The Healthiest Side Dishes to Serve on Thanksgiving ...

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Thanksgiving is no time to diet, but that doesn't mean you should go crazy on the fat and calories.

While you should definitely go ahead and enjoy your side dishes, you can lighten things up by choosing dishes that are heavy on the veggies and light on the cream, cheese and such.

Of course, in moderation, anything is just find on Thanksgiving.

Enjoy!

1. Honey Maple Roasted Carrots

Honey Maple Roasted Carrots
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You've never tasted carrots this good before!

2. Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Parmesan
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Asparagus adds a gourmet touch to your Thanksgiving table.

3. Loaded Potato Casserole

Loaded Potato Casserole
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Skip the mashed potatoes and gravy and serve this instead.

It's not exactly diet food, but better than fat and calorie loaded gravy.

4. Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta
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Check out the festive colors of this delicious side dish.

5. Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

Creamy Garlic Mushrooms
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You aren't going to want to eat a pound of these, but a few are perfectly fine.

6. Garlic Lemon and Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Garlic Lemon and Parmesan Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Via Garlic Lemon and Parmesan Roasted

This hearty side dish is low in calories and won't require you to sacrifice flavor.

7. Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad

Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad
Via Easy Thanksgiving Meals: Cranberry Orange

This is super easy to throw together and your guests will love it.

8. Roasted Butternut Squash, Onions, and Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

Roasted Butternut Squash, Onions, and Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
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Can't give up the potatoes?

This healthy side lets you enjoy them without guilt.2

9. Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Spinach Mashed Potatoes
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Give your potatoes some extra nutrition with a handful or two of fresh spinach.

Yum!

10. Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
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Roasted root veggies are the iconic Thanksgiving side dish.2

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