Tag Archives: Thanksgiving food

Herb bread for Thanksgiving dinner or stuffing

This nutty and textured bread can be served for Thanksgiving dinner or used for stuffing or dressing. Pin It

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Sweeten your food naturally with date puree

Did you know you can use pureed dates as a substitute for maple syrup, honey or refined sugar? Pin It

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Creamy pumpkin custard as a side dish, dessert, or snack

Thanksgiving food is wonderful anytime of year. We recently served pumpkin custard as a side dish for a dinner with […]

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Use leftover turkey in herbed pot pie with almond flour crust

If you have leftover Thanksgiving turkey, pot pie is a great use for both light and dark meat. This pot […]

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Stuffed acorn squash is pretty and fun to eat

There are so many beautiful varieties of winter squash, and there’s even variation within the varieties. Acorn squash, for one, […]

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Oven-roasted green beans−caramelized and elegant

For a little bit of side-dish elegance, oven roasted green beans are a great option. Roasting caramelizes the outsides and […]

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Mashed potatoes: from creamy and rich to smashed and skinnier

Mashed potatoes can be fat-laden and delicious or less rich and still delicious. My mother-in-law made fantastic mashed potatoes. I […]

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Basic gravy recipe with gluten-free or grain-free options

Gravy is something I very seldom make except on holidays, so in case you’re like me and have to refer […]

Almond flour pumpkin bars with browned butter frosting

Who doesn’t love a rich, frosted pumpkin bar? This gluten-free, grain-free recipe is adapted from a recipe from my sister-in-law, […]

Quinoa with nuts and sauteed apples

This quinoa recipe makes a delicious healthy yet festive (and gluten-free) holiday side dish. The mild flavor and satisfying heartiness of quinoa are pleasantly surprising.

Sweet potato pie

This yam pie is festive, flavorful, and, with its deep orange color, pretty. What a great way to eat your vegetables! Make it in a brown rice flour crust for added nutrition and no gluten.

Hand-mixed brown rice flour piecrust

Basic piecrust mixed by hand is simple once you get the hang of it. This recipe also gives instructions for making a gluten-free crust with one-to-one substitution of brown rice flour.