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The Root staff is hacking the holidays, but in a great way.

In honor of Thanksgiving, a day where we give thanks and stuff our faces (hopefully in that order), The Root staff decided to try some “healthy hacks” (read: healthful substitutes for Thanksgiving dinner).


Khaleeqa Rouse of provided the grub: black-eyed peas, kale quinoa salad and a pumpkin carrot soup. She also offered fresh juice made from Pink Lady apples, ginger and lemon. Cheers!

It’s safe to say that The Root staff was pleasantly surprised. “I want to have kids and make all of this … but not really,” said The Root’s social-content producer, Danielle Young. See the entire review below.

Felice León is multimedia editor at The Root.

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