Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes

On the lookout for fabulous and simple paleo Thanksgiving recipes? This roundup of grain-free, gluten-free, and Entire30-friendly Turkey day recipes are good to your vacation gatherings and everybody will really feel nice the subsequent morning!

Okay, U.S.-based Paleo procrastinators: It’s that point of 12 months once more, if you’re tasked with both:

  • Getting ready a complete Thanksgiving feast
  • Bringing one thing to a Turkey Day potluck
  • Or determining what you’re going to eat at another person’s decidedly non-Paleo-friendly Thanksgiving gathering

Properly, it’s not too late to choose your self up off the sofa and plan your menu—and to that finish, I’ve compiled a ton of nomtastic Thanksgiving concepts to assist encourage you!

Free Nomtastic Paleo Thanksgiving E-E book

A few of my festive favorites are featured in my newly up to date (and 100% FREE) Nomtastic Thanksgiving e-book for subscribers to my weekly e-mail e-newsletter. If you happen to haven’t already subscribed, do it now, and also you’ll get entry to a whole Paleo Thanksgiving primer that includes step-by-step recipes, a purchasing checklist, countdown planner, and extra. And when you’re already a subscriber, examine your emails (together with your Promotions and Junk folders when you don’t see it immediately) for a downloadable hyperlink to the e-book!

Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes on this free e-book embody:

BUTTERFLIED BIG BIRD

What’s Turkey Day with out a turkey? As you’ll be able to see, I favor to spatchcock (a.okay.a. butterfly) my turkey to ensure your complete chook cooks evenly, leading to tender, juicy meat slightly than dry, overcooked chicken and uncooked, undercooked darkish meat. I dry-brine my turkey with kosher salt, and taste the meat with an herb-infused ghee combination that melts beneath the crispy pores and skin. When you’ve cooked (and eaten) a Butterflied Large Hen, you’ll by no means return.

Get the recipe right here!  


MAGIC CROWN ROAST OF PORK

Not a turkey fan? Make this meaty—and extremely simple—Thanksgiving centerpiece. Combining my Magic Mushroom Powder seasoning and J. Kenji Lopez-Alt’s reverse-sear method, this pork roast may have you critically re-thinking whether or not Turkey Day ought to be renamed Porky Day.

Get the recipe right here! 


CRAN-CHERRY SAUCE + UMAMI GRAVY

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the identical with out the standard sauces and gravies that accompany your feast, proper? So don’t neglect about my Cran-Cherry Sauce and Umami Gravy!

Get the recipe for Cran-Cherry Sauce right here! 

Get the recipe for Umami Gravy right here! 


ROASTED GARLIC AUTUMN MASH + INSTANT POT AUTUMN MASH

Thanksgiving dinner simply wouldn’t be full with out a beneficiant serving of mashed root greens. You may make this Autumn Mash on the stovetop or in an Instantaneous Pot, however both method, this comforting, colourful different to boring previous mashed potatoes will put a smile in your company’ faces—assured.

Get the recipe for Roasted Garlic Autumn Mash right here! 

Get the recipe for Instantaneous Pot Autumn Mash right here! 


ASIAN CITRUS BRUSSELS SPROUTS SLAW

Finest. Slaw. Ever. This Asian-inspired Brussels sprouts slaw isn’t precisely conventional, however its umami-packed punch will knock your socks off. In a great way.

Get the recipe right here! 


PUMPKIN + CARROT MUFFINS

My pal Chef Gregory Gourdet made these insanely scrumptious muffins for a Nom Nom Paleo brunch occasion at his restaurant a couple of years again, and so they have been an instantaneous hit. If you happen to make a batch for Thanksgiving, I guess you received’t have any left over. (This recipe will not be Entire30.)

Get the recipe right here!


PUMPKIN, COCONUT + MAPLE CUSTARD CUPS

Pumpkin lovers have yet one more dessert choice on my Paleo Thankgiving menu: Pumpkin, Coconut + Maple Custard Cups. Like the opposite sides and sweets on this checklist, these candy and creamy cups may be made forward of time, releasing you as much as watch soccer or simply sleep in on Thanksgiving Day. (This recipe will not be Entire30.)

Get the recipe right here! 


If you happen to subscribe to my e-newsletter and obtain my Nomtastic Thanksgiving e-book, you’ll be capable to benefit from a complete purchasing checklist and countdown meal planner to take the guesswork out of Turkey Day meal prep.

However WAIT! Let’s say you need to cook dinner up another dishes as a substitute. Or what when you’re solely celebrating with a small group or simply have to convey a DIY hostess present? What then?

As luck would have it, over time, I’ve dreamed up a bunch of Thanksgiving-appropriate mains, sides, snacks, and treats which you can incorporate into your annual Turkey Day feast. Be at liberty to mix-and-match from these recipes to create your personal Paleo Thanksgiving meal—or when you’re planning to simply convey one thing to a pal or relative’s potluck, decide your favourite dish and get cookin’!

Much more Paleo Turkey Day Recipes!


CARROT + CARDAMOM SOUP

Get the recipe right here!


INSTANT POT CURRIED CREAM OF BROCCOLI SOUP

Get the recipe right here! 


ENDIVE, RADICCHIO, AND APPLE SALAD WITH PORKITOS AND HAZELNUTS

Get the recipe right here! 


CURRY TURKEY BITES + APRICOT-GINGER SAUCE

Get the recipe right here! 


SPATCHCOCKED CHICKEN WITH HERB BUTTER

Get the recipe right here! 


INSTANT POT (PRESSURE COOKER) CHICKEN + GRAVY

Get the recipe right here! 


THE PERFECT STEAK

Get the recipe right here! 


INSTANT POT YANKEE POT ROAST

Get the recipe right here! 


WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

Get the recipe right here! 


ROASTED BRUSSELS SPROUTS AND BACON

Get the recipe right here! 


BRUSSELS SPROUTS CHIPS

Get the recipe right here! 


GARLIC CAULIFLOWER MASHED “POTATOES”

Get the recipe right here! 


SWISS CHARD WITH RAISINS, PINE NUTS, AND PORKITOS

Get the recipe right here! 


ROASTED KABOCHA SQUASH

Get the recipe right here! 


BAKED YAMS (SWEET POTATOES)

Get the recipe right here! 


PRESSURE COOKER BRAISED KALE + CARROTS

Get the recipe right here! 


SWEET POTATO AND CASHEW DIP

Get the recipe right here! 


ROASTED ROSEMARY ALMONDS

Get the recipe right here! 


COCO-NUTTY DARK BARK

Get the recipe right here! (This recipe will not be Entire30.)


NOM NOM CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

Get the recipe right here! (This recipe will not be Entire30.)


Feeling impressed? Good! Now go plan your feast! Completely satisfied Thanksgiving, everybody!

(Initially posted: November 17, 2017; Up to date: November 17, 2019)


On the lookout for extra recipe concepts? Head on over to my Recipe Index. You’ll additionally discover unique recipes on my iPhone and iPad app, and in my cookbooks, Nom Nom Paleo: Meals for People (Andrews McMeel Publishing 2013) and Prepared or Not! (Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017)!

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