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  1. We don’t have any family in town, so we invite our friends who we feel are like family over. We call it Friendsgiving. This year it will be 100% Paleo. (I am celiac and I have a dear friend that is gluten intolerant.) There will be turkey, ham, butternut sausage stuffing, mashed rutabaga, gravy, sweet potato casserole, “green bean”(asparagus) casserole, rolls, chicken and noodles, pumpkin roll, pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce and carrot cake bars. I am so glad you posted this as I have a lot of food to make!

  2. This Thanksgiving will be our first ever Thanksgiving with restrictions as my mother and I went Paleo in August–eep! I suspect it may be a little bumpy as we completely re-do our usual menu (my famous southern-style baked mac n cheese shall be no more!), but we’re starting early. I am responsible for cranberry sauce (I’m a former can-stuff lover) and mashed cauliflower. Hope it all turns out good!

  3. I didn’t have time to do all of it, but I tried! The cranberry sauce was delicious, the stuffing was a little watery and the celery was slightly undercooked but that is easily fixed next time, the whipped carrots I mixed with milk and it was awesome. Instead of turkey, because I’m allergic to poultry, I made a roasted ham stuffed with apples and walnuts. I was completely satisfied and felt great!

    I’m making the green beans and gravy tonight and some of these desserts throughout the week.

    Thank you! You saved my Thanksgiving meal. I had no time to prep and saw your blog literally the day before. Fortunately my groceries were able to be delivered in time 🙂 I was dreading it because everything I wanted to eat was not friendly to my body but your posted recipes worked perfectly and felt wholesome.

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I’m Lauren Geertsen, an author and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. When doctors told me that surgery and medication were the only answers to my chronic health issues, I decided to use the power of nutrition and a natural lifestyle instead.
My mission at Empowered Sustenance? To show you the simple steps on your path to vibrant health.

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