Vegetarian Holiday Christmas Menu

Here's a sample Vegetarian Holiday Christmas Menu. I hope it inspires you!

Winter Fruit Salad w/ Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
Curried Maple Butternut Squash Soup
Lentil Loaf w/ Reduced Balsamic Glaze
Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie
Cheddar-Chipotle Biscuits
Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Apple Pie w/ Cinnamon Crumble


Make ahead opportunities (in order) :
  • Cinnamon Crumble
  • Balsamic Glaze
  • Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
  • Lentil Loaf
  • Shepherd's Pie
  • Butternut Squash Soup
Use your appliances and electrics! That's why you have them!
  • Immersion blender: puree soup
  • Food Processor: slice fruit for salad and pie; blend salad dressing; chop squash; crumble topping
  • Crock Pot: Shepherd's Pie
  • Toaster Oven: Roast Brussel Sprouts
  • Stand Mixer: Pie Crust; Biscuit Dough

Buy prepped ingredients from the grocery store if you are short on time.


  1. i love how you blog at work! haha! :)

  2. I certainly have been inspired. The Lemon Poppyseed Dressing and Cheddar-Chipotle Biscuits
    are just calling out to me. Thank you so much for planting the ideas in my head.

  3. Ooooh, are you going to post the recipe for the butternut squash soup? I love the sound of it!!!

  4. Love it! I so wish I could come to your Christmas dinner!

  5. woww..veggie shepherd's pie! i always wanted to try that..are you going to provide recipes?


  6. Wow - thx for all of the comments! :D I will post recipes soon - the recipes (after research and testing)are from various sources...

  7. This sounds amazing! I've been meaning to try making shepherd's pie for years. Chipotle biscuits? Poppyseed dressing? I'm with Laura, wish I could go to your dinner ;p. Since I only eat seafood, I usually have few options at my boyfriend's family's Southern table.


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