12 easy vegetarian and vegan potluck dishes for Thanksgiving

Sticking to a vegetarian or vegan diet on a holiday that revolves around poultry doesn’t have to be a bummer. With the idea of potluck Thanksgiving dinners gaining more and more popularity in the United States (Friendsgiving, anyone?), this can be the perfect opportunity to expose your meat-eating friends to your plant-based lifestyle and provide some healthier alternatives to classic Thanksgiving staples.

The 15 Best Restaurants on Maui

The “Valley Isle” is unlike any other island in the state. It is one of the few Hawaiian Islands with local venison available, not to mention the acres and acres of land allotted to the cattle industry. As the third-most-populated island, many foodies, farmers and ranchers attracted to the slower lifestyle that Maui offers have chosen to make it their home. With that in mind, here are 15 Maui restaurants that can't be missed on trip to the island.