The holidays are coming up, and you know what that means — tons of delicious food! Endless lines in the grocery store and countless hours in the kitchen take up most of the week as we prepare for family and friend gatherings. But what if we told you that instead of doing all the cooking, you could order delicious plant-based fare from various restaurants and delivery companies across the country this holiday season? Check out this list of 10 places where you can order vegan cuisine for the holidays!
1. Herbivorous Butcher
Stuffed Turkey and Roasted Root Vegetables/Herbivorous Butcher
If you live in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area, the Herbivorous Butcher is there for all of your plant-based, holiday fare needs because they offer a 100 percent vegan festive feasts!
For Christmas, their Winter Holiday Feast sales have ended, but the eatery is still offering a savory treat for last-minute food shoppers. Individual ham roasts will be sold in stores only starting December 20th. Sales are first come first serve, so act fast!
Their Thanksgiving package includes a stuffed vegan turkey, maple sage breakfast sausage, smoked gouda, chive cheddar, and a bag of Dandies Marshmallows. It also comes with recipes for sweet potatoes and includes gravy and extra stuffing. Order it for delivery if you aren’t able to pick up in store. Don’t wait too long as these tend to quickly sell out! If you are looking to purchase a vegan stuffed turkey, check out this article about The Best Meatless Turkey Alternatives for Thanksgiving.
The Thanksgiving feast feeds between six and eight people and costs $85 if you are picking it up in the store. If you need to have it delivered, the price will go up $30, making it $115 total.
2. Purple Carrot
Thanksgiving Sandwich/Purple Carrot
Purple Carrot is a plant-based company that creates delicious recipes each week. The company will deliver the ingredients to your home, and you assemble and cook the recipe. This option allows you to skip the grocery shopping but still requires that you do some light cooking. Purple Carrot is dishing out some holiday favorites for Thanksgiving, like a classic Thanksgiving sandwich with sage roasted Brussels, and gravy. The Sandwich includes vegetables like Brussels sprouts, sage, broccoli slaw, and shallots, as well as traditional Thanksgiving fare such as cranberry sauce and vegan chicken. The best part about Thanksgiving is the leftover sandwich, and Purple Carrot has got your back with a step-by-step recipe that will help you assemble the perfect sandwich to cure your Thanksgiving cravings! If you like the sound of these recipes but prefer to cook at home, try out some of our favorites like Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Chestnuts, and this Savory Mushroom Gravy we found using the Food Monster App.
There are two different meal plans that are suitable for the holidays. One offers three two-person meals per week and is $72, and another offers two four-person meals and is $80. Think you can’t order this feast because you live in a small town in the middle-of-nowhere? No need to worry, because Purple Carrot delivers to the contiguous 48 states!
3. Cinnamon Snail
The Cinnamon Snail/Facebook
If you are located in the New York City area and looking for somewhere to order plant-based holiday cuisine from, try Cinnamon Snail! Cinnamon Snail started off as an all-vegan food truck, but expanded and now has a location in Brooklyn, as well as Manhattan.They offer delivery to select locations, and for the eighth year in a row, they have created a Thanksgiving menu, available for people to enjoy in their own homes!
An individual Cinnamon Snail Thanksgiving meal includes pecan sage crusted seitan with grilled mushroom gravy, rosemary coriander roasted root vegetables, roasted lemon dijon marinated kale, parsnip sage bread pudding, and cranberry orange relish. There is also a gluten-free option available that includes smoked pumpkin seed roasted tofu, Brussels sprouts, grilled mushroom gravy, roasted chestnut rice pilaf, cranberry orange relish, and roasted lemon dijon marinated kale. You can also order a curried butternut squash pastry as a side! Also feel free to check out this Cheezy Kale Salad, and Spiced Orange Cranberry Sauce that we found using the Food Monster App.
Both the regular meal and gluten-free meal serves one person and costs $23. A curried butternut squash pastry can be purchased for $4, or you can buy a dozen for $28.
4. Counter Culture
Counter Culture in Austin is offering holiday meals to to-go! Each single-serve meal comes with autumn salad with roasted butternut squash and a maple orange dressing, tempeh stuffed mushrooms, corn pudding, berbere roasted brussels sprouts and carrots, cauliflower gratin, glazed seitan “ham” or gluten-free glazed tofu “ham.” You can also order extra items or desserts for an additional cost. Place your order by December 21st to enjoy these scrumptious offerings.
For the eighth year in a row, Counter Culture has Thanksgiving dinner options. They are offering a regular meal option, as well as a gluten-free option. The regular Thanksgiving feast consists of kale salad, roasted winter squash, broccoli gratin casserole, rosemary stuffing, golden gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, seitan roast with a demi-glace, and spiced cranberry ginger sauce. For the gluten-free option is similar to the regular one, but will offer quinoa stuffing, sweet potato white bean loaf, and gluten-free gravy instead. Both sound amazing!
Your winter holiday feast can be picked up at Counter Culture, 2337 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702 on Wednesday, December 24nd. If instead of going out you’d rather cook at home, try out this Kale Salad with Apricots and Almonds!
Each meal (regular and gluten-free) feeds one person and costs $22.
Herb crusted turk’y dinner/Veestro
Veestro is a food delivery company that is 100 percent plant-based and organic. They deliver to all 50 states (yep, even Hawaii and Alaska) so you can order these delicious meals from where ever you are in the United States!
This holiday season they are offering a turk’y scallopini dinner that sounds incredible. This scallopini is sautéed with herbs and lemon, and is served with creamy mashed yams and crunch french beans topped with roasted almonds — yum! You could also try the herb crusted turk’y dinner, which comes with mushroom gravy, cornbread stuffing (like this Thanksgiving Vegan Cornbread Stuffing With Gravy), and cranberry sauce. Other meal options include their baked mac and cheez dinner and cauliflower milanese dinner.
The turk’y scallopini dinner, herb crusted turk’y dinner, and cauliflower milanese dinner plates cost $12.99 per serving. The baked mac and cheez dinner is priced at $10.99 There is also a slice of pecan pie offered for $5.99. These meals come already cooked, all you have to do is reheat, sit back, and enjoy!
6. Veggie Grill
This year, Veggie Grill is debuting their new Holiday Feast! The feast consists of stuffed holiday roast, green bean casserole, cauli-mashed potatoes, mashed yams, cornbread stuffing, porcini gravy and cranberry sauce. This Thanksgiving feast comes ready to eat, it only needs to be picked up at a Veggie Grill location (in California, Washington, and Oregon) and heated up. Be sure to bring your email with the confirmation number with you when you pick up your feast!
Interested in making your own perfect cranberry sauce? Try out this recipe for Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce.
The feast feeds four to five adults and is available to order online for $69.95. Place your orders before December 18th to ensure you will get to enjoy your feast!
7. Native Foods Cafe
Native foods is offering up some of our favorite plant-based cuisine this Thanksgiving. Try the native Wellington, with consists of seasoned seitan, kale, sweet potatoes, fresh mushrooms, caramelized onions, and stuffing that’s surrounded by a beautiful, flaky puff pastry. This can be picked up at a Native Foods location. It comes frozen, so you will have to do the baking in your home. Two traditional Thanksgiving desserts are offered as well: pumpkin pie and a pumpkin cheesecake. If you plan on making your own Wellington this year, try out one of our favorite recipes for the Portobello Wellington.
A native Wellington costs $34 and serves between five and six people. Both of the pies serve six to eight people and are $19.95 each.
8. Vertical Diner
This year, Vertical Diner in Salt Lake City is offering a vegan Thanksgiving feast in the restaurant or to bring home! All food comes cooked and ready to eat, but it must be picked up at the Vertical Diner on the day of Thanksgiving. The address is 234 West 900 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101. The feast comes with sweet green beans, sweet creamed corn, savory mashed potatoes and gravy, seitan or grilled tempeh, and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie. Phew, talk about a food coma! Try out this Raw Caramel Apple Pie recipe if you plan on making your own.
One serving is $19.00, and 25 percent of profits are donated to the Ching Animal Sanctuary.
9. Watercourse Foods
Watercourse Foods, located in Denver Colorado, is coming to the rescue this year with all of our vegan Thanksgiving needs, and they are even offering a gluten-free roast. Other items include mashed potatoes and gravy, herbed stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet yams with marshmallows and roasted vegetables. Unfortunately, this holiday feast can’t be delivered, but instead, it must be purchased at Watercourse Foods, or at Nooch Vegan Market, at 10 East Ellsworth Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80209. If you love yams, try out this recipe for Chipotle Black Bean Stuffed Yams.
You are able to order a whole holiday roast that serves four people, for $25, or a half roast for $15 dollars. Each one of the sides comes in a 16-ounce container and is $8.
10. Ethos Vegan Kitchen
Etho’s Vegan Kitchen, an all vegan joint in Orlando, Florida, is offering plant-based Thanksgiving meals for those in the Orlando area. The feast consists of a Tofurkey stuffed turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, and cranberry sauce.
Pick up for the meal is at Ethos Vegan Kitchen, 601 South New York Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 between November 20th and November 22nd.
Each serving is $15.95, and you can order anywhere between one and 20 servings.
11. Miss Rachel’s Pantry
Miss Rachel’s Pantry/Facebook
Miss Rachel’s Pantry, a vegan restaurant based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is offering a vegan Christmas Feast for pick-up or delivery. A complete meal includes roasted seitan or tempeh cutlets, bread or rice stuffing, mashed potatoes, and a roasted seasonal vegetable mix. You also have the option of ordering any of these items a la carte.
Act fast if you would like to enjoy any of their scrumptious items, because their order deadline is Monday, December 18th. You can pick up your order between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM on December 23rd at 1938 South Chadwick Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19145.
Holiday Feasts start at $26 for a dinner for one and go up to $384 for a dinner for 16. If you are interested in ordering their a la carte options, they start at $15.
12. Seasoned Vegan
Seasoned Vegan, a plant-based soul food eatery located in New York City’s Harlem, is dishing out undeniably delicious dishes for the holidays. You can go all out an order their Holiday Feast, which includes one pan of each of their holiday offerings and one pie. Seasoned Vegan is also selling containers of their “turkey” and gravy, stuffing, collard greens, mac ‘n cheese, sweet potato soufflé, and more!
Seasoned Vegan is taking orders until December 20th and the pick-up date is December 24th from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. You can visit this fab restaurant at 55th Street and Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, New York.
The full feast costs $175 and serves 4 and individual platters start at $15.
13. Cena Vegan
Cena Vegan is a vegan Mexican restaurant located in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles. For the holidays, they are offering a holiday feast with enough delicious Mexican eats for 8 people. It includes 3 pounds of plant-based meats, Mexican rice, beans, guacamole, tortillas, salsa, and toppings. Orders take 24 hours to process, so make sure you order in time!
You can pick-up the order at 242 North Avenue 25, Los Angeles, California. The restaurants hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday through Saturday.
The holiday feast costs $110.
For more holiday ideas and recipes, like our favorite Fall/Winter Holiday Entrees, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App! The app is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to ten new recipes per day. Check it out!
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