Thanksgiving is basically here and of course, no one is prepared.
For those, like myself, who are super last minute with preparation and execution of Thanksgiving dinner here are some quick and easy dishes. Luckily this article provides recipes and step by step instruction. If all else fails just add more sugar; everyone loves sugar.


This fun recipe is easy, cheap and decorative! This recipe calls for mild cheddar, Colby jack cheese, Oldani Salami, Flipside Pretzel Crackers and a little bit of creativity. This appetizer screams Thanksgiving and is a treat all ages can enjoy.

Sweet and tangy fans! You’re in luck, this appetizer brings a punch of flavor with pomegranates and cranberries…yum! Deseeding a pomegranate will be the hardest part, but after that, the finished product takes no time at all. This is perfect finger food for Thanksgiving and super festive for Christmas. Let’s be honest, anything with cream cheese is the key to any guests heart.

Side Dishes

No Boil Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Spend with Pennies

Nothing says Thanksgiving like carbs, carbs, and carbs! These crock pot potatoes are low maintenance and allow you to focus on other dishes. They are guaranteed creamy and require no boiling; all you need is seasoning! You set them, forget them and right before dinner time gives them a stir. The dish is hearty and pairs perfectly with butter, sour cream, bacon, etc. Care to mix it up? Try sweet potatoes!

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

By A Family Feast

It’s funny how the things we hated as kids are now some of our favorites; Brussel sprouts specifically. Who’s to say we all might have felt a little differently if Brussel sprouts were served with bacon and oven roasted. The crispy texture paired with bacon takes your meal to another level. This side dish can turn any vegetable hater into a lover within seconds with its savory flavors.


Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows
By Dinner at the Zoo

It’s hard for your mouth not to water when this recipe calls for spiced sweet potatoes, pecan streusel, and marshmallows. The crunch from the pecan streusel makes the consistency a home run in the flavor department. Please note when making this recipe, your biggest allies is a food processor to puree the sweet potatoes. After the hard part is completed, layering is key. This wonderful dessert is sure to be a family favorite at the Thanksgiving table.

  Inside Out S’mores Bars

By tbsp.

Calling all chocolate lovers! This dessert is for the non-pie, non-casserole, and non-traditional dessert eater. Anyone else sold on a treat consistent of Chocolate cake, Graham crackers, and Marshmallows? The Inside Out S’mores Bars make a perfect bar for even the messiest of eaters. Prep takes no time and the cooking part is only 35 minutes in the oven.  If you consider yourself an s’ mores person, or not, this sweet course is quite a delight.

Written by Nikki Frias