20 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes
These healthy Thanksgiving recipes will help you plan out your holiday menu with delicious, flavourful foods that won't stick to your waistline!
Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays where it can be difficult to eat healthy. Lucky for you I've rounded up some easy fall recipes for everything from Thanksgiving turkey to healthy mashed potatoes and even healthy pumpkin pie! All of the traditional Thanksgiving comfort foods that you crave for dinner, but without a ton of fat or calories.
To make things as easy for you as possible, we have broken the recipes out into categories. Scroll down and browse through the recipes to find:
- Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers and Drinks
- Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
- Healthy Turkey Recipes
- Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts
When you find something that you want to make, just click on the photo (or the link below it) and you'll be taken to the recipe!
Cheers to a happy, healthy Thanksgiving!
Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers
Pair any of these healthy appetizers with a holiday cocktail or family friendly Thanksgiving drinks. Don't fill up on them though, the best is yet to come!
Healthy Sweet Potato Skins via Pinch of Yum
Cheesy Asiago Brussels Sprouts and Kale Dip via The Girl on Bloor
Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup via Skinnytaste
Healthy Thanksgiving Pumpkin Chutney via Eat Well 101
Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
These healthy Thanksgiving sides cover all of the bases. Make your faves, from healthy mashed potatoes to gluten free stuffing and dinner rolls, or healthy salads and veggies.
Sausage and Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash via The Girl on Bloor
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Risotto via The Girl on Bloor
Harvest Quinoa Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette via A Mind Full Mom
Healthy Waldorf Salad via The Adventure Bite
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate via The View from Great Island
Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds via A Cedar Spoon
Paleo Scalloped Sweet Potatoes via Food Faith Fitness
Rosemary Garlic Mashed Cauliflower via The Cookie Rookie
Healthy Thanksgiving Paleo Gluten Free Stuffing via The Girl on Bloor
Gluten Free Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls via My Gluten-Free Kitchen
Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce via Sugar Free Mom
Healthy Turkey Recipes
When you want to keep things healthier for your holiday bird, white meat is always your best bet. It's lower in fat and calories than the dark meat. The crispy skin can be a danger zone, but if you really want some, indulge in a small piece and then walk it off after dinner.
Instant Pot Turkey Breast via Crunchy Creamy Sweet
Sriracha Lime Slow Cooker Turkey Tenderloin via Cupcakes and Kale Chips
Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts
A holiday dinner just isn't complete without a little something sweet. Take the guesswork out of deciding what to serve by offering any (or all!) of these healthier dessert options.
Whiskey Caramel Apple Crisp via The Girl on Bloor
Gluten Free Pear Walnut Crumble via It's Yummi
Skinny Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie via Skinnytaste