How to Host a Vegan Holiday Party


Gather up your vegan friends and fam… it’s time to throw a vegan holiday party! With Christmas and the New Year fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to host a gathering for your friends and family. And, whether you’re a longtime vegan or curious about trying out the vegan lifestyle, it’s not only possible, but easy and enjoyable to make your holiday party fully plantbased. Today, we’re giving you 3 ways to spice up a holiday party, vegan style!

Be sure to head to your local grocery store or shop online for The Pizza Plant. Our plantbased pizzas are the perfect dish for your vegan holiday party, and both you and your guests will love our two signature pizzas. For a pizza topped with delicious vegan pepperoni, try our Everything But the Hog plantbased pizza. To try our tasty vegan sausage crumble, grab our Salsiccia Italiano plantbased pizza. A couple warm and tasty plantbased pizzas are the perfect meal for a holiday gathering!

Here are 3 ways that you can throw the ultimate vegan holiday party:

  1. Cook up some tasty vegan dishes

A vegan holiday feast doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, it can be far from it! Whether you’re looking to prepare a full meal for your guests or just some appetizers or snacks, there are a plethora of delicious vegan recipes online that will be showstoppers at your party. Holiday cuisine is all about warm, comfort foods that are filling and tasty. For a vegan spin on a classic, try this Vegan Mac & Cheese. With a group of plantbased people, you can’t go wrong with roasted vegetables– try this Holiday Roasted Vegetable recipe that is the perfect side dish for your main course. And, speaking of main course, you can whip up this Vegan Shepherd’s Pie that will have your vegan and non-vegan guests alike coming back for seconds.  

If you’re looking for some simple finger food for your friends and family, here are a few fully vegan appetizers and snacks that are sure to impress your guests. First, you can make a classic cheese board, vegan style. Load up a pretty cutting board with vegan cheeses, fruits, vegetables, dips, and garnishes for an appetizer that’s equally as aesthetically beautiful as it is delicious! For a full guide on how to put together the best vegan cheese board, head here. Another vegan staple is hummus, and your guests will love this vibrant Beetroot Hummus that takes just 5 minutes to make. Pair it with bread, crackers, or vegetables for a delicious, satisfying appetizer. Check out this article for a few more vegan holiday appetizer ideas.

Last, but certainly not least, keep the cooking to a minimum and the deliciousness to a maximum with The Pizza Plant Pizzas. Your guests will love our plantbased pizzas, as they’re nutrient-dense, scratch-made, and mouth-wateringly good! Head to your local grocery store or shop online for The Pizza Plant. 

  1. Don’t forget the vegan desserts!

What’s a holiday party without some tasty desserts? They’re a must! As the host of your wonderful holiday party, you can take the opportunity to show off your vegan baking skills. You’ll definitely need a yummy, homemade pie at your gathering, so try this Vegan Sweet Potato Pie recipe or this Vegan Pumpkin Pie recipe. For a super simple recipe, try these No-Bake Vegan Coconut and Rum Snowballs or these Gingerbread Candied Nuts

If baking isn’t really your thing, don’t worry. There are tons of pre-made vegan treats available for purchase both online and in-stores. Search for a vegan bakery in your area to pick up some pre-made desserts, or head to your local Whole Food’s Market to choose from their wide variety or pre-made vegan desserts. If you’d rather shop online, head to this article for a list of online shops that will deliver vegan desserts straight to your door. 

  1. Hand out vegan party favors

Make a lasting impression on your guests with some plantbased party favors. Whether you want to make goodie bags with small, meaningful gifts, or splurge a bit on nicer presents, your guests will feel extra special when leaving your party with a party favor in hand. Check out our last blog post for a complete list of gift ideas for your vegan friends and family. And, for more ideas on little goodies to gift your guests, head to this article on vegan stocking stuffers. Some of our personal favorite ideas include a set of vegan soaps, a vegan candle, or some tasty vegan chocolates. 

We hope you feel inspired and ready to host the perfect vegan holiday party. Happy plantbased holidays! 

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