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Thanksgiving Recipe Makeover: How to Cut Calories at Thanksgiving Dinner (Page 3)

2. Gravy

Calories Saved: 64

Citrus brightens up gravy. There’s no need to add fat to a gravy. Just a squeeze of fragrant Meyer lemon makes this easy pan gravy extraordinary. Meyer lemons taste like a cross between a regular lemon and an orange; they add perky citrus flavor to both the gravy and the roasted-garlic-and-lemon-rubbed turkey. They’re in season starting in November; find them at well-stocked supermarkets.

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  EatingWell Recipe Traditional Recipe Amount Saved % Cut
Calories 32 96 64 67%
Fat (g) 0 8 8 100%
Saturated Fat (g) 0 5 5 100%
Sodium (mg) 62 256 194 76%
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