10 Yummy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Hi, buddies! Let’s talk Thanksgiving, mkay? I’m a person of contradictions. I hate running late to anything, but I always seem to procrastinate things to the last minute. Anyone else feel me? So this year I’m starting all of my holiday planning early. This is why I’m posting these side dish recipes 3 before the big day! Let’s get prepared ahead of time! πŸ™‚

Side note: I am not a great cook, so these recipes are not my original recipes. The links will lead to the original recipe. I hope this helps you all with your Thanksgiving game plan!

10 Yummy thanksgiving side dishes

The Pioneer Woman’s Perfect Mashed Potatoes

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Photo credit: Thepioneerwoman.com

Obviously my first suggestion is mashed potatoes. πŸ˜‚ What’s Thanksgiving without this smooth and creamy dish?!

Here’s the recipe

The Pioneer Woman’s Basic Thanksgiving Dressing

Photo credit: Thepioneerwoman.com

Another duh. I think it would be a sin to not serve dressing with Thanksgiving.

Click here for the deets

Roasted Mushrooms in a Browned Butter, Garlic and Thyme Sauce

Roasted Mushrooms in a Browned Butter, Garlic and Thyme Sauce
Photo credit: Closetcooking.com

Mushrooms are my FAV! πŸ’This dish sounds super yummy!


Corn Casserole

Our Corn Casserole recipe is a family favorite Easter food side dish - this sweet-savory, corn bread "like" dish is super delicious and very easy to make. It will be one of your family's favorite Holiday Foods. Pin this yummy side dish for later and follow us for more Easter Dinner Food Ideas. #EasterDinner #CornCasserole #SideDish #Corn
Photo credit: Twosisterscrafting.com

I like this idea because it takes corn to the next level!

You know what to do..


Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

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Photo credit: Yellowblissroad.com

If your family is anything like mine then there is a 99% chance someone else already “called” making the green bean casserole. So, how about you show up with this yummy dish instead! πŸ˜‰

Yummy stuff awaits once you click here πŸ˜‰

Crockpot Cranberry Sauce

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Photo credit: Cleverlysimple.com

It blows my mind when I come across someone who doesn’t like cranberry sauce. This looks delish!

Click here for the recipe!

Southern Slow Cooker Green Beans

Free up space on the cooktop and make these easy Southern Green Beans right in the slow cooker! They're so easy!
Photo credit: Southernbite.com

Green beans + bacon = 🧑

Click here for the recipe πŸ™‚

Slow Cooker Mac&Cheese

Combine these rich ingredients to make a creamy, cheesy, and easy mac n cheese in your crockpot.
Photo credit: Keyingredient.com

You may notice that I am slightly obsessed with the idea of using a crockpot to make most of these dishes. It’s simple and saves you time, what’s not to love?

Click here for the recipe

Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Casserole

Photo credit: Thediaryofarealhouswife.com

The way to my heart is with cheese. πŸ˜‹

You can find the recipe here

Crockpot Fried Apples

These Easy Crock Pot Fried Apples are a perfect, effortless Thanksgiving side dish or an everyday treat! You'll love how easy they are to whip up!
Photo credit: Anightowlblog.com

I’m loving the idea of serving something sweet as a side dish instead of a dessert. Let’s be honest, we’re all having pie for dessert anyways.

Here’s the recipe

I hope this post has given you some ideas of what you might be cooking to go along with the turkey this year! What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes?


Delicious Chili Recipe | Blogtober Day 7

Happy Sunday Funday, buddies! We are on day 7 of Blogtober, and I’m going to share with you my chili recipe. πŸ™‚

This recipe is super simple, and super delicious. πŸ™‚

What you’ll need:

  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 cans of tomato sauce (29 oz)
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes with green chilies (14.5 oz)
  • 2 cans of red or light red kidney beans (15.5 oz)
  • 3 tbs. chili powder
  • 1 tbs. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbs. oregano
  • 1 tsp. cumin

What you’ll do:

  • Dice onion and garlic
  • Brown beef, onion and garlic – drain grease from meat
  • In a large pot mix together everything except for the beans
  • Cook on medium/low heat covered for 1 hour – stir occasionally
  • After 1 hour add beans and cook for another 30 minutes on low
  • Feel free to add more seasoning if your heart so desires
  • Serve and enjoy!



How yummy does that look?! I love how versatile chili recipes can be! Let me know what your favorite chili recipe is! πŸ™‚

One Pan Dinner

Hey y’all! Happy Wednesday! Today I’m going to share with you a super simple supper idea. I love ideas like this because for one I can’t cook, and anything that saves some time is good for me! I hope you enjoy this recipe and definitely let me know if you make it! πŸ™‚

What you’ll need:

  • 1-2 lbs. boneless chicken breast or strips
  • 2-3 golden Yukon potatoes
  • 1 can green beans
  • 1 stick butter
  • Italian seasoning
  • Garlic salt

What you’ll do:

  • Dice potatoes – spread evenly into pan
  • Place chicken and green beans into pan
  • Slice butter and spread evenly over top
  • Sprinkle desired amount of seasonings
  • Bake for 45 minutes at 350 (until chicken is fully cooked)
  • Enjoy this savory comfort supper πŸ™‚