Thanksgiving kryptonite. Even if you don’t admit it you have it. Whether it’s the sweet potatoes that are never cooked through or the too-dry turkey, pulling together your Thanksgiving meal always poses its unique challenges. This year kick your problems to the curb. We scoured the Weelicious website, one of our favorite food blogs for parents, for sides, mains and desserts that you can make without a hitch (seriously). Read on for our recipe picks and then show off your Thanksgiving dishes by tagging #RedTricycle on Facebook and Instagram.

Get Your Dose of Sides & Veggies

Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Lemon and Poppy Seeds
Get ready for your kids to dig into a dish of brussel sprouts. Don’t believe us? Make this dish and then tell us about it in the comment section below!

Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes
A recipe with only 2 tablespoons of butter? Yes, it’s real, and tastes oh-so-good. For the full recipe that doesn’t sacrifice calories for taste click here.

Sweet Potato Biscuits
Before you go out and buy pre-made rolls, give this recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed and it will take less than 30 minutes to make (prep + baking time). For the scoop click here.

Cranberry Orange Sauce
If you’ve ever wanted to make your own cranberry sauce now is your chance! This recipe calls for agave nectar instead of sugar, which we love. Get the full how-to here.

Fill Up on These Mains

Green Bean Casserole
Once winter hits it’s casserole time. This easy green bean casserole is great for your Thanksgiving table, but also ideal for any chilly time of year. Get the recipe here.

Cornbread Cranberry Stuffing
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without stuffing. Get the recipe perfected by Catherine McCord’s grandmother by clicking here.

Maple Brined Turkey
Don’t stress! Making the turkey is the marathon of Thanksgiving day. But, we’re here to help. Click here for a juicy and succulent turkey recipe you can’t go wrong with.

Desserts Your Sweet Tooth Will Love

Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes
Sure, a pumpkin pie is great, but what about bite-sized pumpkin cheesecakes you can hand out to all of your guests? For a twist on the traditional pumpkin pie, click here.

Apple Pie Muffins
While the grown-ups may want to chow down on traditional apple pie, there’s no question the kids’ table will want these apple pie muffins. Get the recipe here.

Which recipe will you try this year? Leave a comment below!

— Erin Lem

photo: Inafrenzy via flickr