November 4, 2021

4 Healthy Thanksgiving Dishes

General, Healthy Living, Nutrition

You don’t have to make the same fat-and-sugar-filled foods this Thanksgiving to satisfy your family and friends. Spice up your table with these four healthy recipes. You’ll be smiling when your guests go back for seconds for these dishes.

Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole is a staple at every Thanksgiving meal, so why not make it healthy this year? We’re sure this will become a new family favorite!


Onion topping:

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 small onion, sliced

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs


1 pound green beans, trimmed

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 small yellow onion, sliced

8 oz. sliced baby bella mushrooms

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) butter

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

2 cups skim or 2% milk

1 cup low sodium chicken or vegetable stock

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Get the full recipe on Delish.

Air Fryer Garlic Herb Turkey Breast


2-pound turkey breast, skin on

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

4 tablespoons butter, melted

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon freshly chopped thyme

1 teaspoon freshly chopped rosemary

Get the full recipe on Delish.

Keto Pumpkin Pie

No Thanksgiving feast is complete without pumpkin pie being served. Trade in your family’s secret recipe for this one — with a keto-friendly twist!



1 1/2 cup almond flour

3 tablespoons coconut flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

4 tablespoons butter, melted

1 large egg, beaten


1 (15-oz.) can pumpkin puree

1 cup heavy cream

1/2 cup packed keto-friendly brown sugar, such as Swerve

3 large eggs, beaten

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Whipped cream, for serving (optional)

Get the full recipe on Delish.

Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese

Once ignored, cauliflower has taken over the vegetable world. Cauliflower takes many forms from pizza crust to “rice” to soup and even “mac” and cheese. Trade in your family-size boxed/processed/frozen version for this cauliflower “mac” and cheese recipe your family will adore.


Kosher salt, as needed, plus 1/2 teaspoon

1 large head cauliflower, cut into small florets

Vegetable oil spray

1 cup heavy cream

2 ounces cream cheese, cut into small pieces

1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar, plus 1/2 cup for topping the casserole

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Get the full recipe on Food Network.

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