Healthier Gravy

Here is a visual comparison of EatingWell’s Thanksgiving recipes versus more traditional versions of the same foods that are bound to be gracing your holiday table. We included calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium in our comparison, and we think you’ll agree the statistics are telling. Best of all, the tricks and techniques used to make these recipes lighter also make them delicious! There is no sacrificing taste in any of these great recipes. Share these healthy dishes with your family and friends this year—and save up some of those calories for the next big holiday.

EatingWell Cider Gravy

How We Made It Healthier

  • The key to our tasty gravy is using all the drippings from the roasting pan (with the fat skimmed off). This gives plenty of flavor without the added fat or calories.
  • Many traditional gravy recipes include added butter which really bumps up the calories and fat.
  • Get the recipe for Cider Gravy

Step By Step Photos: How to Make Perfect Gravy

EatingWell Cider Gravy

Regular Cider Gravy

28 Calories

100 Calories

0 g Fat

5 g Fat

0 g Saturated Fat

3 g Saturated Fat

0g Fiber

1 g Fiber

56 mg Sodium

477 mg Sodium

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