Are your Thanksgiving recipes ready for a taste test? If you’re still undecided on which food to serve on this special occasion, keep on reading this article to be the master chef of Thanksgiving! Trust me, your guests would surely ask for more after tasting these!
Aside from furnishing your homes and decorating them for Thanksgiving, what I love about this celebration is — eating time! Sure, cranberry sauce and turkey are great, but every year, there’s a whole new world of food out there to explore and to be tasted!
I admit, I am not the best chef in the block but I know how to cook and experiment with my dishes. But of course, I still rely on our family cookbooks and recipes online to make sure that it’s edible. (LOL!)
12 Thanksgiving Recipes You’ve Never Tried But Need To
When it comes to Thanksgiving recipes, some may often find themselves making the same thing over… and over… and over again. Honestly, I’ve been there too! Roasted turkey, pumpkin pies, mashed potatoes… I know you can relate to that.
After all, if it ain’t broke, why fix it? And everyone knows that Thanksgiving favorites are far from being broken. But with all that said, don’t you want to try something new this year? Wouldn’t you want to impress your friends and family with a dish they’ve most likely never tasted before? Don’t you want to set the bar EVEN HIGHER?
Of course, you do, and even if you don’t, these recipes are just fun to look at, so why not eat with your eyes and dive into these 12 Thanksgiving recipes you have yet to try?
1. Honey Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Am I the only one who thinks that sweet potatoes are like dessert vegetables? I’m not a veggie lover since I was a child but having sweet potatoes tossed in honey and cinnamon is a perfect combination. I recommend having this as a side dish too! Yuumm!
Lovin’ sweet potatoes? Here are more recipes to check out!
2. Crock Pot Cinnamon Roll Casserole
Oh, cinnamon rolls! This has always been a part of our dinner table for years because of my father. And yearly, my mom does experiments to impress my dad’s taste buds. Would she able to keep the record by trying this recipe? (For sure, she will!)
3. Red Wine Sangria
Of course, the night would not be complete without some drinks and cocktails to complement our meals. Have you tried doing a fruity red wine sangria? This is just perfect for the cozy fall weather! Cheers! More fancy cocktail recipes here!
4. Turkey Roulade
I believe it has been a tradition to serve a sumptuous turkey on Thanksgiving. For a little twist, try making a Turkey Roulade this year! Your family and friends would absolutely love the perfect flavor oozing in this recipe. Know how it’s done by clicking here!
5. Homemade Mac and Cheese
Personally, it’s hard to resist a mouth-watering, cheesy recipe like this! For your little ones and even those who are young at heart, a homemade macaroni and cheese recipe would just complete a homey ambiance on Thanksgiving day! Get the full recipe here!
6. Overnight Pumpkin Pie French Toast
The pumpkin fest is not yet over, ladies! if you’re blessed to have tons of pumpkins this year, try making this pumpkin pie french toast. If it does not go well with your other recipes for dinner, you can also serve this at breakfast or snack time. But no matter what time you’re gonna eat this, it definitely gets a two thumbs up!
Get more pumpkin recipes from this article!
7. Beef and Broccoli
If you’re left with less than an hour to prepare your last dish, can you manage to make one? Calm down ’cause this recipe requires just 30 minutes of your time and voila! A delicious and healthy dish is about to be served. Find out more quick and easy meals in this article!
Apart from turkey, chicken is one of the most loved dishes on Thanksgiving day (or any occasion!) You can make the classic fried chicken recipe loved by adults by adding spices to make it hot and crispy. I just can imagine the how crispy this sounds with every bite!
How to make this finger lickin’ good chicken recipe? Click here!
9. Authentic Crockpot Chicken Recipe
A well-seasoned roasted chicken and some good root veggies for dinner? This should not be missed! Check out the full tutorial of this healthy recipe here!
10. Maple Glazed Sweet Potato Donuts
After a heavy meal, these healthy sweet potatoes in donut form are next on your plates. How would I say no to this? Matching it with brewed coffee or tea is perfection! Find out more dishes made from sweet potatoes in this article!
11. Strawberry Dream Layer Cake
From the name itself, I believe having a slice of this delicous cake is a dream come true for my taste buds. Something to be really grateful for on Thanksgiving! Find out more DIY jello cake ideas in this article!
12. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars
And of course, the ultimate dessert of all-time, baked goodies! Pumpkin + chocolate = happy tummy! Here are more treats to bake for your sweet tooth! Click here!
Thinking of getting a vegan meal this Thanksgiving? Watch this video from Liv’s Healthy Life and get her quick, easy and delish recipes ready for your taste buds:
Get a little adventurous this year and step outside of your comfort zone by making these off-the-cuff Thanksgiving recipes. We guarantee you won’t regret it and for sure, you would enjoy eating it as much as they look like on your tables!
When you’re finished planning your menu, decorate your home with these Thanksgiving decorations… Get the ideas from here!
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