Thanksgiving Sides That Will Make the Turkey Jealous!


Let’s face it guys we all know that no matter how we dress the turkey the side dishes always take the main stage at Thanksgiving! People might ooooh and ahhhh over the turkey on the center of the table, but what do they reach for? The sides!


Now each forkful of that turkey can be masked with what you really want to be eating. These are our favorite T-Giving side dishes here on MM blog. You can never have enough of these dishes at Thanksgiving. Whatever doesn’t get finished off on November 24th will be enjoyed even more the days to follow. Thanksgiving leftovers are always the biggest treat of all.


Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes | A GREAT #Thanksgiving Side Dish |

Sweet potato mashers are great, but these sides make take them to even higher levels!

What is it about the mouthwatering combo of butter, sweet potatoes and maple syrup? Its unquestionably the best ever. Add some spicy chipotle and you’ve got a heavenly side.These Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes are one of the best things you will ever eat!

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Bacon #recipe, serve this side at Thanksgiving! ( @marlameridith )
Bacon Maple Sweet Potatoes Let’s face it, everyone would much rather pig out on bacon than turkey! These sweet potatoes are everything but boring, smothered with maple syrup & baked up with bacon grease.

Topped with bacon crumbles of course!

This Loaded Scalloped Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, will be the best dish at your #Thanksgiving table!

Loaded Scalloped Sweet Potato Casserole. Again we have bacon here, you can never have too much of that, right?

Mandarin Roasted Rainbow Carrots, make these for #Thanksgiving! #recipe on ( @marlameridith )

One more orange veg ingredient before we move on: These Mandarin Roasted Carrots are full of citrus flavor!

Now it’s time to get your greens on!

Green Beans with Beech Mushrooms & Olives | Make them for THANKSGIVING! Vegan recipe on

Green bean sides don’t need to be gloppy, these fresh takes make the most of this gorgeous veg. Green Beans with Beech Mushrooms & Olives Olive lovers this ones for you! Nothing like the fresh taste of green beans sautéed up with briny olives and earthy mushrooms.

These Green Beans with Toasted Almonds and Quinoa would make the PERFECT Thanksgiving side dish! ( @marlameridith )

Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Quinoa This recipe eats like a meal. Enjoy any time of the year!

Healthy string bean recipe for Thanksgiving & family meals.

Green Beans with Leeks & Feta Add some fresh lemon zest to these and you have a bright, light and delicious side o’ green beans.

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts, Blue Cheese & Cranberries #recipe The ULTIMATE Thanksgiving side dish! ( @marlameridith )

Brussels sprouts never need to be boring again! First up you gotta try these Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts, Blue Cheese and Cranberries. Up your game & you will see these side dishes gobbled up before you know it!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Pecans recipe, make these for Thanksgiving! (@marlameridith)

Brussels Sprouts with Maple Pecans. Make extra pecans, we promise you will go through buckets full!

Now let’s talk cranberries….here’s your basic recipe: How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce

How to Make Homemade Cranberry Sauce.You need this for #Thanksgiving ( @marlameridith )

Straight up cranberry sauce is great, but you can also make it a bit more gourmet with this…”>Maple Bourbon Cranberry Sauce, the ultimate #Thanksgiving side dish! ( @marlameridith )

Ever have bourbon with your cranberries? Try it folks, you’ll love it! A wonderful boozy treat. Maple Bourbon Cranberry Sauce

Stuffing-Marla-Meridith BO1V2068

Surfing is always a T-Giving favorite. These two are different than the norm and way more tasty! Sausage & Apple Cornbread Stuffing

Quinoa Stuffing | A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Favorite |

Quinoa Stuffing with Apple, Sweet Potato & Hazelnuts A unique, gluten free take on stuffing. Readers enjoy this recipe all year long!

Everyone loves a little cake with their meal, check out this Maple Cheddar Skillet Cornbread

Maple Cheddar Skillet Cornbread. A delicious side for #Thanksgiving! #recipe on ©<

Cranberry Cornbread Muffins are a fun single serving take…

Instead of making a large cornbread loaf for #Thanksgiving try these Cranberry Cornbread Muffins! ( @marlameridith )

~ Marla Meridith

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