Sooo tasty. Sooo little effort.
Thanksgiving may have started out as an American tradition, but it’s fast becoming a global excuse to gorge on golden turkey and get lit while doing it.
Though most of us equate Thanksgiving with eating till we require sweatpants (and then eating some more), the North American holiday actually commemorates a Pilgrim festival that started in 1621, and was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.
But whether you’re a Thanksgiving traditionalist, or have taken to celebrating the day as an excuse to binge-eat turkey, you’ll want to add these lazy girl dishes to your dinner party list. Every one takes 15 minutes or less to whip up and tastes OMFG amaze…
1. Easy homemade cranberry sauce
This prerequisite Thanksgiving condiment requires just three ingredients and 15 minutes to make and WOW does it taste good. (Recipe here.)
2. Super creamy mashed potato
Another absolute must on any Thanksgiving table, this creamy mash is so soft and silky, it’s downright heavenly. And best of all, it’s made in the microwave in eight minutes. (Recipe here.)
3. Stir-fried Brussels sprouts
If you’ve always been someone who’s cringed at the very sight of Brussels sprouts, this dish is about to change. Your. Life. So fast to make, and so unbelievably tasty, you’ll seriously forget this is even healthy. (Recipe here.)
4. Crazy-fast roasted sweet potatoes
Who knew you could roast sweet potatoes to carmely goodness in under 15 minutes? This dish is so easy to make, there’s no excuse not to include it in your Thanksgiving dinner. (Recipe here.)
5. Apricots with ginger whipped cream
A Martha Stewart recipe that’s fast, tasty AND healthy? Say hello to your new fave Thanksgiving dessert recipe. (Recipe here.)
6. Pumpkin pie martini
Would Thanksgiving even be Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? This twist on the traditional dessert, which comes in boozy liquid form, is the perfect way to end your Thanksgiving dinner. (Recipe here.)
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