Nutrition info (serves 8): 175 calories, 12 grams fat, 4 grams net carbohydrates (7 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams fiber), 9 grams protein. Learn more about pumpkin’s amazing health here.
Pie might be the highlight of Thanksgiving dinner, but you don’t have to stop there. Of course, any main dish of turkey, salmon, or other meat can easily fit into the Keto Zone. It becomes a bit more difficult with sides. Here are 5 of our favorites!
Make sure to stock up on cranberries, because you’ll want this delicious cranberry jam year-round! It’s perfect, with turkey, yogurt, nuts, and more.
Get the Recipe: Keto Zone Cranberry Jam
Be Thankful for Cranberries: Cranberries are as healthy as they look. In fact, their deep, vibrant color is due to their high levels of anthocyanins as they are one of the most potent sources among berries (1). They are also anti-cancer, fight urinary tract infections, and support heart health.
A Holiday dinner would simply not be complete without Brussel sprouts. This recipe, with cranberries and walnuts, is perfect for Thanksgiving dinner (or any dinner). Here’s why:
Get the Recipe: Keto Zone Cranberry Walnut Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Be Thankful For Brussel Sprouts: Brussel sprouts are one of those quintessential “healthy foods.” And for good reason. They are loaded with powerful antioxidants (2), vitamin C, vitamin K, anti-inflammatories, anti-cancer nutrition, and fiber.
Cauliflower is one of the most versatile, low-carb foods available. Like magic, it can turn into rice, mashed potatoes, and more. Try this delicious “mashed potatoes” recipe and see for yourself.
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Be Thankful for Cauliflower: While cauliflower shares many of the same great benefits as other vegetables, it is special because it is powerfully detoxifying. At a cellular level, cauliflower’s nutrients work to support natural detoxification to help cells renew themselves and stay healthy. Cauliflower is also high in choline and known to support brain health (3).
What would Thanksgiving dinner be without a green bean casserole? A bit lacking, that’s for sure! And this year, you can skip the preservative-loaded, high-carb, unhealthy canned casserole, and use delicious Keto Zone whole foods instead. Ready?
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Be Thankful for Green Beans: Green beans contain many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals that support health and fight disease, just like many vegetables. But, there’s more to green beans. They are a natural of silicon. Silicon is important for bone health, especially in post-menopausal women. Amazingly, it may reduce fractures and improve bone density (4).
Thanksgiving stuffing is another classic that’s gotten a Keto Zone makeover. And you won’t be disappointed. Our Thanksgiving stuffing uses a delicious secret ingredient that will keep you in the Keto Zone.
Get the Recipe: Keto Zone Thanksgiving Stuffing
Be Thankful for Stuffing: Our secret ingredient is plant-based, but still provides complete protein. In addition, it’s a great source of anti-inflammatory fats, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Add it to your stuffing this year!
No need to feel over-stuffed with sugar this year. Instead, indulge in these Beyond Keto favorites. Take time to be thankful for amazing, nourishing foods. And, Happy Thanksgiving from Divine Health!