10 Healthiest Thanksgiving Sides by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 13, 2012
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These Thanksgiving sides all have fewer than 250 calories per serving and will get the attention and admiration of everyone at your table because they’re so unbelievably delicious. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!
Yummy slices of winter squash topped with maple syrup and a touch of lemon juice.
Recipe: Lemon Maple Squash (pictured above)
Traditional stuffing recipes can easily have 400-500 calories per servings. Sandra uses fresh mushrooms with herbs and spices to bring out the flavor and not your waistline.
Recipe: Sage and Mushroom Stuffing
Green Bean Casserole
Ellie’s recipe calls for all fresh ingredients. Plus, it’s topped with deliciously crunchy shallots.
The sweet goodness of sweet potatoes flavored with orange zest and smoky bacon will make your mouth water.
Make room for this protein-packed grain on your Thanksgiving table. The fresh flavors of raisins, pine nuts, lemon juice and parsley make it shine.
Potato Au Gratin
Potatoes + cheese = heaven.
Recipe: Provencal Potato Gratin
Nothing beats simple and delicious—Ina does it so well in this recipe.
Recipe: Roasted Brussels Sprouts
The trick to this decadent creamed spinach is a combo of low-fat milk and chicken broth.
Recipe: Creamed Spinach
Another easy recipe bursting with goodness—5 minutes to prep and let the oven do the rest.
Recipe: Roasted Radishes and Carrots
The Neelys make a mean green bean side—no need to tell your guests it’s 120 calories per serving!