Going vegan this Thanksgiving? If you've decided to make this year's celebration plant-based, or you're cooking for someone who has, it's time to up your menu with some seasonal vegan dishes.
Get creative and harness the bounty of the colourful and flavourful produce that abounds at this time of year. Think pumpkin, cabbage and pears, starring in earthy soups, vibrant crunchy salads and equally exciting desserts.
With that in mind, we've put together some of our best festive vegan recipes to make this a feast to remember - one that'll light up your guests' faces and add festive cheer to your table.
What's more, with an increasing number of chefs like US-based Daniel Humm and Copenhagen's Rasmus Kofoed putting vegetables centre-stage this year, you are in good company.
Best Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes
Wild mushroom terrine
Get your vegan Thanksgiving off to a flying start with this rich wild mushroom terrine, served with crusty French bread or Italian grissini.
Red cabbage, hazelnut and apple salad
Crisp, crunchy and colourful. This side salad has all the star qualities you need to add extra oomph to your table.
Broccoli and miso soup
Go for a classic soup with a Japanese twist in this broccoli soup with miso and oyster mushrooms, that sings with a dash of zesty lime, salty soy and fiery miso heat.
Chickpeas and pumpkin
Make this stew in advance, maybe even the day before, to allow the flavours to really develop for the big day.
Fennel and orange salad
This vibrant vegan salad requires only a handful of ingredients. Be sure to make it ahead of time so the ingredients have time to marry.
Roasted pumpkin and pear soup
Pumpkins are the star of many a Thanksgiving table - let them shine in this velvety pumpkin soup with just a hint of sweetness.
Let your vegan friends in on the fun with this 'tofurky' roll recipe with mushrooms, made with seasoned tofu in a golden pastry case, with a creamy mushroom centre.
No Thanksgiving would be complete without the sweet and tart accompaniment of an iconic cranberry sauce. Why not have a go at making your own this year?
Spicy chocolate vegan cupcakes
These dense chocolate cupcakes come dressed to impress with a spicy kick.
Spoil your guests (and yourself, after all, it is Thanksgiving), with this gluten-free vegan pecan pie recipe complete with a crunchy almond crust and a sticky maple syrup filling.
Pears poached in red wine
Keep dessert time simple and elegant, with these impressive whole pears poached in red wine.