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13 Recipes for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

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Skinny Maple Sweet Potato CasseroleIt's difficult to be a vegetarian around the holidays, especially Thanksgiving - when your entire dinner is centered around a turkey, that can cause some problems! If you're struggling planning a holiday dinner that will please both the meat eaters and non-meat eaters in your household, our collection, 13 Recipes for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner Menu, should help you out.

These healthy Thanksgiving recipes are filling, comforting and bursting with the fresh flavors of fall. Many of these dishes swapped out the typical meat products for some fresh fruits and vegetables, like pumpkin and apples. This way, you can still enjoy the tastes of autumn in a wholesome way.

This collection features a wide variety of appetizers, dinner dishes and desserts to help plan your Thanksgiving dinner menu. No matter what you're craving this holiday season, there should be something on this list for everybody. And all of these healthy Thanksgiving recipes are so tasty that meat eaters won't even miss the absence of turkey!


If you enjoy these healthy Thanksgiving dishes, be sure to check out another one of our holiday collections, Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy: 25 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes.


13 Recipes for a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Table of Contents

Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

Desserts for Your Thanksgiving Dinner Menu


Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Feel Good Pumpkin Cornbread

While your guests are waiting for you to pull your Thanksgiving dinner out of the oven, give them some delicious fall appetizers to munch on. All of these recipes are easy to prepare, so you can whip them up in no time!

Vegetarian Dinner Recipes

Pumpkin Spiced Brown Rice Tempeh and Cranberry Salad

It's hard imagining a Thanksgiving dinner without turkey, but there are many other options you can whip up instead! These healthy fall recipes listed below are packed with some of your favorite vegetables, so you still feel filled and satisfied without ruining your diet.

Desserts for Your Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Skinny Chocolate Glazed Pumpkin Cake

Whether or not you're a vegetarian, everyone manages to save a little room for dessert once dinner is done! All of these healthy Thanksgiving desserts taste just as sweet and comforting as some of the traditional recipes, but they incorporate healthy ingredient swaps to become more wholesome. No matter how much you ate at dinner, you definitely won't regret helping yourselves to one of these tasty treats!

How to Have a Better Thanksgiving Dinner: 13 Healthy Thanksgiving RecipesIf you're looking for more delicious Thanksgiving recipes, be sure to download our free eCookbook, How to Have a Better Thanksgiving Dinner: 13 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes.

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