- Media Credit: Avant Garde Vegan

Sexy Christmas Vegetables


Three beautiful Christmas vegetable side dishes that are packed full of incredible flavours and are really simple to make!


Smoky Sprouts
  • 500 g/ 1lb Sprouts trimmed
  • 1/2 cup Vac packed Chestnuts
  • 1 tbs Fennel Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 tbs Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup
  • Zest of 1/2 Lemon
  • Pinch Seasoning
Glazed Beets & Baby Rainbow Carrots
  • 5 medium sized Beetroots, peeled
  • 250 g/0.5lb Chantenay Mixed Carrots
  • Handful Baby Onions peeled
  • Juice of Half an Orange
  • 3 tbs Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbs Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 tbs Olive Oil
  • Couple Sprigs fresh Thyme & Rosemary
Cauliflower Cheese
  • 1/2 Head Cauliflower cut into Florets
  • 1 Leek chopped into 2cm rounds
  • 1 tin Coconut Milk
  • 4 tbs Nutritional Yeast
  • 1/2 cup Soaked Cashew Nuts
  • 1/2 Shallot
  • 1 tbsp Miso Paste
  • 4 tbs Non Dairy Milk
  • Juice of half a Lemon
  • Pinch Salt & Pepper
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Sprigs Thyme
  • Herby Breadcrumbs


  • Watch the video below to cook along with Gaz Oakley, aka Avant Garde Vegan. 
This recipe was republished with permission from Avant Garde Vegan. Find the original recipe here.
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