Thanksgiving Side Dishes with a Twist
Spice up the classic Thanksgiving dishes with some creative ideas!

Thanksgiving is all about tradition with a feast of classic dishes being the highlight of celebrations. Family cooks face quite a challenge as the guests’ expectations are high on this day. Looking for ways to wow your guests? Be bold and spice up the classics with some creative ideas which will sure put a new spin on Thanksgiving dinner!

Green Bean with Mint Salad

Green Bean with Mint Salad is a great alternative to Green Bean Casserole

Replacing classic casserole with a salad may raise a few eyebrows. This will quickly change into applause, as our Green Bean with Mint Salad offers a great combo of garlic and mint that will tantalize your guests’ taste buds! If you are not ready for this nontraditional extravaganza, feel free to stick with this decades-proven recipe of Green Bean Casserole.

Celery Root and Potato Mash

Celery Root and Potato Mash to add extra carbs to the main garnish

You cannot imagine Thanksgiving dinner table without potato mash doused in gravy. However, adding celery into the mash will guarantee you a very delicious and unique dish. Check this Celery Root and Potato Mash recipe to see how easy it is to bring this dish to a new level! Love your potatoes plain and simple and not willing to experiment on such a serious day? Check out these Basic Mashed Potatoes .

Breadless Stuffing

Low Calorie Breadless Stuffing

Traditional stuffing is really just a big dense dish of chopped up bread, however, very indulgent. At the same time the comforting flavors and rich texture of stuffing can easily be made with all different types of ingredients. This garbanzo beans and celery Breadless stuffing is not only yummy, but it will also help you reduce your calorie intake at the celebratory dinner. Do not want to challenge the conformist ways? This Delicable Apple, Cranberry and Sausage Stuffing will appease everybody at the table.

Mini Pumpkin Chesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes to substitute a large traditional pie

 A wonderful alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving dessert, these delicious and cute Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes will win everybody’s hearts. It is supposed to be a dessert bite instead of a large traditional pumpkin pie slice, but if you try one, it will be hard to say no to another helping! Cannot say no to a traditional pie to decorate the dessert table? We have a great classic Pumpkin Pie, and if you follow the steps carefully it will be not only delicate in taste, but perfect in shape, with no cracks!

For a perfect starter or a light side dish we have handpicked  5 Low Calorie Thanksgiving salad recipes  – a selection of flavorful eye-pleasers that will go beautifully with any dish.

We have also prepared a few tips and tricks in case something goes wrong in the busy kitchen. No need to panic, almost everything is fixable! Gear up with these simple and quick remedies.