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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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Delicious Low Fat Healthy Recipes From My Family To Yours. All recipes...more

These WW friendly scones look delish!

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Gingerbread Apple Pancakes

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Post-Thanksgiving brunch idea? I think so!

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Apple Oat Cakes

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

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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

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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

yummymummykitchen.com

A great use of my new mandoline!

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Hearty Garlic Greens

wholeliving.com

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These greens look absolutely delicious!

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Baked Brussel Sprouts

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Yum!

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Sausage, Sage and Apple Stuffing

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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

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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

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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

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Roasted Parmesan Sweet Potatoes source Cristina from TeenieCakes.com...more

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

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Turkey, Avocado, Cranberry And Brie Melt

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

Perfect for leftovers!

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Strawberry Turkey Panini

southernliving.com

Enjoy a different fresh berry recipe every day, from all-too-easy...more

Another great idea for leftover turkey...mmm.

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Balsamic & Ginger Glazed Plums

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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

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Honeydew melon and Avocado

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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

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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.com

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

busybuthealthy.com

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

witandwhistle.com

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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Apple Ice Creams with Caramel

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My favourite McDonalds ice cream sundae flavour was always caramel....more

Brilliant! Could also try this with Greek yogurt and honey for an even healthier alternative.

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Sliced Caramel Apples

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Caramel apples are awesome during the fall. Wouldn't it be fun to slice a few up and dip them with friends or family during the holiday? (Slices are also smaller portions than entire apples!)

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Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Bites

busybuthealthy.com

SkinnyScoop Tastemaker Kristine Fretwell shared these on her blog and I had to add them to my list. Would love to try them!

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

plantbaseddietitian.com

Delicious, ooey, gooey, whole food, plant-based, sugar-free,...more

Suggested by Julieanna Hever

These amazingly yummy and simple muffins are a hit at every party and are 100% whole food, plant-based so they are guilt-free!

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Butternut Squash Soup

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Suggested by lflan

At only 140 calories per serving, serve up a creamy and light butternut squash soup, made with fresh butternut squash and garnished with just a touch of all-natural Coffee-mate Natural Bliss Sweet Cream.

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Butternut Squash and Roasted Garlic Soup

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Suggested by FreshBaby.com

The bright orange color of butternut squash is a seasonal addition to your holiday meal. For families with babies over 8 months old, this soup can be easily made into baby food by thickening it with mashed rice, potato, or baby cereal.

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Apple-Rice Stuffing

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Suggested by Diana.Rostkowski

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Apple-Rice Stuffing

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Ginger-Glazed Turkey

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Pumpkin Eaters Oatmeal Chewies by Judi and Shari Zucker, The Double Energy Twins, and authors of The Ultimate Allergy-Free Snack Cookbook(Square One Publishers). www.doubleenergytwins.com page 52

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Crantastic Cranium | Blended Recipes

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Our recipes are quick and easy, and require little more than a couple...more

Suggested by John S.

A nutritious blended smoothie is the perfect way to start the day on Thanksgiving -- it's a light, healthy, and satisfying way to keep hunger at bay while waiting for the big meal.

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Edible Arrangements' Fall Harvest

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Leaf-shaped fruit make Fall Arrangements special and edible Fall...more

Suggested by Jen

These arrangements are a great centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table! They're healthy, fun and festive too. Arrangements come in a variety of sizes and budgets to suit everyone.

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Skinny Quinoa Black Bean Side Dish

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This Quinoa Black Bean Side Dish is the perfect Starch alternative...more

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It tastes and feels like comfort food and is hearty enough to take the place of the traditional mashed potatoes!

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A Paleo Thanksgiving!

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Paleo Thanksgiving recipes, including gluten-free stuffing and gravy,...more

Suggested by Jeff Nimoy

Whether you're on the paleo diet, or can't eat gluten, or just want to live more toxic free, here are some amazing healthy recipes for this upcoming holiday season!

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Roasted Squash Soup with sage-infused croutons

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Kick-off your Thanksgiving meal with this scrumptious squash soup!

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This festive soup from the Castle in the Country, located in Allegan, MI, is the perfect start to a delicious Thanksgiving!

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Mini Cheesecakes

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Enjoyed a hearty Thanksgiving meal? Try one of these perfectly...more

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Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast located in Manitou Springs, CO, is serving up these perfectly portioned desserts for their Thanksgiving celebrations!

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Roast Pork with Apple Juice Honey Mustard Glaze

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Suggested by rachael.kaapu

Turkey is great but Pork is greater! "University of Wisconsin and Maryland study found that a 3 oz serving of pork tenderloin contains (2.98 g) of fat and that the same portion of skinless chicken breast contains (3.03 g) of fat." Spice up your pork with a Tree Top Glaze!

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Wild Mushroom Thanksgiving Stuffing

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Low-Fat Apple Spice Loaf

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Suggested by rachael.kaapu

We all know the best part of Thanksgiving is the turkey, but this holiday just wouldnt be the same without dessert! This Tree Top recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth, but wont have you busting through your belt buckle!

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Apple Tortellini Salad

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Suggested by rachael.kaapu

Everybody loves a good pasta salad, this healthy snack will be sure to grab the attention of all Thanksgiving guests with its colorful and complementary ingredients.

Krista: This looks delicious! Thank you for sharing, Rachael.

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Vegan Butternut Squash Tart

mindbodygreen.com

After making this super easy Thanksgiving tart your guests will indeed...more

Suggested by gildita

This recipe makes you look like a culinary rock-star!

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Beef & "Dumplings"

laurasleanbeef.com

Prep time: 15 minutes for the beef and vegetables and 15 minutes for...more

Suggested by mark

Beef and dumplings is low in fat, but maintains a full-flavor taste that will warm the entire family on a chilly November evening.

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Chowdery Corn Soup

karmachow.com

Corn chowder is another classic that is usually made with heavy cream....more

Suggested by Nicole Dunn

Great alternative to corn chowder - no cream and super yummy! The Karma Chow Ultimate Cookbook: 125 + Plant-Based Vegan Recipes for a Fit, Happy, Healthy You – October Release HCI Books

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Velvety Butternut Squash

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The word “casserole” is so unassuming, so indicative of “stuff...more

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Kimy:

 Love the idea of the apple ice cream!
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beth:

 I really enjoyed looking over these recipes!