6 Must-Try Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

6 Must-Try Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

The most epic food-centric holiday of the year is just around the corner! Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner or offering to bring a dish to Friendsgiving or an office potluck, we’ve got you covered. Our plant-centric recipes below are so good, you’ll likely be reaching for seconds or thirds. Your body shouldn’t mind, though, since these side dishes and desserts are jam-packed with so many good-for-you ingredients.

Cauliflower Mash

Whether or not you’re a fan of mashed potatoes, this lighter alternative is worth serving either way. It’s perfect on its own or topped with a hearty dose of gravy.

Green Bean Casserole

A healthy spin on an old classic, this casserole may need to make an appearance on your dinner table year-round.

Mac and Cheese

This recipe proves that a dairy-free alternative can compete with its dairy-filled counterpart.

Pumpkin Soup

Not just for your basic lattes, pumpkin shines in this warming perfectly-spiced seasonal soup, too.

Sweet Potato Pie

With a pie crust made of roasted nuts and a filling made of fiber-filled sweet potatoes, this dish serves double duty: dessert and nutrition powerhouse. 

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This no-bake dessert is a fun and nutritious spin on everyone’s favorite pie.  

Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

Nutritional information

Recipe: Creamy Green Strawberry Dream Serving in this recipe:1

  • Calories: 236.6
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g 5.5%
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4 g 1.9%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
  • Sodium: 358.7 mg 14.9%
  • Total Carbs: 45.7 g 15.2%
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.9 g 39.4%
  • Sugar: 22.1 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g 16.2%
  • Vitamin A: 481.9% Vitamin C: 244.1%
  • Calcium: 68.5% Iron: 26.1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.