A T1D Thanksgiving Feast
On November 7, 2008, my then, 21-month-old son was diagnosed with T1D. We were drowning in all of the emotions that come with a T1D diagnosis, and on top of that, just a few short weeks later, we were faced with our first major (food centric) holiday — Thanksgiving.
We all know that there isn’t anything “off limits” for a person with T1D, but for parents who were just learning the ropes of T1D this holiday occurring so early on in our journey, brought on some major anxiety. Needless to say, it didn’t take me long to begin exploring lower-carb alternatives to some of our Thanksgiving staples.
For those of you that may find yourselves in the same boat of navigating a Thanksgiving meal with T1D, I wanted to share some recipes for a complete Thanksgiving meal. All are some healthier/lower-carb alternative to many traditional Thanksgiving dishes.
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Hopefully, one, a handful, or all of these recipes will help you navigate Thanksgiving this year! Be sure to also check out these 10 Thanksgiving Tips.