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7 Recipes to Warm the Soul and Welcome the Festive Season



Boost your holiday cheer with these delicious and heart-warming plant-based recipes.

As we kick away the fall leaves, prepare to dash through the snow, and cozy up with loved ones, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite plant-based recipes to help ease the pressure of meal planning while spreading plant-based joy over the winter months.

1. Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf by Oh She Glows

You won’t believe how flavorful and satisfying this meal is! A mix of lentils, carrots, apples, celery, and other wholesome ingredients makes for the perfect main course.

2. The Best Vegan Lasagna by Jessica in the Kitchen

Nothing says comfort like lasagna filled with vegan ricotta, plant-based protein, and eggplant. Yum!

3. Go To Dal Recipe by Rachel Alma

This simple dal recipe which puts chilies and ginger at the forefront will warm up your mouth and soul on days you are seeking a break from the winter chill.

a bowl of dal

4. Gluten-Free Holiday Roast by Richa

Look no further than this tofu and chickpea-based roast for the ideal centerpiece for any feast!

5. Amazing Vegan Charcuterie Board by Vegan on Board

Learn how to create a beautiful party board that will satisfy vegans and meat-eaters alike using hummus, vegetables, fruits, and plant-based meats and cheeses available at your local grocer.

6. Vegan Chocolate Babka by Rainbow Nourishments

No party is complete without dessert, and this buttery and fluffy babka is surprisingly easy to make!

7. Vegan Coquito by Layla Luciano

This mouthwatering recipe for the traditional rum-based Puerto Rican holiday drink is a great complement to dessert for adults.

a glass of coquito

Have any favorite plant-based recipes you’d like to share with us? Tag us on social media @WorldAnimalProtectionUS or complete this form and we’ll be sure to include them in an upcoming blog!

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