You can serve a healthy Thanksgiving dinner menu that will still taste scrumptious and convey indulgence just by using low-fat cooking techniques.
Substitutions for traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu items
Try these low-fat cooking suggestions for a great Thanksgiving dinner!
Orange-Pumpkin Custard Recipe
Ingredients You Will Need:
16 ounces pumpkin (canned)
½ cup prunes, chopped
¼ cup apple juice concentrate
¼ cup orange juice concentrate
2 teaspoons butter
1 cup evaporated skim milk
½ cup fat-free egg substitute
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine pumpkin, prunes, apple juice concentrate, orange juice concentrate and butter in a saucepan over medium low heat. Stirring occasionally, simmer for fifteen minutes. Pour mixture into a food processor or blender and add remaining ingredients. Blend in processor until smooth.
Fill custard cups with pumpkin custard. Fill a baking dish with one inch of water and place custard cups in baking dish. Cook in oven for 30-40 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center of each individual custard comes out clean. Serve warm or cold, with whipped cream topping if desired.
Thanksgiving cupcakes deserve to be dressed up for the occasion. Treat your family to cupcakes eloquent enough to grace the dinner table at the White House and yet silly enough to satisfy a preschooler.
It is your turn to host Thanksgiving and you might be freaking out right now. Where do you start? What do you make? Where will you seat all these people?