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.
My only issue with appetizers is that I usually eat too many of them. Cheeseballs are my downfall… Whether you share my temptation or not, start your Thanksgiving feast off on the right foot with some delicious appetizers!
Three Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Dates
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.
Cranberry Walnut Cheese Ball
This Cranberry Walnut Cheese Ball 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.
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.
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 your 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 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 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.
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 & Biscuits” Chicken Pot Pie
This “Chicken and Biscuits” Chicken Pot Pie 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
Stuffed Kabocha Squash
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!
Cider & Elderberry Cranberry Sauce
Move over plain cranberry sauce! This real food, refined sugar-free Homemade Cider & Elderberry Cranberry Sauce has quickly become a favorite holiday treat at my house! And it’s healthy…
Fermented Cranberry Sauce
Homemade Cranberry Sauce
Of course, if you still want plain ol’ cranberry sauce, check out my Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce recipe.
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 & Sausage Stuffing from Eat Beautiful. It’s a family favorite that is perfect for those on restricted or grain-free diets.
Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
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 recipe is sure to win over even the most timid of squash eaters.
Honey Spiced Sweet Potatoes
These delicious Honey Spiced Sweet Potatoes have the perfect amount of sweet, and a touch of wonderful holiday spice.
Maple Sweet Potato Casserole
Paleo Squash Casserole
Harvest Squash Casserole
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.
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 Gluten-Free Buttermilk Cornbread is my go-to recipe for such occasions. It’s quick and easy to whip up, and a crowd-pleaser every time.
Keto Pull Apart Clover Rolls
Immune-Boosting Chicken Gravy
Dress up your dinner with this easy, Immune-Boosting Chicken Gravy! It’s a delicious, no-waste recipe that can be made right in your blender.
Puerto Rican Onion Gravy
Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Cranberries
These Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Dried Cranberries 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 Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
If you’d rather bake your Brussels sprouts than pan fry them, the Health Nut Mama‘s Roasted Brussel 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.
Vegetarian Green Bean Casserole
Roasted Parmesan Delicata Squash
Easy Roasted Parmesan Delicata 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.
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!
Turmeric & Maple Syrup Roasted Carrots
Roasted Beets & Carrots with Rosemary
And of course, if you’re not all about the squashes, these Roasted Beets and Carrots with Rosemary 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.
Whole Roasted Cauliflower
Instant Pot 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.
Garlic Smashed Potatoes
These Garlic Smashed Potatoes in the Instant Pot 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 & Dill Potato Medley 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 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.
Creamy Dairy-Free Mac & Cheese
If you’re looking for a dairy-free, vegan option, make my Easy Creamy Dairy-Free Macaroni & Cheese instead.
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.
Instant Pot Pear Applesauce
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.
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 Harvest Kale 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, Black Bean & Quinoa Salad
This Roasted Beet, Delicata Squash, Black Bean, and Quinoa Salad from Just Beet It is a deliciously light dish filled with fabulous Fall flavors. It’s also gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free.
White Chicken Chili
This White Chicken Chili 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
Creamy Broccoli Dill Soup
Instant Pot Paleo Creamy Broccoli Dill 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.
Butternut Squash & Apple Soup
Creamy Squash & Apple Soup
Or try this easy and delicious paleo, vegan, and GAPS-friendly Creamy Squash & Apple Soup!
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. Carrot Mint Bisque is a slow-cooker recipe with an Instant Pot variation, and stove top instructions as well.
Pies, breads, ice creams, and more… These 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 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.
Swapping out the corn syrup for pure maple syrup in this Gluten-Free 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 Salted Rosemary Rum 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 Apple Pie
There’s no wrong time of year to treat yourself to this egg and dairy-free Deep Dish Gluten-Free Apple Pie!
Swedish Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie Shooters
These grain-free, refined sugar-free No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Shooters with Honey Candied Pecans are a delicious, fall-flavored dessert sure to impress!
Paleo Baked Apples
Crunchy pecans, blended with shredded coconut, and sweetened with honey all nestled in an apple half and baked to perfection. These Paleo Baked Apples with Pecan Crumble from Prepare & Nourish are paleo, primal, and GAPS compliant.
Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake
A tasty, creamy Keto Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping 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!
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 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.
Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies
These paleo Swirled 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!
Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream
Summer and fall collide perfectly in this delicious gluten-free, primal, and GAPS-friendly No-Churn Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream!
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.
Apple Pie Ice Cream
No need to feel guilty enjoying this treat! Full of nutrients, and easy to whip up, this Probiotic Apple Pie Ice Cream is perfect for any time of year!
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Paleo Vanilla Bean 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.
Top your 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 is the perfect way to begin a chilly day.
Spiced Apple Cider
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.
Wild Berry Zinger Mimosa
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 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.