Jack Frost nipping at your nose and the big guy laughing Ho Ho Ho – ‘tis the season to be merry and celebrate with those near and dear to you! Whether you’re a holiday party guest or the host extraordinaire, make it easy to keep your merry-making meatless with these vegetarian and vegan-friendly tips and holiday food suggestions.

Bring the Party

Plan ahead and offer to bring an appetizer to your meat-lover friends’ parties.

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Gardein’s Seven Grain Tenders with Chipotle Mayo or Pan-fried Crabless Cakes with remoulade are perfect party finger foods. Bonus: You’ll make everyone believe in holiday magic when you reveal they’re totally meatless!

Switch up the Shindig

Are you the host? Make sure your guests are full of holiday cheer, and good food!  Ditch the eight-course meal with a meaty centerpiece and mix it up with something fun like a tapas party, or a potluck.

the Grinch holiday dinnerHoliday foods: Savory beefless bites

Finger foods and appetizers are a way to have a wide variety of holiday treats.

Tastes of the Season

Bring some color to your holiday spread by adding seasonal fruits and veggies.

The bright colors of pumpkins and squash will make for a healthy, eye-catching dish. If dreams of sugarplums are dancing in your head, soothe your sweet tooth with cranberries, apples, or oranges.

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Make the season totally meatless and enjoy your healthy holidays!