All the gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes you’ll ever need are contained here, friends! From appetizers to dessert, this round-up has it all!
Thanksgiving has been my favorite traditional American holiday since childhood. The less-than-noble reason is (of course) all the food. I could eat pie, dinner rolls, and mashed potatoes all.day.long.
Today I’ve rounded up some of the most delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes out there. Appetizers, entrees, sides galore, soups, breads, and more desserts than you could hope for! All gluten-free, with the majority being grain-free, too! So if you need help planning the perfect gluten-free Thanksgiving meal you’ve come to the right blog.
Roasted Maple Citrus Herb Olives from Recipes to Nourish
My only issue with appetizers is that I usually eat too many of them. Cheese balls are my downfall… Whether you share my temptation or not, start your gluten-free Thanksgiving feast off on the right foot with some delicious appetizers!
Three Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms – These three cheese stuffed mushrooms from Prepare & Nourish make a great keto, GAPS, and primal appetizer. With only 6 ingredients, they are incredibly simple and quick to make.
Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Dates – These bacon-wrapped cheese-stuffed dates from Recipes to Nourish are the most delicious small bites. They’re the perfect real food snack to enjoy with family and friends on Thanksgiving.
Cranberry Walnut Cheese Ball – This cranberry walnut cheese ball from Raia’s Recipes is a festive twist on a classic appetizer. It combines the standard cream cheese and cheddar with a sweet tang from orange zest and dried cranberries. Rolling it in additional dried cranberries and walnuts gives the finished product a wonderfully tart crunch.
Roasted Maple Citrus Herb Olives – These roasted maple citrus herb olives are the most delicious little bites and appetizer! This crowd pleasing, 7 ingredient, real food, hors d’oeuvre from Recipes to Nourish is the perfect finger food for holiday tables or any seasonal party.
Pumpkin Spice Fruit Dip – Whether you’re looking for an appetizer, snack, or lunch, this pumpkin spice fruit dip is a delicious treat! You can use it for apple slices, spread it on crackers, or eat it with a spoon… It’s dairy and refined-sugar free, too.
Garlic Butter Herb Roasted Turkey from Wholesome Yum
Let the main thing be the main thing, my friends. And no, I’m not talking about the dessert… 😉 I’m talking about the bird. Or the beef, or the squash, if you’re not a meat person.
Garlic Butter Herb Roasted Turkey – If you’re looking for turkey, Wholesome Yum has the best garlic butter herb roasted turkey recipe. Even if you’re not looking for a recipe, this post is full of tips on how to make your turkey the most delicious it can be!
Cast Iron Whole Roasted Chicken – Maybe you just want a simple and easy chicken that’s full of flavor, perfectly moist and tender, and just waiting to be served at the dinner table. This cast iron whole roasted chicken from Strength & Sunshine is gluten-free, allergy-free, and paleo using a no-fail method for success!
Family Favorite Roast Chicken – Roasted in the oven with options for paleo or plain ol’ gluten-free veggies, this family favorite roast chicken from Raia’s Recipes is a simple go-to! It’s easy to make fit paleo, GAPS, keto, and Whole30 lifestyles.
Instant Pot Eye of Round Roast – This easy Instant Pot eye of round roast from Raia’s Recipes is a great way to serve up a tasty meal with spending hours waiting on your roast. If you’re not into having poultry for your feast it’s a wonderful option!
Italian Pot Roast – Savory, tangy, and mouthwatering, this Italian pot roast from Healthy Christian Home is a no fuss entree that will impress all your friends and family! No more dry, bland pot roasts at family dinner – this one is literally bursting with flavor.
Instant Pot Eye of Round Roast from Raia’s Recipes
Bottom Round Roast Beef – This easy bottom round roast beef recipe from Allergy Free Alaska is one of our family favorites – it gets gobbled up in just a few days! It’s perfect for everything from lunch meat to fancy holiday dinners, and it pleases even the pickiest of eaters.
“Chicken and Biscuits” Chicken Pot Pie – This beautiful dish from Eat Beautiful also features a lovely gravy, thick and brown and very umami (savory comfort food!). It is old-fashioned, old-world, humble family food — an updated version to be grain-free and allergy-friendly. Any dish with homemade biscuit or pastry dough (and gravy) is special!
Cheesy Crustless Chicken Pot Pie – For a cheesy crustless chicken pot pie, this one from Healthy Christian Home is sure to be a new favorite. Potatoes inside and crispy cheese on top ensure you won’t miss the crust!
Easy Cheesy Shepherds Pie – Love shepherds pie? You’ve never tasted it like this before! This naturally gluten-free, family-friendly meal from Raia’s Recipes is packed with veggies, ground beef, and sharp white cheddar cheese. Easy cheesy shepherds pie is a delicious and flavor-packed dinner everyone will be asking for again and again.
Stuffed Kabocha Squash – This gluten-free stuffed kabocha squash from Fearless Dining is the perfect dish to serve for Thanksgiving if you have vegan/vegetarian friends or family coming to celebrate Thanksgiving with you.
Apple-Cranberry-Herb Cornbread Stuffing from Recipes to Nourish
Truth be told, I’m one of those people who would rather fill up on a variety of side dishes than eat any entrees. And with all these delicious options, I’m sure to find plenty to fill my belly!
Apple-Cranberry-Herb Cornbread Stuffing – This traditional homemade gluten-free apple-cranberry-herb cornbread stuffing from Recipes to Nourish is made with from scratch honey-sweetened cornbread is so delicious and perfect for the holidays.
Cauliflower, Coconut Bread & Sausage Stuffing – If you’re looking for a grain-free stuffing, try this cauliflower, coconut bread and sausage stuffing from Eat Beautiful. It’s a family favorite that is perfect for those on restricted or grain-free diets.
Immune-Boosting Chicken Gravy – Dress up your dinner with this easy, healthy chicken gravy from Raia’s Recipes! It’s a delicious, no-waste recipe that can be made right in your blender.
Homemade Cider & Elderberry Cranberry Sauce from Raia’s Recipes
Homemade Cider & Elderberry Cranberry Sauce – Move over plain cranberry sauce! This real food, refined sugar-free cider and elderberry cranberry sauce has quickly become a favorite holiday treat at my house! And it’s healthy…
Fermented Cranberry Sauce – For a probiotic boost, try this fermented cranberry sauce with maple, figs, citrus and cloves from Eat Beautiful. It’s a fun and easy ferment if you’re new to the fermented foods game.
Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce – Of course, if you still want plain ol’ cranberry sauce, check out this super easy homemade cranberry sauce recipe from Raia’s Recipes.
Instant Pot Pear Applesauce – This 3-minute, sugar-free Instant Pot pear applesauce from Recipes to Nourish is so easy to make! It’s a perfect side for a festive lunch or snacks and it’s so delicious! Paleo friendly, Whole30 friendly, dairy free and can be flavored with chai spices or traditional sweet cinnamon.
Potato Au Gratin from Food by Jonister
Grain-Free Scalloped Potatoes – These grain-free scalloped potatoes from Raia’s Recipes are a deliciously safe option for those of you who need a sub for traditional scalloped potatoes. They’re easy, cheesy, and surprisingly healthy!
Potato Au Gratin – Gluten-free potato au gratin that uses potatoes and yams for that beautiful marble color effect! Besides stuffing for the Thanksgiving holiday dinner, this potato au gratin from Food by Jonister is everyone’s favorite side dish and a big crowd pleaser!
Easy Scalloped Squash – Full of comforting herbs and cheese, this easy scalloped squash from Raia’s Recipes is sure to win over even the most timid of squash eaters.
Honey Spiced Sweet Potatoes – These delicious honey spiced sweet potatoes from Raia’s Recipes have the perfect amount of sweet, and a touch of wonderful holiday spice.
Healthy Maple Sweet Potato Casserole – This sweet potato casserole from Raia’s Recipes has all the deliciousness of that oft remembered holiday treat, with the health of sweet potatoes and walnut unadulterated by all the sugar!
Baked Pumpkin from Slow the Cook Down
Paleo Squash Casserole – If you’re not a sweet potato fan, but still want a sweet casserole, try this grain-free, dairy-free squash casserole from The Health Nut Mama. It’s just like grandma used to make… only healthier.
Make-Ahead Sweet Potato or Winter Squash Casserole with Crumb Topping – For a GAPS-safe version sweet potato casserole, try this winter squash one with a delicious crumb topping from Eat Beautiful.
Harvest Squash Casserole – For a more savory side, this harvest squash casserole from What A Girl Eats marries the flavors and textures of fall into a beautiful, delicious side dish. It’s also gluten free, low carb and keto friendly!
Easy Oven Sweet Potato Fries – With only 3 ingredients, these easy sweet potato oven fries from Raia’s Recipes are going to become a favorite in your kitchen really fast! And they’re perfect from paleo, Whole30, and even vegan lifestyles!
Easy Roasted Parmesan Delicata Squash – This easy roasted squash from Recipes to Nourish is such a simple side dish and only 3 ingredients! This mild-flavored squash gets cooked to perfection with the most delicious crispy, cheesy crust.
Baked Pumpkin – If you’re not a delicata fan, this baked pumpkin from Slow the Cook Down is a quick and easy side dish to accompany your Thanksgiving meal. Pumpkin slices are roasted with garlic and sage butter for a vegetarian side that is full of flavor. This dish is sure to become a fall favorite!
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Dried Cranberries from Raia’s Recipes
Moroccan Carrots – These Moroccan carrots from Whole New Mom are the spiced just right and are the perfect easy side dish for every day, but great for special occasions too. Seasoned with cumin, coriander, parsley, in a warm vinaigrette, they’re a lovely colorful vegetable side that the whole family will love.
Roasted Beets and Carrots with Rosemary – And of course, if you’re not all about the squashes, these roasted beets and carrots are flavorful and aromatic, perfect as a Thanksgiving side-dish. The easy roasted root vegetables from Just Beet It are gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free.
Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Dried Cranberries – These pan fried Brussels sprouts from Raia’s Recipes are an easy and delicious side your family will love! They’ve quickly become a required dish at my family’s Thanksgiving meals. They’re low carb, paleo, and great for the GAPS Diet, too.
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon – If you’d rather bake your Brussels sprouts than pan fry them, the Health Nut Mama‘s roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon are also a delicious AIP, Paleo, Whole 30, & Low Carb option. Either one of these dishes will have your family or guests loving Brussels sprouts if they didn’t already.
Spicy Italian Roasted Brussels Sprouts – These easy, paleo spicy Italian roasted Brussels sprouts from Raia’s Recipes are a crowd pleasure and sure to become a favorite!
Instant Pot Whole Roasted Cauliflower – This whole roasted cauliflower served in a thick creamy Indian masala sauce. A perfect centerpiece for the holiday season, this flavorful vegan dish from The Belly Rules the Mind is sure to wow the crowd. Exotic yet easy to make.
3-Ingredient Cabbage Steaks – These 3-ingredient cabbage steaks from Raia’s Recipes are a perfect side dish for any meal. They’re quick and easy, and don’t require any special ingredients to make them delicious!
Dinner Rolls from Allergy Free Alaska
Dinner Rolls Three Ways – These gluten and dairy free dinner rolls from Allergy Free Alaska can be made plain, as well as garlic & rosemary, or onion. They’re perfect for every holiday gathering and they are always a hit! They are soft and fluffy, and are the perfect vessel for those post-holiday leftovers (bring on the ham and turkey sandwiches!). The hardest part about making these rolls is choosing the flavor: plain, garlic & rosemary, or onion.
Italian Garlic Breadsticks – These easy keto Italian garlic breadsticks from Raia’s Recipes are the perfect side! Serve them with a bowl of easy dipping sauce for added fun!
Fluffy Buttermilk Cornbread – Living in the south, a good cornbread recipe is pretty much a necessity. You simply cannot have a get-together without a pan of fluffy, golden cornbread. This light and fluffy buttermilk cornbread from Raia’s Recipes is my go-to recipe for such occasions. It’s quick and easy to whip up, and a crowd-pleaser every time.
Butter & Dill Potato Medley from Prepare & Nourish
Garlic Smashed Potatoes – These garlic smashed potatoes in the Instant Pot from Raia’s Recipes are an easy and delicious side dish for any meal. They’re comforting, filling, and even nutritious!
Butter & Dill Potato Medley – The comfort of potatoes meets modern kitchen in this 5-minute butter and dill potato medly from Prepare & Nourish. The crunch of salt flakes and herby aroma of dill weed adds a special touch to this comfort food.
One-Pot Macaroni & Cheese – This easy, gluten-free, one-pot mac ‘n cheese from Raia’s Recipes is a kid-favorite side dish at my house, even with the hidden veggies. When my kids see it on the menu, they do the happy dance. Truth be told, I do too.
Dairy-Free Macaroni & Cheese – If you’re looking for a dairy-free, vegan mac ‘n cheese option, make this easy, creamy, dairy-free version from Raia’s Recipes!
Pumpkin Risotto – If you are looking for a lighter main or side dish, this pumpkin risotto from Food by Jonister is perfect for your dinner party! This is a gluten free, vegetarian and simpler version of the traditional risotto as the broth is only added in two stages.
Harvest Kale Salad from Prepare & Nourish
Soups & Salads
Though they’re technically side dishes, too, I like to give soups and salads their own category. They’re beautiful enough to deserve it!
Harvest Kale Salad – This delicious salad from Prepare & Nourish is paleo, Whole30, and low-carb. Every bite of this salad is loaded with incredible autumn flavors from nourishing kale and Brussel sprouts, delicata squash and smooth balsamic vinaigrette.
Roasted Beet, Delicata Squash, Black Bean, and Quinoa Salad – This mouthwatering quinoa alad from Just Beet It is a deliciously light dish filled with fabulous Fall flavors. It’s also gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free.
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup from Food by Jonister
White Chicken Chili – This lovely white chicken chili from Raia’s Recipes is easy and full of flavor. With only real-food, gluten-free ingredients, it’s a healthy comforting meal that can be made either in the Instant Pot or Slow Cooker.
Roasted Beet Soup – A classic soup with a healthy twist! This dairy free, gluten free roasted beet soup from Fit As A Mama Bear is creamy, flavorful, loaded with healthy ingredients and super simple to make.
Instant Pot Paleo Creamy Broccoli Dill Soup – This creamy broccoli soup is nourishing and packed with vegetables. This delicious, comforting soup from Recipes to Nourish is deeply flavored with hints of vibrant dill and refreshing celery.
Creamy Squash & Apple Soup – If you need a GAPS-safe soup for Thanksgiving, try this easy and delicious paleo, vegan, and GAPS-friendly creamy squash and apple soup from Raia’s Recipes!
Carrot Mint Bisque – This carrot mint bisque with fresh ginger and bone broth from Eat Beautiful is paleo, GAPS, AIP, SCD, Whole30, dairy-free and has an easy VAD variation. This is a slow-cooker recipe with an Instant Pot variation, and stove top instructions as well.
Cheesy Veggie Lentil Stew – Nourishing and hearty, this cheesy veggie lentil stew in the Instant Pot from Raia’s Recipes is a wonderful comfort food for lunch or dinner.
Honey-Sweetened Pumpkin Pie from Raia’s Recipes
Pies, breads, ice creams, and more… These gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts will have you stuffing yourself even fuller than you already are. But they’re worth it! 😉
Honey-Sweetened Pumpkin Pie – Calling all pumpkin pie lovers! Thinking you’ll miss out this season because you can’t do grains or refined sugar? This grain-free, honey-sweetened pumpkin pie is for you!
Vegan Pumpkin Pie – This vegan pumpkin pie from Texanerin Baking is also paleo and has a richer and creamier pumpkin filling than your traditional pumpkin pie! A great grain-free and gluten-free pie for Thanksgiving dessert.
Chocolate Pumpkin Pie – Love pumpkin pie? How about chocolate? This chocolate pumpkin pie is for you. It’s paleo and GAPS-friendly, and perfect for holiday get-togethers.
Classic Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie – This classic gluten-free pumpkin pie from Cathy’s Gluten-Free has the flakiest crust! The filling is made in a blender and poured into a gluten free crust for baking. The recipe for the crust, including specific gf flours, is included.
Gluten-Free Pecan Pie from Allergy Free Alaska
Gluten-Free Pecan Pie – Swapping out the corn syrup for pure maple syrup in this pecan pie from Allergy Free Alaska adds to the depth and richness of the pie’s flavor. Maple syrup is so amazing on its own, but when used in pecan pie, it’s downright fabulous.
Mini Salted Rosemary Rum Pecan Pies – These mini pecan pies from Paleo Gluten-Free Guy will be the most surprising, unique and popular addition to your Thanksgiving desserts. Simple, easy and full of wholesome ingredients (and, okay, a shot of booze), you won’t be able to eat just one!
Deep Dish Gluten-Free Apple Pie – There’s no wrong time of year to treat yourself to this egg and dairy-free deep dish apple pie from Raia’s Recipes!
No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Shooters with Honey Candied Pecans – These grain-free, refined sugar-free no-bake pumpkin pie shooters are a delicious, fall-flavored dessert sure to impress!
Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake from Beauty & the Foodie
Paleo Baked Apples with Pecan Crumble – Crunchy pecans, blended with shredded coconut, and sweetened with honey all nestled in an apple half and baked to perfection. These baked apples from Prepare & Nourish are paleo, primal, and GAPS compliant.
Keto Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping – A tasty, creamy pumpkin cheesecake from Beauty and the Foodie is low carb, gluten-free and made in the Instant Pot. The electric pressure cooker makes the best and creamiest cheesecakes you’ll ever experience!
Pumpkin Bread from All the Nourishing Things
Paleo Pumpkin Sponge Cake – This paleo pumpkin sponge cake with caramel glaze from Raia’s Recipes is a deliciously delicate dessert that’s surprisingly packed with nutrition!
Pumpkin Bread – This gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and nut-free pumpkin bread from All the Nourishing Things is made from gut-friendly cassava flour. It’s the BEST cassava flour pumpkin bread recipe, so allergy-friendly, filled with fall spice, and makes a perfect paleo breakfast or snack! The flavor and texture are just like wheat!
Death by Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Bread – Paleo and GAPS-friendly, this death by chocolate pumpkin spice bread with coconut cream ganache is the perfect blend of fall flavors and dark chocolate love.
Chai Spiced Pear Coffee Cake – Grain-free chai spiced pear coffee cake is the perfect treat for the cooler months and seasonal holidays. This heavenly coffee cake from Recipes to Nourish is soft with a moist crumb, deliciously spiced, packed with protein and brimming with a naturally sweetened crunchy topping.
Swirled Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies – These paleo pumpkin chocolate brownies from Tessa Domestic Diva are as beautiful to look at as they are delicious to eat! Loaded with good for you ingredients this is a treat you can feel good about eating and feeding your family too!
No-Churn Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream from Raia’s Recipes
No-Churn Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream – Summer and fall collide perfectly in this delicious gluten-free, primal, and GAPS-friendly no-churn pumpkin cheesecake ice cream from Raia’s Recipes!
Chai Ice Cream – It’s super easy to make this low-carb/keto chai ice cream from All the Nourishing Things. It’s like your favorite healthy chai latte in ice cream form! This recipe has the unique option of flavoring with essential oils or spices.
Probiotic Apple Pie Ice Cream – No need to feel guilty enjoying this treat! Full of nutrients, and easy to whip up, this apple pie ice cream from Raia’s Recipes is perfect for any time of year!
Paleo Vanilla Bean Ice Cream – This paleo vanilla ice cream is made from 3 healthy ingredients and can be served soft serve or traditional. This paleo treat from Prepare & Nourish is healthy and delicious the entire family can enjoy.
Vanilla Kefir Ice Cream – Nourishing and delicious combine in this easy, 4-ingredient, no-churn vanilla kefir ice cream from Raia’s Recipes! With only simple ingredients and a slight tang reminiscent of frozen yogurt, you’ll love this healthy treat.
Instant Pot Spiced Apple Cider from Recipes to Nourish
Top your gluten-free Thanksgiving day off with a delicious drink! Whether you’re in the mood for something warm and comforting, or something cold and refreshing, they’re both here!
Pumpkin Chai Latte – Comforting, warm, and healthy, this paleo and refined-sugar free pumpkin chai latte from Raia’s Recipes is the perfect way to begin a chilly day.
Instant Pot Spiced Apple Cider – This spiced apple cider from Recipes to Nourish is so easy to make from scratch! It’s delicious, perfectly spiced, maple sweetened and only takes 10 minutes cook time!
Honey-Sweetened Horchata – Thick, creamy, and delicious, this nourishing honey-sweetened horchata from Raia’s Recipes is packed full of vitamins, minerals, and prebiotics! It’s a sweet, cinnamon-y favorite.
Spiced Apple Kombucha – Kombucha has long been touted as a probiotic-rich healthy alternative to soda or sweet tea. This spiced apple kombucha packs the perfect fall-flavored punch! It’s a delicious way to fill your with body with much needed nutrients.
Paleo Apple Cider Latte from Raia’s Recipes
Paleo Apple Cider Latte – Packed with nutrition and lovely fall flavors, this delicious honey-sweetened paleo apple cider latte from Raia’s Recipes is a fun way to mix up your coffee!
Cranberry Wassail – This cranberry wassail recipe from Healthy Christian Home is the perfect drink to serve at any holiday celebration. Spiced wassail is kicked up a notch with tart cranberry, which turns it a gorgeous festive red.
Cranberry Apple Switchel – This festive cranberry apple switchel from Raia’s Recipes is an easy and delicious ferment – perfect for keeping your body healthy during the holidays and throughout the year!
Happy Thanksgiving, friends! Don’t forget to pin these delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving dishes so that you can enjoy them all! If you’re still looking for something that I haven’t covered here, check out even more delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes over at Delicious Obsessions.