Holidays inspire everyone to cook, even people who rarely step into the kitchen. Who doesn?t look forward to special festive meals when joining with friends and family to celebrate?Vegan cooking expert Zel Allen demonstrates that plant-based holiday foods are as delicious, innovative, and elegant as their hallowed meat-based counterparts. Taking readers on a world tour of holidays?including Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year?s?Zel provides a banquet of recipes for irresistible dishes steeped in heritage and radition, innovatively updated with novel touches. Zel covers all the details any holiday cook requires to create the perfect celebration. From assembling a party menu to planning a ulticourse feast, Vegan for the Holidays establishes modern food traditions with a compassionate focus that everyone can enjoy with guilt-free gusto.