Thanksgiving Menus & Other Fall Recipe Favorites


With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to share two sample Thanksgiving Menus I crafted from some of the most delicious food bloggers’ recipes online! All of the courses are packed with Fall-friendly foods like squash, pumpkin, and cranberry, and are quite healthy, with a few vegan and whole wheat options. Then below my menus I share some favorite Fall breakfasts because many of us will have family visiting, so to be the perfect host means to have something more than cereal for the AM! Hope these recipes inspire you to add something new to your table!

Thanksgiving Menu #1

  • Cocktail: Autumn Sangria with Apples, Pomegranate and Figs {recipe}
  • Appetizer: Carmelized Grape Tartines {recipe}
  • Soup: Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup a la Crockpot {recipe}
  • Salad: Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad {recipe}
  • Main Course: Rosemary Butter-Rubbed Turkey with Porcini Gravy {recipe}
  • Side Dishes: Honey-Lime Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes {recipe} + Rosemary Maple Balsamic Roasted Vegetables {recipe}
  • Dessert: Whole Wheat Berry Cobbler {recipe}

Thanksgiving Menu #2:

  • Cocktail: Cranberry Cider Punch {recipe}
  • Appetizer: Cranberry and Brie Bites {recipe}
  • Soup: Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup {recipe}
  • Salad: Holiday Honey Crisp Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette {recipe}
  • Main Course: Roasted Chicken with a Pumpkin Spice Marinade {recipe}
  • Side Dishes: Quinoa Kale Cakes {recipe} + Slow cooker creamed corn {recipe}
  • Dessert: Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cakes with Cinnamon Glaze {recipe}

Fall Breakfasts:

  • Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Muffins {recipe}
  • Ciabatta French Toast with Warm Apple Maple Syrup {recipe}
  • Crock Pot Maple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oatmeal {recipe}
  • Butternut Squash Frittata {recipe}

A big thank you to all the bloggers who shared these incredible recipes with us!

Photography by Yesi of Simply Lively

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