The Thanksgiving feast is ahead of us and it will be all about good food, full bellies and smiling faces, that’s why I’ve collected nine healthy Thanksgiving recipes to share with all of you. You know, in case you still need an idea for a side dish or even a show-stopping turkey recipe.
A Stunning Brined and Smoked Turkey
Let me introduce to you the most succulent smoked turkey! A smoked turkey would definitely be a a gorgeous way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year.
Blistered Green Beans with Crushed Almonds
Green beans with crushed almonds are a healthy twist on more traditional green beans casseroles usually found on holiday tables. They definitely deserve to be in this collection of healthy Thanksgiving recipes!
Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes with Parsnip
You cannot have a Thanksgiving dinner without mashed potatoes. If dairy is an issue, give these dairy-free mashed potatoes with parsnip a try! They are light and fluffy and dairy-free to make sure everyone can enjoy them.
Butternut Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole
This butternut pecan sweet potato casserole is better than a dessert. If you’re anything like me and enjoy a good sweet potato casserole, there will be no leftovers!
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts
What’s a healthy Thanksgiving without sautéed brussel sprouts? Really, I may be excited about this recipe that includes garlic and lemon.
Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing
Thanksgiving and a turkey main meal cannot go without a hearty and delicious stuffing such as this Gluten-free and grain-free stuffing.
Cranberry and Pear Sauce with No Added Sugar
Another recipe that deserves to be on the list of healthy Thanksgiving recipes is this cranberry sauce. Not only could you make it a few days ahead but you can also make this cranberry and pear sauce with no added sugar in your crockpot to free your stove top.
Spelt Flour Dinner Rolls
Light and airy spelt flour dinner rolls only take 30 minutes to make from start to finish! Sprinkle them with some poppy seeds and serve warm.
Pumpkin Tart with a Ginger Cookie Crust (Dairy Free, Gluten Free)
A pumpkin dessert is a must on my Thanksgiving table. Actually, I have this secret Thanksgiving tradition of starting my Thanksgiving day with a pumpkin pie for breakfast. Sadly, I cannot have diary. Luckily, there is this Pumpkin tart that is both dairy-free and gluten-free!
For Moms Only!
Be forewarned, this one is for moms who work all day long to prepare a spectacular and nutritional Thanksgiving dinner. The instructions for this tart and sweet Pomegranate Margarita say you must put your feet up while enjoying it. Otherwise, its spell doesn’t work.