Chances are, if you’re hosting a Christmas feast this year, you’ll have at least one friend or family member who will be a little flustered by the feathered fowl at the center of the table. For either ethical or health reasons, many people are making the switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet.

These delicious recipes will please every palate giving everyone—including animals—something to be thankful for this Christmas season.

Appetizers and Snacks

Soups and Salads


Side Dishes



In order to avoid ruffling any feathers this Christmas season, PETA has dished up these handy tips:

Vegan Cooking Tips

Want to get more delicious recipes like these as well as ideas on ways you can help animals, improve your health, and protect the environment in the new year?

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