Orange Pecan Cranberry Muffins

These Orange Pecan Cranberry Muffins are the perfect thing to serve for breakfast on Thanksgiving! The flavors are perfect for fall, and they are simple to make!
Orange Pecan Cranberry Muffins | ChezCateyLou.com

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching – do you have your menu all planned? Dinner is obviously the star of the show on Thanksgiving, but what about breakfast? No one talks about what to serve for breakfast on Thanksgiving! Well, I am going to change that – after all, you have to eat something in the morning to prepare your stomach for all the goodness that is to come later in the day. So it might as well be a festive and seasonal treat – like my Orange Pecan Cranberry Muffins! They are full of fall flavors and are absolutely delicious. Plus you can make them the day before and just reheat them before you serve, making this a quick and easy Thanksgiving breakfast.
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17 Thanksgiving Side Dishes

The best part of the Thanksgiving feast is the sides! Here is a collection of 17 mouth-watering Thanksgiving side dishes to bring to your table.

Check out The Best Part of the Thanksgiving Feast – the Side Dishes!

by Chez CateyLou at Foodie.com

(Click the images in the slideshow above for the recipes. The collection of recipes is on Foodie.com)

We are just over a week away from the Big Day…my birthday! Oh you thought I was talking about Thanksgiving? Yep I guess that is just over a week away too. And requires a bit more planning than my birthday does. So today’s post is full of delicious recipes to inspire you for your Thanksgiving meal!

Everyone knows the best part of  Thanksgiving dinner is the side dishes! What is your favorite side dish?

I have a collection of 17 of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes to share with you today. Lots of stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, and green beans. Who needs turkey when you have the side dishes? The collection is on foodie.com, or you can scroll through the slideshow above to see all the side dish goodness.

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Bacon and Cornbread Stuffing

Traditional stuffing is elevated by the addition of bacon and cornbread! This Bacon and Cornbread Stuffing will be the best side dish on your Thanksgiving table!

Bacon and Cornbread Stuffing for Thanksgiving | ChezCateyLou.com

I’m back with more Thanksgiving recipes today! In case you missed Monday’s post (a delicious one might I add), 19 other bloggers and I are sharing our favorite recipes with you as part of what we call a Blogsgiving Dinner. Today is dedicated to the main dish and to my favorite part of the meal: the side dishes! At the bottom of this post are tons of delicious Thanksgiving foods from my blog friends.

I made Bacon and Cornbread Stuffing for our virtual dinner! Because what is Thanksgiving without a huge helping of stuffing. Some (aka TheBetterHalf and me) might say it is the best part of the meal.
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Butternut Squash Crostini

Butternut squash crostini with ricotta, cider caramelized onions, and fried sage – an elegant yet easy appetizer for Thanksgiving that will wow your guests!

Butternut Squash Crostini with Ricotta, Cider Caramelized Onions, and Fried Sage | ChezCateyLou.com

It is a deliciously exciting week here on Chez CateyLou – I am celebrating all things Thanksgiving with an amazing group of bloggers! If you scroll to the bottom of this post, you can read a little more about our collaborative Thanksgiving dinner.

I am starting the week off with an amazing appetizer that is perfect for Thanksgiving. Butternut Squash Crostini with Ricotta, Cider Caramelized Onions, and Fried Sage. That is a mouthful of a title, so I shortened it to Butternut Squash Crostini. But I almost didn’t because I didn’t want to short-change any of the ingredients in this recipe – they all work so well together and are integral to the delicious and addictive flavor of this crostini. It is a gorgeous appetizer that will be the star of any Thanksgiving appetizer spread!
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Paris Part 1

Paris | chezcateylou.com Confession time. Cate may have had ulterior motives for getting all of her Thanksgiving cooking done a week ahead of time. Yes, part of her motivation for making all of those delicious recipes was so that she could share them on the blog. But for the first time ever, we were not going to be celebrating Thanksgiving in America (traitors, I know). Cate and I spent the week of Thanksgiving and Cate’s birthday – aka the two biggest food holidays of the year – in Paris and Brussels…. 

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