Paleo Dressing

Paleo Dressing

Paleo Dressing is a perfect and delicious choice when thinking about what to serve or enjoy for yourself during a holiday meal.  I love that it won’t leave you overloaded on carbs or sugar. No other side dish is in more demand for Thanksgiving dinner than stuffing or dressing (I call it dressing). But for…

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Curry Roasted Root Vegetables

Curry Roasted Root Vegetables

Curry Roasted Root Vegetables have become a favorite in my household in the fall and especially for Thanksgiving. Every year I watch my family devour each and every morsel with amazement over the unique taste. Roasting is a simple way to cook vegetables without much hassle. You could also add cauliflower florets (delish) and substitute…

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Paleo Green Bean Casserole

Paleo Green Bean Casserole

Even though the “die-hard” paleo community would argue that green beans aren’t paleo; I believe they’re okay in moderation as a “borderline vegetable.”  I’m from the south and it’s not Thanksgiving or Christmas unless there’s a green bean casserole on the table.  Even though the guests will praise the great taste of this new and…

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Curried Cauliflower

Curried Cauliflower

Curried Cauliflower Cauliflower is so versatile and literally takes on various flavors.  It can be mashed, roasted, grilled, steamed, slow-cooked and sauteed.  My husband loves Indian-inspired dishes with grilled chicken or lamb so this dish is a regular in our household.  The unique spice blend of curried cauliflower adds a warm hue which adds visual interest…

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Brussels Sprouts & Chestnuts

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Chestnuts & Cranberries

Jazzed up Brussels Sprouts & Chestnuts with pecans, and dried unsweetened cranberries are so good! Every time I make this dish my family goes gaga over it. French chestnuts are common in Europe and available in the US typically from September through February. I like to use them in dishes during the holidays. You’ll find…

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Gluten Free Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Potato-based side dishes for Thanksgiving don’t have to be ridiculously high in carbs! I absolutely love this new recipe for gluten-free Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with 15 carbs per serving and 3 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein. Plus, since the dish is #glutenfree #dairyfree and #soyfree it’s definitely safe to try. Enjoy!  …

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Roasted Carrots with Lentils & Tahini

Roasted Carrots with Lentils & Tahini

It can be pretty isolating when gathered around the holiday table for anyone who can’t join in because of food restrictions whether it be by choice or necessity. Personally, I know how this feels. Having attended dinners in the past hosted by others who had no idea (or perhaps didn’t care) why anyone must avoid…

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Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower

Why didn’t we didn’t think of using cauliflower as “mashed potatoes” a long time ago! This #EasySideDish is incredibly delicious, nutritious and SO easy to make it’s almost silly. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable in the raw should be limited for people with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. In its uncooked state, cauliflower (and all cruciferous veggies) contain…

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Turkey Rolls with Cranberry Sauce

Turkey Rolls with Cranberry Sauce

Are you looking to offer a main dish that’s not as intimidating as roasting a full bird? You’re in luck! Turkey Rolls with Cranberry Sauce (stuffed with spinach) not only makes a beautiful presentation but is guaranteed to please your guests. You can also make them in advance of the big day and store them…

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Mexican Chicken Tacos

Initially, when I went gluten-free, I remember stressing over the thought that I’d never indulge tacos again! Mexican foods are one of my favorite guilty pleasures so the thought of not enjoying tacos again was a “hard pill to swallow!” After giving it a lot of thought, I realized there’s no reason I can’t enjoy…

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