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Hello, Sunshine! The holidays are almost upon us and that means one thing, there will be a lot of delicious food to be enjoyed! There’s a vast amount of diets out there that people are following and sometimes it’s difficult to create a dish that everyone will enjoy. If you have a vegan family member it can be difficult to create a menu the he will enjoy as well as the rest of your guests. I hope these vegan recipes will make your holiday gatherings a little easier for you to create a memorable meal that all of your guests will enjoy!
20 Vegan Side Dishes
An Asian twist of miso, ginger and sesame glaze add a flavor of fun for your next brussels sprouts side dish.
This dish requires three simple ingredients and you’ll have delicious garlic snap peas in no time.
Shiitake mushrooms are full of enzymes and vitamins that can help boost the immune system and bok choy is part of the cancer fighting cabbage family. You’ll make your body a little healthier with this side dish.
Because sometimes simple roasted vegetables are all you really need.
Substitute the butter in this recipe with an oil of your choice or a vegan butter and you’ll have garlic, lemon and rosemary potato deliciousness in no time.
I can’t say no to mushrooms and garlic. They’re two of my favorite foods and adding a little spice would make them even more delectable.
I love one pan dishes and this Mexican quinoa looks amazing. I would probably not add the corn to it (personal preference). I bet this would make taco night a little more exciting!
I’m always looking for fun ways to make brussels sprouts exciting. I like the thought of making the sweet and tangy with this combination of honey and balsamic vinegar.
Carrots can always use a little twist, right? My kids love carrots, but not cooked ones. Maybe this fun little spicy twist may win them over.
This garlic mushroom quinoa is another one pan treat from Damn Delicious. I eat mushroom quinoa at least once a week. This is one of my favorites!
Wasabi lime dressing makes this quinoa salad amazing! Kelly says this a great detox salad and may be just what your body needs after feasting on Thanksgiving treats for days.
I eat cabbage salad every week, but the fun addition of cranberries makes this a great side dish for your holiday parties.
Za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice blend gives simple green beans and carrots an exciting new taste to enjoy.
We are pesto fans at my house. We make all kinds of concoctions with it. I love the healthy power punch with this basil pesto, spinach and quinoa bowl.
The tanginess of the balsamic vinegar tames the sweetness of carrots in this fun roasted carrot recipe.
I eat grape tomatoes like candy. I like the creativity of making a tomato and basil baked side dish.
We eat a lot of green beans and I’m always looking for way to make them exciting. A little Asian twist may be what my green beans need.
18. Eggplant Bake
This eggplant bake utilizes any of your favorite herbs and offers cilantro as an option. I like to grill eggplant to give it different texture, but I bet baking it would be yummy too.
Gracie says she doesn’t like broccoli, but I wonder with the addition of an Asian garlic sauce I could get her to like them?
Kelly is one of my bloggy friends and I love her recipes. This recipe is perfect for Floridians. We always have delicious pineapple and pears are one of my favorites fruits. This salad is perfect for enjoying a light and refreshing side dish instead of all of the heavy side dishes offered during the holidays.
Do you follow a strict diet? Does someone in your family?
What’s your favorite side dish?