15 Delicious Side Dishes For The Festive Season

Christmas is all about the delicious and filling main dishes at the dining table—ham, turkey, roast beef, and more. But what about the side dishes? Sure, you can go for a leafy green salad to match the holiday colors but will it satisfy everyone? No need to worry because I have here 15 delicious side dishes perfect for the festive season. 

15. Easy Homemade Stuffing Small Batch Recipe for Two

This homemade stuffing is very easy and is a basic bread stuffing which uses a generous amount of chopped celery, onion and seasonings and can be baked alone or inside of a small turkey.

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14. Homemade Creamy Green Bean Casserole Recipe for Two

This homemade creamy green bean casserole, with fresh green beans, a rich creamy mushroom sauce from scratch, and crispy French’s Fried Onion topping is delicious, easy, and quick and cooks in just one pan. 

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13. Garlic Roasted Delicata Squash Recipe

Winter squash is a favorite vegetable, and I love making garlic roasted Delicata Squash! It’s creamy, full of flavor, and just perfect to enjoy for dinner on a cool evening.

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12. Ghee Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

The buttery taste of ghee roasted sweet potatoes is absolutely delicious! And a touch of cinnamon is the perfect touch that enhances their natural sweetness without adding any sugar.

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11. Cheesy roasted cauliflower mash (the best mashed potatoes!)

Are these the best mashed potatoes you’ll ever taste? With the slightly nutty and sweet roasted cauliflower, potato and cheese in them, they could well be!

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10. Honey Roasted Carrots

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s all about food, and in case you haven’t noticed, I love food. Thanksgiving recipes including our favorites: Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze, Corn Pudding, Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes, and Creamy Mashed Potatoes.

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9. Bacon And Brussels Sprouts

In what feels like a lifetime ago, Pete and I decided to start a food column on Drugstore Divas. He loved cooking and I loved spending time with him, so it was a great way for us to bond. One of our first posts was a prosciutto and Brussels sprouts recipe. The pictures on that post were so old, and terrible, and tiny, so I wanted to update them by making a bacon and Brussels sprouts recipe.

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8. Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart

Sometimes you need a side dish or appetizer that looks fancy, but is actually easy to make. This Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart is the ticket! With a few easy steps, your guests and family will wonder when you had time to go to culinary school. These provide a fantastic way to get some veggies into the meal – and they look really cool when they’re done.

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7. Sweet Potato Casserole 

This easy sweet potato casserole will steal the show at Thanksgiving this year! Loaded with pecans, marshmallows, and mashed sweet potatoes.

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6. The Best Sweet Potato Casserole

This easy and delicious Sweet Potato Casserole recipe is one of my absolute favorites – and truly the best. I have been making it for years for Thanksgiving and each and every year I am reminded that I’m to bring it again next year.

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5. Easy Paleo Cranberry Sauce!

Paleo Cranberry Sauce is a favorite, delicious, super easy recipe that is perfect for your holiday table or everyday occasions! Just a few ingredients are needed, about ten minutes and your house will have the aroma of the festive holidays. Grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan!

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4. Four Cheese Mac and Cheese

Four cheese baked mac and cheese is the ultimate side dish or main entree! Made with four different kinds of cheese and elbow macaroni in under 50 minutes!

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3. Bourbon Glazed Carrots and Pumpkin with Brown Sugar

Everyone loves glazed carrots, but when you add pumpkin into the mix, this easy side dish becomes something extra special. The veggies are glazed with bourbon, brown sugar and butter, so simple to make and loved by the whole family. The kids will love these with their turkey this Thanksgiving, or serve them up as part of Christmas dinner.

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2. A Super Simple and Awesome Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, here is an easy recipe for Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole (with Candied Pecan Topping). A stressfree, super easy to make a sweet potato casserole that is a gluten-free and dairy-free recipe for special holidays or everyday occasions! Even better are recipes that can be made ahead!

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1. Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts Salad! Butternut squash and brussels sprouts are my favorite ingredients for fall-themed salads, and this one is roasted with maple syrup for all the fall feels! So cozy, beautiful, and healthy.

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15 Delicious Side Dishes For The Festive Season

15 Delicious Side Dishes For The Festive Season

Christmas is all about the delicious and filling main dishes at the dining table—ham, turkey, roast beef, and more. But what about the side dishes? Sure, you can go for a leafy green salad to match the holiday colors but will it satisfy everyone? No need to worry because I have here 15 delicious side dishes perfect for the festive season.

Ingredients

  • Homemade Stuffing Small Batch Recipe for Two
  • Homemade Creamy Green Bean Casserole Recipe for Two
  • Garlic Roasted Delicata Squash Recipe
  • Ghee Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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