Whether your friends and fam are vegan, keto, paleo, or gluten free, satisfy everyone and have the healthiest and most diverse tablescape this Thanksgiving.
The biggest gastronomical holiday feels like it snuck up on us this year and we’re scrambling to get our menus together, make our grocery runs, and prep for the big day. But with a modern society that’s increasingly becoming more informed and concerned about their health and well-being, it comes as no surprise that dietary restrictions are one of the factors necessary to consider when having guests over for the big feast.
We’ve scoured the Interwebs in search of the cleanest and most delish recipes we’re pulling inspiration from this Thanksgiving, #BubbleApproved! While you can’t satisfy everyone, we hope that this list makes it easier to break bread -- or shall we say gluten-free bread -- with all your friends and fam.
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Sub grandma’s traditional meatloaf for a healthier, 2.0 version made of hearty lentils. We’re also subbing out starchy mashed potatoes with nutrition powerhouse, cauliflower — who’s had its fair share of alt-meat spotlight the past couple of months. Trust us, you won’t be missing out on the comforting and nostalgic factor of Thanksgiving with these recipes.
1. Vegan Lentil Loaf by Yummy Mummy Kitchen’s
- Mashed Cauliflower by Veggie Chick
- Pumpkin Pie by Veggiekins
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Gone are the days when you would have to prep your Thanksgiving turkey the night before only to wake up at an ungodly hour to place it in the oven, meticulously keeping an eye on it for what seems like eternity while blindly guessing if it’s fully cooked or not. Butchering a turkey prior to baking, is a real game changer. We’re also skipping the carb-heavy side dishes for innovations like Collagen Keto Bread which doubles as stuffing when made.
4.Butchered Turkey by the New York Times
- Collagen Keto Bread by Bulletproof Coffee
- Fat Bombs by Chocolate Covered Katie
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Feast hunter and gatherer style with a show-stopping rack of lamb paired with a colorful endive and radicchio salad. This modern take on Thanksgiving fixings is sure to impress all of your guests, Paleo or not.
- Herb Roasted Rack of Lamb by My Clean Kitchen
- Endive, Radicchio, and Apple Salad by Nom Nom Paleo
- Chewy Ginger Molasses by Gourmande In The Kitchen
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It’s about time to upgrade that frozen turkey centerpiece for a non-traditional option that includes our favorite golden superfood, Turmeric. Paired with a fancy yet rustic galette made from seasonal veg, and finished off with a twist on an American classic, the illustrious pumpkin pie. Let this be one of your most diverse and delicious Thanksgiving feast yet.
- Persian Spiced Turmeric Turkey by Unicorns in the Kitchen
- Acorn Squash Galette by A Clean Bake
12. Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie by Clean Cuisine