A Friendly List for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner
When you can't have your usual L-Tryptophan overdose, you can rely on delicious vegetable recipes. From cauliflower, to sweet potatoes, to quinoa and a plethora of other vegetable dishes. Here are some great options to enjoy some vegetarian Thanksgiving cuisine with your loved ones!
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish #1 Dinner Spanakopitas
Try this classic Greek dish that will have you reminiscent of its Indian cousin, the samosa. Stuff the spanakopitas with spinach, feta, and pine nuts for this Fall phyllo dough delicacy!
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish #2 Creamed Pearl Onions
These pearl shaped, buttery onions burst with flavor in every bite; not to mention the cook and prep time is only about 15 minutes. Make this a side dish this Thanksgiving.
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish #3 Kale and Cauliflower Casserole
Here's a good alternate for the typical mashed potatoes. Especially for the children to get their veggies in. This superfood infused, creamy dish filled with sour cream and parmesan will make you fall in love with kale.
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish #4 Quinoa, Roasted Eggplant and Apple Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette
Acclaimed Chef Giada de Laurentiis, creates a delectable salad filled with fruit, veggies, and even some nuts! Try this protein packed dish that just might become your favorite salad.
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish #5 Vegan Pie Dough
Fortunately for vegans, they can still enjoy delicacies and fresh baked pies without having to worry about what is in the crust. Unrefined or extra virgin coconut oil gives this pie the same buttery, flaky texture as a normal pie. Vegans won't even believe they can indulge in desserts so delicious without eggs or milk.
Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dish #6 Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Maple Cinnamon Sage Brown Butter
Eating gnocchi is like taking a bite into a cloud. Giada provides another great Thanksgiving treat for the whole family. This mouth-watering, sweet alternate of classic gnocchi certainly will become a fan favorite at the dinner table. Don't be surprised when your see how versatile your yams have gotten. After all, it is in fact a superfood!