45 Vegan Christmas Recipes

Christmas is just over two weeks away, and while you must have sorted your vegan gifts, the next thing on your mind would be planning your vegan Christmas meal. Whether you are hosting a big party or just having a quiet meal with your family or close friends, Christmas meals must be special. From your special morning breakfast to the lavish Christmas dinner feast, after all Christmas is all about food.

Don’t worry this holiday season your festive, meatless and dairy-free vegan dinner table will leave everyone impressed as we have pulled together 45 amazing vegan recipes for Christmas that will cover everything from soups, appetizers, sides to main course, desserts and even drinks.

Our Christmas menu with vegan recipes for breakfast to dinner includes something for everyone – classic Christmas pudding and vegan turkey for those who love tradition, raw vegan meals for the raw or healthy food lover, matcha breakfasts to golden milk for the hot and happening crowd, vegan mac and cheese for the kids and a host of dessert options, simply because we are partial towards desserts when it comes to holiday season.

Happy Cooking and Happy Holidays!


Neapolitan Waffles - Vegan Christmas Recipes - Vegan breakfast - Warm Christmas Breakfast(Image via Lenaliciously)

Kick-off the Christmas morning with these delicious and easy to cook vegan breakfast options. You can go with the vegan bacon and tofu scramble or try the matcha chia pudding to make a healthy start.

Matcha chia pudding by Emilie Eats – GF, NF
(5 min)

Neapolitan waffles by Lenaliciously – NF

Vegan bacon and tofu by Nutrilious –  GF, NF
(15 min prep time & 15 min cook time)

Maca banana ice-cream parfait by Veganwhat – GF, NF

Spinach and mushroom quiche by Well Vegan – NF
(60 min)

Vegan French toast by Love & Lemons
(10 min prep time & 5 min cook time)

Raw pumpkin pie smoothie by Julie’s Lufestyle
(10 min)

Spiced Pumpkin Chia Pudding with Matcha Vanilla Cream by Raw Food Recipes – GF, NF


Maple Cinnamon Latte - WARM VEGAN DRINKS - Vegan Christmas Recipes

Whether it is morning or evening, warm winter drinks with full of spicy flavors of Fall or the comforting hot chocolate will immediately make you cozy.

Pumpkin spice Thai iced coffee by Unconventional Baker – GF, NF
(10 min)

Raw eggnog by This Rawsome Vegan Life – GF
(10 min)

Vegan golden turmeric milk by Happy Healthy Life – GF, NF (optional)
(10 min)

Vegan crockpot hot chocolate by Well Vegan – GF
(5 min prep time & 120 min cook time)

Maple cinnamon latte by Port and Fin – GF
(5 min)

Vegan mint matcha latte by Vegan Gretchen – GF, NF
(5 min)

Vegan Holiday Soups

Curried Butternut Squash Soup - Vegan Christmas Recipes - Vegan Christams recipe ideas(Image via Minimalist Baker)

From plant based to meat-lovers, everyone will enjoy these delicious vegan soups to start-off the Christmas meal.

Curried butternut squash soup by Minimalist Baker – GF, NF
(5 min prep time & 25 min cook time)

Vegan miso and ramen soup by Vegan Foods & Living – GF, NF

Vegan cream of asparagus soup by My Darling Vegan – GF, NF
(15 min prep time & 15 min cook time)

Tex-mex quinoa vegetable soup by The Simple Veganista – GF, NF
(15 min prep time & 45 min cook time)

Vegan peanut carrot soup by Vegan Richa – GF
(10 min prep time & 20 min cook time)

Raw tomato soup by The Rawtarian – GF, 5 ingredients recipe
(10 min total time)

Vegan curry rice soup by The Vegan 8 – GF
(20 min prep time & 30 min cook time)

Appetizers & Side Dishes

 - Vegan Side Dish for Christmas(Image via Lazy Cat Kitchen)

Everyone knows the real star of the Christmas meal are the sides. That’s why we have included eight options, each of which will have your guests licking their fingers and making you the perfect host.

Creamed spinach by The Veg Life – NF (optional)
(20 minutes cook time)

Herb garlic flat bread by Vegan Richa – GF, NF
(15 min prep time & 20 min cook time)

Vegan mac and cheese by Yup Its Vegan
(20 min prep time & 75 min cook time)

White bean kale salad with tahini dressing by Minimalist Baker – GF
(10 min prep time & 20 min cook time)

Spiced carrot and chickpea salad by Lazy Cat Kitchen – GF, NF
(15 min prep time & 30 min cook time)

Tomato walnut pate by Vegan Chickpea – GF
(30 min prep time & 5 min cook time)

Roasted apple and cranberry sauce by Strength & Sunshine – GF, NF
(35 min)

Vegan beet wellington by Yup Its Vegan

Vegan Christmas Dinner Recipes

Vegan Turkey Roll - Vegan Christmas Recipes - Vegan Christmas dinner ideas(Image via Cheftographer)

Be prepared to amaze your vegan and non-vegan guests alike with these super delicious vegan Christmas mains, that will give the meat-dishes a run for their money. Plus, the fact that these plant based items are much healthier and lighter on the stomach means everyone can indulge guilt-free.

Vegan turkey rolls by Cheftographer

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie by Delicious Everyday – GF, NF
(30 min prep and 30 min cook time)

Vegan quinoa chilli by Simple Vegan Blog – GF, NF
(10 min prep time & 35 min cook time)

Vegan seitan roast by One Green Planet – NF
(45 min cook time)

Seitan Stuffed with Walnuts, Dried Cranberries, and Mushrooms by Fat Free Vegan
(60 min prep time & 95 min cook time)

Vegan festive roast by Avant Garde Vegan

Grilled Tempeh Skewers with Peanut Sauce and Rice by Crazy Cucumber Blog – GF

Mexican stuffed sweet potato skins vegan gluten free by Gluten Free Vegan Pantry – GF, NF
(15 min prep time & 90 min cook time)

Vegan Dessert Recipes

Gingerbread Donuts - Vegan Christmas Recipes - Vegan Christams Dessert ideas(Image via Deliciously Ella)

We are suckers for all things sweet and that’s why we have included plenty of desert options to please everyone’s taste buds – classic British puddings to evergreen chocolate cakes to even the raw mousse bars.

Vegan Christmas pudding by Deliciously Ella

Raw mint mousse bars by Nutrition Stripped – GF
(20 min)

Vegan chocolate cake by Minimalist Baker
(15 minutes prep time & 25 minutes cook time)

Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts by Oh She Glows – NF
(30 minutes prep time & 12 minutes cook time)
Gingerbread waffles by A Virtual Vegan
(10 min prep time & 5 min cook time)
Gingerbread donuts by Emilie Eats – GF, NF (optional)
(20 min prep time & 15 min cook time)
Cherry pie with sour cherry drizzle by Young and Raw

Avocado ice-cream by Lenaliciously – GF
(prep time 10 min & 6 hrs to freeze)


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