Go ahead and admit it. It’s almost Thanksgiving, and for most Americans, that means nothing short of diving into a hearty meal you’ve been thinking about for months. Sure, some of us might feel a little guilty about the calories, but unless you over-indulge on fatty or sugary foods, there is good reason to push your guilt aside.
Many holiday foods are brimming with good nutrition, if prepared in a healthful way. Along with the epicurean centerpiece of the traditional American Thanksgiving meal—a golden-brown roasted turkey—plenty of traditional side dishes can be savored for the holidays and throughout the rest of the year too.Getty Images