Your Thanksgiving meal doesn’t have to spell doom for your healthy diet. One classic approach is to decide beforehand which Thanksgiving dishes you want to devote the most calories to and back off on the others, says Molly Morgan, R.D., C.N.D., author of The Skinny Rules.
But an even easier way is to modify traditional Thanksgiving dishes so you don’t have to choose. When you use these strategies, “your guests won’t even know the difference, and you’ll feel good knowing that you’ve made a healthier Thanksgiving meal,” says Keri Gans, R.D., C.N.D., author of The Small Change Diet. Here are the best sneaky tricks to slash fat and calories from your turkey dinner and enjoy it all, guilt-free.
I mean it is Thanksgiving, so don’t deprive yourself, but be smart. Don’t eat so much you make yourself sick, enjoy yourself, in moderation. Thanksgiving Day is just that, one day so indulge a little more than usual, but get back on track the next day. It’s Thanksgiving Day, not Thanksgiving week. These tips from Shape.com: are the perfect way to cut a few calories so you can enjoy the foods you love! Happy Turkey Day!