Thankful | Vegan Thanksgiving Menu

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Thankful is a vegan Thanksgiving menu featuring a cornucopia of Southern-inspired flavors perfect for your fall gatherings! Use this plant based meal plan to enjoy five nights of incredible dinners, or you can make all of the recipes and create one heck of a plant fueled feast. Either way, it’s not to be missed!

Each Plant Fueled Life meal plan contains

  • A detailed grocery list. An interactive list broken down by department, so no more aimless wandering through the grocery store. 
  • An optional prep list. This step-by-step list guides you through pre-cooking tasks, meaning less chaos in the kitchen and more confidence. 
  • Batching directions. Our easy-to-follow batching instructions will help you efficiently prepare your meals’ base components, meaning the bulk of the cooking for the week is done.
  • Meal night directions. Simple instructions ensure every dish is plated to perfection, ready to tantalize your taste buds.

Gourmet Plant Based Meal Plan

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Smoky Butter Plant Based Bean Soup and Cornbread Muffins with Spiced Pumpkin Butter

Sweater weather equals soup weather and our Smoky Butter Bean Soup is the perfect way to take the chill off. Tender cornbread muffins with Spiced Pumpkin Butter are served on the side add delightful fall flavor.

Roasted Tempeh Steaks with Savory Pan Sauce and Southern-style Vegan Cornbread Dressing

The Roasted Tempeh Steaks with Savory Pan Sauce and Southern-style Cornbread Dressing are just waiting for you to impress yourself and your loved ones! 

“I loved the cornbread stuffing! I would never have thought to turn cornbread into stuffing….Overall, a wonderful meal!”

Elizabeth, Plant Fueled Life member
Creamy Corn Casserole and Pan-roasted Broccoli Green Pea Medley

Try our plant-powered take on a classic with the Creamy Corn Casserole and Pan-roasted Broccoli & Green Pea Medley. If you’ve never had Southern corn casserole, now is the time! It’s a welcome addition to any holiday spread.

Blue Cheese-sauced Vegan Chickpea Cutlets and Maple-glazed Sweet Potatoes

Our Blue Cheese-sauced Chickpea Cutlets and Maple-glazed Sweet Potatoes are the perfect blend of savory, sweet, crunchy, soft, and all-around incredible flavors. Warning: the Blue Cheese Dressing is addictive, and you won’t believe it’s dairy-free. Sidenote: Watch what Dr. Neal Dr. Barnard says about why might want to give up cheese

“This blue cheese sauce is absolutely delicious and goes great with these chickpea cutlets that are my favorite!”

Lisa, Plant Fueled Life member
7-Layer Salad with Dairy Free Blue Cheese Dressing and Cinnamon Pecans

The 7-Layer Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing and Cinnamon Pecans is based on the retro salad of the same name. Ours features layers of greens, apples, celery, green peas, avocado, Blue Cheese Dressing, and cinnamon pecans for an insanely delicious meal that feels ultra modern.

“This salad is so flavorful. We repeat it often.”

CW, Plant Fueled Life member
Orange Cranberry Quick Bread No Butter No Oil

Bonus recipe alert! 🚨The Cranberry Orange Quick Bread is a tasty treat that comes together fast and is perfect for a holiday brunch, dessert or just a snack. Our members are RAVING about this bread!

“This is perfect to bring along when visiting friends and family during the holidays. Easy to make, easier to eat!”

Suzanne, Plant Fueled Life member

“Frequently requested by my omni teens, who call it “magic bread.” I use fresh cranberries (go hog wild around Thanksgiving and store it in the freezer). Fan-freaking-tastic.”

Lisa, Plant Fueled Life member

“I’ve made this multiple times and often gift them to omnis.”

Nancy, Plant Fueled Life member

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Simple Thankful

Want Southern-inspired fall flavor but don’t have a lot of time? No problem! Simple Thankful is a streamlined plant based meal plan that you and your family will love. If the Loaded Cheesy Potato Bowl doesn’t make your mouth water, we don’t know what will!

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  1. Sweet & Tangy Autumn Salad
  2. Loaded Cheesy Potato Bowl
  3. Smoky Butter Bean Soup and Toasted Baguette
  4. Chickpea Walnut Cutlets with Roasted Cauliflower & Potatoes and Pear Slices
  5. Smoky Gouda Broccoli Mac & Peas and Tomato, Basil & Avocado Salad

Planty yums for every season

Food is often one of the biggest stress points of the holiday season, but it doesn’t have to be!

Plant Fueled Life is full of absolutely incredibly delicious vegan meal plans and recipes perfect for Thanksgiving or whatever holiday get-together you’ve got plannned. Everything is 100% plant based (dairy-free, oil-free, no animal products), so you don’t have to second guess all the yumminess. It’s a breeze to increase the number of servings, make more of this and less of that, create your own Magic Meal Plan with a Wizard Plan as your starting point, and soooo much more. Sign up for a free trial today and leave the planning to us!

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