Delicious + Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes to Make from side dishes to breakfast and brunch ideas to dreamy desserts! Gluten-free, paleo and plant-based options too.
Does anyone else feel like the holidays start way earlier every single year? Now don’t get me wrong – I love the holiday season so much. But wow we have been in full on Thanksgiving and holiday cookie mode over here since like August and it is crazy town.

We are still at the point in our lives where we go to either of our parent’s for Thanksgiving each year. But with living in our new home, we are having the itch to entertain more and host holidays.

For anyone who is hosting Thanksgiving or is looking for a dish to bring to the holiday, we have you covered!

Here are my favorite healthy recipes to make for Thanksgiving this year:

Breakfast and brunch ideas for Thanksgiving:

Insane Brown Butter Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

  1. Insane Brown Butter Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
  2. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Crumb Cheesecake
  3. Vegan + Paleo Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits
  4. Crazy Good Mini French Toast Bites
  5. The Best Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donuts
  6. Healthy Apple Pie Oatmeal Pancakes (gluten-free)
  7. INSANE Cinnamon Roll Waffles with Cream Cheese Glaze
  8. Healthy Gluten-free Pumpkin Pancakes
  9. The Dreamiest Paleo Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Bread
  10. Paleo Apple Cinnamon Crumb Muffins
  11. The Best Gluten-free Pumpkin Bread Ever
  12. Gluten-free Baked Cinnamon Sugar Donuts (egg-free + nut-free)
  13. Homemade Gluten-free Cornbread Pancakes
  14. The BEST Paleo Cinnamon Rolls Ever
  15. Gluten-free Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls
  16. Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Pan Pancakes (gluten-free)
  17. Brown Butter Maple Pumpkin Bread (gluten-free)
  18. Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins (gluten-free)
  19. Easy Breakfast Pumpkin Yogurt Bake

Appetizer recipes to make for Thanksgiving:

  1. Pumpkin-Shaped Baked Brie
  2. Crispy Air Fryer Artichoke Hearts
  3. Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini’s
  4. Loaded Hot Honey, Apple And Brie Pizza!
  5. The Most Cheesy French Onion Soup Pizza
  6. Trader Joe’s Copycat Pumpkin Bisque

Dessert recipes to make for Thanksgiving:

  1. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Turkeys
  2. Omg Homemade Apple Fritters!
  3. The Best Pecan Pie Brownies
  4. Crazy Good Vegan Apple Cobbler (Gluten-Free)
  5. Apple Fritter Cake
  6. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Crisp
  7. Easy And Delicious Paleo Caramel Apples
  8. 4-Ingredient Reese’s Pumpkins! (Vegan)
  9. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
  10. Vegan and Paleo Pecan Pie Bars (a personal favorite!!!)
  11. Paleo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookie Skillet
  12. The Best Ever Flourless Paleo Pumpkin Brownies
  13. Vegan Apple Pie Crumb Bars (paleo + gluten-free)
  14. Gluten-free Apple Pie Stuffed Snickerdoodle Cookies
  15. Vegan Pumpkin Peanut Butter Pie with Cookie Crust
  16. Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars
  17. The Best Paleo Apple Pear Crisp Ever (gluten-free)
  18. Healthy Flourless Brownies (nut-free + gluten-free)
  19. Healthy Gluten-free Cheesecake Brownies (grain-free)
  20. Peanut Butter Cup Pumpkin Rice Crispy Treats (no marshmallows)

Everything but the Turkey for Thanksgiving dinner:

Absolutely Delicious Mushroom Noodle Pie

Veggie-based dishes:

  1. Spicy Breadcrumb Brussels Sprouts
  2. Crowd Pleaser Brussels Sprout Slaw!
  3. Smashed Sweet Potatoes
  4. Sweet And Hot Honey Sweet Potato Carrot Bake
  5. One-Pot Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
  6. Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Noodle Cups
  7. One-Skillet Creamy Brussels Sprout Bake
  8. Brussels Sprout and Kale Slaw with Honey Mustard Dressing
  9. The Ultimate Thanksgiving Salad
  10. Easy Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Almonds
  11. The Best Vegan Creamy Tahini Caesar Salad (gluten-free)
  12. Crispy Parmesan Potatoes (oven-baked!)
  13. Oven-Baked Everything Bagel Spice Fries (vegan)
  14. Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic Basil Pesto (Whole30)
  15. Warm Brussels Sprout Slaw
  16. My Favorite Air Fryer Japanese Sweet Potato Fries

Everything else:

  1. Easy Unsweetened Applesauce
  2. The Best Healthier Cranberry Sauce
  3. Cheddar Biscuits
  4. Cornbread Stuffing
  5. Absolutely Delicious Mushroom Noodle Pie
  6. The Easiest Savory Veggie Grain-free Biscuits
  7. DELICIOUS Paleo Sweet Potato Biscuits
  8. Vegan Pumpkin alla Vodka Sauce
  9. Gluten-free No-Boil Pumpkin and Spinach Baked Pasta
  10. Deliciously Healthy Pumpkin Corn Muffins (gluten-free)
  11. The Easiest Healthy Mac & Cheese (gluten-free)
  12. The Easiest Paleo Pumpkin Chili Recipe (Whole30)
  13. Crispy Herby DELISH Garlic Bread
  14. Vegan Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Kid-approved Thanksgiving dishes:

  1. Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Noodle Cups
  2. Easy Unsweetened Applesauce
  3. Gluten-free No-Boil Pumpkin and Spinach Baked Pasta
  4. The Easiest Healthy Mac & Cheese (gluten-free)
  5. One-Pot Creamy Broccoli Pasta
  6. Vegan Pumpkin Sheet Pan Pancakes (gluten-free)
  7. My Favorite Air Fryer Japanese Sweet Potato Fries