Dallas Vegan Thanksgiving Guide 2012

pump_john-morganThe cold-front that finally made its way into DFW last night reminds us it’s time to start getting ready for Thanksgiving – which is just around the corner! With that, here’s your Thanksgiving guide to getting’ your eatin’ on without the cruelty – please let us know if we’ve missed anything and we’ll continue to update this page as we get more info.


Holiday meals to-go

Looking to share the holidays with your (not-so-veg) families, but don’t have time to cook an entirely separate meal? Check out these great take-home meal options!


Café Elite

Per their website, Café Elite is once again offering a complete Thanksgiving meal to go, including:

“Sauteed vegan chk’n (Gardein), sweet potatoes, stuffing, gravy and cranberries for $12.99.”


Good Karma Kitchen

This year, we give thanks for Good Karma Kitchen, the newest veg-truck to hit DFW. They’re offering gluten-free vegetarian* Thanksgiving meal options including:

Sides: Broccoli Rice Casserole, Green Bean Casserole, Savory Cherry and Herb Stuffing, Brown or Country Gravy
Fresh Cranberry and Blood Orange Relish

Desserts: Individual Chocolate Dream Cakes, Mile High Chocolate Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Lemon Bars, Macaroons

*please call ahead and check for vegan options


Spiral Diner

Get your Thanksgiving Fixin’s and Desserts from Spiral Diner this year.

What does that include? Glad you asked:

Fixin’s: Pasta Salad, Potato Salad, Sesame Glazed Green Beans, Whipped Coconut Sweet Potatoes, Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes, Mac n’ cheese, Cranberry Pecan Dressing, Country or Brown Gravy, Butternut-Fennel soup, and homemade yeast rolls.

Desserts: Pumpkin-bourbon or Chocolate Cheezcake, Pies – sweet potato, blueberry, apple, pumpkin, chocolate bourbon pecan (this one is sick good), or pecan, Cookies – chocolate chip, oatmeal cranberry, or snickerdoodle.

For information on how to order, go here:


Whisk in Hand

Vegan-friendly bakery Whisk in Hand has a full menu of vegan desserts available for order – view the menu online to see which vegan items are available.


Whole Foods

Old stand-by Whole Foods once again has your vegan dinner covered – and covered better than ever…this year’s meal option includes:

  • Savory Stuffed Gardein Turk’y Roast
  • Vegan Mashed Potatoes
  • Cinnamon-Dusted Butternut Squash
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • Wild Mushroom Sage Gravy
  • Traditional Cranberry Sauce

*$14.99 serves 1, *$49.99 serves 4


Thanksgiving day festivities

Looking for something to do on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 24th 2011)? These guys have you covered…


Denton Vegan Cooperative

Join Denton Vegan Cooperative at 6:00 p.m. at the Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (1111 Cordell St.) for a Thanksgiving Soup Kitchen – with plenty to eat, entertainment, and prizes.

Click here to view their flyer for more information



Join Kalachandji’s for their annual Thanksgiving dinner, with seating hours for lunch (11:30-3:00) and dinner (5:30-9:00) for $15.95 per person. Traditional menu items include Tofu-turkey & dressing, candied yams, cranberry sauce, as well as other Kalachandji’s favorites.

Thanksgiving Feast @ Hare Krishna Temple Sanctuary

At the same Hare Krishna Temple that houses Kalachandji’s, a Thanksgiving Feast in the main hall with similar menu to Kalachandji’s is available with proceeds to benefit the TKG Academy.

Click here to view their flyer for more information