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The turkey is the center stage of Thanksgiving! This Thanksgiving turkey recipe will make it healthy and tasty. Instead of inflammatory oils like canola, this recipe uses avocado oil to baste the turkey, and you will feel good about all the healthy, organic ingredients.

Total Prep Time: 2.5-3 hours Makes: 1 turkey

*Remember to buy organic and avoid your food allergies when making this recipe! If you do not know your food allergies, get them tested soon!


  • 1 organic turkey
  • 1 organic onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon organic thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon organic cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon organic onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons organic paprika
  • 1 organic garlic clove, minced
  • Avocado oil


  1. Thaw turkey (if it was stored in the freezer) for at least 24 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Line a turkey roaster with enough parchment paper to wrap over the turkey.
  4. Remove the neck, giblets, and liver.
  5. Combine the dry ingredients in small bowl.
  6. Rub the spice mixture into the cavity of the turkey.
  7. Optional – fill the inside with organic onions, carrots, and apples for an aromatic effect.
  8. Place breast-side up and brush with avocado oil.
  9. Tent with parchment paper and roast for 2-3 hours.


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