10 Healthy and Delicious Thanksgiving Appetizers

I’m not sure what I like most about Thanksgiving – the actual turkey dinner with all the fixin’s or the delicious appetizers beforehand. Wait… it’s most definitely all the family time! Though, the delicious food is a close second. Here are 10 delicious appetizers sure to disappear off your Thanksgiving table long before the turkey is served.

1. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Candied Walnuts

Recipe by Pinch of Yum

This salad combines two of my favorite foods: sweet potatoes and kale – perfect for Thanksgiving.

2. Endive with Hazelnuts, Figs, and Honeyed Goat Cheese

Recipe by The Chalkboard

Say hello to another power green, endive. Combined with honeyed goat cheese and figs, this appetizer packs a tasty and healthy punch.

3. Easy Strawberry Tart

Recipe by A Nutritionist Eats

Who says you can’t eat dessert first? This super simple tart doubles as a delicious appetizer and a tasty light dessert.

4. Baked Brie with Roasted Cranberry Sauce

Recipe by A Couple Cooks

This baked brie and cranberry combo is a warm wintery treat, perfect for your Thanksgiving appetizer table.

5. Italian Sausage Mushroom Caps

Recipe by PaleOMG

With only three ingredients, these couldn’t be easier to make. They’re pretty tasty, too.

6. Prosciutto Cups with Pear and Goat Cheese

Recipe by Just Us Four

Give me a pound of prosciutto, and I’m a happy girl. Add pear and goat cheese – game over – I could polish off the whole lot.

7. Bacon Bruschetta

Recipe by Your Homebased Mom

I’m a sucker for bruschetta, but as this blogger says, everything is better with bacon.

8. Sweet Potato Cakes with Black Bean Salsa

Recipe by A Dash of Sanity

Made with simple, fresh ingredients, these sweet potato cakes are easy to make in advance of your big Thanksgiving feast.

9. Polenta Crostini with Butternut Squash, Ricotta + Sage

Recipe by Edible Perspective

Edible Perspective’s Ashley McLaughlin is right when she says, “Say hello to your newest showstopper Thanksgiving appetizer.” Showstopper indeed.

10. Candied Pecans

Recipe by Two Peas and Their Pod

What’s a Thanksgiving appetizer table without a dish of nuts? Not only are these a cinch to make, they’re tasty and double as a great salad or main dish topping.

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