Start off your Thanksgiving dinner with a healthy dip that will occupy your guests while you get the table ready. This creamy spinach-and-Parmesan dip gets its subtle heat from cayenne pepper. Serve it with cut veggies to keep calories low.
Fat: 4 g
Sodium: 229 mg
Grilled Arugula Bruschetta
Start your Thanksgiving dinner off right with an appetizer that's as delicious as it is healthy. Arugula, pesto, and mozzarella cheese top slices of crisp Italian bread in this irresistible Thanksgiving recipe.
Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 168 mg
Hazelnut-Crusted Turkey Breast
With a whopping 38 grams of protein per serving, this lean turkey breast is an absolute powerhouse. And when made with a crunchy hazelnut crust and a hint of cinnamon, and served with juicy kumquats, it will be the talk of your Thanksgiving meal.
Fat: 8 g
Sodium: 58 mg
Sesame Kale and Edamame
This Thanksgiving side dish recipe is a healthy dream come true. It combines nutrient-rich kale, red pepper, and edamame with sesame seeds and reduced-sodium soy sauce for bold flavor without all the calories.
Fat: 4 g
Sodium: 359 mg
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Sweet hazelnuts add a hint of nutty flavor and crunch to a delicious mashed sweet potatoes recipe. You'll get all the flavor of the traditional Thanksgiving side dish recipe guilt-free.
Fat: 8 g
Sodium: 312 mg
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Savory Butternut Squash Dressing
Rich butternut squash and ripe red cranberries shine through in this fall favorite. A mixture of egg, light cream, and low-sodium chicken broth creates an extra-moist dressing without extra fat and calories.
Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 426 mg
Herbed Cheese Whole Wheat Breadsticks
Serve bread that you can feel good about sharing with your friends and family. These flaky, tender whole wheat breadsticks have a light cheesy flavor.
Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 91 mg
Minted French Green Beans
No Thanksgiving menu is complete without green beans. This healthy, simple version of the classic side-dish recipe uses easy mix-ins of mouthwatering shallots and refreshing mint sprigs.
Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 39 mg
Sour Cream Apple Pie with Gingerbread Crust
A gingerbread crust and juicy apple slices make this classic fall dessert holiday-worthy. And with fewer than 250 calories per serving, this healthy apple pie recipe is bound to become a new Thanksgiving favorite.
Fat: 9 g
Sodium: 146 mg
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