During thanksgiving, the turkey may be the star of the show but Thanksgiving would not be complete without the rest of the side dishes. Every superstar needs a supporting cast!
For people who are all ready for thanksgiving, Congratulations! For those of you who are still playing games on facebook and watching Ellen Degeneres shows on repeat (like me), you need help. These 10 Easy Ideas for Thanksgiving is a collection of quick, last-minute friendly recipes that’s going to make things easier for you, and for me and the entire human race. ♥
A feast of delicious garlic roasted potatoes, spicy con chilli, three cheese stuffed mushrooms, Thai coconut chicken soup and not forgetting the desserts. What about a delicious pumpkin cake that you can easily prepare a couple of days in advance or maybe a Pumpkin Pie Chai Latte that is so simple yet decadent. People would not even notice that the pumpkin pie is missing from the table! I kid you not.
#1 Delicious Garlic Roasted Potatoes
These garlic potatoes are crisp-tender perfection and they are SO easy to make that it feels like you are almost doing nothing!
#2 Thai Coconut Chicken Soup
This is going to be a hit at ANYTIME with EVERYONE. One of the best soups I have ever had. Do I need to say more?
#3 Delicious Edamame Hummus
Instead of chickpeas, this is an untraditional spin on a traditional hummus. Made from edamame, this green dip is healthy and delicious. Don’t blame me if you are gonna be busy giving out the recipe during thanksgiving.
#4 Moist Pumpkin Bread
Rich, moist and delicious pumpkin goodness. Why would you need more reasons to go for this?
#5 Con Chilli
You won’t be able to keep your hands off this hearty, all-time classic chilli con carne.
#8 Five Ingredients Sesame Asparagus
A fuss-free side that would be ready in 10 minutes. Yes, I indeed said t e n m i n u t e s.
#7 Baked Chicken and Orzo
You can never go wrong with chicken, mushrooms and rosemary. This is a very flavourful meal and perfect for thanksgiving!
#8 Delicious Non-Alcoholic Sangria
This is perfect for everyone, whether your guests are 5 years old or 50. Why should only the grown-ups have all the fun? Kids want their fancy drinks too.
#9 Three Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Fresh button mushrooms filled with cream cheese, parmesan and mozzarella. These are phenomenal.
#10 Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte
A robust gathering of black tea with classic chai and pumpkin pie spices. Put together with milk and topped with cream, who needs pumpkin pie?
For those of you who are feeling the heat as Thanksgiving is approaching, do not worry too much my friends. As Alice Adams had said, “There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.” With a glance of the 10 Easy Ideas For Thanksgiving above plus some added TLC (Read: Tender loving care) to your cooking, things are gonna work just fine. Enjoy the ride people and don’t forget to bring out the stretchy pants!