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23 Alternative Holiday Dishes

From Christmas Dinner Donuts to Thai Turkey Meatballs

— December 23, 2014 — Lifestyle
While holidays like Christmas are often about maintaining tradition, why not get a little creative this season and opt for one of these alternative holiday dishes to serve to your friends and family.

While roast turkey, stuffing and all the fixings are considered the go-to meal option for the holiday season, why not get a little creative with these recipes and create a meal that will surely have your guests talking? These alternative holiday dishes showcase how you can take a traditional meal like roast turkey and transform it into something that both adults and kids will enjoy.

Showcasing how to use turkey in sushi recipes as well as how to make Christmas dinners that focus on sweets instead of meat, these alternative dishes will surely add a fun, yet festive touch to any holiday dinner.
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Festive Holiday Broths
Festive Holiday Broths
The Food52 Christmas Potato Soup is Made for Family Gatherings
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Hassle-Free Vegetarian Roasts
Hassle-Free Vegetarian Roasts
The Quorn Meat Free Family Roast
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Vegan Turkey Substitutes
Vegan Turkey Substitutes
Gardein's Turk'y Cutlet is a Great Plant-Based Turkey Alternative
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Cheesy Macaroni-Stuffed Roasts
Cheesy Macaroni-Stuffed Roasts
The Nontraditional Bacon-Wrapped Turkey has Mac and Cheese Stuffing
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Coconut French Toast Recipes
Coconut French Toast Recipes
Flourishing Foodie Creates a Decadent Twist on a Breakfast Staple
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Festive Cookie Cocktails
Festive Cookie Cocktails
This Disney Christmas Cocktail is a Delicious Adult Milkshake
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Christmas Dinner Donuts
Christmas Dinner Donuts
The Ho-Ho-Honut is a Savory Donut Featuring Festive Flavors
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Festive Feast Burgers
Festive Feast Burgers
Turkey and Mashed Potatoes on a Bun is Wendy's Holiday Food
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Turkey Meal Pastries
Turkey Meal Pastries
The Thanksgiving Croissant is a Compact Treat for the Holiday
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Vegan Holiday Roasts
Vegan Holiday Roasts
Gardein's Vegetarian Holiday Savoury Stuffed Turk'y is Meatless
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Tangy Turkey Pizza Recipes
Tangy Turkey Pizza Recipes
Add Some Variety to Your Leftovers with This Creative Pie
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Conical Thanksgiving Meals
Conical Thanksgiving Meals
This DudeFoods Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe is a Nontraditional Pastry
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Alternative DIY Dishes
Alternative DIY Dishes
The Epicurious Christmas Eve Chinese Takeout Post Remodels Holiday Tables
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Thai Turkey Meatballs
Thai Turkey Meatballs
This Meatball Recipe Blends Thanksgiving and Thai Flavors
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Thanksgiving Sushi Rolls
Thanksgiving Sushi Rolls
This Untraditional Sushi Recipe is Filled with Thanksgiving Foods
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Bizarre Holiday Turkey Pies
Bizarre Holiday Turkey Pies
Experiement This Year With a 2012 American Thanksgiving Lasagna
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Latke Burgers
Latke Burgers
Celebrate the Thanksgiving Hannukah Hybrid Holiday with a Frankenstein-esque Burger
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Lazy Thanksgiving Turkeys
Lazy Thanksgiving Turkeys
This Hot Dog Turkey is Perfect for Chefs Who Don't Want to Roast a Bird
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Festive Turducken Burgers
Festive Turducken Burgers
This Turkey Burger Also Incorporates Duck Skin and Chicken Liver Pate
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Turkey-Caked Thanksgiving Recipes
Turkey-Caked Thanksgiving Recipes
This Leftover Turkey Recipe Gives Some Saltiness to Your Sweets
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Hybrid Holiday Hot Dogs
Hybrid Holiday Hot Dogs
Dog Haus' Thanksgivukkah Dog Brings Out the Best Flavors of Both Holidays
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Meat-Stuffed Celebration Desserts
Meat-Stuffed Celebration Desserts
The Turkey Donut Was Made Just in Time for Thanksgivukkah
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Donut-Inspired Turkeys
Donut-Inspired Turkeys
TurDunkin by Unwholesome Foods is Stuffed with Munchkins
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