Whether you’re following a special diet or just want to take it easy on Turkey Day, try these simple, lighter takes on classic Thanksgiving recipes.
Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad
Topped with a lemon vinaigrette dressing, this shredded Brussels sprout salad is the perfect pre-entree dish.
Creamy Garlic and Herb Spinach
Upgrade your classic spinach with a little garlic and herb cheese for a dish you can’t resist.
Hasselback Butternut Squash with Browned Butter
If you’re looking for a sweet potato alternative this holiday season, try this butternut squash lathered in browned butter.
Gluten-Free Walnut and Kale Quinoa Stuffing
Filled with quinoa, kale, dried cranberries, and walnuts, this gluten-free stuffing is the perfect replacement for traditional stuffing.
Get the recipe at Healthy Seasonal Recipes.
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta
Serve this sweet and savory dish as an appetizer or a side this Thanksgiving.
Get the recipe at Peas and Crayons.
Zucchini, Eggplant, Tomato Gratin
You’ll replace your go-to recipe after one bite of this mouthwatering gratin, made with eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
Find the recipe here.
Enjoy this yummy, antioxidant-rich cranberry and grape sauce without worrying about calories.
Get the recipe at Country Living.
Healthy Green Bean Casserole with Cauliflower Sauce
Traditional green bean casserole calls for heavy cream, which can pack on the calories. Swap it for dairy-free cauliflower sauce everyone will love.
Get the recipe at The Almond Eater.
Skinny Sweet Potato Casserole
This lighter dish shaves off half the calories from the standard potato casserole while keeping the sweet, satisfying flavor you know and love.
Get the recipe at Jessica in the Kitchen.
Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots
Seasoned with apricot preserves, honey, balsamic vinegar, and fresh spices, carrots have never tasted this incredible.
Get the recipe at Carlsbad Cravings.
Marinated Beets with Rosemary
Keep your sides simple by tossing beets with red wine vinegar, olive oil, and Dijon mustard.
Low-Carb Cauliflower Stuffing
This low-carb cauliflower stuffing proves that bread is NOT essential to an amazing stuffing. It’s also made on the stovetop from start to finish, which bodes amazingly well for your oven space.