A My Happy Plates Thanksgiving

Before we tell you about the insanely delicious dishes we’re cooking this year for Thanksgiving, we wanted to just say one thing to you…


Thanks for reading, thanks for building meal plans, thanks for uploading your recipes, thanks for shopping with us. Just thanks. From the bottom of our hearts.

Now on to the goods…

Here’s a few things we’ll be cooking up this year for the Thanksgiving table.

Cranberry Sauce


We love the little bit of brightness from the fresh squeezed oranges on this recipe. Sweet, tangy, and all around tasty. Here’s the recipe.

Butternut Squash with Toasted Cinnamon Croutons


Year in and year out this is the STAR. That’s all we have to say. Here’s the recipe.

Cranberry Apple Salad


Nice, crisp, refreshing salad to go with the heavy dinner. Got to get your greens in, am I right? Here’s the recipe.

Crispy Sweet Potato and Marshmallows


We went a little different this year. A little “sweet potato chip” inspiration – slice those babies thin and roast them up before topping with marshmallows. Here’s the recipe, and feel free to get creative.

Green Bean Casserole


Duh, just duh. Here’s the recipe.

Vegetarian Cornbread Stuffing


We mixed and matched here. No chorizo, straight up vegetarian. Here’s the recipe.

Cherry Brussels Sprouts


Seriously. Even if you don’t like Brussels sprouts. Check this out. Delish! Here’s the recipe.

Crockpot Mac and Cheese


No. Explanation. Needed. Here’s the recipe.

Smashed Potatoes


Red potatoes, skin on. Ya know? We also went almond milk instead of regular milk. Ya know? Here’s the recipe.

Honey Glazed Ham


We get it, we get it. Thanksgiving is about the turkey, right? Well we’re mixing it up. Honey glazed ham for Thanksgiving and turkey in December. Just wait. You’ll love it. Here’s the recipe.

Learn more about how My Happy Plates can help you plan your meals for the week here. We’d love to save you some time this week!

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