‘Tis the season for egg nog… everywhere! Unfortunately, most store-bought egg nogs are not plant-based. So, we threw together a short list of unique ways you can enjoy egg nog this year from our Food Monster App (we’ll even teach you how to upcycle your nog once the holidays are over).

1. Eggnog Milkshake 

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Nothing says the holidays are here then getting to sip a yummy eggnog concoction minus the egg. Just because you’re vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some holiday traditions — Sonya O’Donnell‘s Eggnog Milkshake is a must-try!

2. Spiced Pumpkin EggnogSpiced Pumpkin Eggnog [Vegan]

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A thick and creamy, non-dairy Spiced Pumpkin Eggnog that’s vegan and sweetened only with dates. You’ll be amazed how incredible and simple Kathleen Henry‘s recipe is!

3. Raw Nog 

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Who says you can’t enjoy egg nog during the holidays and still eat raw vegan? This Raw Nog by Katie Norris is a cruelty-free and gluten-free combo that will sure to impress you and your guests during this holiday season.

4. Holiday Nog 

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Rikki Heller‘s Holiday Nog has a few little non-traditional secrets… like pears and rum! Who thought that this would be such a decedent combination!

5. Banana Nog How to Make Vegan 'Egg Nog'

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Nancy Yang‘s Banana Nog is a simple, easy recipe to tickle your taste buds and fill your tummy! It’s made like a smoothie so you can whip it up in no time at all!

6. Eggless Nog Cupcakes Eggless Nog Cupcakes

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These spiced cupcakes feature eggless nog in the batter and in the glazed icing, so you will get all the flavors of your favorite seasonal drink! Bring Andrea Biethman‘s Eggless Nog Cupcakes to your next holiday party and watch them disappear, or keep them all to yourself! We won’t blame you.

7. Carrot Nog Recipe: Carrot Nog

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With a combination of coconut and almond milks, carrot juice, and touches of maple syrup and nutmeg, your vegan holiday Carrot Nog has been veganized and healthified! This recipe by Lauren Goslin is one holiday treat you’ll want to (and can) experience again and again throughout the year!

8. Spiced Rum Egg Nog Raw Egg Nog

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Nothing nasty here, just a bit nutty. The pecan milk base is mixed with cinnamon and nutmeg. If you’re looking for a creamy, thick egg nog look-alike try using coconut milk. Dates are blended in for sweetness and rum is added to make Emily Von Euw‘s Spiced Rum Egg Nog a REAL drink.

9. Egg-less Nog Rice Pudding Egg-less Nog Rice Pudding

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A sweet and creamy treat made with vegan nog, rice, and savory spices. Alex and Linda Meyer‘s Egg-less Nog Rice Pudding is perfect for the holiday season!

10. Eggnog Waffles Eggnog Waffles

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The most delicious waffles you’ll ever have! Aquafaba makes these Eggnog Waffles by Amy Lyons light and fluffy on the inside while homemade egg-less nog makes them sweet, spicy, and seasonal!

11. Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)


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Latinos celebrate the season with a version of egg nog called Coquito, which is just like egg nog except with a tropical flair to it by using coconut milk as opposed to regular milk. This recipe by Desiree Rodriguez is absolutely delicious!

12. Homemade Eggnog

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Wendy Irene‘s Homemade Eggnog doesn’t use the eggs and cream, and it’s so divine you won’t miss them one bit. Nothing makes it feel like the fall and winter season like a splash of eggnog in your coffee, or even better yet a homemade eggnog latte!

Check out these Recipes for The Ultimate Vegan Christmas Menu: From Meatless Pies to Dairy-Free Cakes by downloading the Food Monster App, which 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 new recipes every day. Check it out and make this holiday season plant-based!

Lead image source: Spiced Rum Egg Nog