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We’ve made it easy to plan your Thanksgiving meal.

Enjoy these recipes from celebrated chefs, authors, and Experience Life‘s recipe developers.

 

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Main Course  |  Side Dishes  |  Salads  |  Dessert  |  Beverages

 

Main Course

a beautiful display of turkey and autumnal accoutrements

Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey, Gravy, and Stuffing

By Andrew Zimmern
Heritage turkeys require some extra care when cooking, but they are well worth the effort.

Side Dishes

brussles sprouts and bacon

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

By Michelle Tam
This recipe will convert any Brussels sprouts naysayer — even kids and picky spouses! The mild, nutty bitterness of the caramelized sprouts combines beautifully with smoky pork. There’s a reason this recipe is the most popular one on my blog. 
green bean casserole

Dairy-Free Green Bean Casserole

By Maddie Augustin
We sub in full-fat coconut milk for heavy cream in this mushroom-packed green bean casserole.
a dish of wild rice pilaf

Wild Rice Pilaf

By Maddie Augustin
We use a mix of wild rice and brown rice in this simple pilaf, which is studded with dried cranberries.

Salads

a salad with squash slices

Fall Harvest Salad

By Maddie Augustin
Delicata squash, baby kale, goat cheese, and roasted walnuts are topped with a dressing made with maple syrup and Dijon mustard.

Dessert

orange almond cake

Orange Almond Cake

By Robin Asbell
This almond-flour cake is topped with a delectable maple cream-cheese frosting.
Mini faux cheesecakes

Mini Faux Cheesecakes

By The Life Time Training Team
Dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan in a convenient single-serve portion size — with no baking required.

Beverages

fennel ginger digestif

Fennel-Ginger Digestif

By Betsy Nelson
Ginger and fennel are well known for their digestion-supporting powers, making them a great choice for this warming after-dinner drink.
homemade cider

Chai-Spiced Hot Cider

By Maddie Augustin
Cozy up with this drink that combines the comfort of apple cider and spicy chai.
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