Thanksgiving is notorious for over eating and maxing out your calorie budget for the month. Even though the old traditional recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation are wonderful. Think about trying a new twist on the old favorites with these calorie and fat conscious recipes.
Roasted Sweet Potato and Toasted Sage Dip
The original had 81 calories per 1/4 cup; This alternative has 70 calories per 1/4 cup
Spinach Salad with Pears and Pomegranate
The traditional spinach is about 282 calories and 10 grams fat, but this spinach salad has 60 calories and 1 ½ grams fat.
Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey Breast
The original had 480 calories; This alternative has 190 calories.
Low-fat Turkey Gravy
The original had 41 calories per 1/4 cup ; This version has 25 calories per 1/2 cup
Sweet Potato Pie
The original had 350 calories; Rocco’s healthy alternative has 102 calories.
Mashed White Beans with Cauliflower and Leeks
A typical serving of creamy mashed potatoes has about 360 calories and about 18 grams of fat, but a portion size of this version has 100 calories and 1 gram of fat.
Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole
The classic Green Bean Casserole with condensed mushroom soup has 240 about calories and 8 grams of fat, but this version has only 120 calories and 3 grams of fat.
Original had 400 calories; alternative recipe 190 calories.
The original had 500 calories; this healthy alternative has 120 calories.
Pumpkin Pie Custard with Spiced Streusel
A typical serving of traditional pumpkin pie with whipped cream is about 380 calories, but a slice of this pie has only 230 calories (or, if you skip the nut streusel topping, only 140 calories).