Healthy Holiday Recipes To Help Avoid Food Hangovers

Jillian HarrisChristmas, Christmas, Dinner, Food, Holiday Favourites, My Heart, Vegetarian3 Comments

As many of you know I’ve been reducing my animal product intake in a MASSIVE way… It’s been one of the biggest changes and challenges I’ve made in my life. I want to thank all of you who have inspired me and gently encouraged me. I’m so proud of what I’m learning and how I’m changing. Thank you thank you!!!! I will be sharing more about my journey in the New Year, when I’m more confident in my changes. I am definitely not perfect yet but am trying my best to learn more, one step at a time.

Until then, I wanted to share with you this perfectly curated list of healthy holiday recipes that will help you avoid food hangovers this holiday season. We all know that food is abundant and richer than ever this time of year. And it definitely doesn’t help that we seem to throw all of our food rules out the window and don’t really care about how much bread, meat, sugar, cheese, we’re actually consuming. Leaving us feeling bloated and hungover!!!! One of my favourite local food bloggers, Erin Ireland has hand picked the best list of recipes to help you (and I) avoid food hangovers all together this holiday season. Check them out below .. and if you don’t already follow her, I suggest you do.
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MAIN

Vegducken by Erin Ireland
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STUFFING

Lightened Up Spring Stuffing by Oh She Glows
Butternut Squash, Brussel Sprout, and Bread Stuffing with Apples by Food 52
All-Dressed Squash by Plant-Powered Kitchen
Simple Vegan Stuffing by Minimalist Baker
Hazelnut Pomegranate Superfood Stuffing by Vega

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Shaved Brussel Slaw by the Forest Feast
Shaved Brussel Sprouts Christmas Salad by Green Kitchen Stories
Balsamic Brussel Sprouts and Red Grapes by Nutrition Stripped
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Coconut Bacon by Vega
Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Apples by Oh My Veggies
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pears and Pistachios by Food 52
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YAM/SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

Saweet! Potato Casserole with a Crunchy Nut Crumble by Oh She Glows
Sweet Potato Parmesan Gratin by Minimalist Baker
Vegan Green Bean Casserole by Oh My Veggies
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TURKEY

Whole Roasted Cauliflower by Jamie Oliver
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GRAVY

Thick’n Rich Gravy by Plant-Powered Kitchen
Good Gravy by My New Roots
Shallot and Shiitake Gravy by Oh My Veggies
Caramelized Onion Gravy by Oh My Veggies
Vegetarian Mushroom Thyme Gravy by Food 52
Vegan Gravy by Jamie Oliver
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SIDES

Vegan Nut Roast by Jamie Oliver
Vegan Mushroom Rolls by Jamie Oliver
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MASHED POTATOES

Garlic Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes with Garlic by Oh She Glows
High Protein Garlic Mashed Potatoes by Oh She Glows
The Best Damn Vegan Mashed Potatoes by Minimalist Baker
Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes with Mushroom Gravy by Minimalist Baker
Savory Mushroom and Herb Gravy with Cauliflower Potato Mash by Nutrition Stripped
Slow Cooker Rosemary Garlic Mashed Potatoes by Oh My Veggies
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TARTS & DESSERTS

A Better Butter Tart by My New Roots
Cranberry Pear Tart by My New Roots
Sinless Sticky Toffee Pecan Pudding by Oh She Glows
Dairy-free Vanilla Ice Cream by Jamie Oliver
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EGGNOG & GINGERBREAD

Vegan Nog: Classic and Peppermint by Oh She Glows
Vega Nog by Vega
Gingerbread folks by Plant-Powered Kitchen
Vegan Gluten Free Gingerbread Men by Minimalist Baker
Vegan Nog: Classic & Peppermint by Oh She Glows
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PUMPKIN PIE

Pumpkin Pie by plant-powered kitchen
Pumpkin Pie Custards with Brulee topping by plant-powered kitchen
Spiced & Salted Pumpkin Pie Minis by My New Roots
Vegan Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake by Minimalist Baker
Creamy No Bake Pumpkin Pie by Minimalist Baker
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SHORTBREAD

Vegan Gluten Free Banana Pecan Shortbread by Minimalist Baker
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CRANBERRY SAUCE

Spiced Cranberry Sauce by Food 52
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Do you have any other recipes to share with me that help avoid the food hangover!? Let me know in the comments below!

xo

Jilly

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3 Comments

  • Megan MacFarlane  • 

    Hi Jillian! Long time reader….I love all these plant-based recipes on this post and they are some of my favorite bloggers! I’m so happy to see more vegetarian/vegan foods on your site because anyone can enjoy them. Best of luck on your personal food journey! It’s such a different experience for everyone, but I can say that I have loved the person I have become from eating this way. It has been such a rewarding, thought-provoking experience. I wish you the best and look forward to reading more about what you’re doing in the new year. Cheers!

  • this really makes me wish my husband was more adventurous with food, he’s meat and potatoes all the way 🙁

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  • Emilie Clarke  • 

    Yummy yummy yummy!!! I gotta try the baked cauliflower!