Caterers That Offer Vegan Thanksgiving Meals in NJ + NYC

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and vegans {both new and experienced} might have a hard time figuring out exactly what they can and can’t eat on the holiday. That’s why our vegan expert {and Jersey City local} Jen Gonzalez of Doody Free Girl put together this list of six awesome spots to cater your vegan Thanksgiving meal from. Check them out below and make sure to order ASAP!

Jersey City

Busy Bee Organics {Jersey City}

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From meatless lentil “meat”balls to gluten-free stuffing, roasted sweet potatoes, mushroom gravy, and more, you’ll be blown away by Busy Bee’s unique-yet-delicious menu, tailored to your preferences. Busy Bee does sell meat products, but anything can be made 100% vegan.

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Jam Cakery + Rockin’ Raw {online}

Jam Cakery, a vegan bakeshop, and the raw vegan catering business, Rockin’ Raw are owned by the same person. This season Rockin’ Raw is offering a sweet and savory Thanksgiving holiday menu. The items include shepherd’s pie, cauliflower mash, fresh herb veggie stuffing, spinach tofu ricotta lasagna, heart of palm crab cakes, stuffed acorn squash, or butternut squash, pineapple chickpea seitan herbed brisket, tofu veggie quiche, pumpkin cheezcake, smores cream pie, and pecan pie.

Outer Hudson County

Green Cart Catering {North Jersey}

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Green Cart Catering serves 100% vegan food and can cater any event — from dinner parties to weddings to corporate events and beyond. Some of the items on their sample menu include hearts of palm ceviche, eggplant caponata, stuffed Italian style peppers, and more. Contact them here to learn more and inquire about Thanksgiving catering.

Salt + Seed {210 Hudson Street, Jersey City}

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Permanently stationed in downtown Jersey City’s Lincoln Harborside financial building food court at lunchtime, Salt + Seed got their start as the popular vegan table at the Hoboken Farmers Market. Thankfully, they are offering a Thanksgiving Catering Menu. Shaved Brussels and butternut squash salad, homemade truffle mac and cheese, shepherd’s pie, pumpkin mousse cake, and more are available. Orders must be placed via Instagram DM {@salt_seed}, email {saltandseedeats@gmail.com} or phone {201-554-6373}. All orders must be placed by Saturday, November 21st, no later then 5PM. All orders are for pick-up only on Wednesday, November 25th, and must be scheduled upon checkout.

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New York

Seasoned Vegan {Harlem, NY}

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Seasoned Vegan is located in Harlem, NY, but if you live in the Hoboken and Jersey City area you know that isn’t a far commute {especially for some tasty vegan food}. Items on the holiday menu include “turkey” and gravy, stuffing, mac n’ “cheese”, sweet potato souffle, and more. Check out the full menu here.

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Jen Gonzalez is the owner/founder of Doody Free Girl, a colon hydrotherapy practice in downtown Jersey City. Born and raised in New Jersey, Jen graduated from the University of Miami, FL with a degree in business — but after discovering a passion for health and alternative wellness while working at her family's business, she realized how easy it is to lead an unhealthy lifestyle in today's corporate environment. Now, she works as a colon hydrotherapist and certified nutritional consultant. On Hoboken Girl, she'll be sharing all of the cool vegan/veggie/healthy options there are to discover in Jersey City.