However you plan to celebrate this year, I’ve gathered up some of my favorite vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes to share with you. From grain and rice bowls to simple seasoning additions, you’re sure to find something that everyone will love here!
Lately, I have renewed my focus on my eating habits. Life gets busy, complicated, and, frankly, exhausting; eating habits are often the first to get pushed to the back burner for me. It’s a bad cycle, because eating poorly certainly doesn’t help with getting out of a stress cycle. If you’re feeling similarly, I wanted to offer a round up of my most popular easy vegetarian recipes from Cats & Coffee. I hope they serve you well!
Pasta e Ceci is a great staple for any meal prep rotation. As much as I love to cook, I really love nice and quick recipes. I came across this recipe some months back and was struck by the simplicity – it’s easily a 30 minute meal that is sure to please. Whether you make it for yourself or as a recipe for two, Pasta e Ceci is a crowd pleaser and easy to modify to suit your tastes and cravings. Get the recipe and tips here!
There are many recipes for roasted potatoes out there, but I always go back to my personal roasted potatoes recipe. Featuring both sweet potatoes and russet, I like how simple and easy this recipe is, while also being super satisfying. Ripe for personalization, this side dish is perfect as a seasonal side, a potluck contribution, or simple meal prep for yourself. Get the recipe here!
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A lot of the time, I make a mess when I cook. I end up using multiple pots and pans, a bunch of utensils, a couple plates, and so on. When I can get away with it, I really like to make one-pot recipes. Check out this easy, healthy, vegetarian one pot dinner recipe that you’re sure to love!
Roasted pomodoro pasta is a great plant-based, crowd-pleasing dinner option. It combines two of my favorite foods: pasta and roasted vegetables! Not only is it bright and colorful, it’s also nutritious and quick. Customize this recipe to your taste, or follow the steps exactly, and you’ll have a great meal in no time. Get the full thirty-minute recipe for roasted pomodoro pasta here!
Homemade marinara sauce is an easy way to dress up a big bowl of pasta. Being able to make marinara sauce from scratch is one of the essentials of classic Italian cooking. With just a few ingredients, you can elevate your comfort food into an Italian delicacy. Get the easy and customizable homemade pasta sauce recipe here!
Since I’ve committed more to eating a plant based diet, I’ve been looking for different bases for my meals instead of always turning to rice or pasta. I decided to try to make creamy polenta with roasted brussels sprouts. Read about my experience with cooking polenta, and get the recipes for the dish, here!
Whether you’re fully vegetarian or not, lentils are a great staple feature of a plant based diet. I personally love cooking with lentils. They’re versatile, hearty, affordable, long-lasting, and healthy. Besides being just tasty and useful, lentils are also pretty nutrient-dense, making them a great base option for vegetarian and plant based lifestyles. Learn why they’re great and how to cook with lentils here!
Interested in easy Instant Pot recipes? Check out my simple, healthy vegetable and white bean soup recipe. Perfect for meal prepping and cooler weather!