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14 Fantastic Thanksgiving Soup and Salad Recipes

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14 Fantastic Thanksgiving Soup and Salad Recipes

The holidays can be a difficult time when you're trying to eat healthier. It seems like everything is working against you when there are pies, dishes of stuffing, and biscuits constantly in front of you. You're in luck because these Thanksgiving soup and salad recipes are fantastic and healthy. You won't be afraid to indulge in Thanksgiving treats when you know you have healthier options. All of these recipes are simple side dishes that you can bring to share with your family on Thanksgiving. They're going to be grateful that you brought some Thanksgiving side dishes that are on the lighter side.

Made with seasonal ingredients that you can only get during autumn, all of these soup and salad recipes are perfect for Thanksgiving. Usually after dinner everyone is lethargic and full to bursting because of all the heavy food they ate. This year, feel a little better than you did last year when you eat some soup or salad. If you don't want to change up your traditional menu, you could always serve a soup or salad as an appetizer to your guests when they arrive. It'll only make them more excited to dig into the feast you're preparing.

Thanksgiving Salad Recipes

On Thanksgiving, there are a lot of heavy foods on the table. It's really not our healthiest day of the year, but if you want to make it a little healthier, add a salad to the spread. These Thanksgiving salad recipes are easy to make and they're full of flavor. Your guests are going to be grateful that there is a lighter dish on the table.

Fall Soup Recipes for Thanksgiving

Sometimes there's just nothing better than a hot bowl of soup, especially when the weather has just started to get cold like around Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a really long day; there's so much cooking and you're probably eating only the one big meal. Keep yourself and your guests from getting too hungry by offering a warm bowl of fall soup. These Thanksgiving soup recipes are going to be a hit with your guests and they're keep them warm while they wait for dinner.

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