As Christmas approaches, the question of where and what to eat grows more crucial.

The holiday is only a week away from now, and some of us don’t feel like making dinner. At least not to the fullest. Similar to Thanksgiving, cooking a whole feast isn’t for everyone.

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Maybe it’s just a few menu items that need covering. Whatever your case may be, here are some dining options at local restaurants for meals, sides and desserts this Christmas.

Nature’s Plate

Nature’s Plate cheesecakes, via Facebook.

Missing out on desserts? Nature’s Plate has that under control with variety cheesecakes. There are two flavors to choose from: chocolate and cranberry orange.

The cheesecakes are made with coconut milk and cashews. Pre-orders for pick up or delivery for this weekend has already passed, but orders can be made by this Sunday to receive cheesecakes by Dec. 22.

Mini cheesecakes are also available in store for a limited time. Orders can be made on their site.

Nature’s Plate is located at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy, #432.

One90 Smoked Meats

Get Christmas specials by the pound with One90 Smoked Meats’ holiday menu. They have eight meat choices, three tamale choices and sides by the half or full pan.

Order for shipping by Dec. 20  or order for pick up for meals ready by Dec. 22 or Dec. 23.

Visit for prices and detailed menu options.

Fireside Pies

This restaurant is doing Christmas to-go with ham and lasagna as main entrees. Fireside Pies has a special holiday menu that includes two entrees, six sides and a choice of one of two desserts.

The meals are enough for a family of four for $195. The full menu is here.

Order by 3 p.m. this Sunday and email to place your order.

Fireside Pies is located in Creekside Shopping Center at 6750 Abrams Rd, #105


Lochland’s cocktail kit. Photo courtesy of Lochland’s Food and Spirits

Find the scoop here on Lochland’s holiday offerings.