I adore all holidays, but I think Thanksgiving is my most favorite. A holiday centered around family, thankfulness and amazing food is a darn good day in my book, right?
Many in my family are following a Paleo or real food diet so we have been scouring the web trying to come up with our favorite Paleo Thanksgiving recipes that will make an appearance on our Thanksgiving table this year. There are so many great recipes to choose from, but we narrowed it down to our top 25 recipes from some of our favorite Paleo and real food bloggers.
This is post is a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds. Enjoy and have a very blessed Thanksgiving from my family to yours!
Click on the underlined recipe title to take you to each recipe.
This delightful holiday smoothie is not only delicious and pretty to look at, but it’s a powerhouse of amazing nutrients.
Your house will smell amazing with the all the flavors of Fall while this is slow cooking. Arsy, author of The Paleo Slow Cooker (you can find this beautiful hardbound cookbook HERE), knows how to create the perfect holiday drink to throw back with good friends and family.
Don’t be afraid of the cane sugar in this recipe! It’s a necessary component for the fermentation process. A very minimal amount of sugar is left (less than 3 grams) after fermentation. Kombucha is a powerful health elixer that is full of probiotics to help strengthen the immune system. This apple clove kombucha is out of this world!
Friends don’t let friends eat beans so this no bean hummus is your ticket! It tastes like delicious creamy hummus but without the digestive upsets. Plus it’s super simple to throw together and goes great with a raw veggie platter.
Have you ever seen a salad as stunning as this one? This beauty is sure to impress your guests.
This butternut squash soup is a creamy delight. Your guests will want seconds!
We leave the star of our Thanksgiving feast to the King and Queen of Paleo entertaining, Bill and Hayley Staley, authors of the gorgeous cookbooks, Gather and Make It Paleo (You can find their books HERE). If anyone knows how to cook the perfect turkey, it’s these two Paleo food geniuses.
Here’s a wonderful compliment to the turkey by none other than the super creative, DJ Foodie. His recipes are always flavorful and unique and this main course is sure to win any crowd over.
No Thanksgiving would be complete without stuffing. But how do you make stuffing without grains? Don’t worry, Autoimmune Paleo comes to the rescue with this amazingly delectable no bread stuffing. It’s the perfect combination of savory spices and holiday flavors.
Gravy without flour? No prob! Holistic Squid has you covered with the best gravy you will ever taste.
You can make anyone a brussels sprouts lover when you serve a recipe like this.
Meatified is brilliant for coming up with this sweet potato gratin that tastes perfectly creamy. You’ll never even realize it’s not made with dairy.
Here’s a savory side dish that is easy to make and will get eaten up quickly.
Don’t forget the cranberry sauce! Cranberries, apples and oranges are combined to make a naturally sweetened cranberry sauce that is sure to please!
Here’s a super simple mashed cauliflower recipe – don’t be stingy with the butter or ghee!
These adorable cups are full of Fall flavors and are always a big hit.
Not only are these tarts super cute, but they are just as good as they look!
Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without that beautiful pumpkin pie. And here’s the perfect paleo pumpkin pie recipe! You’ll love that crust! It’s grain-free, dairy-free and nut-free and tastes like the real deal!
Isn’t this such a pretty and elegant dessert? The flavors are amazing and it’s very simple to make.
Looking for a healthy pumpkin fudge recipe? Here’s a fabulous, crowd pleasing option that’s super simple to make!
I had to include a recipe for all my chocolate lovers out there. This easy homemade dark chocolate is paired with fall flavors and colors. It’s festive and super delicious!
Here’s an easy lettuce wrap filled with turkey salad and homemade cranberry sauce.
Make sweet potato buns and stack those buns high with Thanksgiving leftovers!
I hope you have a beautiful Thanksgiving filled with great food, many laughs and wonderful memories! If you have any favorite, tried and true Thanksgiving recipes, let me know
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