11 easy vegan Thanksgiving recipes that everybody will love

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Yahoo Lifestyle
Photo: Madeline Lu
Photo: Madeline Lu

If you’ve been asked to make a vegan-friendly dish for Thanksgiving, you’re probably experiencing some, if not all, of the following thoughts:

  • “Is it even possible to make vegan food taste good?”

  • “What if everybody hates this?”

  • “Oh, crap.”

You can stop frantically pacing. Vegan food has never been easier to make, or more delicious. Here are 11 comfort dishes from our favorite vegan bloggers. Your meat-loving family members will love them, and they’re actually easy to pull off:

<a href="https://www.twospoons.ca/single-post/2017/10/31/Stuffed-Mini-Pumpkins-with-Wild-Rice-and-Kale" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Stuffed Mini Pumpkins with Wild Rice and Kale" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Stuffed Mini Pumpkins with Wild Rice and Kale</a> by Two Spoons. (Photo: Two Spoons)
Stuffed Mini Pumpkins with Wild Rice and Kale by Two Spoons. (Photo: Two Spoons)

Stuffed mini pumpkins with wild rice and kale recipe

<a href="https://www.cearaskitchen.com/favorite-vegan-biscuits/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Fluffy five-ingredient vegan biscuits" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Fluffy five-ingredient vegan biscuits</a> by Ceara’s Kitchen. (Photo: Ceara’s Kitchen)
Fluffy five-ingredient vegan biscuits by Ceara’s Kitchen. (Photo: Ceara’s Kitchen)

Fluffy five-ingredient vegan biscuit recipe 

<a href="https://ec.yimg.com/ec?url=http%3a%2f%2ffrommybowl.com%2fhealthy-sweet-potato-casserole%2f%26quot%3b&t=1513235465&sig=7Q.HJUWmcBZ0QsCfBDr1Pg--~D rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole</a> by From My Bowl. (Photo: From My Bowl)
Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole by From My Bowl. (Photo: From My Bowl)

Healthy sweet potato casserole recipe

<a href="https://ec.yimg.com/ec?url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.madelinelu.com%2fnew-blog%2f2017%2f9%2f18%2fcinnamon-apple-pie-with-pie-roses%26quot%3b&t=1513235465&sig=CVTrixkhPufx.CMNtNqlBQ--~D rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Cinnamon Apple Pie with Pie Roses" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Cinnamon Apple Pie with Pie Roses</a> by Madeline Lu. (Photo: Madeline Lu)
Cinnamon Apple Pie with Pie Roses by Madeline Lu. (Photo: Madeline Lu)

Cinnamon apple pie with pie roses recipe

<a href="https://ec.yimg.com/ec?url=http%3a%2f%2fohsheglows.com%2f2012%2f10%2f05%2fglazed-lentil-walnut-apple-loaf-revisited%2f%26quot%3b&t=1513235465&sig=FkBu62kRaslHzovsaWLepw--~D rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf</a> by Oh She Glows. (Photo: Oh She Glows)
Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf by Oh She Glows. (Photo: Oh She Glows)

Glazed lentil walnut apple loaf recipe

<a href="https://www.thissavoryvegan.com/vegan-mashed-potatoes-and-gravy/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Mashed Potatoes and Gravy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Mashed Potatoes and Gravy</a> by This Savory Vegan. (Photo: This Savory Vegan)
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy by This Savory Vegan. (Photo: This Savory Vegan)

Mashed potatoes and gravy recipe

<a href="https://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2011/11/28/healthy-chocolate-pecan-pie/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Healthy Chocolate Pecan Pie" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Healthy Chocolate Pecan Pie</a> <a href="https://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2011/11/28/healthy-chocolate-pecan-pie/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:by Chocolate Covered Katie. (Photo: Chocolate Covered Katie)" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> by Chocolate Covered Katie. (Photo: Chocolate Covered Katie)</a>
Healthy Chocolate Pecan Pie by Chocolate Covered Katie. (Photo: Chocolate Covered Katie)

Healthy chocolate pecan pie recipe

<a href="https://www.theendlessmeal.com/mushroom-shepherds-pie/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie with Brown Butter" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie with Brown Butter</a> by the Endless Meal. (Photo: the Endless Meal)
Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie with Brown Butter by the Endless Meal. (Photo: the Endless Meal)

Mushroom shepherd’s pie with brown butter recipe

<a href="https://www.carrotsandflowers.com/vegan-stuffing-sausage-mushroom/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Stuffing with Mushroom, Apple Sage Sausage, and Pecans" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Stuffing with Mushroom, Apple Sage Sausage, and Pecans</a> by Carrots and Flowers. (Photo: Carrots and Flowers)
Stuffing with Mushroom, Apple Sage Sausage, and Pecans by Carrots and Flowers. (Photo: Carrots and Flowers)

Stuffing with mushroom, apple sage sausage, and pecans recipe

<a href="https://ec.yimg.com/ec?url=http%3a%2f%2fmyvibrantkitchen.com%2fvegan-pumpkin-pie%2f%26quot%3b&t=1513235465&sig=C49E2Y87g2qUwB5HkxB5JQ--~D rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Pumpkin Pie Topped With Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream and Blackberries" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Pumpkin Pie Topped With Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream and Blackberries</a> by My Vibrant Kitchen. (Photo: My Vibrant Kitchen)
Pumpkin Pie Topped With Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream and Blackberries by My Vibrant Kitchen. (Photo: My Vibrant Kitchen)

Pumpkin pie topped with vegan vanilla ice cream and blackberries recipe

<a href="https://ec.yimg.com/ec?url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.healthylittlevittles.com%2fcreamy-pumpkin-soup-with-crispy-chickpeas-pomegranate-seeds-pumpkin-cashew-cream%2f%26quot%3b&t=1513235465&sig=IaFphixiS2YbO3r5In36Ow--~D rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Coconut Cream, Crispy Chickpeas, and Pomegranate Seeds by Healthy Little Vittles." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Coconut Cream, Crispy Chickpeas, and Pomegranate Seeds by Healthy Little Vittles.</a> (Photo: Healthy Little Vittles)
Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Coconut Cream, Crispy Chickpeas, and Pomegranate Seeds by Healthy Little Vittles. (Photo: Healthy Little Vittles)

Creamy pumpkin soup with coconut cream, crispy chickpeas, and pomegranate seeds recipe

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