If you’re vegetarian or vegan, finding herbivore-friendly dishes during the holidays can prove to be a bit of a challenge. Rather than consigning yourself to yet another green bean casserole, celebrate this holiday season with rich and hearty vegetarian side dishes that are deceptively healthy, too. With everything from pumpkin casseroles to spicy butternut squash, these to-die-for veggie dishes will make the perfect addition to any herbivore or carnivore’s holiday feast.
Get the best of both worlds with these crispy and chewy Baked Butternut Fries from Foodess. Let the butternut squash speak for itself in this tasty recipe, which only calls for a little oil, salt and pepper.
Celebrate butternut squash with bold spices like paprika and turmeric in this easy recipe from Healthy Seasonal Recipes. Turmeric has cancer-fighting benefits so you can rest easy while filling up your plate.
This comforting pasta bake from The Adventures of MJ and Hungryman combines two of our personal favorites: pumpkin and kale. Lighter cheeses are used along with pumpkin puree to create a healthy, but super creamy texture.
Borrowed Salt’s side dish is a bowl of the wonderful fall season in its purest form. The root vegetables mixed with leeks, kale and sage make this healthy salad an absolute must-have at our holiday table.