How to Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu (Recipes + Printable)

Holidays are a time to honor traditions, escape our greatest recipes, and have fun in excessive type. Nonetheless, it may possibly’t be denied that the standard Thanksgiving menu is tough on these with dietary restrictions, and usually leaves most of us feeling as overstuffed because the turkey!

Years in the past I made a decision to take our Thanksgiving dinner in a more healthy route. I can now say with confidence that it actually is feasible to host a scrumptious and wholesome Thanksgiving meal.

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None of us miss the standard variations of basic Thanksgiving recipes and like the style and high quality of those straightforward however do-it-yourself dishes. You may host your greatest Thanksgiving ever with a bit of pre-planning with a few of these scrumptious recipes. Or if you happen to’re bringing a dish over to the household Thanksgiving for a potluck-style occasion, there are many choices to select from!

Our Favourite (Wholesome) Thanksgiving Recipes + Menu Plan

Listed here are our favourite Thanksgiving Day recipes, from our household to yours! I tailored them again after I was fully grain-free and (principally) paleo, so that they’re undoubtedly wholesome. Whereas our household does embrace some dairy and some grains in our weekly menu, you’ll discover loads of allergen-friendly choices right here.

Should you’d like to do that menu, I’ve included my full purchasing checklist under.

Mother disclaimer: No, I do not make all of those recipes from scratch yearly! That is only a checklist of our favorites we’ve compiled over time. Some years we’re extra motivated than others (learn: when it’s not a child yr or the yr of a worldwide pandemic).

Often, I prioritize making the principle portion of the meal from scratch and maintain dessert easy. Even some contemporary fruit or grain-free chocolate chip cookies from Thrive Market maintain my crew pleased. And as my children have gotten older they’ve taken cost of lots of our meals and household dishes which helps issues go even smoother!

Sufficient from me, let’s dive into all of the yummy recipes!


I wish to have these round whereas I’m cooking/baking… together with a very good glass of wine in fact! In addition they assist when you have got little ones with massive tummies who’ve a tough time ready for the principle meal to make its look. One other straightforward possibility so as to add is a plate filled with chopped uncooked veggies with some dipping sauce, like high-protein ranch dressing or do-it-yourself French onion dip made with shallots.

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