Considering an out-of-the-box Thanksgiving celebration? Why not start new traditions and rock a tropical Thanksgiving dinner.
6 Ways to Rock a Tropical Thanksgiving Dinner
1. Birds of Paradise Floral Arrangement
Elevate the beauty of your Thanksgiving table setting with a gorgeous floral arrangement using birds of paradise. This remarkably gorgeous flower provides an exotic touch and tropical ambiance to your home this season.
2. Brightly Painted Pine Cones
What a great idea to use these colorful pinecones to decorate your Thanksgiving dinner table. Grab a paintbrush, acrylic paint (of different colors), and some pinecones. Dab the edges of each pinecone with paint.
3. Nested Pineapple Centerpiece
A pineapple centerpiece is a great idea to set the tropical holiday mood for your dinner table. It can be done in less than 5 minutes! Just slice out a bigger pineapple and stuff it with a smaller one.
Don’t forget to use the sliced pineapples as a side dish for your meal.
4. Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Edible Flowers
These edible flowers add visual appeal to an all-time favorite Thanksgiving side dish – mashed sweet potatoes. Edible flowers give out a different flavor to food and can complete the tropical feel when you add these cheerful garnishes.
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5. Gourd or Pumpkin Tiki Torch
This pumpkin tiki torch is a classic fall table decor. It adds style, creativity, and fun touches to fall decorating.
Lastly, this tiki torch can complete the topical theme for your holiday dinner and can become your favorite fall centerpiece.
6. Turkey Burgers with Pineapple
This turkey burger with pineapple makes a great holiday meal. It can replace the traditional whole turkey dinner with an all-in-one meal. If doing this for snacks, you can try making sliders.
Here is how your tropical Thanksgiving dinner table should like:
Watch this video from Home Cooking Adventure for other Thanksgiving recipe ideas:
Thanksgiving is traditionally turkey roasting, gravy, and stuffing. While there’s nothing wrong with a traditional dinner, this simple menu and decor ideas are for you. Who knows? These tropical Thanksgiving dinner ideas may just become your new family tradition!
Have you decided which of these tropical Thanksgiving dinner ideas will you incorporate into your holiday celebration this year? Let me know below in the comments!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 19, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevance.