It’s Thanksgiving Week!

Happy Thanksgiving week! It’s the time of year for gratitude and appreciating all those important in your life. Staying on track with good food choices can be a challenge around the holidays. Here are some healthy but delicious traditional Thanksgiving recipes sure to be a hit at this year’s celebration.

 

Stuffing

Ingredients

2 tbsp ghee or avocado oil

3 cups onion

2 cups celery

1 cup mushrooms

1 cup apple

¼ cup dried cranberries

¼ cup chopped parsley

4 tsp poultry seasoning

½ tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

2 cups almond flour

3 eggs

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Heat ghee or avocado oil in skillet over medium heat and add onion, celery, apple, mushrooms, cranberries, parsley, poultry seasoning, salt, pepper. Saute until very soft, about 7 minutes.
  3. Transfer contents to baking dish. Stir in almond flour and eggs. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

 

https://40aprons.com/best-paleo-stuffing/

 

Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients

6 cups fresh cranberries

2 cups fresh raspberries

2 oranges

½ cup honey

3 dashes on cinnamon

Pinch of salt

 

Instructions

  1. Rinse cranberries and dump into large pot. Zest and juice oranges into the pot, pour in honey and stir well.
  2. Turn on stove to medium heat stirring occasionally. When liquid boils, add raspberries.
  3. Once thickened, take off heat and allow to set.
  4. Serve warm or cold!

http://paleobythepenny.com/recipe/best-ever-cranberry-sauce/

 

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients

Crust:

4 tbsp ghee

2 cups almond flour

 

Filling:

1 can pumpkin puree

3 eggs

½ cup maple syrup

½ cup full fat coconut milk

2 tbsp almond butter

¾ tsp cinnamon

¼ tsp pumpkin pie spice

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Mix melted ghee and almond flour together. Pour into pie dish and flatten into crust.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes and allow to cool.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs.
  5. Add in pumpkin puree, maple syrup, coconut milk, almond butter, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice.
  6. Pour mixture into pie crust and bake for 45-50 minutes.
  7. Let cool and enjoy!

https://cookeatpaleo.com/paleo-pumpkin-pie/

We hope you are enjoying this new series of recipes! We would love to hear from you if there’s one recipe you particularly enjoyed by emailing us at [email protected]. Please feel free to email any recipe requests also.  Thank you for taking the time to read our blog and stay tuned for more recipes next week.  If you would like to know more about living a healthy lifestyle please go to our website at www.drshel.com or call us at 281-313-7435 and we would be happy to schedule a complimentary consultation with you.

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