According to a report by ABCNews, the average American will consume 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day. The foods that make up a typical Thanksgiving meal aren’t necessarily known for being low in calories or fat, but – believe it or not – there’s a “whey” to lighten some of the most classic Turkey Day foods.
Grande Bravo® functional whey protein is the ideal replacement for premium ingredients such as eggs, cream, butter, fat, cream cheese, and more. Its unique textural properties and water-holding capabilities make it possible for food manufacturers to create lower-fat, lower-calorie versions of various applications that maintain the product’s intended mouthfeel, texture, and flavor.
Here are 5 places Grande Bravo® functional whey protein could be used to reduce or replace high-fat, high-calorie ingredients in your Thanksgiving dinner:
1. Turkey Marinade
2. Mashed Potatoes
5. Pumpkin Pie
To learn more about how Grande Bravo can help you create lower-cost, lower-fat dressings, sauces, dips, desserts, and more, click here.