11 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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This wonderful winter salad is loaded with fiber.

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Humble little legumes, all dressed up for dinner.

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This version of a versatile favorite overflows with flavor.

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