Thanksgiving Friday

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is next Thursday and we wanted to share some great recipes for Phase 2 and Phase 3 that will help you not gain during the feast.


Pumpkin Smoothie

(great to have before company comes or before you begin to spend hours cooking, to fill you up so you are not so tempted)
1 C. Almond Milk
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 Tbsp Pumpkin Pie spice (recipe below or purchased)
½ c. cooked pumpkin
½ frozen banana (optional)
1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
3 -4 drops liquid stevia

Pumpkin Snack

Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, raisins, coconut flakes, and cashews. Use raw/unroasted. Mix and enjoy.

Candied Nuts

3 C. raw nuts
1/4 C. raw honey
1 1/2 Tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp sugar substitute (I use Rapadura) Read More

Main Course:

Glazed Ham

1/4 cup Stevia
1 tbsp of cinnamon
1/4 cup agave
3 tablespoons spicy mustard
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp of water
1/4 cup gold rum (such as Bacardi Gold®) P4 Read More

P3 Stuffing with Ezekiel Bread

5 cups cubed Ezekiel bread
1 cup chopped onion
2 Tbsp. Coconut oil
3/4 cup chopped celery
2 1/2 tsp. dried sage
1 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1 apple, chopped
1/2 cup unsweetened cranberries
1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
finely chopped turkey giblets
3/4 cup turkey stock
4 Tbsp. butter, melted

In a large skillet, cook the onions in oil over medium heat, stirring until lightly browned. Add the giblets, celery, sage, rosemary, and thyme; cook, for 2 minutes while stirring occasionally.Spread the bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes at 350, or until lightly toasted. Transfer toasted bread cubes to a large bowl.Pour giblet mixture over bread in bowl. Mix in chopped apples, dried cranberries, parsley, and liver. Drizzle with turkey stock and melted butter, and mix lightly. Spoon into turkey to loosely fill.

Asparagus Delight

1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup coconut oil or MCT oil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (for Phase 3 or Phase 4)
10 grape tomatoes, halved Read More

Creamed Cauliflower

1 head cauliflower — cut into florets
3/4 cup water
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/3 cup Whipping Cream
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp white pepper
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp onion powder Read More

Deviled Eggs

one dozen large eggs
1/3 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip or ranch dressing
2 tablespoons chopped canned chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
1 tablespoon hot mustard
2 green onions, finely chopped
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
salt and pepper to taste
cayenne pepper
chopped fresh cilantro Read More

Mashed Pumpkin

3-4 cups Pumpkin, cooked, mashed
1 onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup green pepper, chopped fine
Butter, Sea Salt & Pepper to taste
Fry the onion in oil until translucent or lightly brown.
Add pumpkin and cook until soft.
Mash it with a mixer and top with butter, salt and pepper

Pumpkin Spice

4 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
2 tsp. Ground ginger
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. Nutmeg


Pumpkin Pie

1 and 1/2 cups almond meal or almond flour
3 tablespoons melted butter
3 Tbsp.s Rapadura (whole cane sugar)
Heat oven to 350 F. mix the ingredients in pie pan and pat into place with your fingertips.
Bake for about 10 minutes until the crust is beginning to brown.

½ Cup Rapadura
1.5 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
4 large eggs
3 cups pumpkin
1/2 cup almond milk
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
Mix well using a hand blender or mixer. Pour into pie pan.
Bake at 425 for the first 15 minutes,then turn the temperature down to 350 and bake another 45 to 60 minutes
until a clean knife inserted into the center comes out clean.

Phase 3 Cheescakes

We have gathered all these in one post, click the read more for these recipes.

NY Original Cheescake

Fluffy Cheesecake

Vanilla Cheescake

Strawberry Cheescake

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Read More

Baked Apple Pie Phase 2

1 Apple
1 Tbsp. Lemon juice
1-2 tsp. Apple Pie Spice (mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice)
Stevia to taste Read More

Chocolate Delight Candies

For all the Chocolate Delight Recipe variation click here Read More

Chocolate Bites Delight

Chocolate Delight with Nuts

Chocolate Delight with Vanilla

Chocolate Delight with Peanut Butter P3

Peanut Butter Cups

Mint Cups

Almond Joy

1 Comment

  1. AngieBme on November 20, 2010 at 11:50 pm

    The only thing for phase 2 is the apple recipe..

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