Paleo Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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Don’t lie, on Thanksgiving you’re going to gorge yourself, and you’re most likely not even going to try NOT to!  You plan on it!  Well, it’s okay.  At least you can make some healthier side dishes so that you don’t feel TOO horrible about it!

By the way, if you’re looking for the UPDATED Paleo Thanksgiving Recipes Roundup – check it out here!

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed sweet potato recipe by Little Leopard Book

This mashed sweet potato recipe by Little Leopard Book is a healthier alternative to your normal mashed potatoes recipe.  Sweet potatoes has more vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, less calories, and less carbs than your regular white potatoes.

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Simple Oven Roasted Asparagus

This oven roasted asparagus is my recipe!  It’s so easy, all you have to do is pretty much pop up in the oven, and then when it comes out, it is tasty.  Kind of crispy, and very flavorful with the garlic powder.

Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower recipe by Everyday Maven

If you’re actually already planning to use sweet potatoes in another dish, you can also try something a little different to substitute your Mashed Potatoes: Mashed Cauliflower.  Here’s a paleo mashed cauliflower recipe by Everyday Maven to try!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Detoxinista

Brussels sprouts is another healthy green you can have on Thanksgiving.  This Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Detoxinista is cooked with balsamic vinegar and looks delicious to try!

Cranberry Sauce

3-Ingredient Paleo Cranberry Sauce by Cook Eat Paleo

Can’t have Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce! Ok, actually, you can, I do it almost every year… but I should change that!  Check out this super healthy version of cranberry sauce that doesn’t require a cup of sugar by Cook Eat Paleo.

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash by me!

This roasted butternut squash recipe is one of mine!  You can roast your butternut squash in your oven, and it’s a big amount of food so you can cut it up in to more pieces to share with your family and friends!


I have 40+ Grain Free and mostly Paleo Side dishes I put together for this year!!  Check them out here.



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