We are quickly approaching that time of the year when everyone starts to freak out over Thanksgiving dinner and how it will magically make you gain 20 pounds so let’s starve ourselves before and after just so we can have one day of stuffing and pie.
Or, we encounter the reverse attitude of Thanksgiving will make us gain 20 pounds so we might as well skip out on our workouts and the rest of the week’s healthy meals because what’s the point.
Please excuse me while I proceed to still plan our dinners for next week, leaving out Thanksgiving since we will be enjoying that day with family and then getting right back on our usual track for Black Friday which typically means we are out to eat because I do not often cook on a Friday night.
Plan your meals each day as usual, keep up your workout routine, enjoy the holidays to the fullest and move on.
Is it just me or is it not that simple?
Anyway, lots of yummy (mostly vegetarian) Thanksgiving recipe ideas for you today!
I will be making a few side dishes this year so I have been trying really hard to narrow the recipes down but gosh it’s just so hard.
Here’s a good sampling of the Thanksgiving recipes I am looking at and for even more inspiration, follow me on pinterest where I just keep pinning and pinning.
50 Thanksgiving Recipes <- from How Sweet Eats, worth scrolling through!
Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies <- dairy free option and my favorite recipe, I make them every holiday!
Easy meals planned for next week:
Monday – Roasted cauliflower stuffed sweet potatoes < – recipe to come
Tuesday – Pizza night! Hoping to make this Autumn Harvest Pizza
Wednesday – Steamed or roasted veggies + brown rice + chick peas + sweet chili sauce = easiest stir fry ever
Thursday – Thanksgiving!!
Friday- Not cooking
Saturday – Not cooking
Sunday – Crispy Onion Chicken (for my son) with roasted rainbow carrots (power bowl for me)Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas plus next week's meal plan #thanksgiving #recipes #vegetarian #mealplanning #fitfluential Click To Tweet
Are you cooking for Thanksgiving? Do you know what you are making yet?
3 things you are doing this weekend?