Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce

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Cranberry sauce is insanely easy to make, and will help to round out your fructose free Thanksgiving dinner since the other foods are a tad colorless.

This was the first time I’ve ever had cranberry sauce and I quite liked it.  I really just used it as a dipping sauce for the turkey, but my dad was eating it plain and seemed to think it was pretty good too! Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Basic Thanksgiving Stuffing

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Now you need some stuffing to go with your turkey, right?

This stuffing recipe is based on one from Better Homes and Gardens, and both my husband and father seemed to like it, even though I took out a few ingredients. Continue reading

Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Thanksgiving Turkey and Gravy

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If you read my post on 6 Ways To Survive the Holidays With Fructose Malabsorption then you’ll know one of the options was to cook a meal yourself to bring along with you if you’re having dinner elsewhere, which is what I’m doing this year.

I didn’t realize how difficult it would be to find a turkey that was free of added ingredients.  My husband does the grocery shopping (thank god, I don’t want to look at stupid fructose absorbers buying my favorite foods!), and he finally found a turkey breast that was untainted.  Which stinks because I like dark meat the best, but I’ll take what I can get.  Plus cooking an entire turkey for just myself would be overkill anyway. Continue reading