Food ideas, Holidays

Healthy Yummy Thanksgiving Treats

Thanksgiving is one of the easier holidays to keep healthy, so long as you plan ahead. Here are some festive, delicious, healthier menu ideas:

  • Toasted pumpkin seeds, sprinkled on a salad, perhaps with pomegranate seeds or sliced pear and lowfat feta cheese
  • Steamed green beans with garlic, toasted sesame oil, tamari sauce and toasted sesame seeds
  • Baked yams, purple yams, or sweet potatoes with cinnamon (no sugar needed for those with un-blitzed taste buds)
  • Roasted squash with warm curry spices and a splash of coconut milk
  • Mashed faux-tatoes (steamed cauliflower) with herbs, spices, garlic, onion, olive oil or whatever you like
  • Slow-roasted Brussels sprouts with a bit of butter and parmesan or (for vegans) avocado oil and nutritional yeast sprinkled on top
  • Slow-roasted veggies with herbs, like zucchini, yellow squash, onions, mushrooms, fennel, cauliflower, garlic, carrots, tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant
  • Soup, full of autumn veggies and broth, or made from turkey leftovers
  • Toasted spiced pecans, perhaps served over berries
  • Pumpkin cream, made with almond milk, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg (if your tastebuds are sensitive, this will be a very sweet treat, even without added sweetener)

AND we know you have lots of great ideas, too. We’d love to hear ’em!

Have a very happy Thanksgiving and please know how thankful we are to be connected with you.

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