December 19, 2013

Vegetarian Christmas Recipes (Color Themed!)

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If you haven't decided what you're making for Christmas dinner yet, try a color-themed menu to brighten your holiday table! I LOVE colorful foods, so I gathered some gorgeous vegan and vegetarian recipes that highlight healthy green and red foods. Most are seasonal recipes, but I threw in a few others just in case you can find good out of season produce (like tomatoes). Enjoy and happy holidays!


Main
Spinach Tomato Alfredo Pizza {Family Food Finds}
Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings {Amuse Your Bouche}
Superfood Soup {Family Food Finds}
Zucchini Noodles with Pesto {Two Peas and Their Pod}
Butternut Squash and Kale Enchiladas {Around the Table: Loving Food in RI & Beyond}
Raw Veggie Stir Fry {The Veggie Nook}


Sides
Roasted Tomato-Basil Soup {Two Peas and Their Pod}
Beet and Feta Tabbouleh {Inquiring Chef}
Red Potatoes & Green Beans {Better with Reds}


Salads
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Tomato-Balsamic Vinaigrette (pictured above)
Cucumber Salad
Balsamic Green Bean Salad
Quinoa Avocado Spinach Power Salad
Lentil Salad with Capers and Balsamic-Dijon Dressing
Christmas Tree Salad with Pomegranate, Pecans, Chard {Healthy Happy Life}
Kale and Delicata Squash with Citrus-Maple Vinaigrette {Oh My Veggies}
Orange and Pomegranate Salad {Brooklyn Supper}

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Or make your own color-themed holiday dish with some of these red and green foods:

~ Red ~
Beets, blood oranges, cherries, cranberries, grapefruit, pomegranate, radicchio, radish, raspberries, red apples, red bell peppers, red grapes, red onion, red potatoes, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon

~ Green ~
Asparagus, artichokes, arugula, avocados, broccoli, broccoli rabe, brussels sprouts, cabbage, celery, cucumber, endive, green apples, green beans, green grapes, green onion, green peppers, kale, kiwi, leeks, lettuce, limes, okra, peas, spinach, zucchini

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8 comments:

  1. What an awesome list!That fettuccine looks Ahhhhhmazing. Oh.. and thanks for mentioning Around the Table!Have an awesome holiday!!!

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    1. Thanks Leanne! Hope you have a wonderful holiday too!! :)

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  2. Great post, and thanks for including a couple of my recipes. (Love the ideas for other red and green ingredients.)

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    1. Thanks Kalyn, it was my pleasure! Wishing you a happy holiday! :)

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  3. i love the idea of red and green food for xmas!

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  4. Such a great list and I fee like Santa already came for me :)

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    1. Thanks Casie! Merry Christmas to you!!

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