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12 plant-based foods for holiday entertaining

Trying to stick to a plant-based diet this holiday? It is possible to be festive while skipping out on the meat and dairy.

Holiday brunches, festive sweets and so many treats don’t have to derail your plan to eat plant-based this year. These new meat- and dairy-free essentials deliver all the right flavours of the season.

1. SNÖ Dairy-Free Gingerbread Man

frozen plant-based gingerbread man

Photo: SNÖ

$7/box of three, superstore.ca

2. Earth’s Own Almond Nog

blue bottle of almond nog

Photo: Earth’s Own

$4, loblaws.ca

3. Silk Oat Yeah! Oatmilk The Chocolate One

carton of chocolate oat-based milk

Photo: Silk

$5, walmart.ca

4. Dandies Vegan Marshmallows

peppermint flavoured vegan marshmallows in packaging

Photo: Dandies

$7, well.ca

5. Vegan Chocolate Chips

vegan chocolate chips in package

Photo: President’s Choice

$6, loblaws.ca

6. Moo Free Advent Calendar

advent calendar with dairy-free chocolate

Photo: Moo Free

$12, goodrebelvegan.com

7. So Delicious Dairy-Free CocoWhip Coconut Whipped Topping

tub of coconut based whip

Photo: So Delicious

$6, superstore.ca

8. Duncan Hines Perfectly Moist Spice Cake Mix

box of spice cake mix

Photo: Duncan Hines

$3, amazon.ca

9. Happy Heart Petit Canneberge

plant-based cheese

Photo: Happy Heart Vegan Gourmet

$13, goodrebelvegan.com

10. Breaded Avocado Bites

box of avocado bites

Photo: President’s Choice

$9, loblaws.ca

11. Plant-Based Crab Cakes, New England Style

vegan crab cakes

Photo: Good Catch

$8, loblaws.ca

12. Gardein Stuffed Turk’y

frozen meat-free stuffed turkey

Photo: Gardein

$10, vegansupply.ca