40 Fast and Easy Dishes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

By Trista
40 Fast and Easy Dishes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

During their Thanksgiving meal, most Americans consume between 3,000 to 4,000 calories. Yes, you read that right. Unless you are watching your calorie intake, you can quickly destroy your regular daily calorie amount (or more) in one meal. 

This number of calories in one meal is unhealthy and harmful for you. Even one meal can weigh heavy on your health. Fortunately, you can still eat all the yummy food you want by making a healthy Thanksgiving meal. There are 40 delicious foods below that you can consider for your next and future Thanksgiving meal. 

Decorate this salad to show off your creativity. Food Network/Matt Armendariz.

Shaved Vegetable Salad

One of the most significant parts about this salad is that you can give it a fancy design to set on your Thanksgiving table. Not only will your guests be amazed by your healthy and tasty options, but they will love your creativity!

Easy to make in under a half-hour, the main ingredients are one medium watermelon radish, two small candy cane beets, red cabbage, crumbled goat cheese, honey, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and any other herbs to add to your salad.