CC BY 2.0 Thanksgiving Dinner 2015 on Shoe Lake, Ontario, Canada. (Photo: Katherine Martinko, after Norman Rockwell)

Let’s do the time warp again, and show my favorite photo of half the TreeHugger team’s Thanksgiving dinner up north where it happens in October, and a roundup of our favorite vegan and vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes, just in case you have not started thinking about what to cook for dinner.

9 showstopping vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes

Aside from the proliferation of cut-out paper pilgrims and clusters of Indian corn, nothing says "Thanksgiving" like a big dead bird center-stage on the table. For those of us who prefer our birds pecking around in the fields rather than plucked and on the plate, the lack of said dead bird leaves the Thanksgiving table looking a bit barren. More in TreeHugger

38 gourmet Thanksgiving recipes for vegans and vegetarians

Jaymi Heimbuch

Looking for amazing Thanksgiving recipes that cater to those of us skipping meat? We’ve got you covered! Check out these fantastic ideas for appetizers, sides, mains and dessert! More in TreeHugger

10 easy vegan Thanksgiving side dishes

Looking for a tasty Thanksgiving side dish? Prefer a spread that doesn’t disturb the good health and well-being of the other beasts on this planet? You’ve come to the right place for both. More in TreeHugger

9 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes Carnivores Will Eat Too

At Thanksgiving, avoiding meat and dairy presents a whole new set of obstacles for the vegan eater: beef broth in the gravy, sausage in the stuffing, butter in the mashed potatoes, cream in the soup. And then there are all your relatives — who aren’t vegan. These nine recipes make it easy to serve up a vegan Thanksgiving for your whole family — or to add one or two hearty and delicious dishes which even the most hard-core meat eaters will tackle with relish. More in TreeHugger