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Vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber—and with so few calories and carbohydrates, everyone can enjoy more! Serve up some of these incredible low-card sides this Thanksgiving and help yourself to seconds :) Brussels sprouts - An excellent source of vitamin C and vitamin K. They are a very good source of numerous nutrients including vitamin B6, dietary fiber, potassium, phosphorus, and omega-3 fatty acids. Balsamic And Olive Oil Roasted Brussels Sprouts - Balsamic Brussels Sprouts and Red Grapes - Beets - This crimson vegetable is one of the best sources of both folate and betaine. These two nutrients work together to lower your blood levels of homocysteine, an inflammatory compound that can damage your arteries and increase your risk of heart disease. Beet & Apple Salad - Cauliflower - One serving of cauliflower contains 77 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin C. It's also a good source of vitamin K, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium, and manganese. Cauliflower Risotto - Mashed Cauliflower -
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I always fall into the mashed potato trap - once you have one bite you need more. I'll make some of these and focus on non-starchy foods this time!