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  • Hayley Rudd

Savouring Thanksgiving: A Vegan Delight with Rebel Food Company's Tempting Treats


As the leaves turn to vibrant hues of red and gold and the air turns crisp and cool, Canadians from coast to coast prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. This cherished holiday is a time for gratitude, togetherness and of course, feasting. But why is Canadian Thanksgiving so special, and how can you make it even more memorable, especially if you're following a vegan lifestyle? Join us as we explore the significance of Canadian Thanksgiving and discover tantalizing vegan Thanksgiving tips and treats, including Rebel Food Company's irresistible Pumpkin Spice Cookies, Sweet Potato Blondies and Brownies.


The Significance of Canadian Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving in Canada, celebrated on the second Monday in October, has its roots in ancient harvest festivals and European traditions. It's a time to give thanks for the bountiful harvest and blessings of the past year. Families gather around the table to share a delicious meal, often featuring sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie.


This day carries a unique Canadian touch, dating back to 1578 when explorer Martin Frobisher held a thanksgiving celebration in Newfoundland. Since then, it has evolved into a national holiday that reminds us of the importance of gratitude, unity and the beauty of nature.


Elevate Your Thanksgiving the Vegan Way:

Now, let's dive into how you can make Canadian Thanksgiving both meaningful and vegan-friendly:


1. Veganise Your Main Dish: Replace the traditional turkey with a delectable vegan centre piece. Options abound, from stuffed acorn squash and mushroom Wellington to lentil loaf and roasted vegetable platters.

2. Wholesome Sides: Load your table with colourful, plant-based sides like maple-glazed Brussels sprouts, cranberry-orange relish and mashed sweet potatoes. These dishes celebrate the flavours of the season.

3. Stuffing and Gravy: Vegan stuffing and gravy are easy to make with simple substitutions. Opt for vegetable broth, flaxseed or chia egg, and dairy-free butter in your recipes.

4. Rebel Food Company's Vegan Desserts: No Thanksgiving feast is complete without dessert, and Rebel Food Company has you covered. Our Pumpkin Spice Cookies capture the essence of fall with each bite. They're perfectly spiced and delightfully soft. But that's not all! Our Sweet Potato Blondies and Brownies are the ultimate indulgence, combining rich, sweet potato goodness with fudgy brownie goodness.

5. Share the Love: Thanksgiving is a time to give, so consider donating to a local food bank or shelter to help those in need. Your compassion will warm hearts just as much as your delicious vegan dishes.


Canadian Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the beauty of the harvest, the joys of family and friends and the delicious flavours of the season. By embracing a vegan approach to this beloved holiday, you not only celebrate nature's bounty but also extend your gratitude to all living creatures. Make this Thanksgiving unforgettable with a menu that nourishes your body and soul, and don't forget to indulge in Rebel Food Company's Pumpkin Spice Cookies, Sweet Potato Blondies and Brownies – the perfect sweet ending to your vegan feast.


Happy Thanksgiving! 🍂🍁🌱

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