A Merry Veggie (or Vegan) Christmas!
When we think Christmas dinner turkey and ham often spring to mind. Obviously these aren’t suitable for any vegetarians or vegans in the family you may have calling round for a festive feast, so we’ve put together some alternative Christmas treats!
Cranberry Nut Roast
Cranberries are synonymous with Christmastime, so should you have any vegetarians or vegans to cater for this Christmas give this awesome Jamie Oliver recipe a whirl! No need to be a master chef, it’s all fairly straight forward. The recipe calls for plenty of nuts (obviously), some herbs, and even contains hints on how to make the recipe vegan.
“For a vegan alternative to a classic roast, this spiced, roasted cauliflower is just the ticket!” This looks so delicious that even a carnivore might be tempted to give it a go this Christmas!
Vegan Stuffing & Gravy
Arguably the best thing about Christmas dinner, no one should have to miss out on stuffing and gravy! Earth Balance have an amazing recipe for plant based stuffing! Whilst Jamie Oliver strikes again with a vegan gravy recipe.
Cranberry Brie Bites
These will make a lovely starter or a great addition to a buffet as finger food! At only five ingredients, the recipe couldn’t be simpler!
Vegan Cheese Board
Cheese board’s are the epitome of Christmas, ensure your vegan guests get in on that cheesy goodness with a vegan cheese board. A lot of supermarkets now offer a vast range of dairy free, vegan cheeses. Team with tasty crackers that are suitable for vegans as well as some chutney and sauces and you’re good to go!
Christmas dinner is only made better by the promise of a tasty dessert afterwards! You’ve impressed your vegan and vegetarian guests so far, now it is time to wow them with these incredible desserts!
Vegan Christmas Cake
No one should have to sit out on Christmas cake, so why not give this recipe a go for a vegan Christmas cake? The recipe is very straightforward, and you probably already have some of the ingredients lurking in your cupboard!
Vegan Gluten Free Gingerbread Cookies
You don’t have to stick to cookies, make a gingerbread house if you’re feeling fancy! This recipe is not only vegan friendly but great if you have anyone with a gluten intolerance on your guest list!
No Bake Vegan Chocolate Fudge Bars
The fact that these vegan chocolate fudge bars are no bake means you don’t have to struggle with oven timings etc, so they’re super handy for a busy Christmas time! There’s nothing too complex involved, and you can guarantee these to go down a treat even with non-vegans!
*Note, these recipes vary. While some are suitable for vegans, some are suitable for vegetarians only. Please double check any recipe before serving.
Enjoy your Christmas!