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Recipe for a Healthy Thanksgiving

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Nov 10 2014

While many traditional Thanksgiving dishes feature nutritious ingredients, holiday recipes are often loaded with sugar and fat. Dietitians from CHoR suggest the recipes below for a lighter (but still tasty!) twist that maximizes the healthful benefits of three holiday favorites – sweet potato casserole, pumpkin pie and fried turkey. Treat your family to a healthier meal this Thanksgiving Day and be sure to keep these options in mind for a nutritious dinner or dessert any of day of the year. Smooshed Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are full of vitamin A and vitamin C among other nutrients. Consider smooshed sweet potatoes as an alternative to traditional mashed potatoes: Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes 2 Tbsp orange juice 1 Tbsp brown sugar... View Article