Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe: Paleo & Gluten Free Stuffing

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Nov. 21, 2013

A delicious and easy stuffing recipe to make Thanksgiving special!


Sweet potato 1 Large , diced (((or 2 medium)))
Onion 1 Medium , chopped
Mushrooms 10 Ounce , sliced
Chopped celery 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Thyme 10 Gram
Rosemary 10 Gram
Sage 10 Gram
Eggs 2 Medium
Apple cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Chicken broth 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chicken sausage 1 Pound , casing removed
Garlic 1 Teaspoon , minced
Walnut 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Dried cranberries 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch (Optional)



1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Spread the diced sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for around 30 minutes or till they are done.


3. Heat a pan on medium low. Pour olive oil and add the onions. Saute them till they begin to caramelize and turn golden brown. Add the celery and continue to sauté till they turn tender.

4. In another pan put the mushrooms and cook them on low till wilted. Transfer into a bowl. In the same pan sauté the chicken sausage till brown and transfer into the bowl with mushrooms.

5. To this bowl, add thyme, rosemary, sage, eggs, garlic, apple cider vinegar, chicken broth, walnuts, cranberries, baked sweet potatoes and caramelized onions with celery. Mix well till combined.

6. Pour it into a baking dish and bake for around 10 minutes. Remove from the oven, check for moisture, stir well and place it back in the oven for another 2 minutes. Remove from oven.


7. Serve the stuffing with any salad or vegetables of choice.


If on a strict paleo diet omit the dried cranberries as they contain added sugar.

To make this recipe vegan replace the chicken broth with vegan vegetable broth, chicken sausage with vegetarian version of sausage and omit eggs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 347Calories from Fat 178

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 195 mg8.13%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet