Celebrate Spring with Pretty Vegan Dishes

Spring celebrations often mean a table loaded with eggs and ham and brisket, and while these seasonal classics are delightful, they’re not so great if you’re vegan.

Luckily spring is also bursting with fruits, vegetables and herbs that add a vibrant, fresh touch to any celebration. So whether you’re setting a vegan table or just love your veggies, these recipes make the most of springtime produce.

Satisfying Center-Plate Salads

You might only consider salad when trying to round out a meat-based dinner, but salads can shine as the main dish. By switching up the ingredients from fruits to herbs to beans, you can create an entirely new flavor combination that keeps your salads exciting.

Our Favorite Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

Think classic comfort foods, and visions of macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, shepherd’s pie, meatloaf, ice cream and chocolate sauce likely dance through your head. We have tasty recipes for vegan versions of all of these and more.
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A Heart-y Vegan Valentine’s Day Dinner for the Family

Gin Tolany creates a heart-themed and vegan Valentine’s Day dinner menu that her whole family can enjoy.

Take the Engine 2 Challenge

Engine 2 is a plan of action for following — and sticking to — a plant-strong® lifestyle, created by former firefighter, Rip Esselstyn.

Five Tasty Ways to Make Meatless Meals

Whether you're a long-time vegetarian or just eat meatless on Mondays, you'll find these no-meat recipes totally satisfying.

A Welcoming Table: Making a Meal for Special Diets

It’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of turkey, stuffing, pie, rolls, and more pie. If you don’t have to worry about what you eat, planning the Thanksgiving meal is a breeze. But if you have food allergies, sensitivities or follow a special diet, or have guests who do, it can be a challenge finding foods that are suitable, yet still deliciously festive.

A Vegan Thanksgiving Feast

I’m grateful for sound solutions for special diets. After hosting The Big Meal for more than five years with some vegan guests, here’s what I’ve learned.

There are a few approaches: the host offers a vegan main, a side and a dessert; vegan guests bring dishes and the host makes a couple too; or the entire meal can be vegan. Whichever strategy you choose, a vegan Thanksgiving is easier and tastier than you may think. I promise.

Recipes for Success

Here are a few tried-and-true vegan showstoppers and soon-to-be classics.

Let’s Cook: Kale Waldorf Salad

Turn traditional Waldorf salad into a healthy feast using super greens (kale) instead of lettuce, and make a creamy dressing without any mayo!

Let’s Cook: Broccoli with Chile-Almond Dressing

Watch and learn how to make a flavorful yet super simple sauce for broccoli and soba noodles, a great summertime combo.

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