Carve Carbs at Thanksgiving
What will your table look like this year?
Let's face it: The traditional Thanksgiving dinner is not exactly diabetes-friendly. And if you're also trying to trim your waistline, ye olde turkey day feast is sure to sabotage those efforts, too. But that doesn't mean you can't have a delicious holiday meal. In fact, with these tips you won't feel deprived at all. Here are 10 great ways to carve carbs out of this year's holiday feast. (Click "next," above!)
Turkey with Citrus Sauce Turkey Cutlets with Apple and Sweet Onion Relish Chilled Tomato and Basil Soup Seafood in a Tomato Stew Salmon and White Bean Salad No Sugar No Flour Peanut Butter Cookies Steamed Oysters with Chile, Ginger, and Coriander Asparagus Slaw with Onions Salisbury Steak with Mushrooms Braised Cucumbers
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