Flexitarian Family Thanksgiving 2013!

Real Food Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. It’s just a week away! Don’t worry, we’ve got this covered. Check out these fabulous dishes from a few of my favorite bloggers. *’d items are what we’ll be enjoying this Thanksgiving! Enjoy!

Side Dishes:

Cranberry Orange Relish from Naturally Persnickety

Orange Cauliflower Parsnip Puree from Soundness of Body and Mind

*Butternut Squash Quinoa Stuffing from Veggie Converter (vegan, gluten free)

Butternut Squash Gratin from Oh Lardy

Fermented Cranberry Sauce from Oh Lardy

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberry Brown Butter from Oh Lardy

Au Gratin Potatoes from the Nourishing Cook

Breadless Stuffing from Eat Naked Now

Citrus-Cranberry Relish from Autoimmune Paleo

Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Onions from Nourishing Cook

Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Crust from Hollywood Homestead (Paleo)


Cranberry Fruit Salad from Life by Jeanie

Broccoli Salad with Bacon, Carrots and Cranberries from DJ Foodie

Autumn Salad from Savory Lotus

Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing from Cheeseslave


Creamy Sweet Potato Soup from Don’t Mess With Mama

Sweet Potato and Spinach Soup from Green Thickies

Leftover Turkey Soup from Soundness of Body and Mind

Main Course:

*CrockPot Rotisserie Chicken from Organic Authority


*Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cheesecake from VeggieConverter

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie from VeggieConverter

Pumpkin Spice Cake with Gingersnap crust from Autoimmune Paleo (grain free, dairy free, coconut free)

Cranberry Apple Cinnamon Smash from Grok Grub (grain free)

Raw Gluten Free Cheesecake from the Nourishing Cook

Chocolate Tarts from Good Girl Gone Green (raw, vegan)

Cranberry Mint Mousse from A Happy Health Nut (dairy free)

Apple Pie Ice Cream from Soundness of Body and Mind

*Maple Pecan Pie from Learning and Yearning

Pumpkin Trifle from The Yogi Mami

Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie from Life by Jeanie

Pumpkin Cheesecake Puffs from Primally Inspired (grain free, dairy free)

Gluten Free Maple Pecan Muffins from Ditch the Wheat

Grain Free Pumpkin Spice Muffins from Homemade Mommy

Sugar Free Grain Free Apple Tart from the Nourished Caveman


Cranberry Margarita from Fancy Nonsense

Mason Jar Sangria from the Darling Bakers

Homemade Egg Nog from the Elliot Homestead

Apple Clove Kombucha from Real Food RN 

And after the feast is over, don’t forget to use up your leftovers with a few of my 40 Recipes for using up Thanksgiving Leftovers!

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