Ideas for Fat-Free Side Dishes for Thanksgiving?

Ideas for Fat-Free Side Dishes for Thanksgiving?

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Anjali Prasertong
Nov 15, 2012
Q: We're having Thanksgiving with relatives, one of whom cannot have any fats due to a severe bout with pancreatitis. I want to make sure she can enjoy some homemade foods. Do you have any suggestions for sides that include substitutes for all butters and oils? Sent by Sarah Editor: Sarah, how about a pureed vegetable soup? Vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes, cauliflower and pumpkin give soups a creamy texture without the need for cream or butter. Here is a basic template for a pureed vegetable-leek soup without any fat. Readers, what sides would you suggest for a guest who cannot eat any fats?
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