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Our Top 12 Thyroid-Friendly Holiday Recipes

A huge part of what makes the holidays special is the food! For many of us, trying to find thyroid-healthy versions of our favorite recipes can be daunting, difficult, and downright upsetting. But never fear…Thyroid Refresh is here! So if you’re on the hunt for recipes that are delicious, company-worthy, and also happen to adhere to your dietary needs, you’ve come to the right place! Here are our top 12 thyroid-friendly holiday recipes.

Appetizers

Italian-Sausage-Stuffed-Mini-PeppersFREE: ITALIAN SAUSAGE STUFFED MINI-PEPPERS

These delectable little morsels have all the savory, caramelized, sweetness of Italian Sausage & Peppers, packed into a bite-sized package.

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Sardine-Olive-Mushroom-Pate---Thyroid-Refresh---Kate-JaySARDINE, OLIVE AND MUSHROOM PÂTÉ

A delightfully delicious way to enjoy the amazing nutritional benefits of sardines (even if they’re not your favorite).

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FREE: BLT DEVILED EGGS

Deviled eggs are quick to disappear from any buffet. Whether it’s Easter, a picnic, a potluck, or Thanksgiving, nobody’s going to mind if you make these.

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PROSCIUTTO-WRAPPED ASPARAGUS

This is one of our go-to apps (or sides) because it’s a hit with everyone (besides plant-based eaters, of course), and fits so many common dietary restrictions.

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APPLE CRANBERRY GINGER CHUTNEY

This big-batch chutney recipe is sweet and sour with a sultry kick of heat. Serve it atop your roast turkey or ham, and have plenty of leftovers to freeze for later.

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THE ULTIMATE DAIRY-FREE MASHED POTATOES

These dairy-free mashed potatoes use a combination of stock and ‘clean’ mayo to create creamy mashers that taste just like the real thing.

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GLAZED BEETS WITH HERBS, ORANGE JUICE, AND HONEY

These long-roasted and honey-glazed beets use a few strategic touches from fresh herbs, orange juice, and a splash of bright vinegar.

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FREE: PARSNIP SAGE RISOTTO

This savory alternative to cauliflower rice uses parsnips, onion, mushrooms, and fresh sage.

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FREE: BACON AND CHIVE SCALLOPED POTATOES

Thinly sliced sweet potato, bathed in coconut milk, and adorned with bacon and chives? Yes, please.

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FREE: ROASTED GREEN BEANS WITH MUSHROOMS AND BACON

Armed with only a sheet pan, a hot oven, and a few accompaniments, you can transform a pound of green beans into a savory delight. A great alternative to green bean casserole!

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Desserts

FREE: “CARAMEL” NUT CHOCOLATE BARK

If you’re avoiding things like gluten, dairy, grains, soy, and perhaps even eggs, chocolate bark can be a welcome treat during the holiday season.

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Free: AIP SPICED FRUIT CRUMBLE

This delicious and comforting dessert has all the hallmarks of winter. Served warm from the oven, it’s the perfect dessert to share with loved ones.

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