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Your Allergy Free Thanksgiving

For those of you with allergies….here are a few ideas for the big day!


If you’re making an allergy free Thanksgiving this year, I’m sharing all my secrets. Get cozy and settle in for all options free from gluten, egg, dairy, oat, and nuts. By now you have a Thanksgiving to plan, so let’s get started.


Processed with VSCO with hb1 presetIngredients:

  • 1 1/2 sticks butter, room-temperature
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons thyme, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 12 lb turkey, fresh or defrosted
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 1 stalk celery, chunked
  • 1 carrot, chunked
  • 1 head garlic, cut in half horizontally


Heat oven to 375° while you combine butter, parsley, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Place the turkey breast-side up in a roasting pan. Sprinkle the cavity with salt and pepper. Place the onion, celery, carrot and garlic inside. Using your hands, rub the turkey with the butter mixture…

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About Tamara Hoerner (1268 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

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