It might be tempting to start preparing the Thanksgiving feast the moment your eyes open Thursday. However, getting some energy before you go full-force into the holiday is what will keep you going until the last piece of pumpkin pie has been enjoyed. And if you’re anything like me, you wake up thinking about your beloved breakfast, and you wouldn’t dream of skipping it. When I contemplated what I’ll be having in the early hours of Thanksgiving, I knew I wanted some healthy, fast, and satisfying foods on my menu.
Raspberry-Orange Sunrises: The to-do list for the day can seem a bit daunting. Take the edge off with a refreshing and delightful spritzer. Just don’t go overboard. You still have a feast to prepare.
3-Ingredient Pancakes: Packed with whole grains and protein and topped with fruit, these healthy pancakes won’t leave you feeling overly stuffed. Being a 1-serving recipe, everyone can prepare at their own pace.
Fried Egg and Avocado Toasts: This no-fuss dish will having you feeling lean, mean, and with a serving of “green” for the day.
Pineapple and Orange Salad with Toasted Coconut: No, apple pie doesn’t count as a fruit serving! Kick off the day with fresh and nutrition-rich deliciousness.
Egg and Hash Brown Casserole: You can prepare this feed-the-whole-family kind of breakfast ahead of time and quickly pop in the oven on the big day.
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