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8 Classic Recipes for the Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes Free eCookbook
By: Julie Sammarco, Editor, FaveHealthyRecipes.com
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Let's be honest with ourselves here – we all could stand to eat better-for-you foods around the holidays. With this free eCookbook, 8 Classic Recipes for the Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes you don't need to feel overwhelmed with all the unhealthy foods that come around during the fall and winter seasons. Know that help is on the way!
Making side dishes, especially for the holidays, is a time-honored tradition in many U.S. households during the Thanksgiving holiday. Perhaps the most iconic of all Thanksgiving side dishes is candied yams. But, with this side dish often comes a plethora of unwanted calories from sugary syrups and marshmallow topping. Why not swap out some of those side dishes for figure-friendly options that are filling and still full of flavor?
According to a 2011 Forbes survey, roughly two-thirds of Americans want to be eating healthier foods. Having this kind of information at the forefront, the editors of FaveHealthyRecipes.com have put together a new, free eCookbook of Thanksgiving side dishes for you to make good use of. Take advantage of the wealth of information that is available to you to look good and eat great, even during the calorie-packed holidays.
This fantastic eCookbook from FaveHealthyRecipes.com provides you with the quick and easy recipes you will need to keep your weight-loss goals a reality this holiday season. Thanks to this definitive collection of delicious Thanksgiving side dish recipes, maintaining your diet has never been easier.
The free eCookbook contains only top-notch healthy weight loss recipes, including side dishes like soups and salads along with more traditional recipes for cranberry sauce and sweet potato casserole. Regardless of your reason for wanting healthy recipes, know that this list has dishes that you are sure to devour.
The recipes in this crowd-pleasing collection are fun and easy. Make one or make several, and discover the delights of eating better for you foods during the holidays!
8 Classic Recipes for the Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes free eCookbook
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We all know that stuffing can be a bit boring when you make the same recipe year after year. Even though it may be a tradition, and it can get tiring. Why not switch it up a little bit? Many of the stuffing recipes in this collection can be used all year round or even for other holidays. These recipes show you which ingredients you need and how to make them, with simple step-by-step instructions and serving sizes. Who knows? You might be able to use one or more of these recipes to start an entirely new family tradition in your house. You can find Cornbread Stuffing with Apples and Pecans and Dried Fig and Apricot Stuffing on page 5.
Thanksgiving is a time for many dishes and courses. Often, it's important to have as many options and side dishes as possible. Even if you use these dishes as fillers for those picky eaters in your family, they can be a major part of the meal. Soup and salad recipes are popular all year, and can be a great dish for people who are trying to lose weight or maintain weight loss goals during the holidays. These recipes are also warm salads and hot soup recipes that will make your guests feel cozy in the chilly November weather. With healthier holiday food options, your guests will thank you and maybe even ask you for the recipe. Check out the Sweet Potato Soup with Red Bell Peppers and Coconut Milk and Hearty Pumpkin Soup on page 7, and the Pumpkin Spiced Brown Rice Tempeh and Cranberry Salad on page 8.
So many of our readers tell us that sides dishes, especially easy casserole dishes, are their favorite recipes to eat and serve. They're easy to put together and can feed a lot of people. Even if this is your first holiday cooking for a crowd, you can master these casserole recipes and be the hero of the day. Many of these recipes are as easy as throwing ingredients into your favorite casserole dish and baking at 350 degrees. It doesn't get much easier than that. With the simple casserole recipes in this eCookbook, you'll be able to sit back, relax and spend all the time you'll be saving doing other (more fun!) activities with your family and friends. Play some football (or watch some football) this Thanksgiving, and give your family recipes they will love. Make new traditional recipes with the Sweet Potato Casserole recipe and Thanksgiving Turkey Pot Pie recipe on page 10, and Mom's Cranberry Sauce on page 11.
Thanksgiving is America’s most universally celebrated holiday with the vast majority of respondents in a 2004 Ohio University Scripps Survey saying they plan to honor the holiday in some way. Only 13% of survey respondents said they did not plan to have a special gathering for a Thanksgiving meal. Additionally, according to the survey, 86% of respondents said they “look forward to Thanksgiving.”
Why not give this eCookbook a try? Download it and print it out now for some great ideas for your holiday menu this year.
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