Fall is about feeling cozy, relaxed and satisfied. And the food served up this season is perfectly in line with these joyful feelings. With countless wine, cheeseboards and pies taking over our tablescapes this holiday season, it can be hard to keep your hands off all the calorie-high goodies.
Luckily, there is an alternative to enjoying delicious seasonal dishes. Check out these scrumptious Whole30-complaint holiday recipes that will leave you feeling anything but deprived this season.
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Bacon Aioli is not only an incredibly satisfying appetizer, this seven-ingredient recipe is also super easy and quick to make. Serve it next to your turkey or by itself with homemade aioli for a passed appetizer.
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It doesn’t get much more festive than cranberries, pecans and sweet potatoes. Serve them with herbs and chicken or turkey for Thanksgiving in a bowl. The best part? This salad is gluten and dairy free, paleo and Whole30 approved.
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This Whole30 sweet potato apple breakfast bake is naturally sweet, teeming with warm cinnamon and packed with protein, healthy fats and fiber. You can serve it for dessert or as a comforting post-holiday breakfast.
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This super sweet treat allows for nature’s candy (AKA fruit), to take center stage. The natural sweetness of the fruit is enough to keep you from using processed sugar and is perfect to go alongside savory holiday sides.
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Whether you make these festive meatballs as an appetizer of a fun main dish, you’ll be shocked at how much flavor is packed into one little ball. The main ingredient is grass-fed ground beef that’s part of a healthy diet and is mixed with fresh cranberries, kale leaves and various herbs.