There are two types of people in this world; those who liberally dress their Thanksgiving dinner in gravy and those who prefer a healthy dollop of cranberry sauce instead. In spite of my sweet tooth, when it comes to roast dinners I’m pretty traditional and typically lean towards a generous pour of gravy. Don’t let it’s liquid consistency fool you though, as it can be far from light when it comes to calories.
Brussel Sprout Slaw [Recipe]
Holiday greens are typically just alternative vessels for cramming even more delicious fat-based foods into our mouths – hello Green Bean Casserole and Bacon Parmesan Brussel Sprouts! ? In an effort to help you guys reserve your valuable fat macros for other indulgences, I thought a little palate-cleansing slaw would be a great accompaniment to your Thanksgiving or holiday dinner.
Mashed Cauliflower Gratin [Recipe]
This is a perfect side dish for your Thanksgiving feast! You can get all of the creamy cheesy goodness of potato gratin with a whole lot less carbs thanks to cauliflower! Plus the egg whites pack a protein punch, something that can be hard to get enough of during the holidays.
Butternut Squash & Apple Bake [Recipe]
It’s officially fall and apple picking season is in full swing! This recipe is full of fall flavors with ingredients like butternut squash and cinnamon. It will leave your house smelling oh-so wonderful! This is a great side dish or could even stand alone as a healthier dessert option in place of your typical apple crisps and pies.
“Whole Foods” Garlicky Kale [Recipe]
Kale is widely recognized as a nutritional powerhouse. Coveted as a superfood ingredient in the diets of many celebs, the “queen of greens” has received a ton of hype in the media and on platforms like Goop. Despite all this though, it’s hard to get past the fact that it tastes like rabbit food!
Creamy Low-Fat Broccoli Salad [Recipe]
This recipe is inspired by the Drake family who have been dominating their macros for over 300 days now! Check out Justin Drake’s transformation on the blog and stay tuned for Ashley’s interview coming soon!