Last Minute Vegan Christmas Dinner Inspiration

If you’re at your wit’s end about what to serve for Christmas this year, Tess from @littledarkghost has got some Vegan Christmas Dinner Inspiration for you. She’s come up with a Christmas Dinner of no less than seven(!) courses, and there’s something there for everyone’s taste. So without further ado, let’s cook up a snowstorm in the kitchen!

Hello, and how lovely it is that you found your way to this guest blog post of mine! My name is Tess, and I love cooking and creating lovely meals. So when dear Lisa asked me if I wanted to share my menu and why I am planning on making it, of course I agreed to share the menu and holiday cheer!

First and foremost, as I stated before, I love cooking. I like to do a little extra when cooking for people, especially during the holidays. It’s the time to come together and celebrate, and what better way to celebrate than with delicious food? I try to experiment more and more with making dishes vegan, since for one I can’t eat meat and secondly the environment could use our help.

This year I’ve got a guest coming over who’s a vegetarian. I was toying with the idea to create a vegan multiple course menu for a while now, and this Christmas seemed like the perfect time to do it!

Here’s a little sneak peek of what I’m serving this Christmas, and I hope you feel inspired by it. Stay tuned for the recipes including pictures, but for now read along for the courses and what ingredients* you would need if you want to give it a try!

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7 course vegan menu

Amuse-bouse 1
Zucchini-rolls filled with a(n oatbased) cream cheese and baked bell pepper

Tomato cream soup with puff pastry bites

Amuse-bouche 2
Oriental marinated vegan chicken skewers with wasabi-mayonnaise as a dip

Beetroot & quinoa tartar with a lemony beetroot mousse

Amuse-bouche 3
Chicory boats with tangerine, apple, cucumber, sesame seeds and a vinaigrette made with olive oil and red wine vinegar

Main course
Quiche with mushroom and cream filling

Side dishes
Gnocchi baked in rosemary, sage, thyme and garlic butter
Brussel sprouts with carrot and onion out of the oven
Cucumber salad
Baguette with vegan garlic & herb butter

Vegan apple crumble with a vegan ice cream

* You can find the list of ingredients below, the amounts depend on how many people you are cooking for. Stay tuned for the written recipes which will be published soon!
** I chose almond salted caramel flavour from Alpro

If you decide to create this menu or something of it, please send me pictures at @littledarkghost on Instagram! I am also curious to know what you think of it, so feel free to send me a message about that as well. For now, the only thing left for me to do for this guest blog is wishing you a merry and bright Christmas!

Tess (@littledarkghost)

Download the ingredients checklist below

Photos by Jamie Coupaud and Jordan Arnold on Unsplash

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