I look forward to Thanksgiving every year for one thing, the food! Here’s 10 Thanksgiving Sides to be thankful for.
Thanksgiving is all about food and while we all love our traditional favorites it never hurts to kick them up a notch. Here are a few traditional sides with a twist.
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The noodles in this Bacon Crusted Beer Mac & Cheese are bathed in a cheesy beer sauce topped with a bacon crust.
Simple Rosemary Roasted Carrots are guaranteed to impress if you use heirloom or rainbow carrots. Aren’t they beautiful?!
This beautiful Roasted Fall Vegetable Orzo is easy to make and full of rich roasted flavors. It’s also vegan for those Thanksgiving guests who don’t eat turkey :).
Instead of the traditional mashed potatoes, try Loaded Mash Potato Bake. Everything is better with bacon!
Duchess potatoes are a beautiful way to serve mashed potatoes. You can even make them ahead of time and just pop them in the oven on Thanksgiving day!.
Who needs pumpkin pie when you have Pumpkin Ravioli with Hazelnut Brown Butter Sauce and Balsamic Drizzle. This side is sweet and savory. The balsamic drizzle compliments the sweetness perfectly. If you don’t want to hand roll your pasta I use this pasta attachment for my KitchenAid mixer and I love it! I also use this awesome ravioli mold.
Bitter and sweet make this Maple Roasted Endive a perfect combination. You could replicate the recipe with carrots or parsnips, too!
Be creative when cutting up your vegetables! This Roasted Squash Blossom is breathtaking and tastes as good as it looks. Making your food more visually appealing helps with those picky eaters. Depending on what vegetable you use a mandolin can make this so much easier!
Add some spice to your corn casserole. This Sweet & Spicy Corn Pudding gets its spice from sweet peppers and bold jalapenos.
You can’t have Thanksgiving without sweet potatoes. These Twice Backed Sweet Potatoes have a gorgeous presentation, sure to impress any guest coming over for dinner. Make sure to use this mat for easy clean up when baking those sweet potatoes.
Talk about color! How fantastic will this look on your table next to your turkey? Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without having mashed potatoes, but why not try Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes or purple potatoes.
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Eat Well, Laugh Often and Give Thanks this Thanksgiving Holiday!