Thanksgiving Spotlight: 5 Winning Recipes

The day is almost here..the day when calories don’t matter and family feud is more than just a hilarious game show. Whether you’re hosting your family or attending at a friend’s house, you’ll want to look at these delicious side dishes and appetizers.

Cranberry Almond Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

Wild rice salad is often used in place of stuffing, so if you have any gluten-free or vegan guests, serve this seasonal salad.

Butternut Squash Phyllo

butternut squash phyllo


The perfect bite-sized appetizer. Make ahead and pop in the oven before guests arrive.

Maple Syrup Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Maple Syrup Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Another staple at the dinner table. The maple syrup adds delicious depth and richness.

Fresh Fig Tart

rosemary and fig

Serve this gorgeous tart as an appetizer or even alongside your favorite pies for dessert.

If you or your family and friends are vegetarian, check our complete guide to a Vegetarian Thanksgiving.

Featured image courtesy of Saveur

About the Author: Aisling Rice


Aisling Rice graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Media, Arts and Communication. Aisling has a passion for graphic and information design as well as everything food related.