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Pumpkin Custard

If you want to embrace the pumpkiny nature of Thanksgiving, but making a pie seems too daunting, then this pumpkin custard recipe is the perfect easy dessert that will delight your diners with both presentation and flavor! It can be prepared in individual serving glasses, or in one large glass dish, with the same, festive results! … Continue reading


Whole Citrus Roasted Turkey

The turkey is always the “big deal” of the Thanksgiving feast, yet many worry that it’s too hard to roast their own whole turkey. This Whole Citrus Roasted Turkey recipe yields delicious, juicy results without a ton of headache and with the fresh, unexpected zestiness of citrus flavors. You’ll be sure to delight the palates of your guests (and yourself!) with this exceptionally mouth-watering bird that is anything but dry. … Continue reading


Paleo Dinner Rolls

This Paleo dinner rolls recipe is quick to bake and easy to prep! The resulting vegetarian-friendly and Paleo dinner rolls make the perfect sidekick to any soup, stew, or holiday meal. While they're more dense than typical white flour rolls, they have the classic, home-style taste of yeast rolls. The best part about these this dinner roll recipe is that the rolls don’t require time to rise, and they can easily be made ahead and reheated in the oven on low heat. These rolls are … Continue reading


Smashed Root Vegetables

This Smashed Root Vegetables recipe makes a good alternative to traditional mashed potatoes if you're avoiding eating potatoes, or if you'd just like some root vegetable variation in your life! Roasted celeriac root, parsnips, rutabaga, and sweet potatoes are mashed together with warming onions and spices in this delicious Paleo smashed root vegetables recipe. If you enjoyed this Smashed Root Vegetables recipe, try our Roasted Root Vegetable Ratatouille recipe next time. If you're looking for even more delicious Paleo side dish recipes, then look … Continue reading

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars

This Paleo pumpkin pie bar recipe is a fabulous Paleo-friendly replacement for traditional pumpkin pie recipes. Top these pumpkin pie bars with a dollop of our coconut whipped cream to create the perfect end to Thanksgiving dinner that everyone will enjoy even without the crust! If  you're eating low carb or are otherwise trying to cut down on the amount of sweetener in your life, you can easily exclude or reduce the sweetener in this recipe, although I do love the flavor that maple … Continue reading


Fresh Cranberry Relish

Tart and refreshing, this light and fresh cranberry relish recipe makes the perfect palate cleanser during an opulently rich dinner. Try to find the sweetest apples that you can — Honey Crisp or Fuji work really well. You can also eliminate the honey from this recipe if you don't need or want the extra sweetness.  As an extra bonus, fresh cranberries are bursting with antioxidant Vitamin C and magnesium! We feature this Fresh Cranberry Relish recipe in our Paleo Thanksgiving Dinner eBook … Continue reading


Coconut Bread Stuffing

What is a Thanksgiving meal without stuffing?! Have no fear, beloved grain free eaters. You can still enjoy delicious bread stuffing on the holidays (or anytime of year that you want!) by using our easy Paleo Coconut Bread Stuffing recipe. And don’t be turned off by the extra giblets that this recipe calls for — it’s an excellent way to start incorporating some organ meats into your cooking routine. Wondering how to cook a Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey? Need a … Continue reading


Green Bean Casserole

Just as stuffing is iconic for Thanksgiving, so too is the green bean casserole. Just because the Paleo diet doesn’t allow for the use of traditional canned cream of mushroom soup, does not mean that you have to miss out on this classic dish during the holidays! Every element of the classic green bean casserole is here, Paleo-styled, since we know your meal wouldn’t be complete without the creamy, comforting goodness of this casserole dish. Visit our Paleo Thanksgiving Survival … Continue reading


Garlic Apple Turkey Gravy

This Garlic Apple Turkey Gravy recipe is a delicious topping for mashed potatoes, for Thanksgiving turkey, or for just about any other food that would taste better smothered in gravy! Unlike traditional gravy recipes, this Paleo Garlic Apple Turkey Gravy is actually healthy with good fats that come from the turkey drippings. Our gluten-free gravy is thickened with arrowroot or tapioca powder (flour), but potato starch or cassava flour and other Paleo-friendly thickeners would work just as well. Wondering how to cook … Continue reading


Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey

The turkey is always the “big deal” of the Thanksgiving feast, yet many worry that it’s too hard to roast their own whole turkey. This Free-Range Pastured Whole Turkey recipe yields delicious, juicy results without a ton of headache. Pastured turkeys are generally smaller in size, but this whole turkey recipe also works with free-range, organic, or conventional turkeys just as well. You’ll be sure to delight the palates of your guests with this exceptionally mouth-watering bird that is anything … Continue reading


Kale Salad with Currants, Apples and Hazelnuts

Add a hearty helping of kale to the table with this kale salad recipe! These verdant leaves will  help you do just that, dressed up with a zippy combination of cider vinegar, lemon juice, bacon fat and Dijon. It’s also easy to make this salad up to 12 hours ahead of time, to allow for the kale to soften and flavors to meld. Just be sure to add the crisp bacon and crunchy hazelnuts right before serving. If you enjoyed our Kale … Continue reading

Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes!

It's almost time for the big day! I don't know about you, but I have yet to even get my turkey. However, I DO have our menu planned out and it's almost all from Paleo Plan. That's not because I'm contractually required to eat mostly Paleo Plan foods (because I'm not); it's because I think these recipes are delicious. Amazing. The best. So unlike last year, we won't be giving you another downloadable Turkey Day meal plan, but here it … Continue reading


Coconut Whipped Cream

If you miss dairy and whipped cream on your Paleo diet, then we've got a serious treat for you! This Coconut Whipped Cream recipe is a healthy and Paleo version of whipped cream, that can be used anywhere that you would use traditional dairy whipped cream. Enjoy our Coconut Whipped Cream recipe on fresh sliced fruit or berries, atop Paleo Pumpkin Pie at Thanksgiving, in your Paleo Hot Cocoa, or as a topping for any another Paleo dessert! Be sure to refrigerate your … Continue reading