Thanksgiving聽is fast approaching, which usually means cranberry sauce, mom鈥檚聽mashed potatoes聽and a big, juicy turkey. But if you are looking to mix it up this year or are just a veggie kind of gal,聽there are plenty of other non-tofurkey alternatives that will give you the protein boost you need.聽From spicy (tofu) steaks to butternut squash that鈥檚 totally Instagram-worthy, these mains are great聽Turkey day options for veggies and carnivores alike.


1.聽Stuffed Portobello Mushroom:聽Take your extra stuffing and fill a marinated mushroom to get this delish stuffing bowl. (via聽Healthy Recipes Blog)


2.聽Vegan Shepherd鈥檚 Pie:聽While it looks like a time-consuming ordeal, putting together this delicious English delicacy takes under an hour. After one bite, you鈥檒l want to make it a winter weekday staple. (via Minimalist Baker)


3.聽Stuffed Butternut Squash With Tempeh:聽Your guests will be so impressed with this gorgeous dish that they won鈥檛 even think to wonder where the turkey is. (via Pickles & Honey)

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4.聽Vegducken:聽For those who feel left out when their friends discuss preparing turduckens, this vegetarian version might be even more elaborate and awesome than the original. (via Epicurious)


5.聽Vegetarian Salisbury Steak:聽Lentils, mushrooms and oats make this dish healthy, light and flavorful. It鈥檚 the perfect addition to all of the creamy dishes on your T-givs table. (via Oh My Veggies)

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6.聽Gluten-Free Cranberry Lentil Loaf:聽This chia-loaded loaf is sweet and tart thanks to fresh, whole cranberries. (via Cotter Crunch)


7.聽Crispy Parmesan Cauliflower Steaks:聽A little lemon and a whole lot of fresh herbs give you all the taste you need. Plus, if you have leftovers, you can pop them on pasta or quinoa for a whole new meal.聽(via Oh My Veggies)

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8.聽Baked Acorn Squash With Chestnuts, Apples and Leeks:聽Nothing says fall quite like a fresh, farmers鈥 market acorn squash with its own special stuffing. (via Food & Wine)


9.聽Balsamic Eggplant Steaks:聽Flavorful, delicious steaks like these are perfect for Thanksgiving feasts. Feel free to top 鈥檈m with some roasted squash and gravy for a super filling main. (via Pancake Warriors)


10.聽Tempeh Stew With Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes and Shiitakes:聽Fall-friendly sweet potatoes, flavorful mushrooms and sprouts make this healthy, light and an ideal dish for any Thanksgiving entertaining where vegetarians will be present. (via Veg Kitchen)


11.聽Spicy Tofu Steaks: With these flavorful fake steaks full of potent spices, you鈥檒l forget about turkey before you know it. (via The Woks of Life)

Which veggie main are you going to whip up this Thanksgiving? Let us know what鈥檚 on your T-Day menu in the comments below!