It’s almost Thanksgiving! I love this holiday for so many reasons: football, family, and of course food. Here’s a roundup of the best paleo and gluten-free Thanksgving recipes from around the interwebs. I’ve linkup up AIP options, squeaky clean paleo, and some more indulgent choices that are gluten-free but may contain some more sugar or gluten-free grain flours. Enjoy!
The Turkey – Three Amazing-Looking Recipes
Butterflied Big Bird from Nom Nom Paleo (use duck fat in place of butter for AIP). This recipe looks simply amazing. Too bad I can’t eat my computer screen.
Moist and Delicious Roasted Turkey From Jen’s Gone Paleo. (Use duck fat in place of ghee for AIP) Ghee, truffle oil, herbs, and a turkey? Count me in!
Turkey Breast in the Crockpot from One Organic Mama. (Don’t use paprika, pepper, or nutmeg for AIP) This one looks soooooooo easy and delicious, and the recipe has built in cranberries and vegetables!
Squeaky clean paleo: Herb Gravy from Elana’s Pantry (also AIP) – thickened with pureed onion! Genius!
AIP: Country Gravy from Nourish Your Temple – This is a white gravy that looks really delish!
Gluten-Free (Also paleo): Umami Gravy from Nom Nom Paleo – You’ve probably seen this recipe on Pinterest at one time or another. Looks like an amazing addition to a paleo Thanksgiving.
Squeaky clean paleo: Paleo Dinner Rolls from Paleo Spirit. These look legit, and are totally grain-free!
AIP: Autoimmune Paleo Dinner Rolls from The Curious Coconut. Yes, you read that right; dinner rolls that you can have on the AIP!!!
Gluten-Free: Pull-Apart Dinner Rolls from My Gluten-Free Kitchen. These rolls use almond, rice, tapioca, and potato flour. Definitely not the end of the world as far as ingredients, and boy do those rolls look amazing!
Squeaky clean paleo: Garlic and Herb Mashed Cauliflower from Primal Palate. (Omit pepper for AIP) This is my favorite mashed cauliflower recipe!
AIP: Mashed Yucca from Paleo Digest (use coconut butter)
Gluten-free: Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes from Steamy Kitchen. These look seriously amazing.
Squeaky Clean Paleo: Cauliflower Rice Pilaf from yours truly – This recipe tastes just like a good rice and sage stuffing!
AIP: Leek and Lemon Stuffing from AIP Lifestyle
Gluten-free: Wild Rice and Mushroom Stuffing from Detoxinista
Squeaky clean paleo: Sugarless Cranberry Sauce from Wellness Mama – Fruit-sweetened, optional honey
AIP: Citrus-Spiced Cranberry Sauce from He Won’t Know It’s Paleo – This recipe from my favorite AIP blogger looks simply amazing!
Gluten- free: “Just Right” Cranberry Sauce from yours truly! This is my family’s favorite paleo cranberry recipe.
The Sweet Potatoes
Squeaky clean paleo: Sweet Potato Casserole from Paleo Leap – Love that this recipe has no added sugar, and there are walnuts on top!
AIP: Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Cream from AIP Lifestyle – Re-create the marshmallow topping with whipped coconut cream!
Gluten-Free: Sweet Potato Casserole from Wellness Mama – This recipe has a homemade marshmallow topping. Yum!
The Green Bean Casserole
Squeaky Clean Paleo: French Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Shallots from The Urban Poser- This looks crazy amazing.
AIP: Green Beans with Bacon and Mushrooms from A Girl Worth Saving – This recipe looks delicious, and super-easy too!
Gluten-Free: Not Your Mama’s Green Bean Casserole from Food Network – This is the recipe I always make for Thanksgiving, substituting almond flour for the breading on the onions and arrowroot for the flour in the roux.
Squeaky clean paleo: Honey Roasted Carrots from Joyful Healthy Eats (omit pepper for AIP)
AIP: Stovetop Brussel Sprouts with Bacon from yours truly!
Gluten-Free: Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Toasted Almonds From Civilized Caveman Cooking – This looks like it may steal the show on your Thanksgiving table!
And For Dessert…..
Squeaky clean paleo: Paleo Vegan Pie Crust from Jane’s Healthy Kitchen – This is the best paleo pie crust we’ve tried.
AIP: Pie Crust from The Paleo Partridge – This recipe looks delicious, and has gotten good reviews!
Gluten-free: Gluten-Free Pastry Pie Crust from Serious Eats – This recipe looks flaky and traditional.
Squeaky clean paleo: Everyday Paleo Pumpkin Pie from Everyday Paleo – This is the pie filling recipe that we use every year.
AIP: Spiced Pumpkin Pie from Beyond the Bite – Looks amazing!
Gluten-free: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake from The Roasted Root – For something a little different. This recipe looks to-die-for!
Squeaky Clean Paleo: Apple Pie from Zenbelly – Just looking at those pictures makes me drool on my keyboard.
AIP: Dutch Apple Pie from He Won’t Know It’s Paleo – Seriously, this recipe could be life-changing.
Gluten-Free: Grain-Free Apple Dumplings from Primally Inspired – You could make these as the only dessert and I’m pretty sure everyone would be happy.
And Something Different….
Pecan Pie with Bacon Crust and Caramel Drizzle from Predominately Paleo – Wow. Just wow.
Lemon Tart from The Paleo Mom – I love something citrusy to end a large meal. (AIP-friendly)
Cranberry Orange Tart from A Calculate Whisk
What are you thankful for this holiday season?