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Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes by Krista

by Krista, posted to Food & Drink

I don't want to spend my Thanksgiving in a food coma, so I'm collecting up the best healthy, all natural Turkey Day Recipes. Please share your favorites!

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Delightful Apple Spiced Scones with Spiced Glaze

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These WW friendly scones look delish!

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Gingerbread Apple Pancakes


Post-Thanksgiving brunch idea? I think so!

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Apple Oat Cakes

If you're skipping the apple pie this year then add a dollop of frozen...more

Suggested by BnBFinder

This Apple Oat Cakes recipe from The Beach Rose Inn (located in Falmouth, MA) tastes so good you'll forget they're good for you, too!

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Healthy Apple Spice Muffins

Suggested by Molly Antos Morey

A great dish featuring one of fall's best fruits - a great Thanksgiving side or dessert dish.

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Apple and Persimmon Salad

A great use of my new mandoline!

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Hearty Garlic Greens

Read Whole Living's Hearty Garlic Greens recipe. Also find...more

These greens look absolutely delicious!

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Baked Brussel Sprouts


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Sausage, Sage and Apple Stuffing


Kelly of "Eat Yourself Skinny" shared this and said: "This is one of my favorite lightened-up dishes to serve on Thanksgiving!" I'd love to bring it to our table!

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Low-Calorie Stuffed Baked Potato

Creamy potatoes in a half shell!

Suggested by rachael.kaapu

What's Thanksgiving without a delicious baked potato? Now you can have the creamy tater, with minimal calories. Christmas come early?

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Cauliflower Mash


Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Time for me to put together...more

An awesome alternative to butter soaked mashed potatoes. I can't wait to try this easy recipe!

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Roasted Parmesan Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Parmesan Sweet Potatoes source Cristina from

These look delicious and are a much healthier alternative to sweet potato casserole.

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Turkey, Avocado, Cranberry And Brie Melt

Turkey, avocado, cranberry and brie melt recipe - Preheat grill on...more

Perfect for leftovers!

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Strawberry Turkey Panini

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Another great idea for leftover turkey...mmm.

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Balsamic & Ginger Glazed Plums

Suggested by Molly Antos Morey

A delicious and easy dessert, this is perfect for entertaining guests with a penchant for healthy living around the holidays!

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Melon Sunset

Honeydew melon and Avocado

Suggested by momcarter

These two fruits are paired together to create a natural, light, and creamy dessert without the need for added sugar. Add a little shaved chocolate and a sprig of mint for a nice presentation.

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Pumpkin Pie Almonds


2 cups raw almonds, 3 tsp cinnamon, 3 tsp pumpkin pie spice, 4 tbs...more

My sister always makes "muddy buddies" (puppy chow), but I think I'll request these this year.

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Skinnytaste is always a go-to source for healthy recipes. Can't wait to try this one!

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No-Bake Turtle Pumpkin Pie

Hard to call any Pumpkin Pie ‘Healthy’…this is a lightened up...more

Kristine Fretwell of Busy But Healthy says her healthy pie recipe is ALWAYS a hit at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Can't wait to try it!

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Healthy No Bake Cookies

Am I the only one whose mom made those delicious “no bake...more

Yummy no bake (healthy) cookies.

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Soft Pumpkin Cookies

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A nice alternative to pumpkin pie, these soft cookies are a delightful treat. The little ones can help with this easy recipe. Make them in advance and freeze them to seal in freshness. The cookies will thaw in one hour at room temperature. You are sure to create smiles with this dessert.

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comments (3)



 Love the idea of the apple ice cream!


 I really enjoyed looking over these recipes!