Family holiday dinner with turkey and sides.

Thanksgiving Day Twists: Taters

November 8, 2016 – Turkey may be the start of any Thanksgiving spread, but potatoes come in a close second (in our opinion). While mashed potatoes are usually a staple this time of year, we rounded up a few diet-restriction-friendly alternative potatoes.

This week we encourage you to put down the masher and try one (or all!) of these tasty Thanksgiving tater dishes. If you missed last week’s Thanksgiving Day Twists post, click here to see how you can give store-bought desserts a homemade touch.

Super Stuffed Sweet PotatoesSweet potatoes stuffed with quinoa and veggies.
Quinoa and extra veggies make this sweet and zesty side a perfect alternative to mashed potatoes or even as an alternative to turkey!




Vegan, Lightened-Up Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized OnionsVegan mashed potatoes with caramelized onions.
If a guest forgoes dairy products, try our lightened-up mashed potatoes and replace the yogurt with a dairy-free alternative such as almond or soy milk.



Mom’s Holiday Scalloped PotatoesHoliday scalloped potatoes in a white casserole dish.
Close behind mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes are always a classic dish this time of year! Show mom your cooking chops with our Mom’s Holiday Scalloped Potatoes recipe.



Carrot Potato PureeCarrot and potato puree with nuts and lemon zest garnish.
Carrots, sweet potatoes and red potatoes make this non-traditional potato dish one-of–a-kind! Top with Southern Grove Chopped Pecans for a completely vegan alternative to mashed potatoes.



Check back for next week’s Thanksgiving Day Twists as we give four turkey alternatives!

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