Trying to Eat Healthy at Thanksgiving? Try These 3 Healthy Recipes

Thanksgiving is around the corner and eating healthy can be a tricky feat! But there are ways to keep that turkey dinner on the healthy side. Try these 3 healthy recipes and share them with your family this holiday season!



Pumpkin Mash and Ricotta (replaces mashed potatoes)

Ingredients:

One can of pureed pumpkin

1 cup of fresh ricotta cheese

2 eggs

1 tablespoon of crushed garlic

1 teaspoon of sage

1 teaspoon of thyme

1 teaspoon of rosemary

½ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Combine pumpkin, ricotta and eggs in a bowl.  Mix well and set aside.  In another bowl, mix in garlic, sage, thyme, and rosemary. Then mix into pumpkin mixture and place all in a cooking dish.  Sprinkle the top with Parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.

Brussel Sprouts with Truffle Mushrooms (replaces green been casserole)

Ingredients:

Small package of sliced brussel sprouts

Small package of sliced mushrooms

1 tablespoon fresh garlic

Truffle Oil

Directions:

Place sliced brussels, sliced mushrooms and garlic in large bowl.  Mix together and drizzle truffle oil to taste.  Place all ingredients in a baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.

Maple Apple Crisp (replaces apple pie)

Ingredients: 

4 large apples sliced and chopped

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

1/2 cup fresh maple syrup

Olive Oil

Directions:

Place sliced and chopped apples in a bowl.  Sprinkle cinnamon over the apples and drizzle with maple syrup to taste.  In a baking dish, glaze with olive oil and place apple mixture in dish. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until apples are tender.

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