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Healthier Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up

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If you are looking for a recipe or two to add to your Thanksgiving menu that offers some delicious healthy benefits this Recipe Round Up is exactly what your looking for.

Thanksgiving Breakfast Round Up

Breakfast, is the most important meal of the day and when you are up at the crack of dawn peeping the bird you want easy, delicious and easy in the morning.  Here are a few recipes that can be made ahead of time or are great for including the family.  

Healthy Omelet Crepe Style a great recipe for the whole family can get involved

Vegan Donut Holes, Melissa’s delicious and healthy spin on the breakfast food we all love without the guilt.

Healthy Pumpkin Bread a great bread to make ahead of time and pull out to feed family and guests.

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Coconut Macaroon Pancake Recipe, this may become a year round favorite, with all the healthy benefits.

Thanksgiving Brussels Sprout Side

Brussels Sprouts are a staple at the Thanksgiving table and loaded with so many healthy benefits, here are a few delectable and easy recipes to try.

Duck Fat Roasted Brussels Sprouts  Denise and Lenny from Chez Us off us up a dish that is sure to please everyone even the most grumpy Brussels Sprout eater, this is also great for anyone who is on the Paleo diet.

Roasted Brussels Sprout Slaw can be made a day ahead and is loaded with superfoods and flavor.

Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Almonds  another great dish that can be made ahead of time and is sure to please the crowd.

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apples and Pecorino, Lindsay and Taylor from Love and Olive Oil offer a bit of sweet with your Brussels.

Thanksgiving Side Round Up

The sides for Thanksgiving are endless, here are a few that are lighter and offer great health benefits that everyone will love

Beet Terrine, a beet dish that can be made a few days ahead and is as beautiful and delicious.  You will really impress the in-laws with this dish and they will never know that is loaded with vitamins and minerals for their health.

Blueberry Risott0, skip the stuffing and try this starch out on your table.  The blueberry in the risotto makes for a deep hearty dish that pairs well with poultry.

Cranberry Sauce, can’t forget the cranberry sauce and Jenni Field from Pastry Chef On line has you covered with this sauce with crystallized ginger and green tea included for an energy boost and a zing of flavor.

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Butternut Squash Salad, Lynne from Sensible Gardening offers up a health packed salad with the great flavors of squash.

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe Round Up

Do you think of Turkey or Pumpkin Pie first when you think of Thanksgiving?  If you are willing to pass on your pie, try these desserts they won’t disappoint.

Apple Cake, a great way to use up those fall apples in a light and simple cake

Mini Pumpkin Tarts, here you can get your pumpkin fix on, but without the guilt of the calories.  No wheat, dairy or processed sugars were used.  Denise and Lenny swear they are the cats meow when it comes to eating  pumpkin pie the healthy way.

Apple Raspberry Almond Cake a little less flour, tons of fruit and nuts you get a moist cake that offers your sweet tooth what it wants without tons of calories.

 

 Have a wonderful, healthy and happy Thanksgiving!

xo Amy

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5 comments on “Healthier Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up”

  1. Amy, love this round-up, and thank you for including us! That recipe for duck fat sprouts made us lovers of the veggie, and now we enjoy them often, sometimes without the duck fat. Happy Thanksgiving!!

    1. Denise
      I ams so glad you liked it. Hope you guys have a great Thanksgiving and well deserved time to relax before your crazy travel schedule starts.
      xo Amy

  2. What a great round-up, Amy! Thanks for including my cranberry sauce. I am very proud of myself for being able to submit a healthy-ish item! Go me! Hope you and your family have a fantastic Thanksgiving!

    1. Thrilled to have you included. I had trouble putting your picture in lightroom and saving finished collage. Hope you don’t mind I just used a pic of cranberries…
      xo Amy

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