With Thanksgiving a week away, I’m sure many of my Canadian friends are already in menu planning mode trying to get ahead of the rush at the grocery story. I know I am! As one of the biggest, if not the absolute biggest food holiday, I’ve seen so many incredible dishes peppering my feed on Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook. I’m sure yours has been too.
So I thought it would be fun to do our first recipe round-up and share some favourite holiday dishes with all of my readers. I would love to hear what your favourites are in the comments below.
I know you guys are going to be poking around the internet, searching out the recipes for your yummiest Thanksgiving ever, so I’ll share some of our favourites, new and old, to help make your holiday amazing! From Turkey, to maple glazed baked ham I pinned some mouth-watering dishes you are sure to enjoy. Plus, there are a few recipes that you can even make ahead to free up time and much needed space in your oven.
(From the top left hand corner all the way around here is where you can find all these tasty dishes.)
Thanksgiving: A roundup of our 15 favourite dishes
1.sage onion and smoked bacon stuffing: smoked bacon, olive oil and freshly chopped herbs give this filling stuffing a rich, hearty flavour.
2.Homemade Turkey Gravy: I mean let’s be honest…homemade gravy is the best thing ever invented.
3. pumpkin caramel cream cheese poke cake:The ultimate fall dessert! A pumpkin spice cake drizzled with caramel sauce, frosted with a fluffy cream cheese frosting and topped with even more caramel sauce! You’ll love every single morsel of this uber moist, delicious cake! You can check out each of these recipes and where I found them below.
4.apple cranberry walnut salad:Crisp apples, dried cranberries, feta cheese, and hearty walnuts come together in a fresh Autumn salad. An easy side dish for any favourite meal!
5.candy corn punch: How cute is this drink? ( this one is kid friendly)
6.honeycrisp apple sangria : A little festive beverage for the adults (NOT kid friendly)
7.Best Roast Turkey: it just wouldn’t be a celebration without turkey!!
8.slow cooker creamed corn:Skipped the canned cream corn this year and make it from scratch right in the crock pot – it’s so rich and creamy and unbelievably easy to make with just 5 ingredients!
9. Mini Pumpkin Pies:Mini pumpkin pies! Rather than overwhelming yourself and your guests with too much of a good thing, let them enjoy a bite sized treat. There’s always room for something mini!
10.crock pot maple brown sugar ham:I love ham, and always looked forward getting to enjoy turkey AND ham in one meal.
11.garlic and chives mashed potatoes: Our new go-to recipe for mashed potatoes.
12. cranberry salad recipe: a new twist on an old family favourite..fresh oranges and pineapple in place of canned and stubbing dried cherries for maraschino.
13.pan sauteed brussels sprouts caramelized onions bacon:An easy healthy side dish perfect for the holidays.
14.honey maple roasted carrots: Thanksgiving without carrots just doesn’t exists!
15.Leaf Cookies: a perfect take away from a great family event!
What are you serving your friends and family this holiday season?
Do you have a signature dish that is a must make?