Thanksgiving Tips Roundup

For those of you who are last minute shoppers, this post will be useful. Over the past ten days, we’ve been tweeting out tips to make Thanksgiving shopping and planning a little easier. Here’s the full list, in case you missed out.

Tip 1 – November 11th: Ten things you didn’t know about your Thanksgiving dinner (including the healthiest parts of the turkey, what a “plumped” turkey is, and why most Thanksgiving turkeys can’t fly).

Tip 2 – November 12th: Picking the right turkey (organic, free-range, heritage…decisions, decisions!).

Tip 3 – November 13th: Stuff your turkey with the right stuff.

Tip 4 – November 14th: Gravy time! Learn more about your options for saucing up your bird.

Tip 5 – November 15th: Planning to make the tart tang of cranberry part of your Thanksgiving? Check out our cranberry sauce ratings to help plan your menu.

Tip 6 – November 16th: Wondering what to serve alongside your turkey? Or, if you’re going for a veggie Thanksgiving, need some ideas for the spread? Get some ideas by browsing our ratings for rice, pasta, salads, and mashed potatoes.

Tip 7 – November 17th: “Health-ify” your classic Thanksgiving dishes. Read our recent blogpost for some inspiration.

Tip 8 – November 18th: Since we’re on the healthy recipe kick, here’s a few more for you to try!

Tip 9 – November 19th: Food’s not the only thing to be conscious of at Thanksgiving. Minimize your impact across the entire table!

Tip 10 – November 20th: After dinner (sadly) comes the dishes. Which detergent are you using for Thursday’s cleanup?

Wish you had gotten some of these tips earlier? Join us on Twitter or Facebook so you’re not late to the next party!

About Sheila Viswanathan

Sheila Viswanathan focuses on educating individuals on how to make healthier dietary choices. She received her doctoral degree in Nutrition and Public Health from Teachers College, Columbia University and is certified as a registered dietitian.
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