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. Ashley B. says:

    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. Linda says:

    Wow. I can taste some of these right now!!! Thanks for the round up of fabulousness! Thanksgiving is CLOSE. Linda

  4. Sarah says:

    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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