A Little Bit Naughty and a Little Bit Nice: 12 Days of Vegan Christmas Recipes from Eggnog to Yule Logs

Marla Rose
1 min readDec 9, 2022
Credit: John Beske

There is no reason you have to give up the food traditions that you remember fondly. With an open mind and a willingness to experiment a little, you can find perfect vegan alternatives to treasured food memories. I have collected vegan versions of 12 classic Christmas drinks and dishes for you to try. There is no sacrifice when your values are aligned with your actions and intentions. We can and should still enjoy all the things.

Eggnog via Food 52
Hot Buttered Rum via It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken
Roast Beef via Rabbit and Wolves
Tamales via The Gentle Chef
Easy Chocolate Peppermint Fudge via Bakerita
Cocoa Rum Balls via Go Dairy Free
Snowball Cookies via Nora Cooks
Gingerbread House via Zucker & Jagdwurst
Plum Pudding with Brandy Butter via Miss Kitchen Witch
Mince Pies via BBC Good Food
Fruitcake via Gretchen’s Vegan Bakery
Yule Log, AKA Bûche de Noël, via Crumbs & Caramel

Happy holidays!

Marla Rose is co-founder of VeganStreet.com.