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15 Healthy Recipes to Add to Your Thanksgiving Spread

Roasted turkey, gluten-free stuffing, low-fat pumpkin pie — these are the recipes you need to host a feel-good Thanksgiving feast.

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Classic Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

A crowd-pleasing dish that will be remembered for years to come.

Recipe: Classic Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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Rustic Honey-Roasted Carrots

For a beautiful presentation, cut the carrots in long pieces and arrange on bed of parsley.

Recipe: Rustic Honey-Roasted Carrots 

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Wild Blueberry Cornbread Stuffing

Whether you stuff the turkey or serve the stuffing alongside, it is an accompaniment that cannot be forgotten.

Recipe: Wild Blueberry Cornbread Stuffing

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Roast Root Vegetables

This side dish pairs wonderfully with any Thanksgiving meal.

Recipe: Roast Root Vegetables

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potatoes are a healthy, crowd-pleasing side.

Recipe: Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Golden Autumn Soup

Using the freshest autumn produce makes all the difference in this savoury soup.

Recipe: Golden Autumn Soup

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Pumpkin Pie

This pumpkin pie is healthier than the traditional version. The recipe calls for canned pumpkin purée rather than standard pie filling, and fat-free condensed milk instead of heavy cream.

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie

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Fancy Mashed Potatoes

These fancy mashed potatoes are flavoured three different ways: sweet potatoes, spinach, and beets.

Recipe: Fancy Mashed Potatoes

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Roasted Pumpkin and Brussels Sprouts

Revamp your signature roasted Brussels sprouts side dish by adding pumpkin.

Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin and Brussels Sprouts

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Apple Stuffing Balls

These tasty little vegetarian bites may just become a holiday tradition.

Recipe: Apple Stuffing Balls

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Roasted Carrot and Radish Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

Since every salad needs a good crunch factor, skip the butter-soaked croutons, and look to pulses, instead.

Recipe: Roasted Carrot and Radish Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

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Scented Rice in Baked Pumpkin

This easy, delicious and healthy side is a showpiece that always delights.

Recipe: Scented Rice in Baked Pumpkin

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Pumpkin Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

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Bring pumpkin to the forefront with this unique and lovely side dish that will garner you recipe requests.

Recipe: Pumpkin Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

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Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

This classic dessert is so easy to bake (almost too easy!).

Recipe: Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

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Pumpkin and Cauliflower Garlic Mash

Pumpkin, cauliflower and thyme combined makes a flavourful dish.

Recipe: Pumpkin and Cauliflower Garlic Mash

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