From the Dietitian’s Kitchen: Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

At the holidays, it is essential to learn how to maintain a balance between health and healthy indulgence, especially if you or your loved ones are trying to manage the symptoms of chronic diseases. If you’re cooking this Thanksgiving, Magee’s Clinical Nutrition team has some suggestions for how to cut out some of the unnecessary calories, saturated fat, carbohydrates, sodium, and more by making small, tasty changes to traditional recipes.  Here are a few of our favorite delicious and nutritious Thanksgiving dishes.

Turkey & Gravy
Herb-Roasted Turkey
Herbed Pan Gravy
Lemon & Fennel-Rubbed Turkey with Homemade Giblet Gravy
Apple-Shallot Roasted Turkey with Cider Gravy
Lemon-Garlic Roast Turkey & White Wine Gravy

Vegetables
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Mustard Dressing
Glazed Brussel Sprouts
Healthy Green Bean Casserole
Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Starches
Baked Yams with Cinnamon
No-Sugar-Added Cranberry Sauce
Carrot & Mushroom Whole Wheat Stuffing

Authors: Rebecca Boova, RD, LDN, Jennifer Leach, RD, LDN, Keith Rickard, DTR, CDM, CFPP

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