Favorite Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dishes

IMG_8402So, as may or may not be apparent from my posts and the title of this blog, I am a vegetarian.  It all  began when I was about seven years old and my mom explained to me that beef = cow and pork = pig (“Like Babe?!”)  I continued eating chicken and turkey  for another five or so years before deciding that doing so was morally inconsistent.  The hardest thing for me to give up was my grandmother’s stuffing at Thanksgiving.  She makes it from scratch and stuffs it in the bird, and it is incredibly moist and delicious, or so I remember from 17 years ago when I last had it…

Even though my grandmother’s stuffing is “off the table” for me, I still LOVE Thanksgiving–the concept of having a holiday devoted to being grateful, and the way it welcomes the Christmas season, and the food.  So I thought I would share some of my favorite vegetarian dishes for Thanksgiving, in case anyone out there is looking for ideas.

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