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Your Healthy Thanksgiving

To remain on track over the holidays, a little forethought goes a long way. With so many wonderful foods to suit any dietary needs, there is simply no reason to feel deprived at the holiday table! Whether you are vegetarian, low carb, dairy free or gluten-free, planning ahead and using a little creativity can help you stay the course without feeling like you are missing out on anything.

Below I will be highlighting some of my favorite recipes that are accessible on the website! I am so excited to share and some pretty amazing and easy recipes that I think you will love as healthier substitutes!

Full recipe links will be available by clicking on the name of the dish! Enjoy!

 


SIDES:

 

Jalapeno Cranberry “Cornbread” Muffins

Move over Jiffy, because you are being replaced indefinitely.

Say hola to these perfectly sweet and spicy “cornbread” muffins.

You will feel like you’re cheating… but not to worry because these guys are totally low carb and guilt-free!

 

 

 

Homestyle Grain Free Stuffing

No “boxed” stuffings here! Say buy bye to excess carbs because we’re kickin grains and corn to the curb for this one!

This classic holiday dish is a delicious alternative to bread and corn-based stuffing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zesty Low Carb Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a staple for most families celebrating Turkey Day. But this guy can be jam-packed with refined sugars.

So I decided to give this traditional topper a lighter twist with a pop of ginger!

 

 

 

 

Shredded Brussel Sprouts Salad

From bland to FAB!

We’re giving brussel sprouts a healthy HOLIDAY makeover!

All of your favorite fall flavors tossed into a super delicious salad.

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Potato Bacon Soup

Sweet potatoes, bacon and cinnamon…

all playing merrily in a simple soup.

Need I say more?

This soothingly scrumptious soup is perfect for fall!

 

 

 

 

Spicy Garlic & Buttery Broccolini

It’s zesty, it’s easy and it’s going to convert broccoli-haters!

With bold flavors, this veggie dish is perfect as a Keto side!

 

 

 

 

 

 


MAIN DISHES:

 

Leftover Chicken Cranberry Salad

Chop, Mix & Eat!

It’s really that simple folks. Flavors are beyond words and your belly will be SO HAPPY!

You are getting a healthy balance of fats and protein, all while keeping the carbs low!

So grab your leftover turkey or rotisserie chicken and enjoy in less than 5 minutes time!

 

 

Rosemary & Apple Whole Roasted Chicken

If you’re entertaining, this recipe is perfect because it only requires a few ingredients, there is minimal prep time and the end product could be featured on the cover of Food and Wine Magazine!

 

 

 

 

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

What is healthy, quick, incredibly nutrient-rich, freezable & soul-warmingly DELICIOUS?

THIS RECIPE RIGHT HERE!!!!

Fall has arrived, so it’s time to whip out the Chili!

I can guarantee that this will become a staple recipe in your household because of its simplicity and endless flavor!

 

 

 

 

Apple Cranberry Meatballs

This definitely isn’t your traditional main dish, but it’s such a fun play on meatballs!

Jam-packed with delicious falls flavors, the kids (and adults) will absolutely love this one!

 

 

 

 

 

 


DESSERTS:

 

Skinny Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie meets chocolate. It’s ultimately delicious.

This low carb rendition will top any traditional pecan pie!

 

 

 

 

Simple Sweet Potato Pie

A simple holiday dessert that will leave you feeling GUILT-FREE!

Transform your baked sweet potatoes into a delectable and satisfying pie!

 

 

 

Stuffed Apple Pie Crisp

Introducing single serving Honey Crisp Apples stuffed with magical sweetness that will actually keep you full! There’s no guilt, just pure bliss as you bite into this lovely dessert.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinnamon Roll Truffles

Buh Bye Pillsburry Dough Boy! TREAT yourself to these melt-in-your-mouth bites of cinnamon roll goodness! These babes are packed with healthy fats, are low in sugar and will ward off those sweet tooth demons!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pumpkin Power Bites

Here you go… try to resist the urge of the pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and cranberries combined!

All the flavors of fall bundled up into this blissful bite.

No baking required, just one bowl and a pair of hands!

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