Autoimmune Diet: Holiday Meals

Many of our patients are on the Autoimmune Diet so we’re dedicating a blog post each week to you!

Each week, we’ll post useful information, tips, and articles for Autoimmune Diet patients. This information will help you understand how to eat, what to eat, and give some tips for making the Autoimmune Diet work in a busy lifestyle!

Feel free to leave a comment or question about the Autoimmune Diet and we’ll cover it in one of the articles.

This will be an ongoing series, so stay tuned for more Autoimmune Diet information!

Be sure to check out other Autoimmune Diet articles on the blog:

Replacements For Products While You’re On the Autoimmune Diet

Autoimmune Diet: Breakfast Ideas

Autoimmune Diet: Tips For Traveling

Autoimmune Diet: Eating Out

Autoimmune Diet: Fermented Foods Are Good For You

Autoimmune Diet: A Typical Day Of Food

Autoimmune Diet:  More Tips About Eating


Autoimmune Diet:  Holiday Meals

If you’re on the Autoimmune Diet, you know that the diet is very restrictive and many types of foods must be avoided.

The holidays are just around the corner and if you’re on Autoimmune Diet, it can be stressful to think about eating during the holidays.

Don’t be overwhelmed by the stresses of holiday eating while on the Autoimmune Diet …. there are plenty of foods to choose from!

General Tips To Remember About the Autoimmune Diet:

  • Keep in mind that Autoimmune Diet is a short-term protocol, usually 6-8 weeks. Keep that goal in mind as you go through this journey.
  • The purpose of the diet is to REDUCE inflammation in your body and REPAIR the damaged intestinal lining helping to improve not only gut function but overall immune function long-term.
  • The Autoimmune Diet is meant to improve your health.
  • Eating every 2-3 hours is crucial to keeping your blood sugar stabilized and keeping cravings away.
  • You will not be eating any type of grain (gluten or gluten free) at all during the Autoimmune Diet protocol.

Focus On Foods You Can Eat!

There are many holiday traditional foods that you can eat while on the Autoimmune Diet… just may have to change your recipe a bit!  Sure, you will have to pass on stuffing and bread but you can eat lots of vegetables, fruits and turkey …. even gravy!

We’ve listed some of our favorite recipes for a Autoimmune Diet holiday feast!

Repairvite Holiday Feast

Turkey with Salt & Herb Rub

Grain Free Paleo Gravy

Pear Ginger Cranberry Relish

Baked Squash With Cherries

Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

Balsamic Root Vegetables (Slow Cooker)

Pumpkin Bars

Cranberry Ginger Hot Toddy (Alcohol & Sugar Free)