Autumn is officially here, which means it’s the perfect time for cozy and Thanksgiving-inspired recipes. No other holiday captures the spirit of home cooking the way Thanksgiving does. This is why we are so excited about our newest cookbook Gratitude: Plant-Based Recipes to Create your own Thanksgiving Tradition! From the perfect pot roast to traditional stuffings and casseroles, make this holiday extra special by sharing good food with family and friends!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Creamy Pumpkin Soup With Pumpkin Sour Cream

Creamy Pumpkin Soup With Pumpkin Sour Cream

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Jazz up creamy pumpkin soup with crispy chickpeas, pomegranate seeds, toasted pumpkin seeds, and artichokes! The breaded “parmesan” baked artichokes give this meal a little extra oomph, but the soup is just as delectable without them. The pomegranate seeds were a wonderfully sweet addition that is a necessity in this Creamy Pumpkin Soup With Pumpkin Sour Cream recipe by Gina Fontana.

2. The Vegducken: Butternut Squash Stuffed With Eggplant, Zucchini, and a Mushroom Lentil Stuffing

The Vegducken: Butternut Squash Stuffed With Eggplant, Zucchini, and a Mushroom Lentil Stuffing

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Meet the ultimate holiday centerpiece: The Vegducken: Butternut Squash Stuffed With Eggplant, Zucchini, and a Mushroom Lentil Stuffing by Jasmine Briones. It looks too show-stoppingly awesome to eat without taking hundreds of photos but smells so mouthwateringly delicious that you might forget all about that part. Roasted butternut squash is stuffed with eggplant, zucchini, and whole scallions, and layered with a savory, filling of sautéed mushrooms, red onion, scallions, red lentil, chickpeas, and gluten-free breadcrumbs that are puréed into crumbly deliciousness. Happy Thanksgiving.

3. Easy Garlic Chive Twice-Baked Potatoes

Easy Garlic Chive Twice-Baked Potatoes

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Make these Easy Garlic Chive Twice-Baked Potatoes by Nichole Harju for a perfect dairy-free side dish. Not only is this recipe creamy and cheesy, but it’s also vegan.

4. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Casserole

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Casserole

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This Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Casserole by Gabrielle St. Claire is comfort food heaven. Sweet, creamy butternut squash is paired with decadently cheesy macaroni elbows and sealed with a unique flatbread topping. The finishing touches put it over the top, from the smoky shiitake bacon to the red pepper flakes and maple syrup. Normally, we’d say this casserole is perfect to make for a week of easy meals, but we know this one will only last a few days.

5. Everything Bagel Holiday Stuffing

Everything Bagel Holiday Stuffing

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This Everything Bagel Holiday Stuffing recipe by Jasmine Briones is a riff off of traditional sourdough stuffing but it has something special – bagels. Everything bagels add a punch of flavor that you wouldn’t get otherwise and makes this stuffing the bomb. This delightful side dish is perfect for the holidays.

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