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142 Thanksgiving Dinner & Christmas Recipes & Ideas

142 Holiday Thanksgiving Dinner Sides Ideas

Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner are special times for family fun, traditions and great food. Some traditions are very different than others so we tried to get a good selection of Thanksgiving dinner main dish and sides recipe ideas for you to review. Maybe you would like to get some new recipes for Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner or maybe you have new dietary restrictions. We compiled some healthy alternatives along with the traditionl recipes from food bloggers across the web. Let us know which menu ideas you like best!

Only interested in certain recipes? Click on the category below to jump to those selections:

Appetizers, Salads and Soups
Rolls, Biscuits & Breads
Roast Turkey Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner
Ham & Beef Recipes for Christmas Dinner
Stuffing and Dressing Recipes
Cranberry Sauce, Gravy and French Fried Onion Recipes
Potatoes, Casseroles & Vegetable Thanksgiving Dinner Side Dish Recipes
Holiday Dessert Recipes

Appetizers, Salads & Soup Thanksgiving Dinner Recipe Ideas

Great light salads and autumn vegetable soups are a great addition to your holiday meal. Make sure to start out with one of the below for a great kick off to dinner.

Rolls, Biscuit & Bread Recipes

What is a meal without some type of bread? some are not eating as much carbs as in th past, but make sure to check out a healthier option in the recipes below.

Holiday Rolls, Biscuit & Bread Recipes

Roast Turkey Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

I honestly didn't think there were so many different ways to cook a Thanksgiving turkey but here are some interesting ones we found!

Ham & Beef Recipes for Christmas Dinner

These beef and ham recipes can be used for Thanksgiving Dinner or Christmas Dinner but beef is more traditionally used on Christmas and Ham is used on both holidays.

Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

Some families make stuffing all year round but almost all have some type for the holidays. Did you know that its called stuffing when you actually “stuff” the turkey and its called “dressing” when its cooked separately?? Which way do you make yours? I do both!

Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

Cranberry Sauce, Gravy and French Fried Onion Recipes

These homemade recipes look delicious!

Cranberry Sauce, Gravy Recipes & French Fried Onions

Potatoes, Casseroles & Vegetable Thanksgiving Dinner Side Dish Recipes

There are a lot of Thanksgiving Side dishes to scroll through here but remember we have both traditional and some new ideas that you migt want to add to your menu so take the time to scroll through them!

Potatoes, Casseroles and Vegetable Side Dishes

Holiday Dessert Recipes

There are so many holiday dessert ideas it was hard to stop adding! These all look delicious!

Dessert Recipes

Other Favorite Recipes:

Healthy Fried Brussel Sprouts Recipe made in an Air Fryer

Easy & Healthy Keto Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Try this Polar Bear Shot Drink Recipe for the Holidays

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies without Eggs Recipe

142 Christmas Dinner Holiday Recipes

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