Thanksgiving Complete Whole-Food, Plant-Based Menu & Shopping List

Preparing a whole Thanksgiving dinner is no easy task. It is certainly not for the weak hearted–but I got your back! I have put together a full menu and a complete comprehensive shopping list!


And, since we know how busy the holidays are, I’ve included some tips to make the day go quick and easy here and also within each recipe! 

  1. SHOPPING – shop in advance, even better order on amazon and never leave your house! You can get everything even 3-4 days in advance and only have to run for small items you may have overlooked the day of cooking.
  2. COOK AHEAD – desserts, sauces, toppings, and stews can be made ahead of time. Often, they even taste better the next day in many items including stuffing, soups, and desserts.
  3. PREP AHEAD – Prepping, cutting, and portioning out dry ingredients ahead of time is a tried and true way to make the day seem so easy.
  4. LEFTOVERS – Let leftovers cool before storing. When storing use BPA free containers, and make sure items are covered to keep them from drying out forgetting contaminated. Buy some extra lemons and squeeze  onto select items to preserve longer without effecting taste. for larger leftovers, freeze in the optimal containers.

PLANT-BASED THANKSGIVING MENU

ESSENTIAL STARTERS

Un-Believably Better Biscuits
Spinach Kale Salad

ENTREES & SIDES

Traditional Mash
Purple Potato Maple-Pecan Mash
Savory Mushroom Gravy
Ezekiel Bread Stuffing
Steamed Green Beans & Carrots with Orange Sauce
Easy Maple Pepper Brussels Sprouts
Cauliflower Roast

DESSERTS

Chickpea Pumpkin Pie With Pecan Date Crust (No-Bake)
Chunky Chocolate (Cup)Cake
Fudgy Frostin & Cashew Icing

Check out other recipes including soups, desserts, and more!

Be sure to share your plant based Recipes with me on Instagram “teddieddie”

ENJOY! And have a Happy Thanksgiving! 


Chickpea Pumpkin Pie With Pecan Date Crust – No Bake

If their is one thing you need to have this holiday its this no back Chickpea Pumpkin Pie. Paired with the Pecan Date Crust, your going to have to stop yourself from eating this entire pie in one sitting. 

The best things in life are no-bake. 

Seriously, when you don’t have to open an oven, bake, or boil, it feels like a win for all humanity. This twist on a traditional pie, includes chickpeas which adds a better texture when paired with pumpkin. The crust includes no oil, no rolling, no eggs, just whole foods!

Top this recipe off with some Fudge Frosting, or Cashew Icing, sit back and get ready for a healthy kick in the pants!