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Trying to eat healthy on Thanksgiving is tricky, but these recipes are going to help me stay on track. I even like to take a couple and make my own concoctions. The best part is to not tell they family they are eating "health food".

(23 Recipes) Created by REBECCA2330

Recipes in this Collection

(no ratings)

I combined several recipes I read to create a flavorful, moist roast turkey recipe! The flavor of the turkey is the star here, this was my second attempt at roasting a turkey ever and my mom is still raving about it! I sliced the leftovers and froze in small vaccum bags for sandwich meat (minus the sodium of store bought)! Skim the fat off the drippings, freeze in ice cube trays and then transfer to a large freezer bag-use to season cooking vegetables, soups, etc!

Submitted by SUNSHINE6420

Carbs: 2.3g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 25.8g | Calories: 129.9
Herb Roasted Turkey
Very Good 4.4/5
(93 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
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

Especially good for Thanksgiving or other winter holidays. Watch out for brothers-in-law who steal all the pearl onions!

Submitted by BUNRAB

Carbs: 26.9g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 145.1
Very Good 4.8/5
(20 ratings)

Saved this recipe from Cooking Light magazine. many years agi, Regularly use this for Thanksgiving & other Holidays. Family raves about it.

Submitted by 60SIXTY

Carbs: 6.5g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 39.7
Healthier Green Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.7/5
(18 ratings)

My family loves green bean casserole, but it is sooo fattening!! So, here is our modified version that is now a favorite in our home for special holidays! When I bring it for potlucks, I never bring any home!!

Submitted by SEWINGMEG

Carbs: 7.5g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 54.9
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by SISNAMIL

Carbs: 9.9g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 67.3
Very Good 4.3/5
(8 ratings)

This delicious blend of maple syrup, sugar and cinnamon add a warm, homey taste to plain mashed sweet potatoes!

Submitted by BLONDIE929

Carbs: 18.8g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 89.8
Very Good 4.3/5
(31 ratings)

I adapted my fiance's recipe to use Splenda and a little's simply delicious!


Carbs: 28.8g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 107.7
Very Good 4.7/5
(16 ratings)

Submitted by OFFIE16

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 77.4
Low-Fat Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Very Good 4.6/5
(40 ratings)

The perfect way to make mashed potatoes for a large gathering.

Submitted by DOWN2SEXY

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 162.5
Very Good 4.3/5
(16 ratings)

Submitted by VAMISS1

Carbs: 13.4g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 84
Cauliflower Mash
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

It's VERY good! The only thing I recommend is that, if you're not too fond of sour cream, try using less!

Submitted by SKINNY4SUMMER-

Carbs: 16.7g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 7.2g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 114.5
Good 3.0/5
(1 rating)

I've derived this recipe from a low-carb diet over the past several years. I find the flavors much more satisfying than potatoes. Enjoy!

You can also make this ahead of time and freeze it in individual portions.

Submitted by LEANCOURT84

Carbs: 18.7g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 90.6
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

These recipe can be made with any type of potatoes, but baking potatoes make the fluffiest mashed potatoes. The best thing is that the kids have no idea that they are eating vegetables. LOL!!

Submitted by AUDENOLIVAN

Carbs: 15.3g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 124.6
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

All the things you crave in one - creamy, crunchy, salty & sweet!

Experiment with different jellos and fruits. Raspberry jello with mixed berries is good too!

Submitted by SUZMOMOF3

Carbs: 16.8g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 160.1
Double layer pumpkin cheesecake
Very Good 4.1/5
(20 ratings)

lightened up deliciousness!!

Submitted by EUNIFLICK

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 91.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(20 ratings)

Sugar Free Pumpkin Custard

Submitted by RELOUDEN

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 63.3
Very Good 4.6/5
(21 ratings)

Sugar free and low calorie pumpkin pie. Great for the Holidays or any special occasion

Submitted by MZRITA

Carbs: 12.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 66.5
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

a light version of an old favorite

Submitted by CQUAKER

Carbs: 12.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 63.5
Very Good 4.6/5
(7 ratings)

This makes enough for 2-9" pies plus I had enough dough left over for about 1 piece of pie. So I figured 8 servings for each pie plus 1 for the scrap of dough left over.


Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 83.2
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