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Creative new seasonal recipe ideas for Thanksgiving- fun recipes to try for 2011

Posted on Nov 18, 2011 by Maggie LaBarbera

Thanksgiving is next week, each year we look for some of the best new creative recipes to share with you. We've picked some of the best new healthy recipes to cook for Thanksgiving 2011- from simple, time saver recipes to exciting new Thanksgiving recipes to try.

Since Turkey is traditionally the main focus of the feast, we have a food safety tips for cooking Turkey PDF in English or Spanish.

But, we also keep in mind our partners, Meatless Monday and let you know about their latest recipes for the season and some tried and true meatless recipes for the Thanksgiving holiday- these recipes have been big hits with vegetarian and non-vegetarian guests alike!

We love Thanksgiving at Nourish Interactive and enjoy sharing new ideas for celebrating nature's bounty with seasonal fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and grains- from appetizers, soups, salads, breads, side dishes and desserts- we have some tasty and healthy recipes for you to try this year!

We hope you enjoy some of these recipes we've collected from Chefs, Moms, Registered Dietitians, Healthy Websites, and Food Bloggers- we proudly present our Top New Thanksgiving Recipe Finds for 2011:

Appetizers and Soups

Thanksgiving Appetizers- Recipes by Mother Nature Network- Faux Turkey Vegetable Platter, Mango Pepper Bruschetta and more!

Cranberry Appetizer Recipe by Frontier Kitchen

Autumn Tossed Salad Recipe by Chef Tom Cooks

Barley Corn Salad Recipe by A Taste of Home

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Apple Salad by Two Peas and Their Pod

Seasonal Stew Recipe Butternut Squash, Barley and Kale Stew by Eat Well with Janel

Autumn Blend Beans Soup by the USA Rice Federation

Creamy Pumpkin Soup and Veggie Corn Chowder on our website, courtesy of Meatless Monday

Turkey Soup with Wild Rice Recipe by Lundberg Family Farms

Bread, Sauce, and Relish

Healthier Corn Bread Recipe by Recipe Monki

Ginger Carrot Bread by Lovely Pantry

Cranberry Orange Relish by Global Gourmet

Cranberry Sauce with Pineapples Recipe by The World's Healthiest Foods

Stuffing, Gravy, or Rice Dishes

Wild Rice (or Quinoa) Stuffing Recipe by Mayo Clinic

Basmati Rice Thanksgiving Recipes by Family Spice blog

Vegetarian Stuffing by Vegweb

Vegan Thanksgiving Gravy Recipe by One Green Planet

Easy Turkey Gravy on our website Nourish Interactive

Vegetables- Healthy Recipes for Thanksgiving

kids thanksgiving seasonal vegetables imageHealthy Smashed Potatoes Recipe by The World's Healthiest Foods

Spiced Vegetables with Pomegranate Seeds by Mission Community Markets

Veggie Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash by A Healthier Michigan

Vegetarian Shepards Pie Recipe by Fruits and Veggies More Matters

Green Bean Casserole Healthy Version by Wellness Mama

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes from Meatless Monday

Roasted Root Vegetables on our website Nourish Interactive

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Pumpkin Cream Cheese and Apples by Mayo Clinic

Mostly Apple Crumb by Dish By Trish

Healthy Pumpkin Custard Pie on our website courtesy of Meatless Monday

Candied Pumpkin Pieces by Our Daily Salt

You may also be interested in:

Missing an Ingredient? Use our handy online guide to find a substitution or print pdf guide.

Thanksgiving Fun for Kids- Kids Can Cook and Learn about Seasonal Foods

Important Turkey Food Safety PDF

Healthy Cooking Tips

Make it a Potluck Thanksgiving with our Guest Food Planning PDF

Thankfulness Healthy Lunch Box Notes for Kids PDF

Visit our Healthy Thanksgiving Printables Page (Spanish) for fun coloring pages, word puzzles, activities, lunch notes, table seating cards, leftover labels, and our popular Cornucopia Healthy Foods Activity Page

(Spanish version)

Share your favorite new Thanksgiving recipes by leaving a comment below, or let us know about your recipes on Twitter!



1 Comment

Lisa Ann
Thursday, Jan 09, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

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great list of recipes!

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