Meal Makeover: Thanksgiving Stuffing


There are a few food items that make Thanksgiving what it is! Thanksgiving stuffing is definitely a staple in the Thanksgiving meal. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could enjoy that delicious side without the guilt? Here’s a great recipe for a healthy and BREAD-FREE stuffing recipe to keep you on track of your healthy lifestyle and asking for seconds:

Bread-Free Stuffing
(Recipe and photo from with edits from Purium)
  • 4 tablespoons Purium Tropic Oil (coconut oil)
  • 1 head organic cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 2 – 3 cups diced organic butternut squash
  • 1 organic onion, diced
  • 2 cloves minced organic garlic
  • 8 oz chopped organic mushrooms of choice
  • 1 organic granny smith apple, diced
  • ½ teaspoons chopped fresh organic thyme
  • ½ teaspoons chopped fresh organic rosemary
  • Sea salt and pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 and line two baking sheets/glass baking dishes with unbleached parchment paper. Put the cauliflower on one sheet, and the squash on the other. Toss the cauliflower and squash each with 1 tablespoon. of melted coconut oil.
  2. Roast until the cauliflower is tender and has golden brown edges, about 30 minutes. Stir halfway through. Roast the squash until golden and tender, stirring halfway through, about 40 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, melt the last 2 tablespoons coconut oil in a heavy skillet. Add the onion and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, over medium heat until soft and almost caramelized.
  4. Add the garlic, cook for a minute. Add the mushrooms and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Finally, add the diced apple and sauté for about 5 minutes, until softened but still firm. If necessary, add another tablespoon of coconut oil.
  5. Finely chop the herbs. In a large serving dish, toss together all the components: the squash, cauliflower, and mushrooms. Season with the herbs, salt and pepper.
  6. Enjoy!



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