Whether you’re new to a vegan diet, cooking for vegan guests, or a seasoned vegan, I’ve gathered together some of the best oil free vegan Christmas recipes around the web. Tasty breakfasts, hearty mains, delicious sides, and scrumptious desserts are all here – no need to feel deprived on this most magical day. There’s something here to please everyone!
What do vegans eat on Christmas?
It’s so easy to create vegan versions of just about any food these days, so there’s plenty of plant based options to be enjoyed Here’s what you’ll find in this collection of recipes:
Start your Christmas day with an amazing vegan breakfast. Whether you like sweet or savory breakfasts, simple or more elaborate, I’ve got the perfect recipes for Christmas morning! Pancakes, vegan sausage, breakfast casserole and more!
Several meatless main dish ideas from meatless roasts and loafs, to amazing pasta dishes. You’re guaranteed to have a delicious Christmas dinner!
Tasty side dishes including potatoes, salads, and vegetables. Several ideas for dishes to accompany your vegan centerpiece dish.
Scrumptious dairy free desserts that fool even non-vegans. Cookies, brownies, and fudge, are among these delectable treats!
Festive beverages to accompany your meal, or to enjoy while watching your favorite Christmas movies.
I’m sure these vegan Christmas recipes will be a hit with everyone at your Christmas celebration!
Vegan Christmas Recipes
Feel free to indulge and make your holiday special with these recipes! They're all meatless, dairy free, egg free, and oil free, but not lacking in holiday flavor!
Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
Start out Christmas day with one of these delicious recipes! Whether you want something quick and easy, or a more elaborate buffet brunch, you'll find recipes here to fit your need.
Mix up this Vegan Country Gravy Mix in just minutes and have luscious gravy any time you want. It's wonderful served over tofu scramble and breakfast potatoes, or mix in some vegan sausage for biscuits and gravy. Yum!
These Vegan Breakfast Sausage Links are a perfect addition to your holiday breakfast! They have a great "meaty" texture, and are full of flavor! They can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer to save time when you're busy with your other holiday cooking.
This Spinach and Onion Frittata is a delicious option for Christmas morning! You can assemble it ahead of time to bake on the special day. Fill with any vegetables you like for a healthy dish that will please everyone!
Vegan Eggs Benedict is a delicious and elegant Christmas brunch dish. Whole wheat english muffins topped with sliced vegan ham and tofu scramble, and drizzled with luscious hollandaise sauce. It's sure to be a hit!
Homemade vegan ravioli filled with spinach tofu ricotta is a perfect dish for pasta lovers! These fun to make pasta pillows can be made in advance and stored in the freezer until you're ready to cook them for your holiday meal.
This vegan chickpea meatloaf is hearty, wholesome, and full of flavor and texture. With mushrooms, kale, walnuts, and wild rice, it's a beautiful centerpiece for the holiday table and a healthy dinner any time of year
You don't need dairy or meat to create a delicious lasagna! Filled with spinach tofu ricotta, and topped with oil free vegan mozzarella, this dish is a perfect celebratory meal for holidays, or any time you want a wonderful pasta dinner.
A hearty plant-based Christmas inner 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!
This Vegan Cannelloni is filled with a blend of spinach, vegan ricotta, and basil for a family-friendly meal that's bursting with Italian flavors! Not only is this dish healthy and oil-free, but it's perfect for the holidays.
This light and festive vegan Brussels sprouts salad is made with oil-free citrus vinaigrette, orange-infused cranberries, pistachios and fresh mint. A little sweet, and just a bit little tart, citrus and cranberries are natural complements. You’ll love the bright colors and crunch thus dish brings to your Holiday table.
Healthy Homemade Cranberry Sauce sweetened with maple syrup and orange juice will be a beautiful and tasty accompaniment to your Christmas feast! If you've never made your own cranberry sauce, you really need to give it a try and find out how easy and delicious it it!
These Instant Pot Glazed Carrots are not just beautiful, but they're also delicious! Making them in the Instant Pot frees up space on the stove top or in the oven, and they can be cooked in just minutes - perfect for a busy cooking day!
Creamy, cheesy, and comforting, this Vegan Broccoli Rice Casserole is favorite easy main or side dish the whole family will love! Dairy free, oil free, and made from scratch with plant based ingredients, it’s a great dish to bring to potlucks and gatherings.
Two favorite holiday treats combined into one! This gingerbread popcorn is perfect for snacking on while you're watching holiday movies or playing games with the family. And, it's vegan, oil free, refined sugar free, and so easy to make!
This healthy vegan chocolate mousse cake comes with an easy homemade cookie crust and uses only whole food ingredients! Easily customizable, this cake recipe is perfect for the holidays and oh-so-chocolatey.
This festive bubbly cranberry orange mocktail is easy to prepare, looks so beautiful and uses fresh cranberries instead of cranberry juice! Also, filled with amazing flavor with the right balance of sweet vs tart. To make it easier to serve for gatherings, make the syrup ahead and combine with sparkling water just before serving!
Vegan Gingerbread Steamers are the perfect cookie making and cookie eating companion. It tastes just like a gingerbread latte but without the caffeine or added refined sugar. Adults adore it and kids will love that they get to enjoy it, too.
Delicious Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate just in time for the holidays! Enjoy this warming cup of creamy hot chocolate this holiday season. It's super easy to make and sweetened with only a touch of maple syrup!
I love creating tasty, oil-free, vegan recipes that everyone will love (even non-vegans)! Here you'll find vegan versions of your favorite comfort foods, as well as some new tastes! Join me on a path to improving your health, helping the planet, and saving animals.