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

Mint and Basil Pesto from Simple French Paleo (AIP)

I have long been enamored with everything French, beginning when I signed up to study the language as a 9th grader and culminating when I discovered the deliciousness that is French food! This recipe for mint and basil pesto comes from an incredible new cookbook called Simple

Grilled Pork Chops with Mango Mint Salsa (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

It seems that somebody declared mango THE flavor of the summer season this year and this paleo autoimmune friendly recipe for grilled pork chops with mango mint salsa is my entry into the madness! The difference is that I put a real fresh mango front and center

Paleo Sesame Short Ribs with Thai Sunbutter Sauce (Instant Pot)

With its heavy use of soy and peanuts, Thai food takes some manipulating to make it fit the paleo eating template. Fortunately, coconut aminos and sunflower seed butter make terrific substitutes! This recipe is not an exact recreation of any specific Thai dish, but instead a riff on
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