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AIP Thanksgiving Swaps to Be Thankful For

If you have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease like Hashimoto's, Celiacs, Hyperthroidism, Hypothroidism, Rheumatoid Arthritis or others, your holiday favorites may be prime triggers for inflammation in your body.

Instead of depriving yourself during the celebration, check out these AIP compliant swaps of some traditional dishes. Try them all for a full anti-inflammatory spread or bring one along to the family dinner for a new and healthy twist for all to try.

AIP Thanksgiving Stuffing -

This delish grain-free stuffing features leeks and butternut squash. To save time, purchase pre-chopped squash and roast ahead of time. Find the full recipe and instructions here.

Sweet Potato Casserole -

No need to skip this sweet tooth favorite especially with this easy recipe from And Yup. AIP Friendly Marshmallows. Check out our favorite local provider, Nature's Corner Market inn Woodstock, Georgia for the Dandies brand or if you are feeling extra industrious, you can make your own. Just be sure to skip the pecans. Tree nuts like pecans, almonds and walnuts contain lectins and phytic acid, both things to avoid especially if you suffer from leaky gut.

Apple Cranberry Sauce -

10 minutes on the stove AND it can be made ahead of time This delish apple cranberry sauce has no processed sugar and will pair perfectly with your main dish thanks to Unbound Wellness. Bonus points for it not being shaped like a can!

Paleo/AIP Pumpkin Pie -

No eggs, no gluten and no processed sugar? Well Pumpkin, this crust-bake only tradition just saved Thanksgiving for the AIP crowd. Check out the full ingredient list and how to here

We hope you find this helpful as we head into the holiday season. Staying on track when trigger foods are constantly present can be tough. If you find yourself off track, give us a call for a free consultation 678-813-3603 and Happy Holidays!

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