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My veggie Christmas menu (and what almost made my menu)

It feels like last week I was blogging about my menu for my first ever vegetarian Christmas and now I'm here pattering on about my third plant-based Christmas. How time flies!

I'll be honest: I've never been a big Christmas food fanatic. Even when I ate meat I was always nagging at my mum to do something more interesting or just even make some stuffing that involved some fancy cheese (I think one year I petitioned for a lobster instead of a turkey). And even though Christmas can be difficult to navigate as a vegetarian I love being left to my own devices instead of eating what is put in front of me.

So what have I narrowed it down to this year?

For starters

Butternut squash, chilli and crème fraiche soup

For main

Glazed lentil walnut and apple loaf

I would love to cook more but I am doing my commute from Glasgow to my parents' abode in Aberdeenshire on Christmas Eve so will only have the morning to prepare (though I am getting my parents' kitchen to myself whilst my uncle deals with the turkey).

But if I did have the time this is what would have also happened:

Christmas Quiche

Whole roasted cauliflower with cheddar and spring onion sauce

Lentil Mushroom Walnut Balls with Cranberry-Pear Sauce

Is your menu set? What are you eating, vegetarian or otherwise? 

All my Christmas vegetarian love!

morag | mo adore
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  1. This all looks amazing. That butternut squash soup recipe is one of my favourites at any time of year -- so yummy!

    We're hoping to do a parsnip, cranberry & chestnut loaf for the vegetarian main this year. Might have to steal this idea for a blog post and share the results.

    Hope you have a very merry Christmas x

  2. Ooft that soup looks amazing! I'm a pescetarian and so always have salmon on Christmas day, and the usual roast taters and yorkshire puddings and veggies! I love it! :)

    Amber x


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