We Have You Covered for ThanksVegan!

As passionate food lovers, Thanksgiving is one of our favorite days of the year. There are so many delicious entrees, sides, and desserts to enjoy. We always love trying new dishes, and this holiday we are looking forward to some vegan options. Check out the recipes below that are guaranteed to make your ThanksVegan celebration a success!

ThanksVegan Appetizer: Pumpkin Hummus

1 can PICS Chickpeas, drained

3/4 cup pumpkin purée

2 Tbsp. tahini

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. olive oil plus more, for garnish

Roasted pumpkin seeds, for garnish (optional)

1 bag PICS Mini Pretzels

  • Place all the ingredients except the olive oil, pumpkin seeds (if using), and pretzels in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Transfer to a bowl and drizzle with the olive oil. Top with the roasted pumpkin seeds, if desired.
  • Serve with pretzels for dipping.

Makes about 2¾ cups

ThanksVegan Entrée: Butternut Squash Bird’s Nests

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 Tbsp. + 1 teaspoon oil (olive or avocado)

1 pkg. PICS Butternut Vegetable Noodles

½ onion, chopped and sautéed

1 can PICS Chickpeas, drained

1/2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste

Fresh herbs, for garnish (optional)

  • In a skillet, sauté the garlic in the oil for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Toss chickpeas in rosemary, salt, and pepper.
  • Create separate piles (“nests”) of squash in a baking dish, fill each nest with chickpeas, drizzle with oil and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with fresh herb garnish, if desired.

Makes 3 servings

ThanksVegan Dessert: Pumpkin Pie Spice Chocolate Ice Cream Floats

4 scoops PICS Very Chocolate Vegan Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

4 oz. bourbon or dark rum (optional)

Chilled ginger ale

Optional toppings: vegan whipped cream and pumpkin pie spice

  • Place 1 scoop of the ice cream in a tall chilled glass.
  • Add the bourbon or rum, if using, then fill to the top with ginger ale.
  • Top with vegan whipped cream and pumpkin pie spice, if desired. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

Makes 4 servings

Vegan Strawberry Shake2 scoops PICS Strawberry Vegan Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

1 cup PICS Unsweetened Almond Milk

1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries

  • Place ice cream, almond milk, and strawberries into a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Makes 2 servings

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