Leave the Dairy, Take the Potatoes

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Recipes

Mashed potatoes are a beloved Thanksgiving tradition, but let’s be honest: the science of the food situation means that mashed potatoes made with no dairy are a tough sell with traditionalists. Sour cream, butter and cream aren’t the easiest things to replace convincingly. That’s doesn’t mean vegans need to despair of enjoy amazing potatoes! When you roast potatoes at high temperatures, plant-based oils are what you want to use, vegan or not. Make this recipe full vegan by swapping out the butter at service for a little drizzle of your favorite herb-infused olive oil.

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Leave the Dairy, Take the Potatoes

Allergies & Etiquette

by in Our Dietitan

Allison Stowell

Let’s be honest, food allergies and diet restrictions are a major pain. As a mom and wife of two celiacs, I can safely say that whether you are the host or the guest, issues with food are, well, an issue. That said, as this topic is very near to me, I can tell you that there are some rules of etiquette I believe all hosts can follow to keep their guests safe, and a few that invitees with dietary issues can follow too so that they aren’t the most challenging guests at the party.

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Allergies & Etiquette

Mock Turkey

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Recipes

Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and as much as we delight in the great food and the company of friends and family, cooking a feast can be a challenge if you’ve recently made a big dietary change, like going vegan. Never fear: you can eat amazing food with no animal products on the table. If you’re looking for a way to ditch the turkey, seitan is a popular option with veteran vegans. Easy to make and easy to infuse with your favorite flavors, this is a must-try for a main course.

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Mock Turkey