20 Last-Minute Recipes for the Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free or Meat-Free Guests

Thanksgiving is hours away! Are you ready? If not, here are some last-minute dishes that are not only easy to make, but also super delicious and healthy.

Thanksgiving is a food holiday in which family and friends come and share over delicious foods. However, it is unavoidable there are some vegetarians among your guests. They don't have to settle with salads and drinks on your table, make them feel special by having these last-minute meat-free, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes. You never know,  some meat-lover guests might also love it and start a healthy lifestyle.

1. Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes

A dairy-free side dish to please family and guests. Serve it and no one will notice the difference from the ordinary mashed potato. Click here for recipe.

2. Dairy-Free Ice Cream

ice cream

End Thanksgiving dinner with this super creamy and appetizing dessert. Pump up the holiday with this all-time favorite. Click here for recipe.

3. Green Bean Casserole


A full-of-flavor and creamy casserole even with absence of dairy. Vegans will surely love you for this! Serve it and no one will notice it is veggies. Click here for recipe.

4.  Condensed Creme of Mushroom Soup

Condensed Creme of Mushroom Soup

A nut-free, soy-free, dairy-free and vegan meal that is amazingly delicious! This is a nutritious and tasty alternative to canned version. Click here for recipe.

5. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

A low-calorie and easy-to make pudding to add to Thanksgiving feast. A mouthwatering dessert that won't take much of your time. Click here for recipe.

6. Vegan Wraps

vegan wraps

With only 10 ingredients and in 30 minutes, you have vegan wraps that family and friends can share over dinner. A Thanksgiving meatless entrée that you must make. Click here for recipe.

7. Honey Maple Roasted Carrots

Honey Maple Roasted Carrots

A super easy dish that you can make a few hours before Thanksgiving dinner. It will absolutely please the guests. Make sure to cook plenty. Click here for recipe.

8. Vegducken


A weird name for a super delicious meatless dish. This is so appetizing that vegans will surely jump for joy. Meat lovers will also adore it. Click here for recipe.

9. Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Squash

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Squash

Let your guests munch on these yummy roasted Brussels. A finger-licking dish you must cook this Thanksgiving dinner. Click here for recipe.

10. Butternut Squash Lasagna

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Bring a meatless twist to your usual lasagna. Serve this dish and no one will miss meat. It comes with layers of cheese to satisfy your appetite. Click here for recipe.

11. Paleo Pumpkin Spice Scones

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Scones

Delicious healthy bread as treat or snacks to family and friends this Thanksgiving dinner. Click here for recipe and don't forget to add this to your menu.

12. Paleo Pumpkin Bars

Paleo Pumpkin Bars

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this super delicious dessert. Filled with pumpkin puree, it is a flavorful treat that you must make. Best served cold. Click here for recipe.

13. Paleo Stuffed Eggplant

Paleo Stuffed Eggplant

A dish that you can prepare in advance (a night before) and put into the oven the next day for about an hour and… tadan! A super creamy and healthy stuffed eggplant for all. Click here for recipe.

14. Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Full of flavor and creamy – scalloped sweet potatoes that is vegan-friendly and paleo. Tender potatoes topped with creamy sauce baked until perfect brown. Click here for recipe.

15. Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

A healthy option for Thanksgiving dinner! These bacon pops are great substitute to cake pops. Click here for recipe.

16. Vegan/Gluten-Free Cornbread Muffins & Stuffing

Vegan/Gluten-Free Cornbread Muffins & Stuffing

These cornbread muffins are super yummy and perfect sweet treat for guests. Cut it into half and mix with vegan for a mouthwatering dish. Click here for recipe.

17. Baked Zucchini Bites

Baked Zucchini Bites

Bite-sized zucchini that are not only super delicious, but also good-looking. Cheesy with a bits of onion and garlic. Click here for recipe.

18. Caramelized Onion Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Caramelized Onion Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Eggs is a great creamy substitute to mozzarella in this dish. It creates a cheesy and creamy crust so heavenly you won't miss the dairy. Click here for recipe.

19. Herbed Wild Rice & Quinoa Stuffing

Herbed Wild Rice & Quinoa Stuffing


With cranberries, pecans, apples and fresh herbs, this is flavorful dish for veggie and meat lovers out there. Ideal for those who want to skip the turkey. Click here for recipe.

20. Gluten Free Monkey Bread

monkey bread

Tender, sweet and delicious – this gluten-free monkey bread is absolutely a crowd pleaser. A healthy option that everybody can have for one fulfilling Thanksgiving dinner. Click here for recipe.

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