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Thanksgiving Tips & Recipes Roundup

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, but here is still time to get organized for the big feast and prepare for the final holiday countdown.

I’ve pulled together my favorite tips and tricks for a delicious meal and a stress free holiday along with a collection of delicious recipes for your Thanksgiving Table.

Tips for Preparing the Big Feast

With these tips and guides, you have everything you need to prepare your feast and host your best Thanksgiving meal! A little advance preparation and planning go a long way towards having a relaxing, enjoyable holiday with your family and friends.

Don’t forget to feed yourself during the day. I often get caught up in cooking and forget to eat lunch or a snack. I think smelling the food and preparing it all day long fakes out my body into not feeling hungry. Mini Babybel cheeses are a great, simple snack to grab. Here are some more appetizers and snacks.

How to Roast a Perfect Turkey | Good Life Eats

How to Make Gravy With No Lumps | Good Life Eats

Tips For a Stress Free Turkey Day | Good Life Eats

Tips for Welcoming Vegetarians to the Holiday Table | Simple Bites

Thanksgiving Recipe & Planning Guide | Good Life Eats


Dinner Recipes

My Thanksgiving Recipe & Planning Guide includes all of my favorite Thanksgiving Recipes here on Good Life Eats – everything you need for a delicious meal! Here are a few more recipes that caught my eye and look too delicious to miss!

Homemade Stovetop Stuffing | Kitchen Simplicity

Greek Yogurt Mashed Potatoes | Good Life Eats

Brown Sugar Bacon Brussels Sprouts | Savory Simple

Coconut Pecan Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes | Simple Bites

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pear Sauce | One Hungry Mama

Gluten Free Cranberry Cornbread Muffins | Family Fresh Cooking

Turkey Roulade with Sausage Stuffing | Not Without Salt


Dessert Recipes

I know you are already preparing a feast, but there’s always room for dessert! Whether you are planning to stick to tradition with pie or are looking for something a little simpler, like pudding, these recipes have you covered.

photo credit: Some the Wiser

Cranberry Pear Tart | Some the Wiser

Easy Pumpkin Pudding | Good Life Eats

Mini Lemon Meringue Pies | My Baking Addiction

Thanksgiving Pie Tarts | Savory Simple

Cider Caramel Apple Pie | Honey & Jam

Vanilla Praline Pumpkin Pie | Kitchen Treaty


What is your favorite part of the Thanksgiving Meal?

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Greek Yogurt Mashed Potatoes
pear and endive appetizer
Endive, Pear, and Walnut Appetizer