Another year has passed and now another Thanksgiving is here to be grateful for all the blessings in your life. And the best excuse for stuffing ourselves with some delicious home-cooked meals, shared with loved ones. You might be tired of the same yet albeit yummy recipes, so it’s time to mix it up a bit. Spice up your Thanksgiving cookbook with these traditional, but modern, recipes.
Here are some traditional Thanksgiving recipes with a twist!
Roasted Butternut Squash And Bacon Soup
Soup for Thanksgiving? That’s unconventional! But having it on your menu will make you hungry for more. This tasty butternut squash soup is sprinkled with bacon bits and creamy goat cheese. It has the delicious flavors of autumn in one warm bowl. Check out the recipe here.
A holiday brunch is not complete without this drink. If you’re not sipping this fall cranberry mimosa, then you’re not doing holiday brunch the right way. These cocktails will leave the Thanksgiving table full of smiles and laughter. Check out the recipe here.
Caprese-Stuffed Garlic Butter Portobello Mushrooms
By stuffing your mushrooms with a classic Caprese salad, you’ll surely take your recipe up a notch. Get roasted red peppers, mozzarella, and shredded basil leave drizzled with balsamic. Then stuffed into a buttery garlic mushroom will give you a rush of flavor that you won’t be able to resist. Check out the recipe here.
Brie, Apple And Honey Crostini
For a pre-dinner snack, choose this easy-to-make recipe. You need to make a pile of creamy brie, juicy apples, and sweet honey. Then place them onto toasted slices of french baguette, and you’ll have the ultimate seasonal appetizer. Sprinkle some candied pecans on top for an extra crunch of flavor. This recipe will surely satisfy your family and guests. Check out the recipe here.
Pumpkin Mac And Cheese
Mac and cheese is a staple in anyone’s cookbook, but you can transform this traditional comfort food into a decadent dish. With flavorful chunks of pumpkin, crispy bacon bits, sautéed apples, and Swiss chard, the seasonal veggies and fruits will be on perfect for your fall festivities. Check out the recipe here.
Rosemary Maple Balsamic Roasted Root Vegetables
Elegant yet relaxed, these traits are what Thanksgiving sides should be, like this Easy Rosemary Maple Balsamic Roasted Root vegetable recipe. While your traditional roasted root veggies are made exceptional with a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt.
You can use a sprig of rosemary and a maple balsamic reduction glaze as garnish. Carrots, potatoes, parsnips, beets, whatever root veggies you have on hand will taste smashing with this flavor combo. Check out the recipe here.
Cornbread And Sausage Stuffing
With its moist flavor of sage sausage galore, everyone will want a taste of this stuffing passed their way. With its savory, buttery cornbread bits, you might want to increase the ingredients because the addition of apples, pecans, and dried cranberries will make this dish vanish right before your eyes. Check out the recipe here.
Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes
With some tasty garlic butter added to the outside, these sweet potato slices will be crispy, but soft and sweet on the inside. Healthier than a regular potato, these Thanksgiving appetizers will be a hit at the table, making you leave almost no room for anything else (although we know you’ll try). Check out the recipe here.
Apple Cider-Glazed Roasted Turkey
With its irresistible flavor, you’ll stuff down this roasted turkey. Sweet apple cider glaze and savory herbed butter make it an excellent main dish in your Thanksgiving dinner. Check out the recipe here.
Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie
Finally, dessert! Half of the fun in Thanksgiving is indulging your sweet tooth. If you have any room still (of course you do), get some of this delicious triple chocolate pumpkin pie.. Check out the recipe here.
From appetizers to desserts, these Thanksgiving recipes will surely captivate the heart as well as the tummy of your family and guests. After a whole day of preparing for this holiday, you can let the professionals handle the dirty aftermath. They’ll make your home sparkly and spotless in no time!