4 Trim Thanksgiving Recipes

By Chef Meg Galvin, Healthy Cooking Expert at SparkPeople.com

Are you ready for some new, healthy recipes to liven up your Thanksgiving Day table? I've created four new recipes that celebrate the season of giving thanks.

Whole Wheat Cous Cous with Spinach and Squash

228 calories

2 g fat

Each one cup portion has a serving each of whole grains and vegetables.

Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

88 calories

4 g fat

Sipping on soup at the start of a meal reminds you to slow down and savor each bite.

'Seedy' Pumpkin Pie
168 calories

7 g fat

The crust has a secret ingredient. Any guesses?

Petite Pecan Tarts
103 calories

5 g fat

A Southern favorite gets a boost of nutrition and fiber.

Are you trying any new Thanksgiving recipes this year?

Related links:
How Well Do You Know Your Thanksgiving Portions?
Healthy Family Fun for Thanksgiving
Freeze Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

SparkPeople Healthy Cooking Expert Meg Galvin is a World Master Chef, culinary instructor, and the author of " The SparkPeople Cookbook: Love Your Food, Lose the Weight." A farmer's daughter and marathon runner, she lives in northern Kentucky with her husband and three teenage sons.