November 29, 2017

Healthy Holiday Turkey Recipe

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By Dr Don Colbert

Luckily, the quintessential Holiday Meal dish is quite keto friendly.

By whipping up this easy and delicious Turkey recipe, you can keep burning fat while you feast!

This turkey recipe avoids any crab heavy grain-based stuffing. It also uses grass-fed butter as a healthy and stable cooking oil that won’t oxidize and leave you feeling sluggish.

The best part is that this recipe is so delicious that your family and friends will absolutely love it!


Oven-Roasted Turkey:
5 lb. pasture-raised organic turkey (or something in similar size)
1 organic white onion, chopped
1 organic lemon, sliced
1 bulb organic garlic, minced
1 tsp. organic dried rosemary
1/4 cup grass-fed butter, melted
2 tsp. sea salt

Turkey innards
1/3 cup organic chicken broth
3 cups filtered water
1 tsp. organic coconut aminos
4 tbsp. organic thyme
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
1 organic bay leaf
1/4 tsp. organic rosemary
1/4 cup grass-fed butter
2 tsp sea salt
2 tsp. organic black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  2. Stuff the turkey with all of the ingredients listed.
  3. On low heat, melt 1/4 cup butter with 2 teaspoons of sea salt.
  4. Pour butter over the turkey making sure to coat thoroughly.
  5. Bake turkey for 2 1/2 hours (or until internal temp reaches 165 F)
  6. In a large sauce pot combine 3 cups water and 1/3 cup chicken broth.
  7. Add the turkey innards to the pot and bring to a rolling boil.
  8. Reduce heat down to medium-low and simmer for an hour.
  9. Add green onion, thyme, bay leaf, rosemary, salt, and pepper to the gravy.
  10. Continue to boil for another 30 minutes.
  11. Remove gravy from heat.
  12. Put 4 tablespoons of butter in a blender and then pour in the gravy.
  13. Blend until thoroughly combined.
  14. Return gravy to the sauce pot and simmer on low until cooked down to desired consistency.
  15. Once cooked, remove turkey from oven.
  16. Pour turkey pan drippings in to the gravy and stir.
  17. Let turkey rest before serving.

Dr Don Colbert

We hope you and your family thoroughly enjoy your keto Holiday turkey! Let us know how it turned out in the comments below!

Wishing you a blessed Christmas!