A Gourmet Done Skinny Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
Looking for a healthy Thanksgiving menu without sacrificing taste? Check out these delicious healthy Thanksgiving recipes! I've even included healthy Thanksgiving Sides and healthy Thanksgiving desserts. Of course Thanksgiving is the one day that everyone loves to splurge but your guests won't even realize these are on the healthier side because they are so yummy!
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Instant Pot Gourmet Crack Chicken
This Instant Pot Gourmet Crack Chicken is so good, you're going to want to eat more than one serving! I've added my gourmet touches and lightened it up a bit using low fat (reduced) cream cheese, bacon crumbles instead of frying the bacon in the Instant Pot. Even though it's "lightened up," it's still super delicious. Serve it over cauliflower rice or cold in lettuce wraps for a low carb option.
Why is it called "Crack Chicken?"
It's called Crack Chicken because it's so addicting ...
Instant Pot Mongolian Beef and Broccoli
Delicious tender pieces of beef with fresh broccoli. So yummy! This Instant Pot Mongolian Beef and Broccoli is super easy to make and is definitely a family pleaser. It's made with flank steak, although you could also use top or bottom round steak as well.
I love Instant Pot beef recipes, they turn out so well in no time and are perfectly tender and juicy. With this Instant Pot Mongolian Beef recipe, you can cook it all in one pot -the beef as well as the broccoli.
So much healthier ...
Instant Pot Shredded Buffalo Chicken Bowls
These Instant Pot Shredded Buffalo Chicken Bowls are super easy to make, so delicious and addictive! Spicy, tangy, and salty incorporated into a healthy bowl with a bit of freshness from the cabbage and vegetables. You can also serve the leftover shredded buffalo chicken in wraps, on slider buns, tacos and more!
Make it ahead of time!
This Buffalo Chicken Recipe is also great to make ahead and have on hand in the fridge for a few days or store in your freezer. When ...
Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup
Looking for a quick comfort soup? This healthy Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup is perfect when you want a hot, slightly spicy, comfort soup. It's definitely similar to a chicken noodle soup but with a Mexican flair and uses tortillas instead of noodles. There's not much prep work involved, basically you chop the onions, throw in the spices and other ingredients, press the soup button for 30 min and that's it!
Can you make it on the stove?
Yes definitely! I've included ...
Instant Pot Mexican Beef and Bacon Soup
This Instant Pot Mexican Beef and Bacon Soup is also called, "Carne en su Jugo," - it literally means "meat cooked in it's own juice." It's a flavorful beef broth with bits of beef, bacon and pinto beans -almost like a Mexican Beef Stew of sorts. It's usually served with beans on the side and a variety of toppings. After doing a bit of research on the recipe, I've found that it's one of Guadalajara's favorites.
What was the inspiration for this Mexican Beef Soup recipe?
You never know ...
Hearty Healthy Mushroom Soup
For all you mushroom lovers out there, even though this creamless mushroom soup recipe is healthy, it's still very decadent and filling - so comforting on a cold day. You can eat it chunky, or use an immersion blender to make it creamy- it's up to you! It's super easy to make and you can do it on the stove or in the Instant Pot. I've included directions for both.
Before creating this healthy mushroom soup recipe, I checked out a few on line to see how many points/calories they had. With ...
Healthy Instant Pot Pork Chops with Onion Gravy
These tender and moist Instant Pot Pork Chops with Onion Gravy are a huge hit at my house. You won't believe how easy they are to make! Learn my secret to moist and tender chops! Even my keto following husband loves them!
Some of you know how I love to brine my chicken, well, the same goes for pork chops! They are more moist and tender than other recipes and cooking them in the Instant Pot takes such little time. You end up looking like a rock star for so little effort! Serve them with a ...
Easy Instant Pot Parmesan Chicken Broth
This easy Instant Pot Parmesan Chicken Broth is a combination of parmesan broth and the base for my chicken noodle soup. I wanted to create a quick and homemade parmesan broth made with a whole chicken that I could have on hand in my freezer. Adding parmesan rinds to broths, sauces and soups adds so much flavor! You’ll love this one!
What can you do with Parmesan broth?
The possibilities are endless! Here are just a few!
Use this broth as a base for soups such as my Healthy ...
Homemade Instant Pot Bourbon BBQ Sauce
Quick, easy, homemade BBQ Sauce made in the Instant Pot in no time! Only takes 10 minutes to cook! It's sweet, slightly spicy, savory and delicious and has much less sugar than most of the store bought brands. Made with real ingredients including bourbon! Plus homemade bbq sauce tastes so much better than the ones you find in the grocery store.
Can you make this BBQ sauce recipe on the stove?
Yes, you can make this recipe on the stove. Just brown the onions and garlic for a few ...