Are you busy with the holidays, and getting ready to plan your vegan Thanksgiving menu? Well, here, let me help you out a bit! I've rounded up 36 of the absolute best Gluten Free Vegan Thanksgiving recipes that will help fill out your meal plan in no time! Scroll thru and find new, easy recipes for Thanksgiving.
This post covers main dishes for a great vegan Thanksgiving dinner, as well as side dishes, and even desserts that the whole family will love. The best part is, all of these are vegan recipes and gluten free recipes- safe for everyone following a vegan or gluten free diet!
If you're new to these dietary needs, you may be wondering, "What can I eat for Thanksgiving that is gluten free? or What can I eat at Thanksgiving as a vegan?" Well, my friends don't worry, you can still enjoy Thanksgiving traditional dishes, but using safe, alternative ingredients instead. Good news friends, you don't have to miss out on those favorite sweet potatoes (check out number 27!). Keep reading to find all the best classics, turned into gluten-free recipes, like vegan pumpkin pie, stuffing, vegetables, and more!
Don't forget those delicious desserts that every home needs, to finish off the perfect gluten-free vegan thanksgiving meal!
Most of the time you just need more whole foods and simple ingredients to make any of these gluten-free vegan Thanksgiving recipes!
Gather your family members around the holiday table this year for a delicious Thanksgiving feast without stress or fear, and nothing but fantastic food from these delicious recipes!
Gluten Free Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake (paleo, no-bake) - Texanerin Baking
This vegan pumpkin cheesecake is also paleo, no-bake and super creamy. It really tastes similar to a traditional pumpkin cheesecake!
Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf
A hearty plant-based dinner idea that will satisfy even meat-eaters! A Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf that mimics the classic meatloaf with no meat, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free! Get all your protein and veggies in this healthy recipe!
Easy Gluten-Free Focaccia Bread
You will never believe this soft and fluffy focaccia bread is gluten-free! Naturally dairy-free and vegan, everyone can enjoy this deliciously flavourful bread.
Gluten-Free Seitan Roast
Gluten-Free Seitan Roast with great meaty flavour and texture. Perfect for serving with all the trimmings for holiday dinners or Sunday roasts!
Gluten-free Apple Crumble Pie (Dutch Apple Pie)
This gluten-free apple crumble pie has a flaky crust filled with spiced apples and topped with a crunchy oat pecan streusel! You won't be able to tell it's both gluten-free and dairy-free!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Butternut Squash
The best balsamic-maple roasted Brussels sprouts with butternut squash, pecans, cranberries and avocado roasted garlic dressing. Ultimate healthy vegan Thanksgiving side dish ready in just 40 minutes!
Whole30 Vegan Harvest Rice
This Vegan & gluten free cauliflower rice dish is loaded with wholesome ingredients and great flavors! It’s a delicious side dish for thanksgiving.
Vegan Apple Galette (Gluten Free)
Warm, spiced apples wrapped in a flaky, delicious crust, this vegan gluten-free apple galette is filled with fall flavors and is simple to make.
Air Fryer Veggie Stuffed Zucchini Boats (Vegan, Keto) I easyflavorful
This zucchini boats stuffed with vegetables make a delicious side dish to go with thanksgiving dinner. Zucchini is cored first and stuffed with vegetables and air fried to perfection.
Vegan Chickpea Meatloaf
This vegan chickpea meatloaf is easy to make and full of flavour for a healthy and delicious vegan main dish for Thanksgiving.
Vegan Fall Harvest Salad with Kale and Pumpkin
Light and healthy vegan fall harvest salad is as satisfying as it is nutritious: crunchy kale paired with sweet pumpkin, tart Brussels sprouts, crisp apples and pomegranate seeds all merged together with delicious homemade maple-mustard dressing. Perfect Thanksgiving harvest salad that everyone will love!
Vegan Moussaka Without Bechamel
This simple yet delicious Vegan Moussaka Without Bechamel is made with roasted aubergine (eggplant) slices and a delicious chickpea & tomato filling. Same as traditional Turkish Moussaka, this healthy eggplant dish is packed with Mediterranean flavors and doesn't contain any béchamel sauce.
Crispy Air Fryer Oyster Mushrooms
These battered air fryer mushrooms are crispy, savory, and incredibly delicious. Makes a great appetiser or side dish!
Skillet Green Beans with Onion and Garlic
These healthy skillet sautéed green beans with garlic and onions are the perfect side dish for holiday meals. Topped with toasted slivered almonds, they're sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving!
Stuffed Butternut Squash (only 4 ingredients)
Stuffed butternut squash is filled with only four ingredients, but packed with flavor. The combination of sweet butternut squash, spicy Italian sausage, and tangy goat cheese has quickly become one of my favorite, protein-packed Thanksgiving meals.
Wild Rice Stuffing Casserole
This Wild Rice Stuffing Casserole is full of delicious Thanksgiving flavors. It's a delicious gluten-free stuffing option that everyone is sure to love.
Ultimate Gluten Free & Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin pie, the classic Thanksgiving dessert, gets a gluten free and dairy free makeover without compromising on flavor! It's pie perfection!
Savory Mashed Pumpkin (With Coconut)
This savory mashed pumpkin is a sweet and spicy side dish made with fresh pumpkin and topped with crunchy coconut. Serve this pumpkin mash on toast or with chicken, fish, or rice and curry as a vegan side dish.
Vegan Mashed Cauliflower (Keto | Low-Carb) - Plant-Based on a Budget
This delicious cauliflower mash tastes so good you won’t believe it’s healthy. Serve with thyme for an earthy zest and for a low calorie side dish that will fill you up!
The BEST Gluten Free & Dairy Free Cornbread
Move out dry, crumbly cornbread! This gluten free and dairy free cornbread is moist, fluffy, and perfect with some honey butter or a bowl of warm chili!
Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes (Easy, Crispy, Fluffy!)
Air Fryer Smashed Potatoes are simple and easy to make, with just 5 pantry ingredients! They're crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and bursting with garlic flavor!
Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Tahini Dressing (Vegan)
This warm Delicata Squash Salad is the perfect thanksgiving dish. It's loaded with sweet roasted onions, white beans, kale and pomegranate seeds and topped with a tangy tahini dressing. It's also vegan, gluten free and dairy free.
Maple Glazed Carrots With Brown Sugar
These maple glazed carrots with brown sugar are the perfect side dish for any holiday meal! The carrots are first coated in a glaze made from butter, maple syrup, and brown sugar and then roasted in the oven until they are nice and tender. The result is a delicious and festive side dish that your guests will love!
Homemade Fruit Stuffing (gluten free + vegan)
This easy homemade fruit stuffing recipe that everyone will fall in love with! Filled with fruit, vegetables, and delicious herbs, this gluten free and vegan recipe is a new family favorite.
Roasted Potatoes and Broccoli with Rosemary
Oven-roasted potatoes and broccoli with rosemary is a simple side dish you can have with any protein. This healthy 2-in-1 side can be easily cooked on a sheet pan. It takes care of your veggies and carbs for the meal, so you can focus on the main dish.
Simple Gluten-Free Corn Casserole with Green Chile
Get ready to clear a spot on the Thanksgiving table this year for this Gluten-Free Corn Casserole packed with a whole lot of cheesy goodness and dotted with green chiles! The chiles add a savory note that complements the sweetness of the corn and the creaminess of the cheese.
The Best Gluten-Free Vegan Stuffing
Thanksgiving is never complete without some of The Best Gluten-Free Vegan Stuffing! Impress your guests with this essential side dish recipe that's safe for all food allergies, loved by all, and may just become the new star of the show!
Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow (Gluten-Free, Allergy-Free)
This super easy Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow topping is a healthier twist on the classic Thanksgiving side dish! A sweet holiday favorite that's gluten-free, allergy-free, sugar-free, and optionally paleo! Smooth, mashed sweet potato topped with homemade marshmallow fluff, and baked to perfection!
Crispy Saute Potatoes with Garlic
These perfectly Crispy Sauté Potatoes with Garlic are the perfect accompaniment to steak, fish, meatballs, or any creamy dishes. It takes less than half an hour to make and is full of flavor thanks to garlic and rosemary. You can serve them as a side dish or have them as a snack.
Spiced Butternut Squash Soup
Spiced Butternut Squash Soup is a smooth, delicious, and comforting dish when you are craving a bowl of warmth or when the weather starts turning. This spicy soup is vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly. It is packed with seasonal flavor, very easy to make, and great for entertaining.
How to Cook Delicata Squash
Learn How to Cook Delicata Squash with this easy, no peeling required, roasting recipe. Perfect for stuffing, mashing, and pureeing, serve this versatile winter squash alongside all your favorite family dinners.
Imam Bayildi (Turkish Stuffed Eggplant)
Imam Bayildi (Turkish Stuffed Eggplant) is a classic Ottoman dish made with eggplants cooked in a generous amount of olive oil and then stuffed with a mixture of onions, tomatoes, and garlic. Packed with Mediterranean flavors, this baked stuffed aubergine dish is a very easy yet extremely delicious recipe to make.
Butternut Squash Spinach Skillet
Butternut Squash Spinach Skillet - tasty, healthy, nutritious, vegan, gluten-free, and ready in just 20 minutes. You'll LOVE the flavors of pan-fried butternut squash and the fact that this recipe doesn't take up valuable oven space while preparing for Thanksgiving!
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Maple Dressing
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Maple Dressing - is there a better Fall side dish?? This Brussels sprouts recipe is vegan, gluten-free, absolutely delicious, and ready in 20 minutes! You'll be reaching for seconds and pouring that balsamic maple dressing over everything!
Fresh Cranberry Relish
Fresh Cranberry Relish made simple and perfect with just 5 ingredients and a few minutes of your time! Make this raw cranberry relish the night before or up to three days ahead of Thanksgiving!
White Bean Butternut Squash Mash
This delicious dish of Mashed Butternut Squash and White Beans is the most satisfying, comforting Thanksgiving side dish. Made with roasted butternut squash, roasted garlic, and canned white beans, this is a super easy vegan side dish recipe that tastes like a million bucks!
Sweet Potato Casserole with Black Beans, Kale and Quinoa
Enjoy this savory, comforting, vegan sweet potato casserole with black beans, kale, quinoa and roasted garlic sauce. It’s easy to assemble and perfect to make ahead.
Hopefully, by now, you see that there are various different options for you to eat as a vegan at Thanksgiving and many dishes you can gobble into all while enjoying all the best gluten-free foods you can handle.
Don't let the fear of eating with celiac disease or veganism (or cooking for the gluten-free vegans in your life) stop you from having the best holiday season around the dinner table with family and friends! Use any of these new recipes to find tasty new Gluten Free Vegan Thanksgiving recipes!
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