Can’t wait for Thanksgiving? These delicious Thanksgiving-themed recipes can be enjoyed any time of the year! 

Turkey, stuffing, squash, potatoes… and don’t forget dessert! Thanksgiving-themed foods are hearty, delicious, and satisfying. With these special recipes from the Q, these foods can be a part of your healthy lifestyle too! Enjoy the comforting and familiar flavors of Thanksgiving recipes throughout the year with these Quick Weight Loss recipes.

Holiday Turkey

Ingredients: (1 Protein, 1 Q-Snack, 1 Starch)
 5 – 7 oz Turkey Breast skinned
 1 Akmak Cracker crushed
 1 tsp Parsley chopped
 Dash of Morton Lite Salt, Garlic Powder & Pepper
 4 fl oz Water
Directions:

1

Preheat oven to 350.

2

Mix Akmak cracker & seasonings, then mix in supplement powder and water.

3

Roll turkey in mixture.

4

Bake for 30 minutes.

5

Baste with liquid, turn & bake another 30 minutes.

Cream of Chicken Gravy

Ingredients: (1 Q-Snack)
 6 fl oz Boiling Water
 1/8 Tsp. Arrowroot
Directions:

1

Add boiling water to soup mix.

2

Add arrowroot and stir until dissolved.

3

Serve over any meat.

Mashed & Stuffed Potatoes

Ingredients: (1 Starch, ½ Protein)
 ½ Baked Potato
 2 oz Cottage Cheese 1% Low Fat
 ¼ tsp each: Morton Light Salt, Pepper, Paprika
Directions:

1

Place cottage cheese in blender. Add to inside of potato, then add seasonings.

Mock Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: (1 Protein, 2 Vegetables)
 5 – 6 oz 1% Low Fat Cottage Cheese
 1 cup Cooked Cauliflower
 1 cup Water
 Morton Lite Salt
 Pepper to Taste
 Paprika or Parsley (Optional)
Directions:

1

Cook the cauliflower in water. Drain the cooked cauliflower well.

2

Mash the cottage cheese and cauliflower well, add salt and pepper.

3

(Optional) Just before serving, sprinkle top with paprika or parsley.

Holiday Stuffing

Ingredients: (1 Q-Snack, 1 Starch, ½ Vegetable)
 1 Slice Diet Bread, diced
 ½ Stalk of Celery, diced
 4 fl oz Water
 1/8 tsp. Poultry Seasoning
 Morton Lite Salt & Pepper to taste
Directions:

1

Mix all ingredients. Bake 10 – 15 minutes at 350 degrees.

Yellow Squash and Onions

Ingredients: (2 Vegetables)
 1 cup Yellow Summer Squash
 5 Medium Green Onions (chopped)
 Dash of Garlic Powder
 1 cup Water
Directions:

1

Wash and cut off ends of squash, slice about 1/8″ thick.

2

Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat it up.

3

Add squash, chopped onion and 1/4 cup water.

4

Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes until tender.

Mock Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients: (½ Protein, 1 Q-Snack)
 1 Large Egg
 1/4 Tsp. Nutmeg
 1/4 Tsp. Cinnamon
 1/4 Tsp. Allspice
Directions:

1

Add water to the QWLC Vanilla Supplement to make a pudding.

2

Mix all ingredients in a blender.

3

Pour mixture into a small baking dish.

4

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. (If you don’t use the egg, then you don’t have to bake it.)

Hope you enjoyed these festive autumn recipes!

Want to share your favorite program-approved Thanksgiving recipes? Email us at jen@qwlc.net.