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My Favorite Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes
Although Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, I don’t have a hard and fast menu for what I think makes the perfect celebration. I mean, there was the year we ate Elvis sandwiches, and the year we just got take-out from a local restaurant, and the year we marked the occasion by having my thyroid removed. This year, I’ll be in Prague!
Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes, pulled from my cookbooks and blog archives. They’re all paleo-friendly, and I’ve indicated which ones are Whole30 approved. I hope they help make your holiday a little tastier! You might also want to re-visit my list of 10 Paleo Pumpkin Recipes.
Astute readers will notice that I didn’t cover turkey in this list. The sides are really my strong suit, so if you want ideas for roasting a gobbler, you might try these recipes for turkey and gravy from Nom Nom Paleo.
Pumpkin-Spiced Pepitas – omit sugar for Whole30
Spiced Olives – Whole30 compliant
Spiced Nuts – omit sugar for Whole30
Savory Paleo Granola – Whole30 complient
Pear and Bacon Bites – Whole30 compliant
Sweet Potato Soup with Bacon – Whole30 compliant
Golden Cauliflower Soup – Whole30 compliant
Cumin Roasted Carrots – Whole30 compliant
Balsamic-Grilled Butternut – Whole30 compliant
Coconut Almond Green Beans – Whole30 compliant
Mashed Cauliflower – Whole30 compliant
Mustard-Garlic Brussels Sprouts – Whole30 compliant
Kickin’ Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Velvety Butternut Squash – Whole30 compliant
Grain-Free Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake with Maple-Vanilla Frosting
Sweet and Salty Fudge Bombs
Old-Fashioned (Grain-Free) Apple Cake
Spiced-Nut Vanilla Coconut Cream Ice Cream
Turkey and Cranberry Meatballs – Whole30 compliant
Taj Mahal Turkey Curry – Whole30 compliant
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This is an amazing list! Thank you for sharing!!
YES! Love this. Thank you!
I’m just finishing up The Whole 30 and want to make my own Paleo dishes for Thanksgiving. These recipes are perfect! Thank you! 🙂
Congratulations on Whole30-ing! Hope you had an excellent Thanksgiving.
I am making a double batch of velvety butternut squash for Thanksgiving…mmmmm.