Access Hollywood Live: Aida Mollenkamp’s Thanksgiving Recipes With A Healthy Twist!
First Published: November 23, 2011 12:09 PM EST Credit: Access Hollywood
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Just in time for Thanksgiving, chef Aida Mollenkamp stopped by Access Hollywood Live to share her tasty recipes for traditional Thanksgiving side dishes — with a healthy twist!
Here are the recipes for the dishes Aida shared…
Mashed White Beans and Cauliflower with Leeks (instead of Mashed Potatoes) – (vegan, low cal, low fat, high fiber - A typical serving of creamy mashed potatoes has about 360 calories and about 18 grams of fat. But a sensible portion size of Aida’s version has 100 calories and 1 gram of fat) CLICK HERE for the recipe!
Spinach Salad with Pears and Pomegranate – (vegan, gluten-free, low cal, low fat — A serving of traditional spinach is about 282 calories and 10 grams fat. But this spinach salad has 60 calories and 1 1/2 grams fat) CLICK HERE for the recipe!
Orange-Cranberry Relish -- (instead of sugar-laden cranberry sauce in a can; vegan, low cal and fat free) CLICK HERE for the recipe!
Crispy Onion-Green Bean-Mushroom Casserole — (instead of Green Bean Casserole w/ condensed mushroom soup; vegetarian, low cal, low fat — One serving of traditional green bean casserole has 240 about calories and 8 grams fat. But this version has only 120 calories) CLICK HERE for the recipe!
Roasted “Candied” Sweet Potatoes Casserole -- (instead of Candied Yams; vegetarian, low cal, low fat — An average serving of traditional candied sweet potatoes with marshmallows, butter and brown sugar has about 498 calories 8 grams of fat and 52 grams of sugar, but a serving of this version has only 140 calories 3.5 g fat and 6 grams of sugar) CLICK HERE for the recipe!
Catch Aida Mollenkamp on Wednesday night’s “The Biggest Loser: Where Are They Now?” on NBC.
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