We don't think Thanksgiving has to turn into a weeklong cooking project that wears both you and your wallet out. All these dishes are easy to make but totally impressive and definitely delicious. Now all you need is the turkey. For a little extra help with the bird, check out our 20 genius turkey-cooking tips, and you'll have the dinner of your dreams.
A decadent, cheesy, sweet potato gratin always has a place on the holiday table.
Switch things up with your stuffing by using everything bagels. Then eat the leftovers in the morning, because sausage bagel stuffing is the best breakfast ever.
It's hard to resist a big scoop of extra-buttery mashed potatoes, but your waistline might thank you if you dive into a bowl of mashed turnips instead.
Vegan guests will be thrilled with a bowl of this hearty parsnip-butternut squash soup. And bonus, it's super simple to make.
This deliciously cheesy recipe makes 12 muffin tin potato gratins... but what is everyone else going to eat?
Remember the sad bowl of corn you used to see on Thanksgiving tables? Forget everything you ever thought about creamed corn, and make this cheesy roasted garlic corn casserole instead.
Another tasty mashed potato alternative: cauliflower-broccoli mash.
A tasty side dish or predinner bite, these healthier stuffed mushrooms make you feel better about gorging on turkey and pumpkin pie.
Keep your gluten-free guests in mind when you make gravy this year.
Make fun DIY cornucopias for festive place settings and a healthy snack.
Cheese balls are a holiday tradition, but these mini turkey-shaped bites are the cutest ever.
Sneak some healthy ingredients into these whole-wheat pumpkin muffins decorated like turkeys. The kids will gobble them up.
These chicken salad Pilgrim hats are perfect midday snacks for the little ones and just the right size for tiny fingers.
Skip the pumpkin pie, and go untraditional with the cutest scarecrow cupcake cake ever.
'Tis the season for all things pumpkin. Change things up with a fall take on the classic poke cake.
What kid (or adult, for that matter) wouldn't love to dig into these adorable turkey pudding cups decorated with cookies and candy?
Every family gathering needs a good, strong cocktail, right? Save a few cranberries from the sauce, and make a big batch of this festive bourbon drink.
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