23 side dishes for a Food-for-Health Thanksgiving

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23 side dishes for a Food-for-Health Thanksgiving

Food, family and gratitude. Those are generally the things that come to mind when you think about Thanksgiving. We all have our favorite traditional holiday foods, and we are thankful for the many delicious and healthy ways we can celebrate together. We are also thankful for all of you, our family of readers.

To show our gratitude, we’ve compiled a list of 23 Thanksgiving side dishes. This list includes some traditional Thanksgiving foods such as mashed potatoes and green beans, as well as some that we hope will become new favorites. We’d love to hear from you! Share some of your favorite Thanksgiving side dishes in the comments.

Potato dishes:

Vegetable sides:


Hearty vegetable and grain sides: