Four Healthy Thanksgiving Holiday Side Dishes
Enjoy these four healthy side dishes created by the chefs at Canyon Ranch—and enhance your Thanksgiving meal with bold, new flavors.
Avocado Orange Chutney
Bring a new way to serve guacamole—with a touch of orange marmalade—to the Thanksgiving table. Packed with vitamins C, E, K, and B6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium, avocados can help fight inflammation, improve cholesterol, and lower blood pressure. Enjoy as a side dish or as a part of your game-time treat.
Black Bean Stuffing in Chayote Squash
Full of iron and fiber, this black bean stuffing is made with an assortment of bell peppers, which provide an excellent source of vitamin C. Pair it with chayote squash, an autumn favorite, and enjoy a robust side dish full of heart-healthy benefits.
Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Hash
Brussels sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable rich in vitamins C and K, and include the minerals of iron and potassium. Sweet potatoes, a favorite side dish for the holidays, is a superfood packed with nutrients, including vitamins A, B, C, E, and beta-carotene, as well as choline, potassium, and magnesium. Together they create a savory and sweet dish to accompany any main meal.
Classic Cranberry Sauce
This timeless Thanksgiving side dish is full of high nutrients and antioxidants. Considered a superfood, it not only pairs well with your turkey dinner but also complements seafood dishes and post-holiday sandwiches.