Helen’s Cranberry & Cream Cheeze Parcels
Asparagus & Meaty Spears withHollandaise-style Sauce (quick)
Roast Mushrooms with Red OnionMarmalade
Veggie Pigs in Blankets (quick)
Cherry Tomato & Pesto Tartlets
Justine’s Christmas Couscous Salad
Chestnut Paté en Croute (quick prep)
Viva!’s Luxury Festive Roast
Christmas Squash with Aromatic WildRice & Pine Nut Stuffing
Little Yorkshire Puddings
Mediterranean-style Roast Potatoes
Red Wine & Porcini Mushroom Gravy
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce with Tomatoes
Rose’s Lemon Cheesecake withBlueberries (quick)
Viva!’s Mince Pies – Home-made orReady-made Pastry Options
to Viva!’s ChristmasGuide –where “Peace on Earth” takes onreal meaning for all of us on the planet andChristmas dinner is a celebration of life, notto mention a gorgeous feast!
The sad reality of the life and death offarmed animals and all the hideous crueltyinvolved has been in the news more thanever, thanks to vital undercover andcampaign work done by Viva! and othergroups. Added to that is the United Nation’slatest report which urges us to move towardsan animal-free diet for the poor old planet.Yet there is hope – sales of meat have gonedown considerably and vegan numbers in theUK are estimated at one million, with veggiestaking up a whopping five million – and youcan be part of that much-needed change!Having a veggie Christmas is not onlyimportant for the reasons above but also forsymbolic reasons. Cooking and sharingdelicious cruelty-free food at this time of yearsends a positive message to friends and family.So enjoy these lovely vegan recipes whichrange from classic to modern – and all 100per cent animal-free. In addition, ourVeganiser and Stockist pages give you extraideas to help with the celebrations. Andremember, lots more recipes are available at
A very Merry Christmas to one and all!
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Recipes by Viva! Food & Cookery Co-ordinator, Jane Easton and
Editor &Cookery Writer, Helen Rossiter. Photography by Helen, unless otherwise stated.
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