Article Plant-Based Thanksgiving Recipes to Celebrate at Home

October 09, 2019

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2020 has been a unique year. And that’s all the more reason to be thankful for our health and our families. No matter how small your feast, no matter when you sit down to eat it, our collection of Plant-Based Thanksgiving Recipes to Celebrate at Home can help you to embrace the gift of health through nourishing foods.

Serve these dishes to your family as a comprehensive brunch-through-dessert all-day plant-based Thanksgiving menu. Or you pick and choose one or two that simply look too delicious to resist in spite of a scaled-down menu. Whatever you do, we hope these help you express your love and gratitude for the most important people in your life through food. From the Silver Hills Sprouted Bakery family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!

Cranberry Orange French Toast is a plant-based brunch recipe that makes Thanksgiving (or any holiday) sing

Brunch:
Cranberry Orange French Toast

Most Thanksgiving dishes call for meal prep, so why not embrace a low-fuss, quick brunch to start the day? Our Cranberry Orange French Toast fits the bill—it’s baked, so every portion is ready at once, sparing you the time you’d spend over the stove with the traditional one-at-a-time flip-and-serve method. While it bakes, you’ll have time to clean up your prep dishes, get a head start on your mise en place for dinner, or simply take a breath before diving into the day.

Cranberry Butternut Squash Quesadillas make it easy to have plant-based Thanksgiving in hand

Appetizer:
Cranberry Butternut Squash Quesadilla

Calling all junior sous chefs to the kitchen to help with an easy appetizer! Composed of easy to make-ahead elements, these Cranberry Butternut Squash Quesadillas are festive and fast—and simple enough to enlist some help from the kiddos. Roast the butternut squash the day before (we won’t tell if you buy pre-cut cubes to save time!). Make the (cheater) cranberry aioli the day before, and delegate the simple guac to a helpful hands while you set up an assembly line. Serve. Clear down. And carry on with the cooking!

Stuffed Kabocha Squash: Wow them with the perfect plant-based Thanksgiving recipe

Main:
Stuffed Kabocha Squash

Sure to delight vegans, flexitarians, and omnivores of all ages, this plant-based Thanksgiving recipe is a flavourful, deceptively filling, and stunning main to serve. With hearty, satisfying whole grains from Sprouted Organic Heritage Grain Big Red’s Bread™ and a balance of umami mushroom, bright fresh herbs, and sweet fresh apple, even the most committed omnivores will love this dish.

Build a Better Stuffing with this Plant-based Thanksgiving Recipe Made with Sprouted Whole Grain Bread

Side 1:
Build a Better Stuffing

No matter what you’re stuffing, this versatile recipe gives you serious stuffing options. With three variations to choose from (or combine!), our Build a Better Stuffing base recipe is a starting point you can use to take your stuffing in any direction you can dream up. So, whether you prefer inside stuffing or outside dressing (or heated stuffing-vs-dressing debates are a staple at every family holiday meal!), everyone will be satisfied.

Tuscan Bread Soup is a delicious plant-based recipe to serve no matter what the occasion

Side 2:
Tuscan Bread Soup

Serve it as a side, as a pre-dinner soup course, or as a fast, flavourful mid-day lunch. Whenever you ladle up our rustic, savoury Tuscan Bread Soup, you can serve it with a smile. Rich, tomatoey, and thickened with bread, this luxurious soup is like a food-love hug you can spoon from a bowl.

Garlicky croutons made from sprouted whole grain bread are the secret to the perfect plant-based Caesar salad recipe

Salad:
Caesar Salad with Garlicky Croutons

This universally-loved classic is perfect to serve as a salad course. Our Caesar Salad with Garlicky Croutons offers a welcome contrast to otherwise rich, hearty Thanksgiving fare. With the refreshing crunch of romaine lettuce, and the zing of lemon, Dijon mustard, and capers, this salad adds a high note to lighten your menu. And this creamy, cashew-based dressing is eggless and dairy-free, too.

Our Orange Cranberry Chia Relish is a wow-worthy recipe for plant-based Thanksgiving joy

Condiment:
Orange Cranberry Chia Relish

Don’t settle for canned cranberry sauce. This wow-worthy, made-from-scratch alternative is almost as easy, and will bring out the best in your seasonal spread. Super simple and quick to make, our Orange Cranberry Chia Relish will become a Thanksgiving Classic. (Try small-batch canning some to send to family and friends who can’t join your Thanksgiving feast).

Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding is a light and healthy plant-based option for holiday celebrations great and small

Dessert:
Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding

This beloved combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice spreads warmth and joy in (almost!) every recipe it touches. Our Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding is inviting, easy to prepare, and secretly healthier than any other bread pudding recipe we’ve tried. We’re sure you’ll find this a rewarding way to end a Thanksgiving feast with family at home.

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