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Side Dishes for Christmas

By GirlCarnivore


Keto Cranberry Sauce

No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without this Keto Cranberry Sauce. The best part is that it’s super easy to make and low-carb compliant for those looking to serve a keto Thanksgiving meal.

Thanksgiving Dressing (Stuffing outside of the bird)

Seriously, once you try this incredible Thanksgiving Dressing, you won’t be serving it only over the holidays. You’ll be finding every excuse to make it! Need a side dish for meatloaf? Dressing. Want something to serve alongside chicken or pork chops? Stuffing. Needing a delicious snack? Stuffing.

Umami Smoked Mushrooms

These hearty Umami Smoked Mushrooms are the perfect savory side dish to add some depth to any meal. They have the best taste and are super easy to make. With only 4 ingredients and a few simple steps, you’ll have the perfect side dish to pair with your entry of choice.

Homestyle Mashed Potatoes

These Home-style mashed potatoes are still my number 1 recipe on the site! Let's skip the fancy recipes and trade them in for family favorites, and classics I know will go a long way.

Smoked Jalapeno Mac and Cheese

Looking for a kicking campfire recipe or maybe something to really knock their socks off at the next bbq – this Smoked Jalapeno Mac and Cheese is perfect for that. Creamy mac and cheese with a hint of heat and smoke.

Steakhouse KETO Creamed Spinach

This Steakhouse Keto Creamed Spinach is the perfect cheesy indulgence that’s easy to make and goes with so much! With bold flavor, a low carb count, and leafy greens, this healthy side dish is the perfect thing to serve at holiday dinners as a great side dish.

Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are my number one choice for snacks or side dishes. They’re easy to make, delicious, and a crowd-pleaser. My recipe only calls for a few simple ingredients for the deviled egg filling which is comprised of hard-boiled eggs, salt, pepper, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and the secret mayo or miracle whip of choice!

BBQ Glazed Smoked Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Add zest to your side dishes this season with these BBQ Glazed Smoked Brussels Sprouts loaded with bacon and served with a quick homemade aioli. So good, you’ll watch everyone come back for seconds!

Deep Fried Macaroni and Cheese

These Deep-Fried Macaroni and Cheese Balls are the ideal comfort food! Mac and cheese is formed into bite-sized balls, coated in breadcrumbs, then deep fried until crispy, crunchy, and golden!

Domino Potatoes

Dominoes potatoes doesn’t mean copycat potatoes from the pizza place. Actually, Domino potatoes is a method of cooking sliced potatoes to get a cool browned domino pattern on the baked and roasted potato slices. Fancy, and oh so easy.