Clean Thanksgiving Menu

 

Thanksgiving day is in 2 days!!  Are you ready?  Are you worried?  Are you hungry for all the traditional tastes and textures?  Well, that’s ok!  But lets have a look at menu ideas to help you through….keeping in mind your REAL goal is….YOU!   Have a look at some Clean Thanksgiving Menu Healthy eating does not mean “dull and boring food”, in fact quite the opposite is true!  Check these sites out and click on the links to the Thanksgiving courses that will not only keep the festive nature of this wonderful holiday, but these recipes are keepers for the whole holiday season.

Appetizer:  A wonderful spicy pumpkin hummus!  A must try! http://thepaleomama.com/2013/09/bean-paleo-pumpkin-hummus-guest-post-meatified/

Salad:  Fennel and Roasted Beet Salad, bursting with color and flavor. http://www.phreshandclean.com/recipe/fennel-roasted-beet-salad/

Soup:  Curried Pumpkin Soup, a silky, spicy soup sure to satisfy the crowd! http://www.shutterbugchef.com/curried-pumpkin-soup/#more-2168

Main Course, of course: Juicy, Herb Buttered Turkey, the star of the show. http://www.phreshandclean.com/recipe/juicy-herb-buttered-turkey/

Stuffing:  Grain-free and delicious. http://wellnessmama.com/3426/grain-free-stuffing/

Gravy, well, of course we need gravy! http://www.phreshandclean.com/recipe/its-all-gravy/

Cranberries:  Spiced Cranberry Sauce!  What’s not to love! http://detoxinista.com/2012/11/spiced-cranberry-sauce/

Kale and Cranberries:  A hip new side dish.  http://elanaspantry.com/kale-with-cranberries/

Butternut Squash and Apple Casserole With Maple Walnut Crumble. Enough said! http://thehealthyfoodie.com/butternut-squash-and-apple-casserole/

No Bake Triple Chocolate Pumpkin Pie:  Yum! http://livinghealthywithchocolate.com/desserts/no-bake-triple-chocolate-pumpkin-pie-paleo-gluten-grain-dairy-egg-free-3287/

Paleo Crème Brulee:  Decadence but guilt-free! http://www.ourpaleolife.com/recipe/paleo-creme-brulee/

Pumpkin Pie Martini:  Who knew?! http://www.phreshandclean.com/recipe/pumpkin-pie-martini/

All of these can be found in one place:  http://www.the30clean.com/thanksgiving-a-holiday-made-for-a-clean-feast/

From the Shutterbug Chef Team to you and your loved ones, have a wonderful, delicious and blessed Thanksgiving!

 

 

 

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