If you've opted for a potluck-style Thanksgiving this year, you're probably basking in the glow of not having to prep and plan right now. But even if you're only responsible for one piece of the meal-planning puzzle, it's still not a good idea to just wing it day-of. Whether you're playing host or joining friends for a shared meal, a delicious dish that celebrates seasonal flavors will ensure that you're a dinner-table MVP. Read on for our favorite one-dish wonders to whip up this week.
Is it even Thanksgiving if dinner doesn't come with a side of cranberry sauce? In this beginner-friendly recipe, the holiday standard gets a tantalizing upgrade with spicy ginger and tart goji berries.
Snacks are key for keeping everyone's hunger at bay until it's time for the big meal. Give creamy hummus a seasonal makeover in this savory, make-ahead spread.
Bread, be gone! You won’t miss the grains in this Paleo stuffing with caramelized, seasonal veggies, and crunchy hazelnut topping. Bonus: This side can be dairy-free, too—just leave out the ghee and use extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil.
The melt-in-your mouth texture of this stellar side makes it hard to believe it’s vegan! Pair it with a creamy-without-the-cream gravy scented with fragrant rosemary.
For a sweet ending that’s vegan and gluten-free, try a fall-inspired fruit crumble. The toppings get a head start on flavor from gluten-free granola studded with pecans.