Yummy Holiday Vegan Soul Food Recipes for 2020

The holidays are coming and many of us have turned to eating a vegan or even an alkaline diet for many different reasons. This article is not to discus the whys but to dive into the delishous hows… like hows that Vegan Sweet Potato taste, hows the Vegan Mac and Cheese compared to Mo’Mo’s recipe? But for some of those that are new, I have some short videos you can watch and then come back here to get the recipes…or the other way.

Click here What is Vegan Food?

Now I know this may sound crazy but some folks may even as What is Soul Food. I have been around enough to know that lots of people still ask. In fact 4,400 searches a month ask that…so for you. Here is a short answer, then come right back! Click here for What is Soul Food.

Can you really make Vegan Soul Food for Christmas?

When I first became a vegetarian back in 1999 many black folks had all kinds of questions, especially at BBQs. The thing they mostly could not grasp back then was that someone would not have meat as the center of the meal. Well the thing about the Vegan Soul Food recipes you are going to find here will satisfy both the roots of your taste buds and satisfy your belly and body.

The recipes are broken down in a way you can try it in ala carte or the whole dinner. The Main Dish, Sides, Appetizers, Deserts, and Drinks.

Holiday Vegan Soul Food-Main Dishes

Holiday Vegan Soul Food-Side Recipes

Holiday Vegan Soul Food-Appetizer Recipes

I know in my family there were not many appetizers, that was for fancy folks. So these appetizers are more traditional for the Holidays and not so much “Soul Food”. My family had no desire for snacks lol.

Holiday Vegan Soul Food-Desert Recipes

Holiday Vegan Soul Food-Drink Recipes

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Top 10 Black Christmas Movies for free on Amazon Prime

With the holiday coming everyone is looking forward to quality time with family and friends. We put together the top 10 Black Christmas Movies for free on Amazon Prime after our other list was completed. There are many platforms out there but Amazon has the biggest selection we have found. Plus, having Amazon Prime gets you a lot of movies under their service. Truth be told, I hear many people are already watching Christmas movies I mean why not? They have great positive themes of hope, joy, and love. A lot of people would say 2020 was a big old lump of coal anyway so something gotta be good so why not the holidays.

One in three Americans has already turned on a holiday movie this year, according to new research. (more) When this list was put together, we gathered the top Black Christmas movies by searches done on Google. Well. We had two ties. So in actuality there are 12 movies. A four way tie for 10th which makes them all number 7 and then there is a 3 way tie for 1st place. Man, feels like high school math again!

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Tie For #7 A Christmas Duet

Fate brings an ex-music duo together over the holidays, just in time for the annual Yuletide Festival.

Music duo Averie and Jesse haven’t played together for years. When fate reunites them, the magic of Christmas might just be able to help draw them close again.

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Tied For #7 Merry Christmas, Baby

The Chandler family is back and bigger than ever in the fourth installment of the “Marry Me for Christmas” franchise. Determined to make her baby’s first Christmas a memorable one, Marci (Malinda Williams) throws herself into both planning the perfect Christmas and building her new event planning business. But when the business gets off to a rocky start and members of her family face their own hardships, Marci will discover that when your plans for a perfect Christmas start to fall apart, it just might be the miracle you need.

Marci throws herself into preparing for Christmas and building her new event-planning business. But when the business gets off to a rocky start and members of her family face their own hardships, Marci steps up to help everyone have a good holiday.

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Tied For #7 You Light Up My Christmas

Emma returns to her hometown for Christmas. She discovers the lights have gone dim in the once festive town, prompting her to reconnect with an old flame to set their hearts and the town ablaze with light again.

  • Rating:TVPG
  • Genre:Other, Romance
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Rhonda Baraka
  • Writer:Barbara Kymlicka
  • Release Date (Streaming):Dec 2, 2019
  • Runtime:1h 30m

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Tied For #7 The Best Man Holiday

The Best Man Holiday manages honest laughs out of broad humor, and affects convincing drama from a deeply conventional plot.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score: 83%

Nearly 15 years after they were last together as a group, college friends Lance (Morris Chestnut), Harper (Taye Diggs), Candace (Regina Hall), Quentin (Terrence Howard), Robyn (Sanaa Lathan), Jordan (Nia Long), Murch (Harold Perrineau), and Mia (Monica Calhoun) finally reunite over the Christmas holidays. Though much has changed in their lives, the friends discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and passionate romances to be reignited.

  • Rating:R (Language|Brief Nudity|Sexual Content)
  • Genre:Other, Drama, Comedy
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Malcolm D. Lee
  • Producer:Sean DanielMalcolm D. Lee
  • Writer:Malcolm D. Lee
  • Release Date (Theaters):Nov 15, 2013  Wide
  • Release Date (Streaming):Oct 28, 2015
  • Box Office (Gross USA):$70.5M
  • Runtime:2h 2m

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# 6 The Perfect Holiday

“A happy family all wrapped up with each other.”

Nancy (Gabrielle Union), a divorced mother of three, feels especially lonely during the holidays. Sensing her sadness, Nancy’s youngest daughter, Emily (Khail Bryant), has a plan to make her mom happy again. She asks Benjamin (Morris Chestnut), a department-store Santa Claus, to pay Nancy a compliment. And Benjamin, who is also a struggling songwriter, knows exactly the right words to say.

Rotten Tomato Audience Score: 52%

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# 5 The Preachers Wife

Solid performances and a steady directorial hand help The Preacher’s Wife offer some reliably heartwarming – albeit fairly predictable – holiday cheer.

A cleric begins to doubt himself and is visited by an angel. The heavenly emissary is supposed to help the good reverend over his midlife crisis, but he is distracted by the cleric’s lovely young wife. A remake with gospel music of the “The Bishop’s Wife”.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

  • Rating:PG
  • Genre:Fantasy
  • Original Language:English
  • Director: Penny Marshall
  • Producer: Samuel Goldwyn Jr.
  • Release Date (Streaming):Dec 21, 2016
  • Box Office (Gross USA):$48.1M
  • Runtime:2h 4m

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#4 A Madea Christmas

It boasts a few laughs, but overall, Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas ranks among Perry’s least entertaining or substantive works.

Madea (Tyler Perry) accompanies her niece, Eileen (Anna Maria Horsford), to the small town of Buck Tussel to pay a surprise visit to Eileen’s daughter, Lacey (Tika Sumpter), who has refused to come home for Christmas. The real reason Lacey is avoiding her judgmental mother is that she has secretly married Connor (Chad Michael Murray), a white classmate from college. When Eileen and Madea arrive at Lacey’s farm, she tells them that Connor is an employee, but her lie soon spins out of control.

  • Rating:PG-13 (Language|Crude Humor|Sexual References)
  • Genre:Other, Comedy
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Tyler Perry
  • Producer:Tyler PerryOzzie AreuMatt Moore
  • Writer:Tyler Perry
  • Release Date (Theaters):Dec 13, 2013  Wide
  • Release Date (Streaming):Nov 21, 2015
  • Box Office (Gross USA):$52.5M
  • Runtime:1h 40m

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

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# 4 Last Holiday

While not specifically a Christmas movie, it follows a woman who discovers she has a terminal disease with only a short time to live who had her entire adult life kept to a strict budget to save money for the future

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

The discovery that she has a terminal illness prompts introverted saleswoman Georgia Byrd (Queen Latifah) to reflect on what she realizes has been an overly cautious life. So Georgia withdraws her life savings and jets off to Europe where she lives like a millionaire. Upbeat and passionate, Georgia charms everybody she meets, including renowned Chef Didier (Gérard Depardieu). The only one missing from her new life is her longtime crush Sean Matthews (LL Cool J).

  • Rating:PG-13 (Sexual References)
  • Genre:Comedy
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Wayne Wang
  • Producer:Laurence MarkJack Rapke
  • Release Date (Theaters):Jan 13, 2006  Wide
  • Release Date (Streaming):Dec 20, 2016
  • Box Office (Gross USA):$38.4M
  • Runtime:1h 52m

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#3 Holiday Heart

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

After losing his police officer lover, Christian drag queen Holiday Heart (Ving Rhames) meets 12-year-old Niki (Jessika Quynn Reynolds) and her drug-addicted mother, Wanda (Alfre Woodard). Heart finds relief from heartache and a renewed sense of purpose when he steps in as a father figure to Niki and welcomes the two women into his life. But when Wanda becomes romantically involved with her drug dealer, Silas, it may endanger Niki and threaten to destroy the makeshift family.

  • Rating:TV14 (V|D|L)
  • Genre:Drama
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Robert Townsend
  • Release Date (Streaming):Nov 30, 2016
  • Runtime:1h 37m

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#2 Almost Christmas

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

Walter Meyer (Danny Glover) is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year earlier. Now that the holiday season is here, he invites daughters Rachel (Gabrielle Union) and Cheryl (Kimberly Elise) and sons Christian (Romany Malco) and Evan (Jessie T. Usher) to his house for a traditional celebration. Poor Walter soon realizes that if his bickering children and the rest of the family can spend five days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle.

  • Rating:PG-13 (Language|Drug Content|Suggestive Material)
  • Genre:Other, Drama, Comedy
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:David E. Talbert
  • Producer:Will Packer
  • Writer:David E. Talbert
  • Release Date (Theaters):Nov 11, 2016  Wide
  • Release Date (Streaming):Jan 24, 2017
  • Box Office (Gross USA):$42.0M
  • Runtime:1h 52m
  • Production Co:Universal Pictures, Perfect World Pictures, Will Packer Productions
  • Sound Mix:Dolby Digital

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3 Way Tie for 1st place

Yes the Top 10 Black Christmas Movies for free on Amazon Prime had several ties. We are down to the final three and the final tie.

The Wiz

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) tries to save her dog from a storm, she’s miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. As Dorothy goes in search of the Wiz, she’s joined by the Scarecrow (Michael Jackson), the Tin Man (Nipsey Russell) and the Cowardly Lion (Ted Ross).

  • Rating:G
  • Genre:Kids And Family, Musical
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Sidney Lumet
  • Release Date (Streaming):May 8, 2015
  • Runtime:2h 13m

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Friday After Next

A lot of people call this tasteless and stale, but it still is one of the most watched films by Black Households during the Holiday season…anyway day day!!! This year, we all could use a good laugh even if it is a little ghetto.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score 75%

Finds Craig (Ice Cube) and Day-Day (Mike Epps) back in the old neighborhood where it all began. It’s Christmas time and a ghetto Santa Claus breaks into their run-down apartment, stealing all their presents, along with anything else he can stuff into his sack, including the rent money hidden in their stereo speakers. Their only hope to not get evicted before Christmas is to take jobs as security guards at a local mall, where they learn some comic lessons about the true meaning of the holidays.

  • Rating:R (Language|Drug Use|Sexual Content)
  • Genre:Comedy
  • Original Language:English
  • Director:Marcus Raboy
  • Producer:Matt AlvarezIce Cube
  • Release Date (Theaters):Nov 22, 2002  Wide
  • Release Date (Streaming):Oct 4, 2016
  • Box Office (Gross USA):$33.0M
  • Runtime:1h 22m

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Jingle All The Way

This movie is one of my personal favorites for real. Sinbad and Arnold were at the top of their games back then. I really was skeptical at first but it is on my families playlist every year ever since. Without Sinbad though this movie would not be what it is.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score

Workaholic Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wants to make things up to his son, Jamie (Jake Lloyd), and wife, Liz (Rita Wilson). He promises to get Jamie the hottest toy of the season, Turbo-Man — even though it’s Christmas Eve and the toy is practically sold out. As Langston hunts down the elusive gift, he runs into mailman Myron (Sinbad), another father on the same quest. With the clock winding down, Langston’s moral code is tested as he starts to learn the real meaning of Christmas.

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List of the Best Black Christmas Movies To Watch this 2020 Season

This list of the best Black Christmas Movies to watch this holiday season is not all of the ones out there, but they are the easiest to get to via Amazon and Netflix. Each link will take you to an individual page with a trailer, a summary of the story line and a link to where you can watch it. If you just want to watch the videos go to Youtube and watch it there then come back for links to watch the movies.

6 Hours To Christmas

A Baby For Christmas

A Christmas Duet

A Dream For Christmas

A Gingerbread Romance

A Husband For Christmas

A Madea Christmas

A Very Vintage Christmas

Almost Christmas

Black Nativity The Movie

Chandler Christmas Getaway

Dear Secret Santa

A Divas Christmas Carol

Everyday Is Christmas

Friday After Next

Holiday Heart

Holiday Rush

Jingle All The Way

Last Holiday

Majestic Christmas

Merry Christmas, Baby

Marry Us For Christmas

Memories of Christmas

Merry Liddle Christmas

Miss Me This Christmas

My Christmas Inn

Nothing Like The Holidays

Santa & Pete

Snowglobe

The Best Man Holiday

The Kid Who Loved Christmas (outside link)

The Perfect Holiday

The Preacher’s Wife

The Wiz

What She Wants For Christmas

Wrapped Up In Christmas

Thanks for visiting our list of the Best Black Christmas Movies to watch in 2020. Please leave a comment on your favorites to let others know why they should watch it. Also let us know of other great Black Movies we should list. The goal here is to begin to get an idea of what movies and shows need to be created in our community. We have two more lists. Check it out.

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You Light Up My Christmas

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YOU LIGHT UP MY CHRISTMAS SYNOPSIS

Emma returns to her hometown built around her family’s pioneer Christmas Light Factory two weeks before Christmas. However upon Emma’s return, she discovers the lights have gone dim in the once festive town, prompting her to reconnect with an old flame to set their hearts and the town ablaze with light again.

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Wrapped Up In Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, an eight-year-old girl asks the mall Santa to find a boyfriend for her beloved aunt.

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The Wiz

When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) tries to save her dog from a storm, she’s miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. As Dorothy goes in search of the Wiz, she’s joined by the Scarecrow (Michael Jackson), the Tin Man (Nipsey Russell) and the Cowardly Lion (Ted Ross).

Watch on Amazon Prime

Yummy Holiday Vegan Soul Food Recipes for 2020
The holidays are coming and many of us have turned to eating …
Top 10 Black Christmas Movies for free on Amazon Prime
With the holiday coming everyone is looking forward to quality time with …
List of the Best Black Christmas Movies To Watch this 2020 Season
This list of the best Black Christmas Movies to watch this holiday …
You Light Up My Christmas
You Light Up My Christmas summary: YOU LIGHT UP MY CHRISTMAS SYNOPSIS …

The Best Black Christmas Movies To Watch 2020

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The Preacher’s Wife

A cleric begins to doubt himself and is visited by an angel. The heavenly emissary is supposed to help the good reverend over his midlife crisis, but he is distracted by the cleric’s lovely young wife. A remake with gospel music of the `The Bishop’s Wife’

Watch on Amazon Prime

6 Hours To Christmas
Plot for 6 Hours To Christmas: It looks like it is going …
A Baby For Christmas
At Christmastime, no one in Stephanie's family is in the spirit until …
A Christmas Duet
Music duo Averie and Jesse haven't played together for years. When fate …
A Gingerbread Romance
With Christmas just weeks away, the architecture firm Taylor works for enters …

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