Change is good! Although the surprises this year have been unanticipated and inconvenient at times, there are changes you can control. And if there were ever a time to shake up the traditional dishes of Thanksgiving, it’s this year when everyone may not be together like usual. Check out these tasty, alternative side dishes that may give your favorite recipes a run for their money.
Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale & Cranberry Couscous - This was written for lunches and meals on the go, but we think it would make a great Thanksgiving side. Quick and easy to make and it can be make ahead of time and served cold.
Fried Mashed Potato Balls - Crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside, these potato balls are also great to use up any leftovers during the holidays!
Cauliflower Stuffing - We know every family has their own stuffing recipe that cannot be changed. But, if this is the year to change things up, this is the way to do it! Swap out the bread (or cornbread) for cauliflower and the health conscious among you will be proud.
Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Soup - Use canned pumpkin or fresh roasted pumpkin to create this delicious fall season pumpkin soup.
Roasted Carrots with Farro, Chickpeas & Herbed Crème Fraîche - This is the most beautiful side dish ever! You can make everyone jealous of your feast with just a photo of this dish.
Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash - This is the perfect comfort food and it's ready in just 30 minutes.
Sweet Potato Marshmallow Bites - These are something the kids could make. The video on the page makes it look so quick and easy!
Turkey Biscuit Sliders - You know you're going to have leftover Turkey this year, so this is a great option to change it up after Thanksgiving!