Thanksgiving is the best time of the year for so many reasons. The food, food, and MORE food are just one of the thousand reasons I adore Thanksgiving. If you find yourself trying to lose a little weight the weeks building up to Thanksgiving, you’re not alone. I always try to eat super healthy and work out the days leading up to Thanksgiving to give me some cushion to indulge as much as I want. While I love to work out as much as the next person, I was ecstatic when I found out thinner Thanksgiving dishes exist. Yep – you don’t have to feel guilty or sacrifice a delicious Thanksgiving dinner, either. Below we’ve linked some of our favorite thinner Thanksgiving dishes!
Healthy Sweet Mashed Potatoes by Vegan Family Recipes
Healthy mashed potatoes? Who knew that was a thing? Sign us up! These are so delicious yet healthy! This is sure to become a dish your guests look forward to each Thanksgiving.
Roasted Parmesan Carrots by I Heart Naptime
Three words: in, love, with! These are so good. They are addicting so be sure to make a large batch. We would take these any day over fries!
Bacon Wrapped Brussel Sprouts by Fit Foodie Finds
A little bacon never killed anybody, just like a little salad won’t make you skinny. These babies are the perfect way to get your veggies in without feeling like you’re missing out. Everything tastes better with bacon, right?
Healthier Green Bean Casserole by Gimme Some Oven
Green bean casserole is a staple dish during Thanksgiving. Making this dish will allow you to not miss out on the goodness while also not ruining your figure. YUM!
Not only will these dishes keep you satisfied through the holidays, but they also won’t make you feel super guilty, too. Not to mention so many of these foods have healthy veggies and proteins, which are both parts of a great diet. With these dishes, you won’t feel like you need to skip dessert. What are some of your favorite thinner Thanksgiving dishes? Let us know in the comments below!