Real Food Recipes for Thanksgiving

By Jackie Cartier
November 7, 2016


It’s such a common feeling it’s become a cliché—you’re lethargic, ready for a nap and can’t think about taking another bite. Let’s stop that overeating holiday cycle and stock your table with balanced, real foods. To get you started here’s a roundup of some of our favorite Nutritional Weight & Wellness holiday recipes, plus a couple extra that aren’t ours but are too good not to share. From brining your turkey, to delicious appetizers, savory sides and sweet treats we’ve got you covered!

Turkey recipe

Appetizer recipes

Side dish recipes

Dessert recipes

About the author

Jackie Cartier is Content Strategy Manager for Nutritional Weight & Wellness. She was once a client, seeking natural solutions to her achy runner knees and hormonal imbalances. From then she was hooked and eventually ended up on their team, spreading the real food message on the blog and through social media. 

View all posts by Jackie Cartier


Is there a weight and wellness way to make cranberry sauce?
November 9, 2016 at 8:32 am


We haven't tried this ourselves but think this recipe in moderation could work, 

Amanda Sozak
I was thinking about trying a smoked turkey this year, I assume something like the spatchcock citrus turkey recipe here - would be pretty decent, right?
November 14, 2017 at 9:31 am


Looks fantastic as long as your seasoning mixtures are MSG free.  

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back To Top