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11 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

I sort of think turkey is for the birds. But mashed potatoes with goat cheese and chives? Yes please.
11 Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

The turkey is not my friend on Thanksgiving. I know there are loads of you out there just visualizing your leftover turkey sandwiches dripping with cranberry sauce the day after Thanksgiving, but personally, I think that big bird is for the birds.

It's not my thing. What am I all about on Thanksgiving?


I'm all about the mashed potatoes and the roasted autumn squash and the rolls and the list goes on. You can keep the turkey.

But those Thanksgiving calories can add up way before you even get to the pie. Save a few calories for dessert and keep it a little healthier this year. Keep reading for 11 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes that might just steal the spotlight from the highly anticipated and possibly overrated turkey. Enjoy!

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Quinoa Salad from TodaysMama and Gluten-Free Goddess

Roasted Squash and Brussels Sprouts from Lou Lou Ingredients

Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs from Food & Wine

Broccoli-Potato Puree from Readers Digest

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