{Food} Thanksgiving Carb Counts

by Leighann on November 27, 2013

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and I know carb counting and food is on your mind. Here are some carbs counts of common foods. I’ll be doing a combination of counting/weighing/measuring and SWAGging.*

Remember that 1 oz. equals 28 grams by weight. See the Equivalent Measures.

And skip the sugar-free Cool Whip and go for regular. Sugar-Free Cool Whip actually has more carbs (3 carbs per 2 tbs) than Regular Cool Whip (2 carbs per 2 tbs) if you can believe it!

Happy feasting!

ItemServing SizeCarbsSource
Turkey, breast1 oz.0 gCalorie King
Mashed Potatoes, homemade with milk and butter1/2 cup17.7 gCalorie King
Stuffing, prepared from mix1/2 cup21.7 gCalorie King
Sweet Potatoes, canned w liquid drained1/2 cup, 3.5 oz.24.9 gCalorie King
Cranberry Sauce, Ocean Spray jellied1 oz.10.1 gCalorie King
Gravy, Heinz Homestyle roasted turkey1 oz.1.4 gCalorie King
Dinner Roll, plain (includes brown and serve)1 roll14.1 gCalorie King
Pumpkin Pie, commercially prepared1/6th of 8" pie, 3.8 oz.29.8 gCalorie King
Pumpkin Pie, homemade from recipe1/8th of 9" pie, 5.5 oz.40.9 gCalorie King
Whipped Cream, Cool Whip regular2 tbsp, 0.3 oz.2 gCalorie King

*SWAG= scientific wild a$$ guess

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1 Wendy B November 28, 2013 at 11:21 am

Thank you. I l♥ve the SWAG…

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