'Thanksgiving Healthy Menu' on Serious Eats

Sweet Potato Spoon Bread

For a healthy twist on sweet potato casserole, we recommend the shallot-flecked, double-baked sweet potatoes from Heidi Swanson's Super Natural Cooking. Calling for a little less butter than traditional casseroles, this recipe uses goat cheese rather than marshmallows to punctuate... More

Sneaky Collards

Here's another option if you're throwing a meat-free Thanksgiving. These smoky greens from Matt Lee and Ted Lee's The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook are "sneaky" because, while they taste rich enough to make you believe they have been simmered for... More

Raw Pecan Pie

When it comes to looking good, 1980s supermodel Carol Alt probably has a genetic advantage on most of us, but she attributes her age-defying beauty to the raw-food diet she's been keeping for years. Raw foodism is a diet based... More

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