Thanksgiving-Friendly Recipes

Thanksgiving-Friendly Recipes

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Still looking for that perfect dish to bring to Aunt Edith’s? Look no further—you’ll find everything but the turkey on this list, a collection of my most autumnal (and celebratory) recipes. Gobble gobble, folks.

And if you’d rather not gobble gobble until you pass out, here’s a piece I wrote last year, all about How to Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Blowing Your Diet.

Appetizers & Nibbles

Barley Soup with Butternut & Fennel
Roasted Eggplant Spread
Roasted Olives with Lemon & Thyme
Roasted Red Pepper Spread
Parmesan Crackers
Sweet & Five-Spicy Almonds
Velvety Rosemary Carrot Soup
Whole Wheat Lavash Crackers


Maple-Cornmeal Biscuits
Sesame Twists
Whole Wheat Breadsticks
Whole Wheat Fig & Pecan Bread

Vegetarian Mains

Butternut Barley Casserole
Pasta with Spiced Butternut Squash and Almonds
Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas, Walnuts & Dried Fruit
Roasted Root Vegetable Crostata
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Risotto
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Fried Sage & Slivered Chestnuts
Warm Delicata Squash & Israeli Couscous Salad with Maple-Cumin Vinaigrette
Wheatberry Salad


Barley Pilaf with Butternut & Fennel
Pan-Roasted Carrots with Crispy Sage
Quick Saute of Zucchini, Almonds & Pecorino
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Sesame Broccoli


Patricia’s Awesome Apple Cake
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Pumpkin Ricotta Gingersnap Pie
Roasted Pears with Sugar & Spiced Pecans and Poire William Caramel Sauce
Turtle Tart