Why I needed an AIP reset

Thirty days ago I decided to give myself a virtual reboot. I was fed up with feeling less than stellar and decided to start a paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) reset. Like a computer that had stretched its resources too thin and had been running for too long without

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shallots and Rosemary (AIP, SCD)

After decades of being reviled by children everywhere, Brussels sprouts are having their moment in their sun. If you are surprised that they taste better than you remember, you aren’t alone and your taste buds are not fooling you. In fact, the modern day varieties (yes, varieties… there are

Pork Vindaloo from The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook

This recipe for paleo pork vindaloo veers away from the traditional in a few ways, but is still so flavorful and easy to make, especially with the help of my favorite kitchen multi-tasker, the Instant Pot. It comes from The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, which is

Sweet Potato Bacon Tots from The Paleo Kids Cookbook

I can’t think of any more quintessentially American kid food than the “tater tot”; unfortunately the store bought ones are usually made with ingredients that are at best not health-promoting and at worst, downright disgusting and off limits for kids with allergies and food sensitivities. But with this

Gingered Pear & Butternut Squash Soup (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

Fall is the season for soup, isn’t it? This recipe for a gingered pear and butternut squash soup embraces the produce of the season and is especially nourishing on cool days. I’ve been eating more soup lately as the weather turns cooler and experimenting with different flavors

In praise of the audiobook!

Gasoline may fuel the engine, but audiobooks are what keep me going behind the wheel on my long drives for work and pleasure, so I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorites with you readers… and ask you to help me re-fill my

Paleo Banana Coconut Cream Pies (AIP, SCD, GAPS)

Paleo banana coconut cream pie. YES! I have created a dairy free, gluten free, grain free, nut free, and naturally sweetened version that is both comforting enough to satisfy your nostalgic sweet tooth and elegant enough to serve at a fancy dinner party. In fact, it is ideal

Rosemary Scented Mashed White Sweet Potatoes (AIP)

You won’t believe these rosemary mashed white sweet potatoes are dairy and nightshade free and totally AIP-compliant! I have always loved potatoes of all types and preparations, with mashed potatoes being right at the top of my list. When I started the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) and

Garlic Rosemary Oxtail Stew (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

Way back in 2013, shortly after I started this blog, I created and shared a recipe for rosemary and garlic braised oxtail. I gushed about how delicious it was and what a great use of a cheap cut of beef it was, kicking off a series of

Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Grain Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free)

Bananas + brown butter ghee + chocolate = yummmmmmmmm. Yes, that’s a mathematical equation and this recipe for brown butter banana chocolate chip muffins is its proof! I had a few overripe bananas and wasn’t feeling inspired by my usual paleo banana bread recipe and craving something even
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