13 Thanksgiving Sides Under 250 Calories

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Enjoying your favorite foods at Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your diet goals. These healthy side dishes are high in flavor while clocking in at less than 250 calories leaving you plenty of room to enjoy the turkey and your favorite desserts.

1. SIMPLE SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 192; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 39mg; Sodium: 127mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 5g

2. MAPLE-GLAZED CARROTS | CLEAN EATING

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 84; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 166mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 1g

3. CREAMY BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP | NUTRITION STRIPPED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 202; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 497mg; Carbohydrate: 37g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 17g; Protein: 3g

4. GARLICKY BROCCOLI “ZOODLES” WITH BACON | INSPIRALIZED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 194; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 14mg; Sodium: 234mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 10g

5. CRISPY BRUSSELS SPROUTS FRIED RICE | MAEBELLS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 236; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 93mg; Sodium: 496mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 7g

6. FRESH GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE | ELLE PENNER

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 139; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 244mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 7g

7. BRUSSELS SPROUTS GRATIN | SKINNYTASTE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 110; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 14mg; Sodium: 135mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 7g

8. GRILLED SWEET POTATO WEDGES | FOOD FANATIC

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 132; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 216mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 2g

9. CRANBERRY APPLE PECAN WILD RICE PILAF | CARLSBAD CRAVINGS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 127; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 6mg; Sodium: 112mg; Carbohydrate: 19g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 2g

10. CLASSIC HERB STUFFING | COOKING LIGHT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 190; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3.3g; Cholesterol: 46mg; Sodium: 340mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 8g

11. BALSAMIC BACON BRUSSELS SPROUTS | COOK SMARTS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 136; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 316mg; Carbohydrate: 16g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 9g

12. GRILLED BACON-WRAPPED GREEN BEANS | MAEBELLS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 87; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 11mg; Sodium: 281mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 4g

13. FIVE-SPICE MASHED SWEET POTATOES | HEALTHY SEASONAL RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 175; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 8g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 348mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 2g

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Healthy, delicious and simple: That’s what we’re about at MyFitnessPal! We make our recipes in our own test kitchen or our registered dietitian hand-selects them personally. Look for nutrition information at the bottom of the recipe or log it directly to MyFitnessPal through the “Log-It” button. Check out our entire collection or explore: low-carbhigh-proteinhigh-fibergluten-freedairy-freevegetarianveganlow sodium

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