Don't worry if you don't have your Thanksgiving menu planned. I have rounded up 30 of the best healthy and delicious Paleo Thanksgiving recipes that are sure to please a crowd! From side dishes, bread, and dessert, all recipes are dairy-free, gluten-free, and grain-free.
Sweet Potato Bundt Cake with Vanilla Cashew Buttercream
Sweet Potato Bundt Cake with Cashew Buttercream is a twist on the classic cake carrot. With similar spices and the use of a sweet vegetable, it makes dessert a little healthier. This is one of the softest and moist baked goods I have ever had for a grain-free cake. This cake can be enjoyed any day of the year, not just during the fall!
Grain-Free Cranberry Pumpkin Spice Muffins
These Healthy Grain-Free Cranberry Pumpkin Spice Muffins are excellent for breakfast or as a sweet yet healthy treat any time of the day.
Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars
Beautiful paleo pumpkin pie bars with an almond flour' sugar cookie crust. These healthy pumpkin pie bars are grain and gluten-free, naturally sweetened, easy to make, and a great healthy thanksgiving treat!
Roasted Delicata Squash with Cranberry Honey Walnut Chutney
This is one of those side dishes that's a part side dish and a part dessert. You get creaminess and earthiness from the squash and tangy sweetness from the cranberry honey walnut chutney.
Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms
Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms make a dynamic duo. With just the right touch of bold flavor from garlic and balsamic, they're an elegant but easy side dish.
Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Orange Poppyseed Dressing
Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Orange Poppyseed Dressing is the best autumn dish! With only a handful of ingredients and no cooking required, this salad comes together in minutes for a stress-free salad. Enjoy it as a Thanksgiving side dish or a healthy lunch or dinner.
Bacon Brussels Sprouts
These Bacon Brussels Sprouts with maple syrup and a dash of bourbon are super easy but a total showstopper both in flavor and presentation. They can be partially prepared in advance and then finished in less than 15 minutes.
Dairy-free Scalloped Potatoes
Easy to make Dairy-free Scalloped Potatoes are a comforting side dish that can be enjoyed all year long, not just during the holidays. This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and requires less than ten ingredients.
Sweet Potato Casserole
A Southern classic with a Paleo twist. Fluffy sweet potato casserole topped with a crunchy pecan crumble. Gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and no refined sugar.
Dairy-free Green Bean Casserole
I made an easy Dairy-free Green Bean Casserole that requires only a couple of steps and a crunchy grain-free cereal topping. This recipe can also be modified to be vegan to satisfy every gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan guest at your table.
The best paleo stuffing recipe! Perfect for Thanksgiving or as a healthy grain-free side dish for roast chicken. Made with simple ingredients, you'll be shocked at how much it tastes like "real stuffing"… but better!
Paleo Pumpkin Cornbread
If you are a pumpkin lover, you will want to make this Paleo Pumpkin Cornbread made with coconut flour and honey and no grains! It's amazing drizzled with honey and butter.
Scalloped Sweet Potato
Creamy, garlicky, and delicious scalloped sweet potato recipe that's easy to make while being Whole30 and paleo-friendly. The natural sweetness of the sweet potatoes shines through with the help of garlic cream sauce.
No-bake Pumpkin Pie Bites
No-bake Pumpkin Pie Bites are super fun and easy autumn treats to make at home. They taste just like pumpkin pie without all the fuss! They can be enjoyed as a snack or as a healthier dessert option. These pumpkin pie bites are a great quick and easy dessert option for large gatherings.
Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
These paleo and Whole30 Instant Pot mashed potatoes (with stovetop option) are always a crowd favorite at every gathering, and you'll be sad that there are no leftovers!
Rosemary Garlic Dinner Rolls
Who doesn't love a good dinner roll or piece of bread with dinner? Eating bread on a Paleo diet has been pretty much impossible until now. I made Rosemary Garlic Dinner Rolls crunchy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside.
Easy Kimchi Brussels Sprouts
Delicious and easy kimchi brussels sprouts for anyone looking for something different and packed with flavor! It's a beautiful combo that's paleo and vegan.
Butternut Squash Biscuits
These butternut squash biscuits are light and fluffy with a subtle sweetness from the roasted squash. They're AIP, paleo, and dairy-free and come together really quickly!
Sweet Potato and Fennel Gratin
This AIP and Paleo Sweet Potato and Fennel Gratin is a dairy-free, grain-free delight. It's creamy, savory, and sweet all at once and a delicious side dish that deserves a spot at your (holiday) table.
Root Vegetable Salad with Maple Cumin Vinaigrette
Root Vegetable Salad with Maple Cumin Vinaigrette is one of my favorite salads right now. The vinaigrette is sweet and has a little kick from the red pepper flakes. My favorite part is how the cumin adds a little bit of an unexpected flavor. Something you wouldn't think would pair so nicely with maple syrup. The sweet and spicy vinaigrette pairs perfectly with hearty vegetables and dark leafy greens.
Balsamic Herb Sheet Pan Roasted Vegetables
Gorgeous balsamic herb sheet pan roasted vegetables tossed with fresh thyme, rosemary, olive oil, and tangy balsamic vinegar. This easy roasted vegetable recipe includes tender butternut squash, carrots, brussels sprouts, and red onion for a colorful and delicious, healthy side dish.
Hassleback Honeynut Squash
This easy Hassleback Honeynut Squash recipe is the perfect holiday side made with the sweetest, most delicious squash baked with olive oil and salt and topped with crispy sage. It's AIP, paleo, vegan, and whole30 compliant.
Spiced Hot Fruit Bake
Spiced Hot Fruit Bake is a delicious and healthy holiday breakfast! This gluten-free spiced hot fruit bake also makes for an excellent topping for waffles, pancakes, or simply by itself! A nutritious dish to add to your Holiday Brunch menu. Easter, Christmas, Mother's Day, or New Year's brunch. Vegan option too.
Salted Dark Chocolate Tahini Caramels
Salted Dark Chocolate Tahini Caramels are soft, chewy, and a holiday favorite. Ready for the best part? They are made with only five simple ingredients!
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup with Apple
This Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup with Apple is made with fresh produce and warm spices for a wholesome soup full of fall flavor. Serve it as-is for a light appetizer, or add your favorite toppings for a filling meal! Dairy-free and vegan friendly.
No-Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Tart
If you're a chocolate lover, this dessert is for you! This ten ingredient No-Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Tart is my take on Reese's peanut butter cup. The best part? It's refined sugar-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and gluten-free. It starts with a grain-free crust that is made in the food processor. Rich and creamy almond butter is mixed with maple syrup for the filling, and finally, a three-ingredient chocolate ganache is poured on top and sprinkled with sea salt.
Perfect Paleo Bread
You'll love this perfect paleo bread! A grain and gluten-free loaf that's soft and great for sandwiches or toast! Made with almond flour, poppy seeds, and dried herbs.
Crustless Sweet Potato Pie
This crustless sweet potato pie is impossibly easy to make- the crust forms in the oven! Make the recipe with simple ingredients for a delicious paleo dessert.
Honey Roasted Carrots
If cooked carrots aren't your go-to side dish, get ready to get converted! Honey Roasted Carrots are so good and so easy, you might never eat carrots any other way ever again!
Sausage & Sage Stuffed Mushrooms
These Sausage & Sage Stuffed Mushrooms are the perfect gluten-free and dairy-free appetizer to serve at all of your holiday parties this year!