Thanksgiving is upon us, which means turkey, stuffing and plenty of pumpkin pie. Many of your Thanksgiving favorites are packed full of fat, sugar, and high in calories. If you are wanting to eat healthy and still enjoy your meal on Thanksgiving check out our top picks for some healthier Thanksgiving dishes.
Turkey: Your turkey doesn’t have to be full of fat and calories to be delicious. This recipe from Ina Garten is seasoned with fresh herbs, garlic and a little lemon juice making it the perfectly seasoned bird for your Thanksgiving feast or any other time of the year.
Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad: Salads can either be very healthy, or fatty and calorie filled. This Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad from Lecremedelacrumb is a perfect balance of taste and health. The dressing contains no sugar, just a couple tablespoons of honey for a little sweetness.
Cranberry Orange Roasted Brussel Sprouts: Tired of the same green bean casserole? Switch it out for this less fattening brussel sprout recipe from twopeasandtheirpod. Nothing complicated about it, just lots of flavor, color and nutrients in this dish.
Pumpkin Pear Crisps: Giving up your favorite pie might not be what you are wanting to give up on Thanksgiving, but if you are really trying to keep things low calorie try out this recipe from bonappetit.com. Sweetened with maple syrup and a little brown sugar and baked in personal ramekins this dessert is sure to be a hit.
Hopefully now you have some healthy options to keep you on track for your Thanksgiving feast. At Southern Oregon Foot & Ankle, LLC we want to help you keep you on the right track with your health. Come stop by our office today to see Dr. Evan Merrill with all of your foot health needs. You can make an appointment by calling 541-776-3338 or by filling out our online form.