Healthy Stuff for Holiday Stuffing

Hearty and flavorful, stuffing can be a healthy addition to a South Beach Diet–friendly Thanksgiving dinner beginning on Phase 2 if you take care with the ingredients. There are plenty of healthy ingredients you can easily add to your stuffing recipe. Here are some suggestions:

  • Bread crumbs. Using a blender or food processor, combine 100% whole-wheat bread crumbs or bread cubes with almonds, cashews, ground flaxseed, and your choice of herbs. Save stale bread; it makes the best crumbs!
  • Whole grains. Consider using whole grains like wild or brown rice, quinoa, or barley instead of bread for a nuttier and grainier stuffing texture.
  • Veggies. Add chopped onions, garlic, mushrooms, carrots, celery, or turnips for vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
  • Nuts. Add chopped toasted walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, or pecans for texture and heart-healthy fat.
  • Fruit. Add chopped unsweetened dried cranberries and/or apricots or diced fresh pears, apples, or oranges for their natural sweetness, antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber.
  • Herbs. Add fresh or dried parsley, chives, rosemary, thyme, sage, or another herb of your choice for additional flavor and nutrients.

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