Thanksgiving desserts don't have to be calorie-laden indulgences. Try our healthy desserts that offer new twists on harvest fruits such as apples and pumpkin.
Thanksgiving dinner is a celebration of sharing and abundance. This year keep the after-dinner sweets small but decadent—they’re best made with a few ingredients that showcase the fruits and vegetables of the season.
Apples, pumpkin, and root veggies form the bases for these healthy desserts made with natural ingredients and full of wholesome goodness.
Wheat, dairy, and eggs are some of the most common food allergens—and nobody likes to be left out when it comes to dessert. While there’s no hard and fast rule for easy replacements in all recipes, some substitutions can be made so that everyone can enjoy.
For wheat allergies:
Eggs are the most challenging substitution, depending on what you’re baking. A product called egg replacer is available at most health food stores, or:
Replace cows’ milk in most baking recipes with equal amounts of soy, rice, or almond milk. Recipes that call for cream are trickier; using nondairy milks are not recommended.