If you feel as stuffed as a Thanksgiving turkey after your holiday meal, there’s a reason. The average Thanksgiving meal equals 3,000 calories and a 229 grams of fat, reports the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Reducing portions alone may not be enough to lighten the meal on your annual day of overindulgence. Pepper the meal with flavors, not fats. Offer guests a cornucopia of savory options in a steady parade of dishes. Revamp your existing traditional dishes and opt for low-fat, low-sodium and low-cholesterol foods while cooking.
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I love Thanksgiving. Its definitely my favorite holiday of the year. Aside from the fact that the food is really good, I like it because a) it doesnt require me to buy gifts for anyone, and b) school, practices, games and activities are all canceled, which means that I dont have to drive carpool – anywhere – for four entire days. Ahhh.
Being a vegetarian can be especially hard on Thanksgiving. With a holiday feast centered around a turkey, finding delicious non-meat alternatives can be a real challenge for you and your family. So to help you out, weve compiled our yummiest dishes all of which are sure to stuff your stomachs.
While it does provide the perfect occasion for gathering with friends and family, many committed dieters loathe Thanksgiving as they know that on this day they will be tempted with an assortment of diet-busting treats. While the presence of temptation on this holiday is undeniable, Thanksgiving does not have to spell diet disaster. By following some simple diet tips, you can effectively enjoy Thanksgiving without having to slip back into larger pants in the days immediately following.
When the chaos of Thanksgiving threatens to overwhelm you, just remember that in about 24 hours it’ll all be over. And then you’re left with the remains: Stuffing, Sweet potatoes, Mashed potatoes, Green beans, Cranberries, and TURKEY!!! AHHH!!! TURKEY! TURKEY! TURKEY!
One of the side dishes that I look forward to most on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table is stuffing!Corn bread, seasoned, mushroom, andouille sausage, southwest style, cajun seriously, I could pull a Forrest Gump here and and name a million and one different kinds of stuffing that I love.
When Thanksgiving comes around, I love planning the desserts, and it’s definitely not all about pumpkin pie. Half of my family doesn’t even like pumpkin pie. My dad is a huge fan of nuts and apple pie, so I thought this would be a great addition to the dessert able this year. This Rustic Apple…
For us there are a lot of must have dishes at Thanksgiving. However, not always being the head chef, which is silly because I am great at everything food, means that I have to think of foods to contribute to a partly planned meal. Depending on who is cooking, this means, I want something that…
As we head into November, many of us are thinking about Thanksgiving dinner. It is my favorite dinner of the year! I let all my dieting tricks go out the window for the one night, so I can enjoy turkey, stuffing, and all the fixings. But even though I may overeat, I try to make my dinner as eco-friendly as possible.