50 Amazing Thanksgiving Food Ideas

Thanksgiving is fast approaching which means families are starting to think about just what they want to eat on that wonderful day.  I know I always start planning out my menu at least a week or two in advance so it is the perfect time to start pouring over recipes.  To help you with you menu planning {oh, and myself too!}, I have gathered up 50 amazing Thanksgiving food ideas that would be perfect for your holiday table.
All of these recipes look so delicious that I am definitely having a hard time narrowing my selections.  Good luck when it comes to choosing.

 Let’s start by taking a look at some ideas for appetizers, salads and breads
Appetizes Collage 1 Spiced Sweet Potato Salad from The Chronicles of Home  //  Da Bomb Deviled Eggs from Sweet Basil
Savory Pumpkin Cheesecake Spread from Peas & Crayons//  Spiced Pears with Cinnamon Cream Cheese from Jello Mold Mistress

Appetizer Collage 2 Pumpkin Sage Popovers from Caroline Girl Cooks // Turkey Cheeseball from Gluesticks // Chive Biscuits from Southern Souffle

Not Pictured: Cottage Cheese Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls from Roxana’s Home Baking // Southern Cornbread from Sweet Basil

Getting hungry yet?  Well, let’s move on to some side dish ideas.

Sides Collage 1 Green Beans with Goat Cheese from Design, Dining and Diapers // Pumpkin Risotto from Anyonita Nibbles // Bacon Corn Pudding from Just Us Four

Sides Collage 2 Pumpkin Scones from The Benson Street // Make Ahead Gravy from The Yummly Life // Brussels Sprouts from Heart, Mind & Soul

Farro & Sausage Stuffed Apples from Oh My Veggies // Raspberry Cranberry Sauce from A Spicy Perspective // Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes from Baked by Rachel

Sides Collage 3 Stuffing Muffins from On Sugar Mountain // Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes from Just Us Four // Green Beans from Texas Roadhouse // Balsamic Roasted Vegetables from Whipped

Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Casserole from All Day I Dream About Food // Mushroom Kale Sausage Stuffing from Wine and Glue // Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus from Skinny Taste

Not Pictured: Sweet Potato Apple Casserole from We Do Fun Here // Lemon Feta Green Beans from Peas & Crayons

You can’t have a Thanksgiving meal with a main course, right?  Here are some delicious Thanksgiving meal ideas for the main course.

Main Course Collage 1 Turkey Brining Recipe from Just Us Four // Slow Cooker Cranberry Mustard Spiral Ham from Life with the Crust Cut Off // Stuffing Nori Rolls from Feed Your Skull

Main Course Collage 2 Crockpot Turkey Breast with Gravy from Skinny Taste // Thanksgiving Bake from Chef-in-Training

Let’s end our meal with some delicious desserts and drinks!

Desserts Collage 1 Pumpkin Roll from Yummy Healthy Easy // Apple Pie Bites from What’s Cooking with Ruthie // Autumn Sangria from The Flair Exchange

Turkey Cookies from Hoosier Homemade // Pumpkin Mousse Shooters from Eat Yourself Skinny // Ginger Pull Apart Bread from Cake Duchess

Desserts Collage 2 Turkey Donut Pops from Cheeky Kitchen // Autumn Brickle Dip from Posed Perfection

Pumpkin Whip from Live Laugh Rowe // Pumpkin Whoopie Pies from It Bakes Me Happy // Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles from The Recipe Critic // Apple Pie Bruschetta from The Fitchen

Desserts Collage 3 Roasted Apple Churros from Betty Crocker // Homademade Pie Crust from The Haas Machine // Sweet Potato Pie from Food Babbles

Not Pictured: Mulled Apple Cider from The Pioneer Woman and Blueberry Peach Pie from Cheeky Kitchen

And one final recipe: Turkey Picante Pie to use up all the leftover turkey you have!

What is on your menu this Thanksgiving?  I hope you can use a few of these Thanksgiving food ideas in your planning.

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  1. Yum! Now I’m really hungry for Thanksgiving dinner!
    Thanks for sharing my Turkey Cookies!
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  2. It does not help that I am STARVING while looking at this post, lol. I’ve drooled an ocean! Every single recipe looks divine!
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  3. Wow. I can taste some of these right now!!! Thanks for the round up of fabulousness! Thanksgiving is CLOSE. Linda

  4. Yum! Pinned to my Thanksgiving board!

  5. Thanks for sharing my pie crust recipe- I really appreciate it! These other recipes look lovely, too, so I’ll definitely be trying some of them!
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