Photo by @bitesbymi The holidays are almost here, but we still need to get dinner on the table! This week's menu includes everything from cozy, cheesy pasta dishes to creamy soups to easy curries. Don't skip on this weekend's nutty, chocolatey treat! THE MENU Sunday Cauliflower and Yellow Lentil Curry Monday "Cheesy" Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells Tuesday Wild Rice Soup Wednesday Spinach, Chickpea and Pumpkin Curry Thursday Butternut Squash Mac and 'Cheese' Friday Local Winter Squash Soup Weekend Bonus Chocolate Nut Butter Oatmeal THE GROCERY LIST (the must-haves!) 4 yellow onions 1 head garlic 1 large knob fresh ginger 1 small jar red curry paste 4 (32-oz.) pkgs low sodium vegetable broth 16 ounces yellow lentils 1 head cauliflower 2 limes 2 cups frozen peas 4 cups white rice 1 lb. large pasta shells 1 lb. pasta of choice 1 half gallon unsweetened almond milk 3 large butternut squashes 1 cup cashews 1 (8-oz.) jar tomato sauce 1 large bag of spinach 1 lb. carrots 1 lb. celery 2 (15-oz.) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes 1 bunch kale 1 small sweet potato 1 (15-oz.) can pumpkin puree 1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas 1 (14-oz.) can full fat coconut milk ¼ cup hemp seeds ¼ cup unsalted pecans 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1 tablespoon date syrup ½ cup chopped dark chocolate PANTRY ESSENTIALS (things we assume you have, but if not, stock up!) EVOO Sugar Old fashioned oats Coconut oil Ground turmeric Curry powder Nutritional yeast Cayenne powder Garam masala Black pepper Paprika Chili flakes Nutmeg Garlic powder Turmeric Apple cider vinegar Maple syrup Coconut sugar Tahini Cinnamon Five spice powder Ground ginger Cocoa powder Date syrup Optional Pine nuts THE RECIPES Cauliflower and Yellow Lentil Curry by @cookingforpeanuts This curry is turning up the heat! Serve with white rice and your favorite roasted veggies. Save some for lunch tomorrow--curry always tastes better the next day! GET 50+ VEGAN DINNER RECIPES > Feedfeed Tip Don't have yellow lentils? Feel free to substitute with green, black or brown, if you prefer. "Cheesy" Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells by @lindseyeatsla This comforting dinner is the ultimate winter pasta dish. Butternut squash provides a warm, sweet flavor, making these stuffed shells irresistible. GET 10+ VEGAN PARTY RECIPES > Wild Rice Soup by @wellandfull Big, bad, and brothy! This cozy rice soup is an effortless, light dinner that comes together in under an hour. Toss in some legumes or sautéed tofu for an added boost of protein. GET 50+ VEGETARIAN DINNER RECIPES > Spinach, Chickpea and Pumpkin Curry by @hannah_chia Have you ever tried adding a hearty helping of roasted pumpkin to your favorite curry? If you haven't, you'll definitely want to give it a whirl. This dinner is surefire winner. GET 50+ CHICKPEA RECIPES > Butternut Squash Mac and 'Cheese' by @bitesbymi Have some leftover roasted butternut squash? Toss it in this irresistibly creamy and "cheesy" pasta dinner. GET 50+ VEGAN LUNCH RECIPES > Local Winter Squash Soup by @feedtheswimmers Wrap up the week with a delightfully creamy squash soup. Adding apples to the concoction provides a seasonal, subtly sweet flavor. GET 50+ VEGAN DINNER PARTY RECIPES > Feedfeed Tip If you don't already own an immersion blender, consider buying one if you enjoy making creamy soups! Chocolate Nut Butter Oatmeal by @yummyyatra Anyone craving some chocolate? This indulgent bowl of oats is the perfect treat to wake up to over the weekend. GET 20+ VEGAN DESSERT RECIPES Feedfeed Tip If you don't have date syrup, feel free to substitute maple syrup.