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Simple, Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

A round-up of recipes from the Charlotte Food Bloggers—everything you need for the big day!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought I’d share a round-up of recipes for those looking for food inspiration. I called on some of my like-minded friends from the Charlotte Food Bloggers to help me out with this post—there is an incredible arsenal of recipes between our members, so I wanted to share the love! See below for everything you need for the big day.

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Cranberry Orange Old Fashioned

Phenomenal Foods

You know how I feel about this – everyone should start with a little cocktail or wine to wet the whistle! How gorgeous and seasonal is this cranberry orange color?


The Ultimate Cheese Plate

The Modifica

You also know how I feel about cheese — a cheese plate is the perfect Thanksgiving Day starter because it’s easy to throw together and people can serve themselves. Plus, you don’t want to fill up TOO much before the big meal!


Vegetable Ricotta Balls

Slice of Jess

Jess’s ricotta balls also looked too good not to share — as she points out, these are a great way to sneak in some veggies, too.


All About The Turkey

Heidi Billotto Food

Heidi has some invaluable tips on turkey in this post — including what to look for when buying one, what size to get, and how to carve it. She also recommends how to best roast a turkey, and suggests a few ideas for the trimmings!


Crockpot Stuffing with Sausage & Kale

Off the Eaten Path

We love anything in a crockpot — make it ahead, and go!


Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

Feast + West

These orange poppy seed muffins can double as breakfast as well as a lunch side.


Balsamic Maple Rosemary Veggies

Bucket List Tummy

Roasted veggies should be on everyone’s side dish list — so easy and healthy. These add a touch of maple and balsamic for the perfect Thanksgiving twist.


The Best Roasted Cauliflower with Tarragon and Capers

The Modifica

This cauliflower dish remains one of my top recipes — the golden raisins, capers and tarragon are perfect year-round.

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Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

My Forking Life

Tanya’s macaroni and cheese looks good enough to eat right now — every Thanksgiving day menu should have some of this on it!


Winter Greens Kale Salad

Slice of Jess

Jess’s winter greens kale salad looks good enough to stand as a meal on it’s own — a great winter recipe!


Cape Cod Arugula Salad

The Modifica

One of my recipes that I modified from Ina Garten – the cranberries, bacon, blue cheese and granny smith apples pair well for fall!


Blackberry Apple Pie

Phenomenal Foods

Now we get to the fun stuff! This pie is almost too pretty to eat (but not quite!)…I just love those fruit flavors peeking through the crust!


Mini Cranberry Apple Casseroles

Feast + West

These cranberry apple casseroles are simple and served individually.


Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Off the Eaten Path

Salted caramel apple pie — need I say more?! This recipe from Chrissie looks heavenly.


Apple Cider Macaroons

Phenomenal Foods

Last but not least, I thought these apple cider macaroons were a perfect bite-sized treat!


Bon Appétit!


8 comments on “Simple, Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

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  2. Wow, great collection.

  3. This is a fantastic round-up! I wish I were hosting this year so I could make more of these awesome recipes. Thank you for including my recipes in your list!

    • breebasham

      Sometimes it’s nice to cook a bit less though, isn’t it?! Thanks for letting me share out! Happy Thanksgiving!

  4. So much inspiration here!

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