Thanksgiving Desserts: Something for Everyone



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Cooking for a crowd this holiday? Stumped by how to accommodate family members with special dietary needs? We’ve got sweet ideas for everyone at your table.


Little fingers will love scooping up these tiny cupcakes. They’re portion controlled for the adults, too.

Heart Healthy

Made with fat and cholesterol free egg whites, angel food cake is the perfect heart-healthy treat.


Made with ground almonds and whole-wheat flour to boost the fiber content, this gorgeous tart has only 25 grams of carbohydrates per serving. If you can’t find plums this time of year, try apples or pears instead.


A dazzling fruit salad complete with toasted pistachios for crunch. It’s a sure-fired crowd pleaser!


Made with an effortless canola oil crust, this tart is delicate, delicious and free of animal products.

Recipe: Vegan Pear Tart

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Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana's full bio »

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