Link Love: Healthy Thanksgiving RecipesPosted: November 14, 2014 | |
4,500 – The average number of calories eaten per American on Thanksgiving.
Rather than take on that fitness feat, this year we’re making a commitment to give thanks to our health. Join us as we celebrate Thanksgiving both by practicing moderation, and also by revamping some of our favorite holiday dishes. The menu below allows you to dig into many of the classics with a slightly healthier spoon, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie included.
Green Sans Bean Casserole: Baked Greens Casserole with Crusty Crumb Topping via Cia Chow
Green Beans: Green Beans with Garlic and Almonds via Olivia’s Cuisine
Mashed Potatoes: Garlic Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes via Fitness Magazine
Mashed “Potatoes”: Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Mash via Kimberly Layton
Gravy: Porcini Mushroom Gravy via Veganosity
Sweet Potatoes: Sweet Potatoes with Honey, Feta & Sesame via Poppies and Papayas
Sweet Potato Casserole: Skinny Maple Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans via Scrumptiously Skinny
Brussels Sprouts: Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Coconut Bacon and Dijon Maple via FoodFitnessFreshAir
Stuffing: Quinoa Stuffing with Apple Sweet Potato and Hazelnuts via Family Fresh Cooking
Cornbread Stuffing: Vegetarian Dressing with Cauliflower and Mushrooms via Healthy Aperture
Cranberry Sauce: Spiced Orange Cranberry Sauce via For the Love of Food
Turkey: Herb Roasted Turkey via Whole Living
Pumpkin Pie: Pumpkin Pie with Sweet and Salty Spiced Pecan Crust via Oh She Glows