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 🙂

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 😉


Hello and happy Thanksgiving!

The pumpkin pie I baked today. Looks okay-ish... but I'm sure it will taste good!

The pumpkin pie I baked today. Looks okay-ish… but I’m sure it will taste good!

I’m pretty sure I have a low-key holiday in store, with only my immediate family and sister-in-law celebrating together. I’m so happy that I’m staying home with my family because the last time we were all at home together for Thanksgiving was in 2010.

Penn State has been on Thanksgiving break since Monday, and it’s been pretty amazing. Before the break, I made some lofty goals that included finishing up a big project and practicing my senior research presentation. It’s taken me longer than I expected to complete my goals because I’ve been feeling so burnt out on school work! I really needed this break. (more…)