In the run-up to Thanksgiving, we have shared side dishes and desserts. With those in mind, you may have expected today’s blog to be about the main course. But most of the main dishes you can have for Thanksgiving are pretty low in carbs despite being delicious. As long as you keep serving sizes in mind, you should be able to enjoy yourself without worries.
Instead of the main course, we are thinking about the hours before the big meal. Many of us have guests this week. Or, we want a special holiday breakfast before the main event. Many special breakfast options won’t impact your blood sugar but will make the day feel like a holiday!
Waffles always feel like a special occasion food. These waffles use only three ingredients, so they couldn’t be easier! They are flourless, making them perfect for people who are avoiding carbs and folks who need to avoid gluten. But, reviewers were amazed that they weren’t too eggy even without flour. A serving has 101 calories, 1.1 grams of carbs, 0.5 grams of fiber and 9.3 grams of fat. Get the recipe.
This breakfast casserole is perfect for holiday mornings! It’s packed with veggies to start your feast day right. And it’s meal-prepped to make your holiday morning a breeze. It’s layered with sauteed mushrooms, onions, red and green peppers, and then spinach before adding eggs, bacon and cheese. It tastes decadent. But a lot of the heavy lifting is being done by the vegetables. A serving has 173 calories, three grams of carbs and nine grams of fat. Get the recipe.
Made with coconut and almond flour these pancakes are thick, fluffy and taste of pumpkin. We love eating holiday flavors all day long. If we can have pumpkin at breakfast, we are happy campers! As they have both pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice, they pack the flavor of pumpkin pie into pancakes and are an excellent way to start the day! A serving has 153 calories, six grams of carbs, four grams of fiber and 11 grams of fat. Get the recipe.
We love having cinnamon rolls on holiday mornings. But the carb count in traditional cinnamon roll is far too high to enjoy on a regular day — let alone a day with a big meal later. That’s where these seasonal rolls come in. These are stuffed with cranberries and pecans, making them perfect for the holidays. But they are low in carbs, so you can enjoy them without thinking about your blood sugar! A serving has 280 calories, 7.7 grams of carbs, 3.4 grams of fiber and 19.9 grams of fat. Get the recipe.
We hope these breakfast recipes will start your Thanksgiving morning on the right celebratory foot!