Christmas celebrations are just around the corner now and everyone is looking forward to having a cozy, fun and delicious family get-together. Unfortunately, there are usually a lot of meat-laden dishes being served, alongside heavy creamy desserts.

Since healthy eating should be viewed as a lifestyle, rather than a diet, these events are no exceptions when it comes to planning out your meals. There are actually many kinds of dishes that are easily made from whole, plant-based foods!

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Of course, healthy food by no means has to be bland or depriving like the following examples will show you. And when would be a more appropriate time to be sharing a hearty and compassionate meal with your loved ones than over Christmas?

Now, let's take a look at our favorite concoctions from some amazing food blogs all around the world!

Beverages

Fruit Punch

Sparkling Fruit Punch by The Vegan 8

chai_latte

Vegan Chai Latte by Minimalist Baker

Soups & Salads

kale_walnut

Pomegranate, Crunchy Walnut & Kale Salad by The Minimalist Vegan

carrot_lentil_soup

Curried Sweet Potato, Carrot & Red Lentil Soup by She Likes Food

radicchio_salad

Radicchio Salad with Cranberry Orange Dressing by Forks Over Knives

bean_soup

Spicy Bean Soup by Ceara's Kitchen

Main & Side Dishes

roasted_brussels

Cheesy Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Broccoli with Dried Cherries & Almonds by Keepin' It Kind

quinoa_kale_tofu

Quinoa and kale with baked ginger tofu by A Dash Of Compassion

wild_rice_salad

Chickpea, Goji & Wild Rice Salad by Coconut And Berries

roasted_winter_bowl

Roasted Sweet Potato & Broccoli Winter Bowls by She Likes Food

artichoke

Stuffed Artichokes by Ceara's Kitchen

butternut_pesto

Butternut with Roasted Red Pepper, Walnut & Parsley Pesto by Coconut And Berries

mushrooms_greens

Raw Smokey Mushrooms on Steamy Greens by Earthspout

Desserts

raw_lemon_cake

Raw Vegan Zesty Lemon Slice by The Minimalist Vegan

chocolate_pudding

Vegan Spiced Chocolate & Orange Self Saucing Pudding by Loving Earth

banana_cinnamon_rolls

3 Ingredient Raw Vegan Cinnamon Roll by Sweet Simple Vegan

pumpkin_bites

Pumpkin Seed Energy Bites by Healthy Grocery Girl

raw_apple_crumble

Raw Apple Crumble by Forks Over Knives

sweet_potato_brownies

Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies by Sweet Simple Vegan

stuffed_apples

Nut And Date Stuffed Apples by The Minimalist Vegan

Which ones are your favorite recipe ideas? And how do you celebrate your vegan Christmas? Let us know in the comments below.


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