Appetizers

Thanksgiving appetizer recipes to help you kick off the holiday celebration.

slow cooker quinoa white bean and kale soup

Slow cooker quinoa, white bean, and kale soup

This slow cooker quinoa, white bean, and kale soup from Chelsea’s Messy Apron is an easy crockpot soup that is hearty and filling, but also light and healthy! It’s filled with heart-healthy quinoa, protein-packed cannellini beans, diced tomatoes, and fiber-rich kale. It’s seasoned with the flavors of Italy with a Tuscan chicken…

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10 scary-healthy Halloween recipes

This Halloween, delight your favorite costumed ghouls with these eerie treats that may look sickening, but won’t actually make them sick! Best of all, these treats are healthy… or, at least, healthier than a dinner of a dozen fun-size candy bars. From skinny desserts to savory…

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Cheesy Slow Cooker Bacon and Broccoli Dip

Cheesy slow cooker bacon and broccoli dip

Everyone loves a delicious dip, particularly an easy-peasy one. Especially a dip that does not require you turn on your oven in the spring and summer heat. This dip emphasizes the delicious and classic combination of broccoli and bacon. And requires minimal effort, a mixture…

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12 Salty and Savory Christmas Snacks - Roasted Cranberry and Goat Cheese Flatbreads

12 salty and savory Christmas snacks

There’s an overabundance of sweet foods around the holidays. Everywhere you look there are cookies and pastries and cocktails galore! But it’s also important to keep hearty, savory foods around—we need to keep those bellies happy and satisfied. Here is a list of crowd-pleasing holiday…

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Herb & Cucumber Roulades

Herb and cucumber roulades

The holidays are prime time for entertaining, but all that holiday hustle and bustle can sometimes be overwhelming. Having a few easy go-to recipes in your back pocket is key to staying sane. A few years ago I used to make a recipe similar to these…

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Jalapeño cranberry sauce

This unique twist on the ordinary cranberry sauce recipe is the perfect spread for a turkey sandwich! Even with the addition of jalapeños, this sauce is very mild, which makes it perfect for anyone. The best part is, if you prefer a cranberry sauce with…

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10 unique Thanksgiving side dish recipes

We at Thanksgiving.com love, love, love all the tried and true Thanksgiving side dishes that have been passed on for generations: sweet potato casserole, sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberries … But sometimes, it’s fun to mix things up and toss a modern…

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apple butter-bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer

Apple butter bacon wrapped shrimp

It’s nice to nibble on a little something before Thanksgiving dinner so you don’t starve before the feast is served. This recipe for Apple Butter Bacon Wrapped Shrimp from Nutmeg Nanny serves as the perfect appetizer on Thanksgiving Day. Seafood is something you won’t typically see…

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup from Thanksgiving.com

Creamy cauliflower soup

This creamy cauliflower soup makes a great Thanksgiving starter and pairs perfectly with crusty bread rolls. The secret to it’s creamy texture is a potato, which is puréed with the rest of the healthy ingredients in a blender. This soup is lightened up by using half-and-half to…

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Pumpkin Pie Crescents | Thanksgiving.com

Pumpkin pie crescents

You know as soon as September rolls around it is pumpkin season, and for good reason! Pumpkin pie is one of the tastiest fall desserts! Inspired by this Thanksgiving table staple, we have come up with these Pumpkin Pie Crescents, a super easy twist on this…

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