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Tasty Holiday Recipes for Autoimmune Diets

Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS

The Holidays can be a difficult time of year for anyone trying to mind their waistline, let alone suffer from an autoimmune disease. Holiday sweets like candy and cookies are everywhere, and smells of hot cocoa and sugar filled lattes waft through the air. Not to mention the added stress of holiday shopping and incoming family or travel plans– it’s a problematic time for most, and especially those with an autoimmune disease.

Diet modifications and specific autoimmune protocols vary, but most include reducing if not completely eliminating gluten, dairy, processed foods and added sugars. So how can you enjoy the Holiday season without exacerbating your symptoms?

Don’t worry! Thankfully there are many gluten-free, dairy-free, autoimmune protocol approved recipes that you can try without missing any of the guilty, symptom inducing ingredients.

Snacks and Sides

  • Roasted (Non-Dairy) Ranch Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin Seed Recipe
Source:  Wholefully

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  • Paleo Date Pumpkin Bars
Paleo Pumpkin bars
Source: feastingonfruit

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  • Roasted Beet Dip 
Beet Dip
Source: Autoimmune Wellness

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  • Dairy & Gluten Free Sweet Potato Casserole
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Source: Recipe source

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Main Dishes

  • Cauliflower Turmeric & Ginger Spiced Steaks
Turmeric recipe-4
Sources:  turmeric.com and berlinfullofbeans

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  • Delicious Herb Seasoned Turkey
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Source: paleoonthego

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Deserts and Digestifs

  • Golden Milk Latte
Turmeric recipe-1.1
Sources:  bonappetite and fitmittenkitchen

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  • AIP Approved Pumpkin Pie
AIP Pumpkin Pie
Source: grazedandenthused

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  • Non-Dairy Whipped Cream
Cashew Whipped Cream
Source: organicauthority

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  • Mango-Coconut Turmeric Spiced Cupcakes
Turmeric recipe– 5
Source:  nirvanacakery

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Which one of these is your favorite? Are there any delicious recipes we should try? Comment Below!

 

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