Healthy Recipes for your Turkey Leftovers!
Healthy Thanksgiving Meal
If you would like to have a traditional holiday meal, but are looking to reduce carbs and fats, here is a suggested menu plan ( For items with* please recipes below.)
Nutritious and Delicious Miso Soup
Long a daily staple in numerous Asian countries, oftentimes for breakfast, this rich and satisfying soup is easy to make and only takes several minutes. But it yields an abundance of health benefits. When you have a few minutes, Google the ingredients to discover all the wonderful nutrients this soup contains.
When you’re looking for something healthy to eat while traveling, you can almost always order miso soup at Japanese restaurants. (ask for tofu with it to get protein).
The Great Pumpkin (Seeds)
Pumpkin seeds are full of nutrients including healthy fats. Try roasting some from your Halloween pumpkin in a little oil and sprinkle with a bit of salt. (They can also be purchased in health food stores.)
Soup On The Go
This simple, but delicious, soup base is super fast to make, and is easily tailored to your own taste.
Salmon with Creamy Cucumber
Hands-on Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes | Serves 4
This recipe is for those who have been on the program for at least 6 weeks and do not have a dairy sensitivity. Since this recipe serves 4, the actual amount of yogurt for one serving would only be a small amount, no more than 2 tablespoons.
Mint Pesto Artichokes
When you have a little extra time to make your vegetables extra yummy, here’s a recipe that provides your veggies and healthy fats. See the attached sheet with tips for cooking with artichokes and other veggies.
Hands on time: 30 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes | Serves 4
Chili-Lime Snap Peas
Recipe by: Real Simple
Serves 4 | Hands-on Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
Sesame Spinach Salad
Here’s a recipe that is easily made program-friendly with a few substitutions.