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by | Nov 21, 2017 | Recipes, Resources

Thanksgiving Ideas – including Cranberries!

Need some help with coming up with some delicious Thanksgiving offerings?  No need to look any further. Below are eleven website links with a plethora or Vegan Thanksgiving options.  Two of them are even gluten-free.

Do you eat a whole-food, plant-based diet with no added fats/oils…check out the Forks Over Knives link.

Ah, gluten-free … there’s not one, but two websites for you!

So, after you peruse these excellent resources, scroll down for my quick and easy, oh-so-scrumptious Cranberry Walnut Orange Sauce.

Forks Over Knives
Forks Over Knives 2017 recipe Special:  A Forks Thanksgiving (

One Green Planet
One Green Planet Recipes for The Ultimate Vegan Thanksgiving Menu: From Meatless Main Courses to Dairy-Free Pies (

Delish 24 Seriously Delicious Vegan Thanksgiving Dishes (

Fat Free Vegan
Fat Free Vegan’s Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes (

The Minimalist’s Vegan
The Minimalist’s Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup (

The Greatist
The Greatist’s 44 Thanksgiving Recipes So Good You Won’t Miss The Turkey (

Oh She Glows
Oh She Glows Thanksgiving Recipes (

Martha Stewart’s Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes
Martha Stewart’s Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes (

101 Cookbooks
101 Cookbooks Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes (

Gluten-Free – NO Problem!

Spruce’s Gluten-Free Vegetarian and Vegan Thanksgiving
Spruce’s Gluten-Free Vegetarian and Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas (

One Green Planet’
One Green Planet’s Recipes for the Perfect Gluten-Free Vegan Thanksgiving (

Orange Walnut Cranberry Sauce
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  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup fresh-squeezed orange juice (1-2 oranges)
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • Zest from oranges
  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  • 2 teaspoons agar agar
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans


  1. In saucepan, combine water, orange juice, sugar, and zest. Heat on medium until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add cranberries, and cook until all cranberries pop.
  3. Add agar agar and cook until thickened, approximately 1-2 minutes
  4. Stir in pecans.
  5. Cool and refrigerate before serving.


*An important aspect of sharing original recipes is to give proper credit to the author(s) of the recipe(s). I hope that you enjoy using these recipes and making them your own; but please do so with that integrity in mind. With much gratitude. Linda


dairy free
egg free


Nutrition Facts
    Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 924
  • % Daily Value*

  • Total Fat: 20 g 30.77%
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
  • Sodium: 13 mg 0.54%
  • Potassium: 643 mg 18.37%
  • Total Carbohydrate: 193 g %
  • Sugar: 161 g
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Vitamin A: 9.56%
  • Calcium: 67 mg 6.7%
  • Iron: 2 mg 11.11%
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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