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.
Wild Mushroom Sauce Spinach Orange Salad Creamed Succotash Apple-Cabbage Strudel Jicama, Cucumber, and Pineapple Salsa Mini Cheesecakes Blueberry Oat Muffins Pork Olé Salad with Roasted Pumpkin Seed Dressing Basil Garlic Steak Armenian Thin Bread
There are many things to be said about the American holiday of Thanksgiving. While much of the "legend" of the holiday is probably propaganda (Were the Pilgrims and Indians as close as we'd like them to be? Would a harvest celebration in New England really be this late in the year, when there would have likely already been snow? And what about the turkey, which has changed so much from the bird Ben Franklin touted for our national emblem?), there is something to be said for...