Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
Let's face it: there's nothing healthy about a traditional Thanksgiving. Overeating foods you don't touch the rest of the year and then falling asleep in front of the television, watching other people playing football when you should be working off some those potatoes hardly counts as what nutritionists would call, "a good day." This Healthy Menu addresses a spectrum of diet concerns: calories, allergies, vegetarianism. For a healthier version of sweet potato casserole with marshmallows, Sweet Potato Spoon Bread might just give you the right to an extra sliver of pumpkin pie. If your family is vegetarian, wow and include them with Sneaky Collards and Hearty Winter Vegetable Burgers. If you have a gluten-free guest, make him comfortable with Gluten-Free Sausage and Chestnut Stuffing. And if you have a raw foodist on the list, try a decadent Raw Pecan Pie. Turns out a healthy Thanksgiving isn't just a plate of Brussels sprouts.