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What’s for Dinner? Thanksgiving Edition

What’s for Dinner? Thanksgiving Edition

What’s for Dinner? Thanksgiving Edition

Thanksgiving will be here soon!  As you are planning your feast, keep in mind that you can have a great meal and still make some healthy choices.  Little changes throughout your menu can make a big difference in your overall calorie consumption, and your guests won’t even notice.

See below for some typical Thanksgiving dishes and a healthy alternative for you to consider having.

 

 

Traditional Dish Healthier Option
   
Cheese and cracker tray Raw fruit and veggie tray
 

Veggies roasted in butter

 

Raw or steamed veggies without butter

 

Green-bean casserole

 

Steamed green beans

Mashed potatoes with butter and milk  

Mashed potatoes with skim milk and light butter

 

Dark turkey with the skin

 

Skinless turkey breast

 

Traditional stuffing

 

Stuffing cooked outside the bird to reduce fat

 

Candied yams

 

Roasted Sweet potatoes

 

Pecan pie

 

Pumpkin pie

 

 

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