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“A Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Delight: Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbed Gravy”

" Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Delight: Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbed Gravy"

Introduction: Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, family, and, of course, a festive feast. But for parents and caregivers of children with diabetes, crafting a Thanksgiving menu that’s both delicious and diabetes-friendly can be a bit of a challenge. That’s why we’re excited to introduce you to a classic and wholesome dish: “Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbed Gravy.” In this blog post, we’ll show you how to create a delightful Thanksgiving meal that kids with diabetes can savor without worry.


 Boneless turkey breast
 Olive oil
 Fresh rosemary and thyme (or dried herbs if preferred)
 Low-sodium chicken broth
 Cornstarch
 Salt and pepper

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients Before you embark on your Thanksgiving culinary adventure, ensure you have all the ingredients ready. You’ll need a boneless turkey breast, olive oil, fresh or dried rosemary and thyme, low-sodium chicken broth, cornstarch, and salt and pepper.

Step 2: Preheat the Oven
 Begin by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).

Step 3: Prepare the Turkey Breast
 Place the boneless turkey breast on a clean cutting board and brush it with a bit of olive oil.
 Season it with salt, pepper, and your choice of fresh rosemary and thyme. If you’re using dried herbs, sprinkle them evenly over the turkey.

Step 4: Roast the Turkey
 Carefully transfer the seasoned turkey breast to a roasting pan.
 Roast the turkey in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes per pound, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

Step 5: Make the Herbed Gravy
 While the turkey is roasting, prepare the herbed gravy.
 In a saucepan, mix low-sodium chicken broth with cornstarch to thicken. Add fresh or dried herbs for flavor.
 Bring the mixture to a gentle boil and simmer until it thickens to your desired consistency.

Step 6: Serve and Enjoy!
 Once the turkey breast is done roasting, allow it to rest for a few minutes before carving.
 Slice the turkey and drizzle the herbed gravy on top.

Conclusion: Thanksgiving is a time for togetherness and joy, and this Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbed Gravy is the perfect centerpiece for a diabetes-friendly feast. This delightful dish is not only delicious but also easy to prepare. It’s low in carbohydrates and high in flavor, making it a fantastic choice for children with diabetes. So, this Thanksgiving, let the delicious aroma of roasted turkey fill your home as you create memorable moments and savor this wholesome meal. Wishing you and your family a joyful and healthy Thanksgiving celebration!

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