I could eat thanksgiving dinner three times a week all year and not get tired of it. Turkey and stuffing are the best. My favorite thing is the leftovers when you make a turkey sandwich on fresh Italian bread the day after Thanksgiving. My mouth is watering right now just thinking about it. Yummy!

Before we get into the debate, I'm gonna share one of my dessert secrets that has protein, lower calories and fat than pie, and is delicious for dessert or a snack. I mix low fat Cool Whip with natural or organic peanut butter. That's it! Try it. It's awesome and even better if you freeze it.

Now to the real question: what protein is the best to eat for Thanksgiving dinner? There are plenty to choose from, but for the purposes of this post, I'm going to narrow it down to three of the most popular ones.

First, we have the traditional turkey. This is what comes to mind for many people when they think of Thanksgiving dinner. Now, you can cook a whole turkey, or if you have a smaller gathering, maybe just pick up a few turkey breasts. You'll still have plenty for leftovers but don't have to wait as long for them to cook.

Next up, we've got ham. This is another staple for a lot of people's Thanksgiving meals. Pro tip: you can take some dinner rolls, put slices of leftover ham and cheese on there, and boom, you've got awesome sliders.

Finally, we've got something that is not as traditional, but might be a good choice for vegetarians and meat eaters alike, and that's tofurky. You can probably guess the main ingredient, which is tofu. There are some benefits to eating tofurky. They are full of protein and other vitamins, and a lot of them have a bunch of different flavors that replicate all of the elements of a Thanksgiving dinner.

So let's talk about it. What is the best protein? Is it the traditional turkey? Does the tofurky reign supreme? Is ham the best of them all? Or is there another protein that we didn't mention that's better than all three of them? Let us know on Facebook or through our free app.

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