Thanksgiving recipes: Delicious and healthy options

Create a healthy Thanksgiving Day menu with these Thanksgiving recipes.

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for family, friends, good health and great food. This year, instead of serving the old standbys — turkey smothered in gravy, candied yams, buttered corn and pumpkin pie — try healthier recipes.

The following healthy Thanksgiving recipes have all of the taste, but less fat, calories and sodium. So serve up a fresh approach to healthy eating this Thanksgiving.

Soups and salads

  1. Recipe: Pumpkin soup
  2. Recipe: Wild rice mushroom soup
  3. Recipe: Apple salad with figs and almonds
  4. Recipe: Salad greens with pears, fennel and walnuts

Turkey and stuffing

  1. Recipe: Herb-rubbed turkey au jus
  2. Recipe: Roasted turkey with balsamic brown sugar sauce
  3. Recipe: Glazed turkey breast with fruit stuffing
  4. Recipe: Turkey gravy
  5. Recipe: Stuffing with cranberries
  6. Recipe: Wild rice or (quinoa) stuffing
Oct. 29, 2011 See more In-depth