Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes Every Guest Will Enjoy

November 13, 2019

Thanksgiving is the best time of year to celebrate friends, family and gratitude for those around you while enjoying delicious food. What could be better? When hosting Thanksgiving, it can be tricky creating dishes that suit everyone’s tastes and dietary needs. Luckily, reinventing your favorite Thanksgiving dishes with healthy, organic ingredients is easier than you think. Curate your healthy Thanksgiving menu using some of these healthy recipes for everyone at your table. 

Mini Chicken Pot Pie 
These mini chicken pot pies are the perfect dish to bring to an office Thanksgiving potluck or friendsgiving celebration. Use our Green Valley organic sweet peas and cut green beans, carrots and onions along with roasted chicken for big taste in a small dish. Top with puff pastry and bake until golden brown.

Mini Chicken Pot PieCreamy Baked Corn with Parmesan 
Take your family’s favorite side to the next level with this creamy baked corn topped with parmesan. Green Valley organic whole kernel corn is a low calorie, low fat food that the whole family will enjoy. This side dish uses simple ingredients you already have in your cupboard.Bake until it’s bubbly, golden brown and ready to serve.

Green Bean and Potato Gratin 
Green beans are a key element to any Thanksgiving dinner, and can be prepared in many different ways. Our green beans are a tasty way to add organic nutrition into your holiday meals. Try this green bean and potato gratin recipe for a side dish that is sure to become a fast, family favorite.


Vegan Chili 
When you’re hosting friends and family for Thanksgiving, it’s important to make everyone feel included around the table. This vegan chili is super easy to make, and filled with plant-based protein vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters alike will love. Use Green Valley organic black beans and kidney beans as the base for this deliciously healthy chili that will be an unexpected addition to your Thanksgiving dinner menu.

Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin is our favorite flavor of the season, whether we’re enjoying it as a slice of pie with whipped cream on top, or in this creamy vegan pumpkin soup. Use Green Valley organic pumpkin, garlic, olive oil, vegetable stock, coconut milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and more to bring this dish to life. For an extra kick, add some cayenne pepper. Top with cashew cream, pepitas, and hot sauce to taste. square7

Gluten Free Wild Rice Stuffing 
For gluten-free guests, skip the traditional stuffing and make this wild rice stuffing instead. This dish comes together even faster using Green Valley organic long grain white and wild rice. Add fried prosciutto or bacon on top with green onions and pecans for an elevated take on a classic Thanksgiving dish.

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes 
Looking for a low carb side dish that still tastes great? Try substituting traditional mashed potatoes with cauliflower mashed potatoes that will satisfy your guests and even the pickiest of eaters. Cook chopped cauliflower until tender and blend with Parmesan, butter and sour cream to make the mixture creamy. Top with your favorite mashed potato topping like chives, extra cheese, or parsley.

20Pumpkin Zucchini Snack Cake 
If pumpkin pie isn’t your thing, try our pumpkin zucchini snack cake recipe to give your guests a healthier dessert alternative. Shredded zucchini, flour, eggs, cinnamon, cloves, Green Valley organic pumpkin and more to create this flavorful cake. Add chocolate chips to make it even sweeter, and top with homemade icing made from butter, sugar, vanilla and milk.

Sugar-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip 
This pumpkin cheesecake is so sweet and decadent, you won’t believe it’s sugar free and only has five ingredients. It’s also keto-friendly, low carb, grain-free, and gluten-free, making it a perfect dessert for everyone at your table. Add Green Valley organic pumpkin, cream cheese, heavy whipping cream, pumpkin pie spice, and a sweetener of your choice to a mixer and blend until smooth. Refrigerate until you’re ready to dive in!

Pumpkin Power Smoothie
Have your dessert, and drink it too. This pumpkin power smoothie is a sweet, guilt-free treat to enjoy for breakfast, as a snack, or even a grand finale following Thanksgiving dinner. Combine Green Valley organic pumpkin, creamy peanut butter, almond milk, protein powder, honey, vanilla, ice and cinnamon in a blender and process until smooth.

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