11 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Healthy holiday fare can also be delicious. Try adding some of these vitamin-packed recipes to your Thanksgiving table.

Compiled by Meaghan Cameron
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    Chickpeas and couscous combine to give this low-calorie dish a high protein score.

    Get the Couscous-Stuffed Peppers recipe

    Mashed potatoes take a colorful and nutritious twist when mixed with phytochemical-and vitamin-rich broccoli.

    Get the Broccoli-Potato Puree recipe

    A tangy, homemade dressing nearly steals the show from the crisp-tender asparagus.

    Get the Asparagus Salad recipe

    Baked 'fries' are the way to go when you're cutting back on fat. These baked sweet potato sticks are so flavorful, you'll never know the difference.

    Get the Baked Sweet Potato 'Fries' recipe

    Here's an attractive and fun way to serve small winter squashes-filled with a mixture of wild and white rice, chestnuts, dried cranberries, and mozzarella cheese.

    Get the Rice-Stuffed Squash recipe

    Use a half-and-half combination of butter and oil to maintain rich flavor while cutting back on the saturated fat that could hurt your heart.

    Get the Twice-Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes recipe

    Bits of fresh tomato add antioxidant power to these easy drop biscuits. Yogurt puts calcium in every bite.

    Get the Tomato Biscuits recipe

    This wonderful winter salad is loaded with fiber.

    Get the Spinach, Sweet Potato, and Shiitake Salad recipe

    Humble little legumes, all dressed up for dinner.

    Get the Warm Lentil and Roasted Pepper Salad recipe

    Get the Spiced Root-Vegetable Wedges recipe

    This version of a versatile favorite overflows with flavor.

    Get the Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruits and Almonds recipe


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