Vegetarian Gluten-Free Mushroom Gravy {vegan option}

You can make this creamy, earthy gluten-free mushroom gravy in minutes with just 6 ingredients and a single skillet. This shiitake mushroom gravy is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving menu. Get all the recipes here!

gluten-free mushroom gravy on a plate of green mashed potatoes

Warm chocolate chip cookies and a glass of cold (plant) milk. Ice cream and fruit crisp (or cobbler). Pancakes and maple syrup. You can’t have one without the other; that would just be wrong. Same goes for mashed potatoes and gravy on Thanksgiving.

I’m excited to share this stupid easy mushroom gravy recipe today. Pared down to the basics but full of luscious, umami flavor, this gluten-free gravy comes together in a snap. Ladle it over green goddess mashed potatoes. Use it to top life-changing gluten-free biscuits. Serve it alongside lentil loaf. And don’t forget to bring a vat to Thanksgiving.

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Green Goddess Mashed Potatoes

Creamy, tangy, and vibrant green goddess mashed potatoes get a kick from classic green goddess herbs – parsley, chives, and tarragon. This dish is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving menu. Get all the recipes here!

Green Goddess Mashed Potatoes in a pot with a swirl of butter

While stuffing is Jay’s favorite Thanksgiving side dish, mashed potatoes are mine. And I’ve become very particular about my mashers thanks to styling what felt like dozens of potato recipes for The New York Times over the years. Great mashed potatoes require three components in my book: yellow potatoes, tangy dairy, and chives. Not to mention lots of butter, but that goes without saying.

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Roasted Delicata Squash with Brown Butter & Pomegranate

Take your roasted delicata squash to the next level with brown butter, crunchy pomegranate arils, toasted pistachios, and zippy pomegranate molasses. Make this festive gluten-free & vegetarian side dish for holiday feasts or any day of the week. 

Finished roasted delicata squash recipe on a platter

This dish is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving menu this year. Get all the recipes here!

Delicata Squash = The Best Winter Squash

As much as I love eating winter squash of all stripes – butternut, kabocha, kuri, acorn, and spaghetti –  I hate peeling squash. It always makes my hands feel weird. At first I thought it was just me, but apparently it’s a thing. Does this happen to you?

For this reason, delicata has become my favorite winter squash variety because you don’t need to peel them. Their skins cook until tender enough to enjoy. These little babes just need to be cut in half, seeded, and sliced, then roasted until soft.

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Gluten-Free Apple Cake with Brown Butter & Hazelnut

Gluten-free apple cake gets an upgrade with vanilla bean browned butter, hazelnut flour, and brown sugar all loaded with tangy apples and baked in a skillet. Serve slices of this beauty with crème fraiche or ice cream at Thanksgiving and all season long! Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post. 

Gluten-free apple cake recipe in a skillet topped with creme fraiche

Entertaining with Gluten-Free Apple Cake

This gluten-free apple cake is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner. Find all of the recipes here!

Maybe it’s the pastry chef in me, but when I host a meal at home, I usually plan the menu around two things: dessert and what’s in season. I savor those after-dinner moments when everyone’s sitting around the table together, satisfied and relaxed, ending the evening on a sweet note. Because homemade baked goods have become a luxury during these busy times, taking an hour to put a gluten-free apple cake in the oven is often extra appreciated.

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Gluten-Free Stuffing with Leeks & Goat Cheese

Savory bread pudding meets classic dressing. This Thanksgiving-ready gluten-free stuffing recipe is rich with the flavors of leeks and shallots, toasted bread, herbs, and celery, all offset by tangy chèvre. Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post. 

Gluten-Free Stuffing being served in a pan

Gluten-Free Stuffing: The Ultimate Thanksgiving Side Dish

For me, Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes. I was never an avid meat-eater and these days I’m mostly vegetarian. So having killer veggie dishes that even satisfy omnivores is a must at any dinner I host. And Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving are the times when dishes like this healthy gluten-free stuffing truly get to shine.

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A Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Everything you need to make a vegetarian gluten-free Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving spread! Plus 40 Thanksgiving-ready recipes from TBG archives. 

Vegetarian Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes on a table

Thanksgiving is coming! Actually though, it’s been Thanksgiving in the Bojon kitchen since August. I’ve been testing out recipes for my favorite meal full of Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving essentials. There’s gluten-free stuffing. There are mashed potatoes with an herbaceous twist. There are colorful side dishes. And most importantly: there’s dessert.

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