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healthy-thanksgiving-recipes
Wellness
Published Wednesday Oct 30, 2019 by Celeste Thomas

4 Healthy Thanksgiving Day Swaps

Food
Recipes
Drink

Want all the Thanksgiving nostalgia without any of the guilt? We’ve got four healthy holiday swaps to provide you (and even your Great Grandma) with all the flavors sans refined sugar, dairy, and gluten! Feel nourished not bloated after swapping out this appetizer, side dish, dessert, and cocktail recipes for a better-for-you version. Now you can literally have your pumpkin pie, and eat it too.

APPETIZER
Sweet Potato Mousse Bites 

Enjoy your favorite Thanksgiving food in one bite! Great as a last-minute, healthy appetizer, this unique dish will be a crowd-pleaser, that’s for sure. 

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APPETIZER
Sweet Potato Mousse Bites 

Enjoy your favorite Thanksgiving food in one bite! Great as a last-minute, healthy appetizer, this unique dish will be a crowd-pleaser, that’s for sure. 

SIDE DISH
Herbed Cauliflower Gratin

With the endless side dish options on the big day, it’s time to add a new, healthy showstopper to the menu. Whip this up for a healthier (but equally as tasty) dish on the big day. 

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SIDE DISH
Herbed Cauliflower Gratin

With the endless side dish options on the big day, it’s time to add a new, healthy showstopper to the menu. Whip this up for a healthier (but equally as tasty) dish on the big day. 

DESSERT
Mini Pumpkin Pies 

Now, you can make everything you love about creamy, homemade pumpkin piein a smaller portion. Plus, how cute would these look on your Thanksgiving table this year? 

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DESSERT
Mini Pumpkin Pies 

Now, you can make everything you love about creamy, homemade pumpkin piein a smaller portion. Plus, how cute would these look on your Thanksgiving table this year? 

DRINKS
Saucy Apple Cocktail

The perfect fall libation, this drink can be served chilled with ice or warm in a mug. Easy and delicious, you can also make it non-alcoholic for the whole family! 

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DRINKS
Saucy Apple Cocktail

The perfect fall libation, this drink can be served chilled with ice or warm in a mug. Easy and delicious, you can also make it non-alcoholic for the whole family! 

Celeste Thomas
Written by
Celeste Thomas
Holistic Skincare Expert
About the author
Celeste Thomas is a registered nurse and holistic skincare expert. Her genetically acne-prone skin is the vehicle for her devout exploration into the ever-evolving skincare industry. Celeste utilizes her medical expertise, passion for holistic wellness, and her constant quest for knowledge to meticulously comb through the noise to find what truly works. Celeste aims to inspire unconditional skin confidence on her instagram @thetruespoon and blog The True Spoon through skin education, #eattoglow recipes, and more.
healthy-apple-recipes
Wellness
Published Monday Nov 11, 2019 by Sara Lesher

4 Healthy Apple Recipes to Indulge Your Fall Cravings

Food
Recipes
Expert Advice

 

Autumn is the season of apple picking, pumpkin carving, and delicious holiday treats. Whether you’re searching for a delightful morning pick-me-up or your go-to seasonal salad, we’ve found four apple-featuring recipes that are yummy, healthy, and perfect for fall!

Breakfast

 

Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

If you think quinoa for breakfast sounds a little strange, trust us, it’s a game-changer. This protein-packed, healthy treat is a great way to start your morning off strong. Not to mention, it’s gluten-free.

 

Photo credit: Simplyquinoa.com
 

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Breakfast

 

Cinnamon Apple Breakfast Quinoa

If you think quinoa for breakfast sounds a little strange, trust us, it’s a game-changer. This protein-packed, healthy treat is a great way to start your morning off strong. Not to mention, it’s gluten-free.

 

Photo credit: Simplyquinoa.com
 

Lunch

 

Autumn Apple Salad with a Maple Vinaigrette

This salad is packed with so many different flavors, and they work in tasty harmony. It might be called the Autumn Apple Salad, but we want to eat it all year long.

 

Photo credit: Houseofyumm.com

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Lunch

 

Autumn Apple Salad with a Maple Vinaigrette

This salad is packed with so many different flavors, and they work in tasty harmony. It might be called the Autumn Apple Salad, but we want to eat it all year long.

 

Photo credit: Houseofyumm.com

Dinner

 

Harvest Chicken Skillet with Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Sautéed Apples

Sweet and savory, paleo and Whole30 approved, cooked in just one pan… ‘nuff said.

 

Photo credit: Wellplated.com
 

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Dinner

 

Harvest Chicken Skillet with Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Sautéed Apples

Sweet and savory, paleo and Whole30 approved, cooked in just one pan… ‘nuff said.

 

Photo credit: Wellplated.com
 

Dessert

 

Healthy Vegan Apple Crisp

This dessert is gluten-free, vegan, and delicious. It’s made with salted caramel cashew butter and maple syrup. YUM.

 

Photo credit: Veggiesdontbite.com
 

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Dessert

 

Healthy Vegan Apple Crisp

This dessert is gluten-free, vegan, and delicious. It’s made with salted caramel cashew butter and maple syrup. YUM.

 

Photo credit: Veggiesdontbite.com
 

Sara Lesher About the Author Headshot
Written by
Sara Lesher
Marketing Content Associate
About the author
Spoiled by the San Diego sunshine, Sara’s hobbies include beaching, hiking, concert-going, and brewery-hopping. As MINDBODY’s Marketing Content Associate, she naturally loves reading and writing… so if you have any book recommendations, let her know. And just between us: she’s committed to health and wellness but loves a good taco (shoutout TJ Tacos in Escondido).