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Non Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

ChihYu Smith

Looking for new, exciting, and easy non traditional dishes for the holiday? You’ll find a combination of Asian and Western-inspired flavors from savory proteins to refreshing vegetables and healthy sweets.

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Rice paper egg rolls


These Rice paper egg rolls are gluten-free with cabbage. Make these egg rolls with rice paper wrappers in oven, air fryer, or stovetop.

Air fryer green beans


This Ding tai fung green beans recipe is loaded with garlicky flavor with 4 ingredients only and made in an air fryer - easy, fast, delish!

Kabocha squash soup


Kabocha squash soup with turmeric ginger is an easy and healthy Japanese pumpkin soup. Made with accessible ingredients and dairy-free.

Spatchcock chicken


Roasted spatchcock chicken with maple orange spathcock chicken marinade is the best roast chicken recipe for the holidays!

Gochujang pasta


Extra creamy Gochujang Pasta is the Korean take on Italian vodka sauce pasta. Garlicky, cheesy, ultra-creamy smooth, and ready in 20 minutes!

Black sesame latte


Creamy black sesame latte made with 5 ingredients! Learn how to make a simple sesame milk tea recipe with options for vegan or keto choices!

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