Looking for inspiration for your Thanksgiving table? This post is for you! All our favorite, make-ahead holiday sides.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner! The holidays may look different this year, but we can still celebrate with a traditional feast. Does your family have the same side dishes every year or do you mix things up a bit? If you’re looking for some fresh ideas, we’ve got you covered. These are family favorite recipes, adapted to be simple and make-ahead. We think you’ll find a new recipe your family will love! Check out our reader’s comments below each recipe!
These Honey Glazed Carrots with fresh rosemary don’t take long to make and they’re so delicious, they disappear like candy! That’s a warning to make plenty!
These Bacon Wrapped Green Beans are extraordinarily delicious and, even better, they can be prepped a day in advance for easy entertaining!
Combining sweet potatoes, butternut squash and maple syrup, this healthy, Make-Ahead Sweet Potato Butternut Casserole wows everyone!
This delicious Cranberry Salad is filled with fresh cranberries, red grapes, shredded coconut, toasted walnuts and freshly whipped cream and makes a beautiful presentation on the holiday table!
The easiest mashed potatoes ever, with no last minute fussing! These Slow Cooker Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes are super delicious and can be made a few days in advance.
These Honey Ginger Charred Carrots are lightly charred, sweetly glazed with honey, ginger, soy and a splash of chili garlic sauce – addictively delicious!
Transform the everyday humble carrot into a spectacular side with this easy, make-ahead Honey Maple Roasted Carrots recipe!
Super quick and easy, these Caramelized Sweet Potatoes are a healthy alternative to traditional, sticky, marshmallow recipes. And they taste like candy!
Stressed over upcoming holiday meals? This Make-Ahead Gravy is the real deal! Made with roasted chicken wings, carrots, onions, fresh herbs and broth, it’s not only super delicious, it makes entertaining so much easier!
Hi Scott and Chris!!! Yippee kye oooooooooh!!!! You guys rock! This was one of the best gravy recipes PERIOD! A deliciously velvet gift for the palate! Making this was a pure joy, and the house was filled with the most amazing aroma of herbs and magic! Using a braising pot is absolutely necessary to make the wings cook evenly. The wing meat, carrots, and onions were used to make an awesome risotto afterwards.
When you stop to think about it, making this ahead of time was perfect, in that you have the gift of time and you can be relaxed, and really enjoy the process of putting love and joy into an important part of the meal……….besides, naked mashed potatoes?
This Easy Cranberry Pomegranate Sauce; with ginger, lemongrass and pomegranates, has a super fresh, vibrant flavor. It takes less than 15 minutes to make!
This delicious Roasted Carrot Salad with Honey Cider Dressing is a perfect (and gorgeous) side for just about any entree. It also makes a fabulous vegetarian meal on its own!