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Denise's Healthier Thanksgiving Menu

For the LIL Mommies Thanksgiving Challenge.

(10 Recipes) Created by DEZE509

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Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: I did these for a recipe makeover challenge.

Submitted by DEZE509

Carbs: 35.1g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 161.2
(no ratings)

Here's a great turkey gravy without added salt. If you use broth and drippings from an injected turkey, that will add salt to the mix.

This recipe is from Dick Logue's Low Sodium Cooking e-Newsletter, Issue 9, Number 8. I doubled the quantities in the original recipe.

Submitted by _MAOMAO_

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 37.6
Very Good 4.3/5
(17 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: This looks the most like the stuffing I make - of course I'm usually adding lots of butter.


Carbs: 33.9g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 176.3
Very Good 4.4/5
(97 ratings)

Green beans and onions are lightly sautéed in only 1 tablespoon of oil.

Carbs: 11.5g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 81.3
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: I made these for Thanksgiving in 2008 and they have become a family favorite.

Submitted by DEZE509

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 129.6
(no ratings)


Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 66.2
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(405 ratings)

The perfect fall dessert. I always have at least one person ask me for the recipe!

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Very Good 4.2/5
(104 ratings)

Submitted by ZINASP

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 71.7
Very Good 4.8/5
(11 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: These sound really yummy!

Submitted by JANETMOM

Carbs: 18g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 98.3
Herb Roasted Turkey
Very Good 4.4/5
(95 ratings)

The only turkey recipe you'll ever need--no basting necessary.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 154.6
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