When it comes to what’s at the center of the plate, turkey owns Thanksgiving. More than 85 percent Americans will collectively eat more than 45 million turkeys on Thanksgiving Day alone. Fortunately, on this traditional day of over-indulgence, the star of the feast is a great source of lean protein and nutrients like selenium, niacin, vitamin B6 and iron.
Despite its ubiquity, many people find preparing the Thanksgiving turkey to be a daunting task. In fact, from brining, to roasting, and frying – there are many ways to make it a Thanksgiving feast to remember. The most humble host can prepare a terrific holiday turkey, along with all the trimmings, as well as delicious left-over ideas that are perfect for stress-free post-holiday meals.
Even so, as a retail dietitian, there’s a good chance you’ll be asked for advice this Thanksgiving holiday. To help, Today’s Turkey offers this infographic to share with customers and clients this November.
Take this opportunity to educate and encourage your consumers about all of the ways to enjoy turkey – from preparation versatility to right-sized cuts for every day and daypart. They will be inspired to incorporate this healthy, protein-packed lean poultry into their weekly meal routine.