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30 Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means the holiday season is quickly approaching … and I’ve rounded up my favorite 30 vegan Thanksgiving side dishes to help inspire you in putting together your holiday menu!

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for a day of cooking, eating, lounging and spending time with loved ones.

Every year for Thanksgiving, I always like to try out at least one new dish. Sometimes, they are a winning success and other times, they’ve been a kitchen fail. I still can’t live down a pumpkin banana pie I attempted about eight years ago. It’s usually a topic of conversation anytime Thanksgiving menu planning is involved!

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Instead of doing the research on my own, I’ve pulled together 30 vegan Thanksgiving side dishes from my blogging friends to help inspire you in the kitchen! And selfishly, make menu planning a little easier this year.

Looking for a complete menu? Check out my Friendsgiving menu from last year!

30 Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dishes (broken out by food group)



Naturally Sweetened Orange Cranberry Chutney

Wild Blueberry Cranberry Sauce

The Easiest Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce

Brussel Sprouts

Orange Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts

Dijon Mustard Brussel Sprouts


Cheesy Vegan Cauliflower Casserole

Whole Roasted Moroccan Cauliflower


Vegan Creamed Kale

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Green Beans

Healthy Green Bean Casserole (Allergen-Free)

Sautéed Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms

Green Bean Salad


Pomegranate Balsamic Portobello Steaks

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No Oil Crispy Roasted Potatoes

Vegan Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Rosemary Potato Salad

Maple Lime Roasted Sweet Potato

Coconut Whipped Sweet Potatoes

Root Veggies

Simple Harvest Roast



Hearty Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Lentils

Butternut Squash and Cranberry Casserole

Roasted Squash Stuffed with Vegetables

Quinoa Stuffed Delicata Squash



Lentil Stuffing Cups

Chestnut and Mushroom Stuffing


Vegan Gravy with Caramelized Onion


Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Salad

Vegan Mushroom Risotto


Vegan Cornbread



10-Minute Apple Cabbage Slaw

Cranberry Pecan Brussel Sprout Salad

Happy Thanksgiving friends!

-Carly Paige

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Hi! I’m Carly Paige, a culinary nutrition expert and chef who believes that healthy doesn’t have to be frustrating, boring or restrictive. I’m here to show you how through my Simply Swapped Method so that you can feel more energized and confident from within. You’ll find tips for focusing on nutrition in the kitchen, along with plant-powered, gluten-free recipes that proves healthy can be delicious.

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