Vegetarian Holiday Recipes


It’s crunch time for meal preparations being in the middle of Hanukkah and Christmas just three days away. RSVPs from friends and relatives are still being sought out, places at tables are being mentally set, and times for all the appetizers and dishes are being calculated down to the minute to keep guests happy. But with all the planning, a minor detailed slipped your mind that one of the guests coming for dinner is a vegetarian.

But before panic ensues, don’t worry, because we have you covered with a handful of appetizers, main courses, and desserts perfect for this scenario. Not only are these dishes vegetarian-friendly, but they are also so delicious that everyone celebrating the holidays with you will want to have. 


Hot Cheesy Spinach-Artichoke DipSpinach Artichoke Dip

Shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheese, chopped spinach and artichoke hearts make up this dip that is full of flavor. To be served with bread, crackers, pita chips, or pretzels this appetizer is sure to be a hit.






Mini Brie & Pear Appetizer Quesadillas

Cranberries, hazelnuts (or without to accommodate nut allergies), melted brie cheese, and sliced pear makeup these savory little quesadillas. They are easy and fast to make and only 57 calories each!






Quinoa Patties

Quinoa Patties

For a filling and satisfying meal, these quinoa patties certainly do the trick. Don’t let the quinoa’s small size deceive you, this whole grain is heavy on the protein side and is also gluten-free.




Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna

Get all of the gooey cheesy goodness from lasagna without the meat. Substituting zucchini for ground beef, this recipe will gain attention from all your guests and leave them wanting more.







Cranberry Bliss BarsCranberry Bliss Bars

‘Tis the season for cranberries, and these scrumptious bars are no exception. Dairy, egg, and gluten-free this little dessert will please everyone’s dietary needs and lives up to its name.






Paleo Gingerbread CookiesPaleo Gingerbread Cookies

While these cookies may not shaped like men or women, rest assured they still have that flavorful gingerbread taste. And with gluten-free, sugar-free, and vegan ingredients you can indulge without the worry.




*All photos and detailed cooking instructions are courtesy of each respective blogger

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