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A Healthy, Tasty Thanksgiving Menu

Give your holiday feast a nutritious spin without sacrificing flavor or tradition

Roast Turkey - Make this Your Healthiest Thanksgiving Yet

Have a guilt-free holiday with these tasty recipes. — Getty Images

We've gathered a list of healthy spins on Thanksgiving classics — so this year you can feel energized and satisfied after your meal, rather than lethargic and stuffed. Have a guilt-free holiday with these tasty recipes:

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Millet-Cauliflower "Mashed Potatoes" by Robin Asbell

We all love the comfort of mashed potatoes, but, unfortunately, our waistlines don't. Cut out the starchiness by using cauliflower instead of potatoes for a fluffy, creamy option.

Per serving: 84 calories, 1g fat, 16g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 2g fiber

Cranberry Sauce by Anna Thomas

No Thanksgiving table is complete without cranberry sauce. This fat-free, lower-sugar recipe is easy to make and a necessity for your leftover turkey sandwiches.

Per serving: 98 calories, 0g fat, 25g carbohydrates, 0g protein, 2g fiber

Pumpkin Pie by Tina Davis

This take on the classic recipe eliminates the cream, which keeps both the fat and calorie count down.

Per serving: 149 calories, 2g fat, 26g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 1g fiber

Turkey Stock for Gravy by Diane Morgan

Don't drown your favorite sides in heavy cream gravy. Dress them up with this broth-based version flavored with turkey and vegetables.

Per serving: 48 calories, 3g fat, 3g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 1g fiber

 Green Bean and Walnut Salad by Anya von Bremzen and John Welchman

Love green beans, but not the heaviness of green bean casserole? Try a light, simple salad this Thanksgiving.

Per serving: 200 calories, 2g fat, 11g carbohydrates, 4g protein, 4g fiber

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