2020 has definitely brought challenge and change to our world. Here is a list of 50 Non-traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas to help us all embrace change and celebrate all that we have to be grateful for.
Thanksgiving is a fantastic way to kick off the season of Thanks and Gathering. I love this season and everything it is about. Every year, I dive right into tradition and look forward to all things I’ve grown to expect.
This year definitely isn’t normal, and it has been an especially difficult year for our family and for, you know… the world. We have all had to make a lot of adjustments. Things may look different for many of us this Thanksgiving. Rather than be sad, our family is going to choose gratitude. Even in the absence of our traditional gatherings, we have so much to be grateful for.
Thanksgiving Recipes for Smaller Gatherings
If you are having a small group or just your immediate family for Thanksgiving dinner, you may want to skip roasting a whole turkey. Check out these options for traditional flavor without the huge bird.
Simple Recipes to Save Time
Simplified recipes can still deliver traditional flavor without the hours of cooking. Try these streamlined recipes and recipe mash-ups to condense the Thanksgiving flavor into fewer dishes.
Non Traditional Side dishes
Switch things up completely with new, fresh side dishes this year.
Go Wild with Fall Inspired Salads
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without a beautiful salad. Try these fun fall salads for a colorful addition to your table.
Thanksgiving Menu Ideas for Special Diets
Show the people with special diets how grateful you are for them this Thanksgiving with some super special dishes made just for them.
Unique Thanksgiving Desserts
Try fun, unique Thanksgiving Desserts this year. Think all-things-fall with these amazing takes on our traditional favorites.
The Award for Most 2020 dessert definitely goes to Scotch & Scone for their Sourdough Pumpkin Cake. If this recipe doesn’t speak to the year, then nothing does.
Classic Thanksgiving Dinner is still in fashion!
If you want to preserve tradition this year, then check out these classic thanksgiving recipes.
Whether you choose tradition or dive it change, I hope you have a fun, healthy, and happy Thanksgiving!