Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

 I am not a fan of typical Thanksgiving foods and could actually do without it all except the pumpkin pie. I am always looking for new, healthy dishes that everyone will love on Thanksgiving, who says it needs to be the day filled with unhealthy eating and over indulgence? Check out these recipes for healthier options. Thanks to everyone who shared and Pinterest for a few others.

Corn Pie from Rebecca @ Ezra Pound Cake: Vegan and gluten free

Green Bean Casserole from Susan @ Fat Free Vegan Kitchen: Vegan, fresh and healthy

Mashed Cauliflower from Denise @ Run DMT

Mashed Potato Cauliflower Casserole from Amanda @ PATd, White Dog & a blog

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes from Presley @ Run Pretty

Cranberry Sweet Potato Quinoa from Caroline @ Journey to Wellness

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts from Chef Cloe @ NY Times Vegan Thanksgiving

Roasted Butternut Squash with Caramelized Onions from Closet Cooking: I love squash and the combination sounds wonderful.

Stuffing (I will be making a version of one of these)
Cornbread & Chorizo Stuffing from Epicurious: With a few changes it could easily be vegatarian friendly.

Cornbread/ Sausage Stuffing from Kelsey @ Fueling Strong. This recipe would be easy to adapt to vegetarian and gluten free

Yam Cornbread Stuffing from The Healthy Cooking Blog

Cheesecake with Fresh Cranberry Sauce from Easy Eats: We just got cranberries from our CSA and this would be the perfect way to use them.

Pecan Pie Bites from Amy @ DAMY Health: Gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free

Pumpkin Muffins from Abby @ Back at Square Zero: I love pumpkin and these sound so easy and can be made gluten free.

Pumpkin Pie Quinoa from Veggie Converter: Can you get any better than this? A little sweet, but no refined sugar and healthy. This would be great for breakfast or dessert.

Tofu Pumpkin Pie from Laura @ Mommy Run Fast: Love a healthy pumpkin pie!

My Pumpkin Pie Gluten free, sugar free and wonderful! Last year this ended up being my Thanksgiving dinner!

What food are you most looking forward to on Thanksgiving? Any good recipes to share?


  1. Ooh, so many good options here! Thanks for rounding these up... and for sharing my pumpkin pie, too. Enjoy the holiday week!

    1. Your pie sounds great, I know I will be making it next time :)

  2. Wow you have so many listed. They all sounds delicious. Thanks for posting!


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