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Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Fall is here and there’s nothing I look forward to more than Thanksgiving turkey and all of the delicious sides dishes. Even though I never eliminate the traditional mashed potatoes and gravy, I do like to add a side or two that are healthy and bright colored to make the table look magnificent! The following are a few of my tried-and-true, healthy Thanksgiving side dishes that don’t get pushe…

​A Nutrient-Packed Thanksgiving Recipe: Cranberry Relish

Cranberry sauce is a Thanksgiving tradition in most homes. If prepared from scratch, cranberry sauce can be a nutrient-rich side dish. It's a good source of fiber and vitamin C, and cranberries contain phytonutrients, specifically proanthocyanidins (PACs) and anthocyanins, which provide antioxidant benefits and give cranberries their bright red color. Whole cranberries, in particular, offer…