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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

It’s the season of endless feasts, dinners, and parties meaning – food everywhere! How can you not be tempted to dig in to that mouth-watering turkey? Or that delicious apple pie?

I’m all about a balanced diet and meal after meal of heavy foods isn’t very balanced at all so I’ve collected these recipes to help you prepare a healthy (and delicious) Thanksgiving dinner and not feel so guilty while celebrating with family and friends.

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Maple Gravy

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Maple Gravy

It’s not Thanksgiving without a savory-smelling Turkey as your centerpiece. This fall-inspired recipe from Lee Hefter adds an interesting twist on your gravy to make it go better with your side dishes.

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Brown Rice Salad with Cranberries, Walnuts, Mint, and Feta

Brown Rice Salad with Cranberries, Walnuts, Mint, and Feta This a flavourful brown rice recipe takes this healthy food item to a whole new level, I love fruits and spices mixed into my healthy rice dishes!

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Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

I don’t know anyone who would say no to these!!! They’re a fantastic alternative to chips or potato mash but still just as delicious, if not more.

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Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs

Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs This aromatic potato gratin recipe does not only make for a tasty and healthy side dish. It’s also a beautifully-styled addition to your dining setup!

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Wild Mushroom Gravy

Wild Mushroom Gravy

Ever thought you could make gravy from something healthy instead of fats and meat juices? Here’s a recipe for gravy made of mushroom!

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Braised Kale

Braised Kale Simple and easy to prepare, this kale recipe can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated and reheated.

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Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Mash

Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Mash

Another Thanksgiving staple aside from turkey, sweet potatoes have just the right amount of sweetness that makes it perfect for any menu.

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DESSERTS

Mini Baked Apple Pies

Mini Baked Apple Pies We can’t end our Thanksgiving meal without a mouthful of apple pies. This sweet but healthy apple pie recipe lets you prepare it in a size that is “just right” for every one… unless you get seconds!

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Pumpkin Protein Cheesecake Mousse

Pumpkin Protein Cheesecake Mousse This sweet and creamy dessert is just so yummy, it’s hard to believe it’s actually healthy! Get ready to spoon in to a surprisingly delightful but easy-to-prepare dessert to top off your dinner.

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Stewed Apples with Chai-Spiced Cashew Cream

Stewed Apples with Chai-Spiced Cashew Cream Here’s another quick and easy recipe for stewed apples that is not only a healthy dessert, but could also be great for breakfast!

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So there you have the complete list of my recommended healthy Thanksgiving meal. Have fun preparing and stay healthy!

Jessie x