It's that time of year again where every month seems like a holiday feast is happening. Here are 8 recipes that can help lighten your load and keep you fitting into those jeans!
Spicy Kale Salad:
Looking for a leafy green with a bit of kick? This salad uses a base of the superfood kale combined with garlic, lemon juice, and chili flakes to give you a satisfying start to your meal. Get the recipe here.
Butternut Squash and Tangelo Dip with Sage:
Treat your guests to a delicious appetizer with a touch of class. A mix of savory butternut squash with notes of citrus from the tangelo. You can be sure this will be a crowd pleaser that will still leave room for the rest of the meal! Get the recipe here.
Mustard-Parmesan Whole Roasted Cauliflower:
It may not be the traditional turkey centerpiece, but a dressed up cauliflower can be just as hearty and delicious, especially as an alternative for health-conscious or vegetarian guests. Get the recipe here.
Herb-Stuffed Turkey Breast:
Without straying too far from tradition, you can offer a lighter alternative with this herb stuffed turkey breast. Smaller portions and less fat are perfect for smaller gatherings or a plate surrounded by plenty of healthy sides. Get the recipe here.
Vegan Scalloped Potatoes:
A savory option for your vegan guests, these scalloped potatoes use silken tofu and almond milk to create a creamy texture without the dairy and the extra calories. A healthy choice doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste! Get the recipe here.
Healthier Green Bean Casserole:
It can be hard to give up some of the foods we love, and you may not have to! That green bean casserole you look forward to every year may be delicious, but it can also be loaded with unhealthy ingredients. Try this recipe that swaps out some of the bad for less bad. Get the recipe here.
Quinoa Apple Cake:
Desserts can be the most tempting, especially with Grandma’s homemade apple pie. Give yourself, and your guests, a less sugary alternative with this loaf made of healthy whole grains and crunchy apples! Get the recipe here.
Vegan Pumpkin Pie:
What is thanksgiving without pumpkin pie? Give a lighter alternative that will appease your vegan friends as well. When it comes to a vegan thanksgiving, tofu is your friend! Get the recipe here.
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