Need help putting together a Thanksgiving menu? Look no further! Our mouthwatering collection of recipe ideas range from traditional to trendy.
It’s hard to be grateful when you’re stressed out over planning your Thanksgiving menu! Whether you’re hosting a traditional thanksgiving dinner for family or organizing a casual Friendsgiving potluck, this list of mouthwatering recipes is for you!
We’ve gathered the most popular side dishes, hearty Thanksgiving mains and scrumptious desserts. There’s a dish for everyone from vegan to carnivore! Plus we also added a few dishes for special diets.
Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving is the perfect time to make a classic dish! From the turkey to the cranberry sauce, these favorites of ours will become your family faves too!
Grilled Maple Butter Turkey
Soft Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls
Balsamic Cranberry Chutney Recipe
Apple Cider Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
Apple Cranberry Salad with Feta and Candied Pecans
Garlic Herb Parker House Rolls
Turkey Roulade with Butternut Squash, Mushrooms and Cranberries
Classic Turkey Stuffing
Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan and Pinenuts
Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
Drinks and appetizers to get the party started
Festive cocktails and delicious finger food will put everyone in good spirits! You know that dinner is never done on time when you have one oven and a house full of guests! Mingle, sip and snack as you wait for the turkey and casseroles to get done.
Apple Cinnamon Whiskey Smash
Whipped Feta Cheese Dip
Cranberry Hot Toddy
Spicy Deviled Eggs
Spiced Pear Martini
Fried Mozzarella Balls with Pumpkin, Sage and Caramelized Onions
Pumpkin Pie Mimosa
Fig Cinnamon Cocktail
Homemade Candied Pecans
New twists on old favorites
There’s always room for creativity on the holiday table! Keep the classic feel while updating your menu with these flavorful remakes. From trendy sourdough, the ever popular Instant Pot to multicultural influences, these dishes will make your Thanksgiving menu memorable!
Creamed Corn with Bacon
Sourdough Pull Apart Rolls
Spiralized Golden Beet Salad
Sausage Apple Butternut Squash Soup
Creamy Pearl Onions
Mango Roasted Butternut Squash
Swedish Apple Pie
Make Ahead White Wine Gravy
Chipotle Citrus Turkey
Roasted Root Vegetable Pot Pies
Desserts you’ll save room for!
Don’t miss out! For the sweet tooth, dessert is the main event! These over the top recipes are worth skipping seconds at dinner to save room for pie and cake! We’ve got all the fall flavors…cranberry, pecan, maple, sweet potato and spice to wet your appetite!
Foolproof Pie Crust
Praline Pumpkin Pie
Cranberry Orange Pie
Sweet Potato Sour Cream Pound Cake
Maple Bacon Cupcakes
Spiced Pear Pie
Buttermilk Sweet Potato Pie
Spice Cake Recipe
Pear Frangipane Tart
Vegan recipes everyone will love
Vegan cooking can seem daunting for the omnivore but these recipes are approachable and delicious. By making plant based dishes that everyone will enjoy, your vegan guest won’t feel singled out.
Mashed Cauliflower & Parsnips with Garlic Butter Mushrooms
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
Fall Harvest Kale Salad
Vegan Mushroom Wellington
Dishes for special diets
Do you have dinner guests with a gluten free or low carb diet? We’ve got you covered! These recipes are just as foodie and flavorful as our more traditional Thanksgiving menu items! Swap out the bread and ditch the extra sugar with these clever updates.
Wild Rice Stuffing with Cranberries, Apples and Pecans
Nutty Pear Crumble
Paleo Green Bean Casserole
Lightened Up Sweet Potato Casserole
Paleo Carrot Cake
Whole 30 Mashed Potatoes
Chocolate Pumpkin Tarts
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