3 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes That Are Better Than The Classics

November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving is upon us and we need some delicious that will keep all foodies happy. Check out these amazing gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes!

1. Cauliflower Version Of Mac And Cheese



  • 2 heads of cauliflower (washed and cut)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 and a half cups whole milk
  • 2 cups grated Smoked Gouda cheese
  • 3 cups grated cheddar cheese (divided)

Step By Step Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Boil water in large sauce pan, add salt and prepared cauliflower.Boil for 3-5 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender, then drain completely.
  3. In a large skillet melt the butter over medium heat, whisk in the flour, seasoned salt and smoked paprika, and stir. Cook for about 30 seconds then slowly stream in the milk.
  4. Bring the mix to a boil (stirring the whole time), then add the Smoked Gouda and 2 cups of cheddar. Stir until cheese is melted.
  5. Pour your cheese sauce on top of cauliflower, sprinkle with remaining grated cheese and place in oven for 20-25 minutes.

2. Maple Chipotle Sweet Potatoes



  • 4 to 4 ½ pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 canned chipotle pepper plus 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • Pepper
  • zest of one orange

Step By Step Preparation:

  1. Peel the potatoes, cut them into quarters, place in a large saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook until the potatoes are cooked through.
  2. In small saucepan, put cream, butter and chipotle plus adobo sauce, bring the mix to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes and mix for 1 minute, then add cream mixture, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, salt and pepper and orange zest.
  4. Mix until creamy and serve with drizzle of remaining syrup.

3. Gluten-Free Vegan Apple Crisp



  • 8 small-medium apples (peeled, cored and chopped)
  • dash lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • heaping 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Topping Ingredients:

  • heaping 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup gluten free flour blend
  • 1/2 cup gluten free old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup non-dairy butter (melted)


  1. Preheat oven to 375° and lightly grease a 9×9 baking dish.
  2. Add apples to a large bowl, sprinkle with lemon juice, then coat with granulated sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt. Transfer to baking dish and set aside.
  3. In a dry bowl add brown sugar, flour, meal, oats, cinnamon and salt and stir. Add melted butter and mix. Sprinkle the topping over the apples and bake until the topping is golden brown (typically around 55 minutes).
  4. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

Bon Appétit!

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