The Arya recruitment automation platform saves recruiters up to 60 percent of their time each day so they have more time to focus on candidates—or on their holiday plans! Arya customers across the country are looking forward to spending quality time with their loved ones over a nice Thanksgiving meal.

If you’re not an Arya customer? Well…you might not have had the time to start planning your Thanksgiving dinner yet. But after all, it is the season of giving—we don’t want you to miss out on the holiday fun just because you haven’t yet switched to the smarter recruiting tool. So here is the ultimate guide to a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner!


Easy DIY Fall-Inspired Décor

  1. Grab some leaves from outside and add them to an old basket along with apples, fall squashes and leftover Halloween pumpkins for a classic autumnal centerpiece.


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  1. Scavenge your backyard for pinecones, acorns and fallen leaves and place them in empty glass containers for a more rustic approach.


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  1. Spray paint your remaining Halloween pumpkins gold and arrange on your table for a glitzy touch.


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No-Fuss Fall Drink Recipes

  1. Mulled Cider: heat up a gallon of store-bought apple cider in a large pot, and add apple slices, cinnamon sticks and other fall spices—rum is optional. Get Martha Stewart’s recipe here.


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  1. Apple Sangria: mix the leftover apple cider, apples and cinnamon sticks with a bottle of red wine and some other fruits for a quick and easy autumnal twist on the Spanish classic. Get the full recipe at Sally’s Baking Addiction.


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  1. Cranberry Juice Spritzer: Pour a bottle of champagne, a bottle of lemon-lime soda and one container of cranberry concentrate into a pitcher and mix. Boom—the perfect Thanksgiving drink. Get the full recipe here.

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4-Ingredient or Less Appetizers

  1. 3-Ingredient Jalapeno Poppers: crescent rolls, jalapenos, and veggie cream cheese—that’s all you need for this delicious appetizer. Head over to Pillsbury for the full recipe.


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  1. 4-Ingredient Shrimp Pepper Poppers: spice up your average shrimp cocktail with this simple recipe. Thanks to Eating Well magazine for the great recipe!


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Effortless Main Course Recipes

  1. Oven-Roasted Turkey: well…there’s really no such thing as a last-minute oven-roasted turkey! Your next best bet is to pick up a rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store.


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  1. 4-Ingredient Stuffing: Quick and easy aren’t typically words used to describe the process of making stuffing—but this recipe really is that simple.


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  1. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole: step one—dump all of the ingredients in a slow cooker. Step two—enjoy this delicious Thanksgiving classic. Get the full recipe here.


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“Easy as Pie” Desserts

  1. Jell-O Chocolate Pudding Pie: this sweet and creamy treat can be prepared in just 15 minutes. Make sure to save this recipe!


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  1. Easiest Apple Pie: looking for an easy way to impress your guests with a classic fall dessert? Look no further! Get Pillsbury’s hassle-free apple pie recipe here.


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Arya saves recruiters hours each day, time that definitely comes in handy during the holiday season. Arya also keeps working even when you aren’t, so you can feel free to enjoy your pumpkin pie—Arya will continue to source and engage with candidates while you relax. Add Arya to your holiday wish list so you can spend more time this season with the ones you love!

Author Christina Boodée

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