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.
Meat Lovers Macaroni Pie Broccoli Knishes (Pareve) Apple Cranberry Pork Chops Wojapi Baked Eggplant Italian-Style Slow Cooked Turkey Soup Macaroni and Blue Cheese Salad Mahimahi Escabeche Spicy Mushrooms Grilled Summer Vegetables Alouette
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