Holiday Recipe Makeover: 7 Healthy Tips

Two women cooking in their kitchenThanksgiving is generally the first in a string of food-focused gatherings that can quickly pile on the pounds. But no worries. With our detailed list of simple steps, you’ll be sure to have a satisfying Thanksgiving!

Safety First

Food safety is the first priority when preparing healthy recipes on Thanksgiving.

• Buy fresh turkey before its “sell by” date; cook within two days.
• If frozen, thaw in the fridge (24 hours per 5 pounds), never on the counter.