Thanksgiving can often feel like a rushed, stressed and hurried holiday. Part of the anxiety can be the pressure for some guests and hosts to provide several side-dish options.

Here is a list of quick food ideas that can be made in under 30 minutes.

1) Sauteed Carrots

It just requires carrots, salt, pepper, unsalted butter, and chopped fresh dill or flat-leaf parsley. Peel a cut your carrots, mix ingredients and cook in a pan until soft.

2) Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

This recipe calls for walnuts or pecans, watercress, arugula, cider vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper, olive oil, Belgian endive, pears, and blue cheese. Mix all together and keep the salad as fresh as possible.

3) Oven Roasted Asparagus with Almonds and Pepper

This recipe needs asparagus, garlic clove, olive, salt and pepper and toasted sliced almonds. Cook the asparagus in the oven with everything besides the almonds. Add the almonds for garnish at the end and serve.

4) Cranberry Sauce

Mix orange juice, cranberries and maple syrup to create your own quick cranberry sauce.

5) Sauteed Greens Beans and Mushrooms

Cook the green beans in boiling water and sauté the mushrooms in butter until golden then toss the green beans and mushrooms together.

6) Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Boil sweet potatoes until they are soft, then blend them together and add butter, milk and maple syrup.

7) Brussels Sprouts Slaw with Apples and Pecans

The ingredients are brussels sprouts, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, crushed red pepper, honey crisp apple, parmesan cheese, chopped pecans, honey, salt, and black pepper. Rip apart brussels sprouts and mix all the ingredients together.

8) Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Just add green beans, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, parmesan cheese, and cooked crumbled bacon. Bake the green beans in the oven with garlic and olive oil. After they crisp up, add the cheese and bacon and cook for an additional few minutes.

9) Cornbread

This recipe calls for flour, yellow cornmeal, sugar, salt, baking powder, butter, egg, and milk. Mix these ingredients together, put in a pan, and bake for 25 minutes.

10) Roasted Broccolini

Throw some broccolini with olive oil, salt and pepper in the oven until it's crispy.