Thanksgiving Recipes

Hey! Who is excited for Thanksgiving? I know I am. I can’t believe it’s only a week away now.Β It’s such a wonderful holiday, and I love that the focus is on being thankful and gathering together with others.

Family photo with dogs

Thanksgiving 2017! I still don’t know how we captured this photo! It accurately sums up our family and pets, though. Wild and happy to be together πŸ™‚

The fact that Thanksgiving also centers around a meal is icing on the cake! Here are a few recipes I like to make around Thanksgiving.


Banana Nut Granola

Pumpkin spice pancakes
Banana nut granola
Pumpkin smoothie

Muffins and Biscuits

Butternut Squash Muffins

Butternut squash muffins
Pumpkin muffins
Corn muffins
Grandma’s baking powder biscuits

Soups, Stews, and Sides

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup
Pumpkin soup
Sweet potato-lentil stew
White bean casserole

Desserts and Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Ginger Cookies

Dairy free pie crust
Peanut butter corn flake bars
Puppy chow
Dairy free sugar cookies with vanilla frosting
Pumpkin spice ginger cookies
Glazed orange cookies

What special dishes do you like to cook and/or bake for Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Hi guys! I’m just popping in today to share some Thanksgiving recipe ideas! Jimmy and I will be heading to my parents’ house for Thanksgiving this year. My only duty for the big meal? Baking a pumpkin pie. I can’t wait πŸ™‚

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Pumpkin Soup
Carrot Ginger Soup
Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup

Turkey Soup –> Perfect for using up leftovers!
Butternut Squash Muffins


Pumpkin Muffins
Pumpkin Spice Ginger Cookies

Pumpkin spice ginger cookies

Dairy-Free Pie Crust
Peanut Butter Corn Flake Bars

Posts from past Thanksgivings


Hosting Thanksgiving for Jimmy’s Family – 2015
First Married Thanksgiving – 2014
Thanksgiving with My Family – 2013
Thanksgiving with Family from New York – 2012
Thanksgiving with Jimmy’s Family – 2011
Thanksgiving in the Outer Banks– 2010

Are you celebrating Thanksgiving this year?

What’s your favorite dish at Thanksgiving?

How may times do you think the word “Thanksgiving” appears in this post?

The answer to the last question is 13. I just counted πŸ˜‰