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.
Tomato/Garlic Chutney Grilled Steak with Caper Sauce Cranberry Pork Chops Fresh Apricot Custard Low-Fat Herbed Broccoli and Pasta Soup Soy Lemon Pork Chops Chinese Chicken Salad Tenderloin Tail and Mashed Potatoes Cinnamon Oatmeal With Raisins Hot Fruit Compote
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