If you鈥檙e looking for healthier (but equally delicious)聽options this Thanksgiving, it鈥檚 time to change up your old-school mashed potatoes recipe. Whether you鈥檙e prepping for Friendsgiving or you鈥檙e getting ready to help out your family at home, these recipes lighten up the classics so you can feel a little less guilty about that plate of seconds (or thirds!). No matter what you鈥檙e looking for 鈥 gluten-free, vegan, etc. 鈥 you鈥檝e come to the right place. Whip one of these up for an equally Instagram-worthy and delicious (even without a filter) Thanksgiving sides.


1. Sweet Potato Hash Brown Pie: When everyone鈥檚 expecting sweet, sometimes it鈥檚 just more fun to try savory. Sausage is a main ingredient,聽but so is kale, so there鈥檚 no need to feel guilty. (via Hold the Grain)


2. Butternut Squash and Cranberry聽Quinoa Salad:聽Everything that鈥檚 this healthy should always be this colorful and delicious. (via Little Broken)


3. Parmesan Polenta: This cheesy side has the same smooth and creamy texture that will leave your guests impressed (and full). (via Go Go Go Gourmet)


4. Three Healthy Alternatives to Mashed Potatoes: It鈥檚 tough to choose between celery root-sage, creamy cauliflower and parsnip-carrot mash, but each of these are easy and distinct enough that you can always just go ahead serve 鈥檈m all. (via Brit + Co)


5. Butternut Squash and Quinoa Casserole: This recipe is ultra-light but still super seasonal. It鈥檚 perfect for cold weather when you want something聽equally filling and nutritious. (via Cooking Chat)


6. Healthy Mashed Carrots: This might be our favorite聽root vegetable come Thanksgiving. Mash it up and save the leftovers for some veggie-packed baked goods.聽(via Tastes Lovely)


7. Mashed Parsnips: Here鈥檚 another root vegetable that, when mashed, is just as delicious but far less starchy. Feel free to mash it solo or add another veg (like fennel, celery or carrots) for a more interesting dish. (via The Delicious Balance)


8. Roasted Garlic, Cheddar and Olive Oil White Bean Mash: For all you vegetarians looking for a little protein and a lot of flavor, try this mash that could be eaten on toast, as a dip or even plain 鈥 it鈥檚 that tasty. (via Ciao Veggie)


9. Stuffed Acorn Squash:聽A Pinterest-perfect聽acorn squash stuffed with healthy quinoa and tasty roasted almonds? Sold. (via Marin Mama Cooks)


10. Cauliflower and Celery Root Pur茅e:This dish has not one, but *two* delicious veggies. After one bite, you鈥檒l want to whip it up for dinner year round. (via Healthy Nibbles & Bits)


11. Mashed Celery Root With Blue Cheese: The celery root makes this a healthy alternative, but the blue cheese makes it downright decadent. Pair it with turkey and all the fixins for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast. (via The Wimpy Vegetarian)


12. Mashed Butternut Squash With Sage and Garlic: There鈥檚 nothing more delicious than butternut squash soup鈥 except for this mouthwatering mashed version. #nomnom (via Adventures in Cooking)

What鈥檚 your favorite healthy Thanksgiving side with a twist? Let us know in the comments below!