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Nov 16 2015

Thanksgiving Turkey Talk

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it is time to purchase the turkey. Turkey itself is gluten-free, but always make sure to check the gravy packet and other ingredients or seasonings that may have been added. Additionally, if you are attending Thanksgiving dinner someplace else, make sure the turkey wasn’t cooked with the stuffing inside. Unless the stuffing is gluten-free, the turkey won’t be gluten-free if the stuffing is cooked inside.

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Jennie-O conveniently offers an Oven Ready Whole Turkey that goes from freezer to oven. No thawing needed! Product features:

  • Gluten-free
  • Preseasoned
  • Comes sealed in our Fool-Proof cooking bag
  • Gravy packet included


Solution Ingredients: Water, Seasoning (Maltodextrin, Dehydrated Turkey Broth, Onion Powder, Salt, Yeast Extract, Carrot Powder, Dextrose, Natural Flavors, Garic Powder, Annatto (color)), Sodium Phosphate, Salt, Sugar. Rubbed with: Salt, Maltodextrin, Sugar, Dextrose, Onion Powder, Spices, Carrot Powder, Garlic Powder, Paprika (Color), Extractive of Turmeric (Color). Gravy Ingredients: Water, Gravy Seasoning (Detrose, Modified Food Starch, Rice Flour, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Rendered Chicken Fat, Salt, Onion Powder, Yeast Extract, Dehydrated Turkey Broth, Dehydrated Cooked Turkey, Xanthan Gum, Natural Flavors (Contains Torula Yeast), Spice, Disodium Inosinate, Disodium Guanylate).

The back of the package even says, “no gluten” right under the ingredient list.

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We made this turkey last year for Thanksgiving and were very impressed. I had a lot of skeptical friends and family before I made this. No one believed it went right from the freezer to the oven. It was flavorful and moist and could not have been simpler to make. If you are short on time or don’t like messing with a raw turkey, this is the way to go! Jennie-O Oven Ready Whole Turkeys can be found at Walmart. Check the location finder to make sure the store closest to you carries it.

*The product mentioned in this post was sent to me free of charge for review purposes. The thoughts and opinions shared here are mine and have not been influenced by anyone or anything.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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