How To Make Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes Healthier

How to make Thanksgiving dishes a bit less likely to stretch your waistline.
11/14/2012 11:45 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

By Marissa Lippert, Bon Appᅢᄅtit

The bitter dilemma crops up each and every Thanksgiving holiday: stay true to your healthy eating resolve -- or throw caution and calories to the wind? But guess what: There is a happy medium. And we're going to show you how. We've figured out how to make common Thanksgiving dishes (from green bean casserole to sausage stuffing) a bit less likely to stretch your waistline.

And don't fear, you'll still love every bite.

For more recipes and holiday ideas, visit Bon Appᅢᄅtit's Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide.

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