Dress Up Your Apples This Thanksgiving

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In the midst of prepping the stuffing and mashed potatoes, it’s easy to forget about adding produce to the menu on Turkey day.

But apples are fall fruit superstars! They are in season, delicious, and full of essential nutrients like fiber and vitamin C. These are three great reasons to mix it up this year and try out one of our apple-centered sides.

Looking for a savory dish? Sneak some green on your menu with our Broccoli Apple Salad.
Broccoli may seem a bit out of place at the Thanksgiving table, but the cranberries help it fit right in.

Broccoli Apple Salad

Coleslaw may sound a little casual for the Thanksgiving table, but we dressed it up for you!  
Try our Apple Slaw with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.

Apple Slaw

Have some sweet toothed ones in the family? We’ve got you covered with these next two recipes.
Try our Maple Glazed Apple Slices spiced up with a little cinnamon.

Maple Glazed Apples

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Or our Sweet Potato Apple Bake, which has a smooth and crunchy combo you won’t believe.

Sweet Potato Apple Bake

Looking for other side dish inspiration this Thanksgiving?

Be sure to check out our crave-able carrot recipes, other side dishes to spice up Thanksgiving and our favorite bread recipes!

The best apple recipes for Thanksgiving or any time taking advantage of in-season, crisp apples

This post was written by Caroline Young Bearden. Caroline is a lover of both delicious and healthy foods, and believes all foods can be a part of a well-balanced diet. Caroline is completing her dietetic internship and earning her masters degree in nutrition at Georgia State University. Caroline is also a journalist and yoga instructor. Connect with her at https://www.linkedin.com/pub/caroline-bearden/34/282/7b4.

 

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