The fist thing anyone thinks of when they hear Thanksgiving: FOOD! Everyone uses this one day as their biggest cheat day. Luckily there are great ways to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal and still be healthy. Below are some healthy alternative recipes to try. Enjoy!

Brown and Wild Rice Turkey Stuffing With Chestnuts and Dried Fruits:

Brown and Wild Rice Turkey Stuffing with Chestnuts and Dried Fruits

This recipe is a great alternative than your usual stuffing. Wild rice is not only good tasting, but it has great health benefits. Not only does include less calories than white rice, but it is very nutrient-dense. Research shows that chestnuts are very helpful for strengthening bones, and brain function. Make sure to pay attention to any added sweeteners when purchasing your dried fruits!

Mashed Cauliflower:

Mashed Cauliflower (Vegan, Paleo)

Did you know that one serving of cauliflower provides 77% of your recommended Vitamin C daily intake!? While potatoes do have health benefits, the usual mashed potato recipe contains high amounts of butter and salt. This recipe takes on a more healthy approach to a holiday favorite.

 

Enjoy!

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