This time of year food and cooking is on my mind more because the heat has subsided and it becomes fun to cook again. Not to mention, with all the fancy holidays coming up, it’s the perfect time to get prepared with holiday menu ideas. Today, I decided to focus on the holiday side dishes that would go well with any meat you decide to cook. I rounded up some of the best recipes from some awesome fellow bloggers so be sure to give them all a good look. I also decided to get a bit creative and give you a  Free Menu Planner Printable too.

Breads

Soft Sandwich Style Hawaiian Bread by Southern Plate 

Vanilla Pudding Pumpkin Cake by 4 Sons ‘R’ Us 

Potato Rolls by Bunny’s Warm Oven 

Caramel Apple Bread by Cosmopolitan Cornbread 

You can also take advantage of this FREE holiday bread wrap printable from Fleece Fun.

Bread isn’t complete without a nice buttery spread. Be sure to check out this Whipped Pumpkin Honey Butter by The Shady Lane. 

These holiday side dishes are sure to be a holiday dinner hit. Be sure to get your FREE menu planner printable too.

Vegetable Sides

Butter Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes by  Housewives of Fredrick County

Sage, Onion and Smoked Bacon Stuffing by HGTV

Honey Maple Roasted Carrots by The Cafe Sucre Farine

Homemade Cranberry Sauce by My Turn For Us

CRANBERRY APPLE WALNUT STUFFING by Cincy Shopper

Homemade Broccoli Cheese Casserole by Craft Create Cook

SPAGHETTI SQUASH ALFREDO RECIPE by Pickled Plum

MAPLE SAGE SMASHED YAMS WITH MARSHMALLOW BUTTER by Mom On Time Out

CINNAMON PECAN ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH by Damn Delicious

DIJON MAPLE GREEN BEANS WITH CARAMELIZED PECANS, BACON & FETA by Carlsbad Cravings whipped bourbon bacon sweet potatoes.

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Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes by How Sweet It Is

Copycat City BBQ Crock Pot Corn Pudding by The Frugal Foodie Mama

Loaded Potato Bombs by Julie’s Eats and Treats

Scalloped Maple Sage Sweet Potatoes by Chicken Scratch NY

I hope you found something worth adding to your holiday meals this year. For me, it’s such a hard decision as to what to make off this list. The good news is the holiday meals are made for having a wide range of choices you don’t normally have in front of you.

Talk to me in the comments, please:

Which holiday side dish would you want to make first off this list?