you.

I've been browsing my website and have put together this collection ofdelicious vegan Thanksgiving recipes. Whether you are hosting a large gathering, relaxing at home with or without guests, or need to take something super yum to a pot luck, this will help ensure your Thanksgiving feast looks and tastes totally fabulous with no turkey in sight!

Vegan Thanksgiving Salads

Green Bean Potato Salad

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Hearty, tangy and super-delicious Green Bean Potato Salad made with fresh green beans, new potatoes, red peppers and a lemon caper dijon vinaigrette. Served warm or cold it's the perfect side for any occasion.

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Vegan Brussels Sprout Salad

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Cranberry Pecan Brussels Sprout Salad is fresh & absolutely packed with flavour &interesting textures. It's also hearty & warming thanks to the orangey cinnamon dressing. This vegan Brussels sprout salad is just perfect for all of your fall & winter entertaining!

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Quinoa Cranberry Salad

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This Quinoa Cranberry Salad is full of fresh, feel good flavours that everyone will love! With nutrient rich spinach, sweet dried cranberries and a zippy lemon dressing, it is able to stand alone as a protein packed, healthy meal, or can be served as a side. It's easy to make ahead of time and is naturally gluten free.

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Quinoa Butternut Squash Salad

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Quinoa Butternut Squash Salad featuring roasted butternut squash, peppery arugula, crunchy toasted hazelnuts, a grain of your choosing and a creamy apple tahini dressing to bring it all together. It's fresh, filling and full of fall flavors!

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Pear Walnut Salad with Maple Cinnamon Dressing

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A fall-inspired Pear Walnut Salad featuring peppery arugula, sweet juicy pears, crunchy candied walnuts and a simple maple cinnamon dressing to bring it all together.

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Vegan Thanksgiving Soups

Easy Tomato Basil Soup

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The easiest Tomato Basil Soup EVER and it's so fresh & vibrant. Ready in just 10 minutes and made with only 4 ingredients (plus salt, pepper & optional olive oil)!

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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

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Smooth and creamy Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup. A simple, fragrant soup with minimal ingredients and BIG flavour!

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Vegan Pea Soup

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Easy Vegan Pea Soup made with a bag of frozen peas in less than 20 minutes! Just 5 ingredients, plus some optional fresh mint if you have it. This simple soup is vibrant, healthy, and delicious!

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Vegan Leek and Potato Soup

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Cozy and comforting, this creamy Vegan Leek and Potato Soup combines just a handful of ingredients for a simple, quick, homemade vegan soup the whole family will love!

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Vegan Thanksgiving Appetizers

Vegan French Onion Soup

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Vegan French Onion Soup! It's bold, rich, and packed with caramelized onion flavor. Delicious on it's own but you really NEED a stack of toasty baguette and melty cheese on top to seal the deal!

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Vegan Baked Pears With Feta & Hot "Honey"

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These Vegan Baked Pears need to be on your table! Soft, sweet, roasted pears, stuffed with creamy, salty, tangy vegan feta, scattered with toasty walnuts, and drizzled with spicy, sweet, hot "honey". So simple and delicious it will blow you away!

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Vegan Ricotta

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The best vegan ricotta with an authentic ricotta taste and texture and made with just four simple ingredients. It's light, fluffy, mild, creamy and milky and can be enjoyed as it is or used as a non-dairy substitute for ricotta cheese in any recipe.

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Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

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Warm, rich, melty, creamy, and cheesy Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip. Packed full of spinach and briny, zesty artichokes, it's a real crowd-pleaser, and just perfect for serving at parties!

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Cheese & Onion Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

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Ridiculously crunchy Cheese & Onion Crispy Roasted Chickpeas. The perfect savoury snack, soup, or salad topper, and unlike most roasted chickpea recipes they stay crunchy and won't get soft!

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Creamy Onion Garlic Dip

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Deliciously cool and creamy Vegan Onion Garlic Dip. It's full of sweet roasted garlic & caramelized onion flavour & perfect for your next party!

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Stovetop Candied Pecans

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The easiest Stovetop Candied Pecans that take only 5 minutes to make. They are salty, sweet, smoky, and addictively snack worthy!

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Black Olive Tapenade with Figs & Rosemary

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Fig & Black Olive Tapenade! Deep, dark, earthy olives are blended with plump, juicy figs to make an irresistibly delicious dip/spread with a striking balance of sweet & savory flavors.

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Vegan Cream Cheese

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Creamy, rich, tangy and delicious Vegan Cream Cheese. Quick and easy to make and just perfect for spreading, snacking and dipping!

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Vegetable Pate

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This Vegetable Pate is rich and smooth with a delicious nutty crunch. It makes a great spreadable snack to enjoy with crackers, celery, fresh bread, or toast and is naturally vegan.

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Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

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Clear a spot on your Thanksgiving table for this deliciously sweet and savoury Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with irresistible, buttery pecan crumble topping!

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Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

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Thinly sliced potatoes layered up in an easy, creamy, savory sauce and baked until meltingly soft, golden and bubbly! These Vegan Scalloped Potatoes are a simple, classic vegan side that is perfect for your Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas dinner!

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Vegan Mashed Potatoes

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The best vegan mashed potatoes! Mashed with vegan butter, garlic and herb-infused soy milk, they are rich and packed with flavour. Serve these perfect dairy-free mashed potatoes at any time of the year. They are easy enough for weeknight dinners and special enough for the holidays!

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The Best Vegan Cranberry Sauce

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The best Vegan Cranberry Sauce! Packed with sweet, tart flavours, it makes the perfect accompaniment to your holiday feast. Make it in only a few minutes using either fresh or frozen cranberries. (Includes stovetop and Instant Pot instructions).

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Best Vegan Sweet Potatoes

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These amazing Vegan Sweet Potatoes are cooked in plenty of vegan butter and stock so they suck up all of that lovely flavor before roasting themselves to golden, sticky perfection.They are a fantastic side dish to serve with your holiday feast or Sunday roast!

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Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet and savoury Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes that are incredibly creamy and delicious. Just perfect for serving with your holiday meals!

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Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits

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Soft, sweet and buttery homemade Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits. Quick and easy to make and perfectly tall, flaky and tender. Comfort food at it’s best!

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Vegan Green Bean Casserole

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A made-from-scratch Vegan Green Bean Casserole with tender green beans baked up in a deliciously creamy mushroom sauce, and topped with crispy, golden, buttery breadcrumbs and tangles of caramelized onions. This really is the ultimate way to eat green beans!

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Red Cabbage with Apples

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Red Cabbage with Apples is a really delicious way to transform red cabbage. Baked with apples, onion and herbs until it's fall-apart tender it makes the perfect fall or winter side that can also easily be transformed into a main meal with the addition of some vegan sausages.

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Air Fryer Carrots

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Air Fryer Carrots tossed with brown sugar, vegan butter and thyme, then air fried so they become sticky, savory-sweet with gorgeous caramelized edges, This super quick and easy vegan carrot side dish is so delicious you'll have to stop yourself from eating the entire bat

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Perfect Vegan Yorkshire Puddings

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Perfect Vegan Yorkshire Puddings - Tall, crispy, golden sides, soft and slightly gooey bottoms, and a deep hollow just waiting to be filled with tasty gravy! And there's a gluten-free option!

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Air Fryer Lemon Garlic Roast Potatoes

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Golden, crispy, herby, Air Fryer Lemon Garlic Roasted Potatoes. Ready in 30 minutes. No parboiling required!

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Bubble and Squeak

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Bubble and Squeak is a simple, versatile recipe that is great for using up leftover cooked vegetables, or make it from scratch with just 4 ingredients. It's really easy and super budget friendly!

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No Oil Healthy Roast Potatoes

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Golden, crispy No Oil Healthy Roast Potatoes. Made without a single drop of oil, these easy, healthy roast potatoes are low calorie and virtually fat-free!

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Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese

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The ultimate Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese. Cheesy, saucy macaroni topped with an irresistible buttery & golden crispy crumb topping. No dairy, no nuts & easily made gluten-free. Prepare to get saucy!

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Vegan Red Wine Gravy

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Not your average Vegan Red Wine Gravy! This one is infused with sweet vegetable & fresh herb flavour and is super tasty, rich & flavoursome. Just perfect for serving with your holiday feast!

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Roast Stuffed Pumpkin

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Tender, sweet, baked pumpkin stuffed with a delicious mixture of rice, vegetables, nuts & cranberries. A beautiful centrepiece for your Thanksgiving gathering!

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No Knead Focaccia

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Completely foolproof No Knead Focaccia bread! It is so easy! Mix everything up in a bowl with a spoon, leave for a few hours, then bake!

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Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

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Caramelized Brussels Sprouts! Golden, sticky, sweet, tangy, and a little spicy, they are absolutely impossible to resist, and will go with pretty much anything.

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Vegan Thanksgiving Mains

Vegan Roast

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A simple, easy, rustic and hearty Vegan Roast that's sliceable, ultra tender and full of flavor. Just perfect for serving with copious amounts of gravy, roast potatoes and all the trimmings. Leftovers are great in sandwiches too!

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Vegan Beef

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Mouthwateringly good vegan beef that's perfectly tenderandsimple to make. Use this versatile beef seitan recipe to make a classic vegan beef roast with all the trimmings, use as a substitute for beef in your favorite recipes, or slice it like deli-meat for sandwiches.

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Vegan Chicken Breasts

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Foolproof Vegan Chicken Breasts with chicken flavour and texture you never dreamt possible! This seitan chicken recipe is super high in protein, easy to make, freezer friendly, and a great vegan substitute for chicken in any recipe. Serve whole, slice, dice or make vegan shredded chicken.

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Vegan Ham

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Amazing Vegan ham complete with maple brown sugar glaze! This seitan ham is sticky, tender, juicy, smoky sweet, perfectly meaty, and absolutely delicious! Perfect for the holidays, slicing as deli meat, or for use in recipes that call for cooked ham or bacon. No steaming involved!

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Vegan Meatloaf with Gravy

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This vegan meatloaf is incredibly easy to make & is sure to please with it's deep & savoury flavour. Serve sliced & smothered in rich, thick gravy for a truly satisfying meal!

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Beyond Meat Meatloaf

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Vegan-friendly Beyond Meat Meatloaf that's juicy, packed with flavor, perfectly tender, and slices perfectly without crumbling. All finished off with a sticky caramelized meatloaf glaze!

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Mushroom Lentil Loaf with Cranberries

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A fresh take on a Vegan Lentil Loaf for you! It's made with a delicious blend of lentils, mushrooms and walnuts and has a beautifully festive cranberry topping. Those pops of juicy cranberry in every bite are so good, plus they make it look pretty impressive. It would make a great centrepiece on your holiday table!

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Vegan Pumpkin Pasta

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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta, made all in one pot in just 20 minutes. It's cozy and lusciously rich, as well as being quick, incredibly easy and so delicious!

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Vegan Spanakopita

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Vegan Spanakopita. My take on the great Greek spinach and feta pie! Featuring shatteringly crisp phyllo pastry, and a soft, salty, feta-cheesy, spinachy filling, all baked up to golden perfection. Comfort food at it's finest.

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Instant Pot Portobello Pot Roast

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Instant Pot Portobello Pot Roast is the ultimate one-pot family meal! We're talking meaty portobello mushrooms, meltingly tender vegetables, and a thick, really rich, and flavorful gravy. It's also super quick and easy with minimal washing up. A big YES PLEASE on all counts!

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Easy Vegan Mushroom Pies

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The easiest Vegan Mushroom Pie you will ever make! With tender, juicy, meaty portobello mushrooms stuffed with sweet caramelized onions, a sprinkling of thyme then topped with my quick and easy buttery, crisp pie crust.Oven and air fryer friendly!

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Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

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The ultimate Vegan Lentil Shepherd's Pie featuring rich, flavourful, saucy lentils topped with fluffy, creamy mashed potatoes & baked until deliciously golden brown & crispy. Easy, healthy, comforting and filling!

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Gluten-Free Seitan Roast

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Now you can make seitan without the gluten! This Gluten-Free Seitan Roast has a deep meaty flavour, a soft, meaty, slightly chewy texture and is just perfect for slicing and serving for holiday dinners or Sunday roasts.

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Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts

Vegan Pecan Pie

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Learn how to make the most amazing Vegan Pecan Pie with crispy, flaky crust and toasty, pecan packed, perfectly gooey filling. Pile on the dollops of whipped vegan cream and dig right in!

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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Smooth & creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pie with crisp pastry crust and a drizzle of decadently rich, warm caramel sauce to seal the deal. It makes THE best vegan Thanksgiving dessert!

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Vegan Biscoff Cheesecake

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No-bake Vegan Biscoff Cheesecake! With buttery Biscoff cookie crust, creamy, rich, & tangy Biscoff cheesecake filling, and sweet, fudgy, melted Biscoff spread topping. So easy to make and incredibly, dangerously, good!

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Cranberry Apple Pear Crumble

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It's hard to beat a good crumble, and this Cranberry Apple Pear Crumble is really something special! We're talking tart cranberries & Granny Smith apples, sweet, soft pear & a crumbly, nutty, buttery topping, all baked to golden perfection. It's an absolute crowd pleaser & so easy to make!

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Vegan Trifle

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Incredible Vegan Trifle! This British favourite has layers upon layers of vegan sponge cake, mixed berry compote, vegan custard, vegan whipped cream and fresh fruit. Dessert doesn't get better than this!

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Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

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The BEST Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake featuring crunchy, buttery, cookie crust with rich, creamy, velvety smooth and super chocolatey cheesecake filling. This easy no bake vegan cheesecake is quick to make and keeps for ages so you can prepare it well ahead. Directions for a scaled down smaller version also included for those not feeding a crowd.

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Vegan Butter Tarts

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The holidays aren’t complete without Vegan Butter Tarts! Pie pastry is moulded into a muffin pan and then filled with raisins, nuts and a gooey and sweet buttery, maple filling. These little tarts are a Canadian tradition & make a great holiday or Canada Day dessert!

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Vegan Custard

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Silky smooth, rich and creamy homemade vegan custard. It's dairy and egg-free, quick and easy to make and just perfect for pouring all over your favorite desserts!

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Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

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Classic Vegan Pumpkin Muffins! Soft, fluffy, full of fall flavors like pumpkin and pumpkin spice and made even better with nubbly delicious, nutty streusel and a generous drizzle of maple glaze!

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Vegan New York Cheesecake

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Super easy, ultra-rich, decadently creamy, and smooth Vegan New York Cheesecake! Enjoy as it is or get a little fancy with your choice of topping. It is vegan dessert perfection and you absolutely need it in your life...

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Vegan Lava Cakes

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Vegan Lava Cakes featuring warm chocolate cake surrounding a gooey, molten chocolate middle. It doesn't get any better than this because they are incredibly delicious and super quick and easy to make. A treat every chocoholic will love!

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Sticky Banana Date Pudding with Rum Caramel

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Moist & flavourful Sticky Banana Date Pudding with a spoon-licking, boozy, rum caramel sauce. Rich, delicious & truly indulgent!Made individually, these little puddings are baked in the oven & are no more difficult to make than muffins. Plus they can be made in advance & freeze perfectly. Great for making ahead!

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Vegan Almond Cake

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Moist, fragrant and delicate Vegan Almond Cake with a pop of lemon flavor. Made with almond flour it is naturally gluten-free and vegan, and quite possibly the easiest cake you'll ever make.

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Air Fryer Apples

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Air Fryer Apples are easy to make and can be ready in just 15 minutes. Buttery, soft, sticky and sweet, they are perfect for dessert or breakfast.

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After The Holidays

This is what you drink when you suddenly realize that all you have eaten for days is vegan meatloaf, roast potatoes, gravy and pumpkin pie. It's fresh, simple to make and super healthy. Plus it uses up the random cranberries you have left!

Cranberry Smoothie

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This creamy Cranberry Smoothie made with no banana, is perfect for using up excess fresh or frozen cranberries. It's healthy, full of fiber, and will really hit the spot with its fruity & gently spiced flavors.

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