Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed Thanksgiving is finally here, and we've readied our stomachs and put on our stretchy pants. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney / Via whatthebuck20.tumblr.com But, while we would never expect you to restrain yourself from the beauty that is a Thanksgiving meal, maybe you're looking for slightly healthier options to feast on this holiday. Just in case, we rounded up recipes that took traditional turkey-day dishes and threw them together with vegetables, lean protein, and other delicious, whole ingredients so that they're a little better for you. DIG IN!!! 1. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Lindsay (Pinch of Yum) / Via pinchofyum.com Delicious cheesy goodness, because you love yourself... and your family, too, I guess. Get the recipe here. 2. Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole Laura (JoyFoodSunshine) / Via joyfoodsunshine.com Put a twist on the classic recipe by subbing in applesauce and coconut oil. Get the recipe here. 3. Cauliflower Mash With Ricotta and Roasted Garlic Katya (Little Broken) / Via littlebroken.com You won't even miss the potatoes. Get the recipe here. 4. Roasted Broccoli, Chicken, and Cheddar Quinoa Bake Serena (Domesticate Me) / Via domesticate-me.com This hearty bake brings all the comfort in just one pot. Get the recipe here. 5. Curry-Roasted Brussels Sprouts Lokness (The Missing Lokness) / Via themissinglokness.com Add a little kick to your sprouts with some black pepper and curry powder. Get the recipe here. 6. Individual Baked Apple Crisps Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed / Via buzzfeed.com Basically a crustless apple pie recipe, made for you by BuzzFeed Food editor Christine Byrne.Recipe: Core 8 medium apples without cutting all the way through to the bottom — leave about a ½-inch of uncut apple at the bottom — then cut away a little bit extra so there’s a well in each apple about ¾-inch thick. Put the apples on a lined baking sheet, then sprinkle each apple with cinnamon and 1 teaspoon brown sugar, and top with 1 teaspoon unsalted butter. Bake until the apple is very soft, 30–35 minutes. Serve warm, topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with your favorite maple granola. 7. Best Ever Easy Thanksgiving Stuffing Tiffanyaure / Via lecremedelacrumb.com You can make this recipe in 15 minutes with only six ingredients. Get the recipe here. 8. Potato Leek Soup Lisa (Panning the Globe) / Via panningtheglobe.com Garnish this homey soup with some sour cream, leeks, or black pepper. (Note: you will need a blender or processor to puree the potatoes and leeks.)Get the recipe here. 9. No Bake Pecan Pie Mini Tarts London Brazil / Via glutenfreewithlb.com No bake, no problem. Get the recipe here. 10. Creamy Scalloped Cauliflower Liz (Inspector Gorgeous) / Via inspectorgorgeous.com You'll want to keep this dish all for yourself. Get the recipe here. 11. Salt and Pepper Roasted Green Beans theresacookinmykitchen.com What is Thanksgiving without the green beans?Get the recipe here. 12. Honey Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins Picasa / Via ambitiouskitchen.com Definitely pass the muffins please. Get the recipe here. 13. Delicata Squash and Cranberry Kale Salad Ally (Love Leaf Co.) / Via loveleafco.com All salad is good salad, if it's filled with delicious pecans, squash, and cranberries, that is.Get the recipe here. 14. Honey Soy Glazed Carrots and Parsnips Jessy (The Life Jollie) / Via thelifejolie.com Whip up this sweet and savory side dish in under 30 minutes. Get the recipe here. 15. Roasted Pears With Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Sauce Steph (The Grateful Grazer) / Via gratefulgrazer.com Dark chocolate. Hazelnut. Sauce. Guys.Get the recipe here. 16. Holiday Slaw With Apples and Pomegranates Katie (Healthy Seasonal Recipes) / Via healthyseasonalrecipes.com A delicious take on coleslaw that you'll be able to get behind. Get the recipe here. 17. Cranberry Apple Pecan Pilaf With Sweet Potatoes Jessica (Coffee & Crayons) / Via coffeeandcrayons.net This fruity pilaf will make the perfect side for your turkey and gravy. Get the recipe here. 18. Slow-Cooker Roasted Potatoes Lisa (Lisa G Cooks) / Via lisagcooks.com Easily cook up a batch of these delicious crispy potatoes that'll be a table favorite. Get the recipe here. 19. Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Squash With Cranberries and Pecans Julie (The Simple Veganista) / Via simple-veganista.com Toss this tasty veggie medley in the oven and let it roast while you prepare all your other fixings.Get the recipe here. 20. Slow Cooker Apple Sauce Food Fashion and Fun / Via foodfashionandfun.com Apples + nutmeg + cinnamon + water + slow cooker = as simple as it gets. Get the recipe here. 21. Balsamic Broccoli Thanksgiving Salad brewinghappiness.com The recipe calls for coconut sugar, but you can use regular sugar if you've never heard of coconut sugar in your life. (You can swap on a 1:1 basis according to Burnt Apple.)Get the recipe here. 22. Quinoa and Spinach Delicata Squash Silvia (Garden in the Kitchen) / Via gardeninthekitchen.com This squash is stuffed with quinoa, spinach, pecans, and cranberries. YUM. Get the recipe here. 23. Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce Julia (Savory Tooth) / Via savorytooth.com This sauce is made with medjool dates and no added refined sugar. Get the recipe. 24. Apple Cider Baked Doughnuts Nicole Gaffney / Via coleycooks.com You will need a doughnut pan for this recipe, but it WILL BE worth it. Get the recipe here. 25. The Best Roasted Butternut Squash Chelsey (Nutritionally) / Via citnutritionally.com Lighter and sweeter than potatoes, but still delicious. Get the recipe here.