Ho…ho…ho!! Ok it’s not quite the holidays, but like it or not, they are upon us, and I am getting into the spirit…Especially considering I am going to NEW YORK CITY next week to celebrate turkey day (the place to be during “the most wonderful time of year”). Faves Friday is back here on the blog as well, and if you missed a beat this week, here is your recap from the blog: Monday: PCOS 101. Struggle with “hormone imbalances”? Been diagnosed with PCOS? If so, read up on this. Tuesday: Thrive’s Holiday Survival Guide 101 Thrive’s must-do tips and tricks for surviving the holiday rollercoaster (and living to tell about it). Wednesday: Move More and Eat Less (& Why that doesn’t work) You’ve been lied to. Why this old school philosophy is keeping you (and your metabolism stuck). Thursday: Cure Anxiety Naturally: 6 Tips (No Meds Required) It’s not all in your head. And you are not alone. 1 in 5 people struggle with anxiety. What to do about it. While we’re at it: Rounding up the week…Let’s round up a few of my favorite holiday recipes that you should totally consider including into your holiday feast this next week (below). (Bonus: They are ALL gluten-free and AIP (autoimmune protocol) friendly!! (i.e. No gut issues…Whoop whoop)! Annnd…Don’t forget to DOWNLOAD your FREE Thrive Holiday Survival Guide (inclusive to MY personal favorite recipes, AND 20 holiday workouts to get you through your time out of your routine). Without further ado...I present: My favorite AIP-friendly Holiday Recipes (31 to be exact)... Mains Mom’s Simple Roast Turkey (basics) by Simply Recipes. Herb Garden Turkey Breast by Fed & Fit. Best Ever Brined Turkey with Gravy by Gutsy by Nature. Thanksgiving Casserole by Primal Palate. Easy Herb Chicken Thighs by How We Flourish. Glazed Pork Tenderloin by Against All Grain. Salmon with Citrus Cranberry Relish by Autoimmune Paleo. Brisket with Mushroom Gravy by Real Food Forager. Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin with Garlic Cream Sauce by Thriving on Paleo. Vegetables & Sides Herb Gravy by Nom Nom Paleo. Cornbread Muffins by Empowered Sustenance. Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower by The Whole Life Balance (Vegan, Paleo, AIP) Savory Mashed Potatoes by Don’t Mess with Mama. Crispy Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus by Grazed & Enthused. Garlic Lemon Roasted Broccoli by Paleo Grubs. Sauteed Kale (that converts kale haters) by Empowered Sustenance. Roasted Brussels with Bacon & Cinnamon by Gutsy by Nature. Roasted Carrots with Lemon Cream Sauce by Grazed & Enthused. Grain Free Stuffing by Simply Delicious. Green Bean Casserole from Scratch by Vibrant Army Wife. Spiced Winter Squash by Primal Palate. A Little Something Sweet Salted Caramel Ice Cream by AIP Lifestyle. Pumpkin Ice Cream by Against All Grain. Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie by Whole Life Full Soul. Classic Pumpkin Pie by AIP Lifestyle. Apple Pie Pudding by Meatified. Coconut Caramel Macaroons by Eat, Heal, Thrive. Snickerdoodle Cookies by Whole New Mom. Lemon Tart by Healing Family Eats. Chocolate (Carob) Fudge by the Paleo Mom. Carrot Cake with Whipped Frosting.