Macro Friendly Holiday Feast

Macro Friendly Holiday Feast

Whether it’s the holiday season or you’re just craving a good ol' home cooked chicken dinner, here’s how MTMM does it without breaking your macro-bank! All the flavour and goodness of your classic turkey dinner but this rendition won’t leave you glued to the couch for hours afterwards.


  • 1 roasted chicken

For the roasted brussel sprouts and yams:

  • 400g brussel sprouts

  • 750g yams

  • 4 tbsp olive oil (divided)

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 3 tbsp maple syrup

  • 56g pecans

  • Salt and pepper

For the cauliflower mash:

  • 600g cauliflower

  • Splash of almond milk

  • 30g cream cheese

  • 50g greek yogurt

  • Garlic

  • Salt and pepper

For the gravy:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 100g mushrooms

  • 100g onions

  • 1 tbsp rosemary

  • 1/3 cup chicken broth

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 30g miso paste

  • 30g almond flour (or all purpose)

  • Salt and pepper


  1. Roast your chicken

For the brussel sprouts and yams:

  1. Place chopped brussel sprouts and yams in a baking dish and drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil

  2. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes

  3. In a bowl, combine remaining 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 3 tbsp maple syrup and pecans

  4. Mix with the brussel sprouts and yams and put back in the oven for 10-15 minutes

Makes 10 servings, each with 3g protein, 30g carbohydrates and 10g fat

For the cauliflower mash:

  1. Steam cauliflower

  2. Add greek yogurt, cream cheese, almond milk, garlic, salt and pepper to the cauliflower and blend with any kind of blender you have. Be patient!

Makes 10 servings each with 3g protein, 4g carbohydrates and less than 1g fat

For the gravy:

  1. Sautee onions and mushrooms in olive oil and add rosemary

  2. Once softened, add chicken broth, soy sauce and miso paste and mix well

  3. Add almond flour, mix well and bring to a simmer

  4. Remove heat and blend with any kind of blender. Salt and pepper to taste

Makes 10 servings, each with 1g protein, 2g carbohydrates and 2g fat