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50+ Healthy Vegetarian Holiday Recipes

Looking for veg-friendly holiday menu inspiration? I’ve rounded up over 50 of the most delicious healthy vegetarian holiday recipes for you. Looking for veg-friendly holiday menu inspiration? I've rounded up 50 of the most delicious healthy vegetarian holiday recipes for you.

Breakfast/Brunch

Gingerbread Pancakes via The Foodie Dietitian Gingerbread Pancakes-4Dinner Roll French Toast Bake via The Lean Green Bean

Gingerbread Protein Donuts with Cinnamon Maple Frosting via Dishing Out Health 

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes via Nutrition Starring You

Dairy Free Whole Wheat Butternut Squash Waffles via The Foodie Dietitian

Apple Pie Walnut Donuts with Vanilla Glaze via Simple SwapsScreen Shot 2015-12-17 at 3.40.04 PMPomegranate Citrus Salad via Your Choice Nutrition 

Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Mini Frittatas via Marisa Moore Nutrition (pescetarian-friendly)

High Protein Eggnog Smoothie via Sinful Nutrition

Apple Pomegranate Bread via My Menu Pal 

Whole Wheat Butternut Squash Banana Bread via The Foodie Dietitian
Appetizers and Snacks

Vegan Tempeh Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms via Avocado A Day Nutrition

Healthy Red Wine Cherry & Caramelized Onion Bruschetta with Black Plums and Pistachios via Abbey’s Kitchen

Cranberry Sauce Cream Cheese Dip with Candied Pecans via The Bottomless Ex-Boyfriend

Baked Brie with Pumpkin Butter and Walnuts via My Cape Cod Kitchen

Wild Blueberry and Pomegranate Bruschetta via The Foodie DietitianWild Blueberry Pomegranate Bruschetta -1Grapes Rolled in Goat Cheese & Pistachios via Prep Dish

Lemon Hummus Endive Boats with Pomegranate Seeds via Nutritioulicious

Whole Grain Chex Mix via Avocado A Day Nutrition

Butternut Sage Risotto Balls with Lemon Honey Drizzle via Nutritioulicious

Roasted Beet + Poppy Seed Hummus via Healthy Bites

Blueberry Pie Cheese Ball via Your Choice Nutrition

Rosemary-Roasted Almonds via Holley GraingerScreen Shot 2015-12-17 at 4.40.42 PM

Soups and Salads

Vegan Savory Squash Stew via Simple Swaps

Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Pistachio Harissa Pesto via Nutritioulicious

Farmer’s Market Soup with “Cookie Cutter” Flatbread Crackers via Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

Creamy Parsnip Pear Soup with Cranberry Coulis via Nutritioulicious

Butternut Squash Soup with Gochujang via Food, Pleasure & Health

Holiday Salad with Satsuma and Pomegranate via The Foodie Dietitian Holiday Winter Salad with Pomegranate and Satsuma-4Carrot Coconut Ginger Soup via LiveBest

Kale Salad with Spicy Pecans, Apples and Butternut Squash via The Nutritionist Reviews

Broccoli Apple Salad via Your Choice Nutrition

Cauliflower Salad with Fennel & Green Apple via Danielle Omar

Sides

Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Seeds via The Foodie Dietitian Pin Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Seeds FG-6Orange Glazed Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes via The Nutritionist Reviews

Sweet Cranberry & Apple Lentils via Amy Gorin

Green Beans with Pecans, Cranberries & Parmesan via The Nutrition Adventure

Butternut Squash with Brown Sugar Roasted Pecans via The Cookin’ RD

Brussels Sprouts and Figs with Walnuts and Balsamic Reduction via Salubrious RD

Roasted Garlic Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes via Dishing Out Health

Maple Miso Glazed Brussels Sprouts via Avocado A Day Nutrition

Roasted Carrots with Harissa Yogurt and Mint via Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

Vegan Broccoli and Cauliflower Rice Hemp Casserole via The Foodie Dietitian

Red Jasmine Sprouted Rice Salad with Pomegranate, Feta, Pine Nuts, and Fresh Herbs via The Spicy RD

Main Dishes

Pan Fried Tofu with Asian Watermelon Cranberry Sauce via Abby Langer Nutrition

Butternut Squash Crabmeat Mac & Cheese via My Bottomless Ex-Boyfriend

Farro with Lacinato Kale and Spring Herb Pesto via Healthy Bites

Tofu Tikka Masala via Food, Pleasure & Health

Desserts and Cookies

Spiced Cheesecake with Roasted Cranberries via My Cape Cod Kitchen

Orange Cranberry Tart via LiveBest

Flourless Cranberry Chocolate Chia Cookies via Hummusapien

Vegan Cannoli Dip via Emily Kyle Nutrition

Gingerbread Bread Pudding via The Foodie DietitianGingerbread Bread Pudding -4Cinnamon-Oat Hasselback Pears via Holley Grainger

Pumpkin Coconut Dark Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding via Avocado A Day Nutrition

Creamy Orange Bars via Your Choice Nutrition

Cran-Apple Cinnamon Crumble via Dishing Out Health

Chocolate Pecan Pie via NourishRDs

Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies via Dishing Out Health

Sneaky Chocolate Bundt Cake via Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

Strawberry Basil Tarts via LiveBest

So-Simple Cinnamon-Roasted Apples via Amy Gorin

No-Bake Peppermint Chocolate Bites via The Lean Green Bean

Cheers to deliciously healthy holiday eats!

I’m a nutrition coach and yoga teacher helping people to learn to love food again. I love cooking, taking pictures of my food and traveling around the world. Follow my blog for delicious, seasonal vegetarian recipes and simple strategies to bring more yoga and mindfulness into your life. And check out my e-book to learn how to improve your health through nutrition and yoga. Show me what deliciousness you make! Tag me @karalydonRD on Instagram.

Comments

  1. Sara @sarahaasrdn.com

    What a beautiful roundup!!! Some really lovely recipes Kara!

  2. I want a little bit of all of these treats, but right now the whole grain chex mix sounds SO good 🙂

  3. What a great resource! Perfect for both vegetarians and those just aiming to eat less meat this holiday season. Will be sharing with clients 🙂

  4. Pinned for inspiration later 🙂

  5. Love this roundup! Pinned for inspiration later 🙂

  6. So many delicious recipes here! Thanks for including a bunch of my festive eats! Happy holidays Kara!

  7. Such a great round-up! So many delicious and beautiful recipes to choose from. Thanks for including me!

  8. So many fantastic dishes to choose from! Great round-up! Thank you for including our Apple Pomegranate Bread!

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