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!)
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Tsimmes is a simple, tangy-sweet stew made of beef, carrots, potatoes, honey, and prunes. Like most stews, it's carb-heavy, tasty, and filling. Making a tsimmes is a colloquial Yinglish (Yiddlish?) expression meaning "making a big deal out of nothing". While the similar expression "making a moutain out of a molehill" suggests exaggerating a difficulty, "making a tsimmes" has no "negative" baggage associated with it, just...