Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays…..well except for the ones I’ve worked. It’s a day to see family and friends, a time to come together and give thanks for all the blessings you have in your life. And I’m very happy to share some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes with you today.
When preparing our Thanksgiving Day Feast, I’m pretty traditional in the fare that I serve Lisa and our guests. Although I can be pretty creative, Thanksgiving is not the time I try to come up with new dishes.
For us, it’s the basics. Turkey & Gravy, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Green Beans and Cranberry Sauce. We don’t usually eat Sweet Potatoes, but this year I will be trying out one of the recipes I’ve shared today my Roasted Sweet Potato-Apple creation.
Of course, they’ll be a few pies for dessert, a traditional Pumpkin Pie with fresh whipped cream, pecan pie and my favorite Apple-Cranberry with a streusel topping.
Below you’ll find two of my Sweet Potato recipes, Roasted Beet Compote, Cole Slaw, and Cranberry Sauce to help you with your Holiday table. The first is really delicious and healthy, my Roasted Sweet Potato-Apple with onions……it’s yummy!
Of course, you can really jazz up your sweet potatoes and make them more family-friendly by mashing them! And adding a few of your own touches will really liven up the flavors. In this version, I added apple butter, brown sugar and cinnamon.
One of our family’s favorite vegetables are beets and making them in this delicious compote with apples and walnuts will get even the finicky eaters to try this flavorful combination!
It can’t be Thanksgiving without Cranberry Sauce, and in our house, you’ll always find Cole Slaw on our holiday menu.
Have a Great Holiday, no matter what you serve and remember to count your blessing and be thankful for all you have in your life.
If you’re looking for more delicious Thanksgiving recipes try these:
- Potato Bread Stuffing
- How to Dry Brine a Turkey
- Original Pumpkin Crunch Cake
- Holiday Pie Recipes
- Turkey Leftover Recipes