logo

Healthy Paleo Stuffing

by Cameron Greene November 18, 2020

Healthy Paleo Stuffing

As we mentioned in our previous blog posts, we would help you prepare for Thanksgiving by sharing some healthy recipes for all of the side dishes for your spread. Keeping on track with your diet during the holidays is challenging but it isn't as hard if you prepare healthier versions of all of your favorite dishes. 

Who said stuffing couldn't be healthy? We found the best paleo stuffing recipe that's grain-free thanks to Cheryl of 40 Aprons. The best part is this stuffing tastes like the real deal, there isn't any bread, and it's made with all healthy ingredients. This stuffing recipe is perfect with a roast chicken or turkey. Plus, the ingredients are versatile--if you don't see something you like or have on hand, then you can swap it out for something else!

 

Tips:

Make sure you sauté your veggies long enough for them to be really softened.

Use the dry herbs you prefer or you can make your own poultry seasoning.

If you're strictly paleo, make sure you get the dried cranberries that are sweetened with juice, not sugar.

This healthy stuffing recipe reheats so well, so you can make it ahead.

You can make this entire paleo stuffing in a large oven-proof skillet or you can bake it in a casserole dish.

 

Variations:

  • Use chopped dates in place of the dried cranberries, or add 1/4 cup chopped dates to the whole thing!
  • Increase the amount of celery by 1 cup and leave out the mushrooms, if you don’t like fungi.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons ghee or avocado oil or refined coconut oil
  • 3 cups onion diced
  • 2 cups celery diced
  • 1 cup mushrooms diced
  • 1 cup apple cored and diced
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries or dates, chopped
  • ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 4 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 3 eggs whisked

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Heat ghee or oil in a large cast-iron or oven-proof skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery, apple, mushrooms, cranberries or dates, parsley, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper. Sauté until very soft, about 7 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat. Keep in an oven-proof skillet or transfer to 9x9" baking dish. Stir in almond flour and mix well. Add the whisked eggs and stir well. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until browned on top.

     

    *For the original recipe, check out this post from Cheryl of 40 Aprons

Related Posts

Fitness Challenge Ideas
Fitness Challenge Ideas
Fitness challenges are a great way to stay in shape during the Summer. Here are some great fitness challenges to look...
Read More
Wellness Wednesday Tips
Wellness Wednesday Tips
Tips for living a healthier life start with taking action. As life returns back to normal, it's hard staying on track...
Read More
Sauna Therapy 101
Sauna Therapy 101
Does sauna therapy actually work? The answer is yes! Did you know that sauna therapy helps to liberate toxins stored ...
Read More
Beauty Trends: What is CoolTone?
Beauty Trends: What is CoolTone?
There are lots of beauty trends out there right now such as Coolsculpting and Cryotherapy. But, have you heard of Coo...
Read More
Wellness Wednesday Tips
Wellness Wednesday Tips
Another Wellness Wednesday is almost in the books. How are we doing on our 2021 goals so far? Today, we are going to ...
Read More
Is Overhydration A Thing?
Is Overhydration A Thing?
I made one of my New Year's Goals to drink more water. I've been drinking about 80 or more ounces of water per day. T...
Read More
Self Care Ideas To Use In 2021
Self Care Ideas To Use In 2021
We know 2020 has been rough for everyone, and we are hopeful for a brighter 2021. Here are some self care ideas to br...
Read More
Healthy New Year's Resolutions & Goals
Healthy New Year's Resolutions & Goals
2021 is right around the corner. Some of you maybe writing down your new year's resolutions or goals. Here are some g...
Read More
10 Healthy Holiday Tips
10 Healthy Holiday Tips
Holidays are usually enjoyable. Here are 10 tips to help you have a healthier holiday season: Don’t skip meals. Ski...
Read More
An Apple a Day...
An Apple a Day...
An apple a day can keep the doctor away.... Apple season is here. If you haven't gone apple picking yet, I highly rec...
Read More


Cameron Greene
Cameron Greene

Author



Also in Recipes

5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites
5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites

by Cameron Greene April 09, 2021

5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Bites
Berry Smoothie Bowl
Berry Smoothie Bowl

by Cameron Greene April 07, 2021

Berry Smoothie Bowl Recipe
Apple Spinach Vegan Protein Powder Smoothie
Apple Spinach Vegan Protein Powder Smoothie

by Cameron Greene February 10, 2021

Recipe for Apple Spinach Vegan Protein Powder Smoothie
close-icon