Most of us eat pretty healthy year-round, but it’s hard to stay on track when the holidays come around even for the best of us. Let’s be real: who wants to stick to the veggies when there’s creamy mashed potatoes and gravy? We already know that you take great care of your skin, so stick to these vegan holiday recipes for a festive celebration that won’t damage your diet.
We swear, you don’t have to be a vegan to love a good Tofurkey Roast! If you’re trying to avoid consuming too much meat, this recipe is a seriously delicious alternative. Although it suggests throwing in carrots and potatoes to your roast, you can add any of your favorite winter veggies.
Fluffy Mashed Potatoes
Now that we put those mashed potatoes on your mind, we had to give a vegan alternative. These fluffy mashed potatoes feature a few healthy alternatives such as unsweetened almond milk and vegan butter combined with Yukon Gold potatoes. This tasty side dish is so creamy, you won’t miss the whole milk or cream you usually mix in.
Meatloaf without the Meat
Instead of a comforting pot roast, this Meatless Loaf is an epic blend of superfoods: sweet potatoes, carrots, walnuts, and quinoa. It’s savory and tender on the inside, yet crispy and browned on the outside.
Keep it veggie friendly with this simple stuffing made with three meat and dairy-free alternatives: flax egg, lentils and vegetable broth. It’s a holiday favorite that’s wholesome, nutrient rich, and tastes like it’s directly from your family cookbook.
Caramel Apple Pie
Is it really a holiday feast if you didn’t eat pie? Indulge in caramel apple pie made with this delightful trio: a vegan crust, filling and caramel sauce. You are still getting your sweet treat after dinner, but it’s made with nourishing ingredients.
With these healthy recipes, it’s easy to treat your body the same way you treat your skin.