Stuffing is a major part of the holidays! Although traditional recipes include a ton of bread and gluten that will leave you feeling pretty stuffed yourself! Our Licensed Dietician Nutritionist, Jeannie Gorman, MS, CCN, LDN shared one of her holiday favorites. Keep reading for the recipe to this incredible Cauliflower Stuffing!

Why Jeannie loves it:

“I skip the bread and go straight for this stuffing!” This recipe is extremely easy to make, and it still has all the great flavors of Thanksgiving. Not to mention, it’s gluten-free and grain-free! Which will help you feel less bloated after Thanksgiving dinner.


  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped or thinly sliced
  • 1 small head cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 c. (8-oz.) package baby bella mushrooms, chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c. freshly chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped rosemary
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped sage (or 1 tsp. ground sage)
  • 1/2 c. low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion, carrot, and celery and sauté until soft, 7 to 8 minutes.
  2. Add cauliflower and mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes more.
  3. Add parsley, rosemary, and sage and stir until combined. Pour over broth and cook until totally tender and liquid is absorbed, 10 minutes.


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About Jeannie Gorman, MS, CCN, LDN
Jeannie Gorman, MS, CCN, LDN Registered Dietitian

Jeannie Gorman, MS, CCN, LDN Registered Dietitian

Jeannie holds a Masters degree in Human Nutrition Functional Medicine from the University of Western States, Portland, OR.  She is a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist, and IL Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist.  Jeannie combines her passion for natural health strategies, knowledge of condition-specific clinical nutrition and lifestyle protocols, and how vitamins and mineral levels affect health to fully support patients to achieve their goals.  She takes pride in being on a Functional Medicine team that sees lives change for the better by healing and preventing chronic disease. Her approach to clinical nutrition is built on a mosaic of educational experiences, bringing an appreciation of bio-individuality.  Her dedication to sound nutrition principles is rewarded when patients respond to the right foods and food-based supplementation in the right amount at the right time, deepening an appreciation for the wisdom of the body’s ability to heal.


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