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Tostones (Fried Green Plantains) from Freezer Cooking for the Paleo AIP

Tostones, or twice-fried green plantains, are an AIP breakfast staple for me. Cheap, easy, and delicious – what’s not to love? Well, the fact that they take a little bit of time is one! You have to peel, cut, heat oil, cook pieces on all sides, remove

Easy Paleo Beef Stroganoff (AIP)

Long before I adopted a grain and dairy free diet, I fell in love with beef stroganoff and tinkered with a recipe until I had a foolproof method for making a single skillet version of it that was quick and easy for weeknight meals. Only recently, with

Apple Crumble (AIP, Paleo)

Whether you call it it a crumble or a crisp or “lazy person’s version of apple pie,” you are sure to love this allergy friendly AIP apple crumble and be proud to serve it to anyone, regardless of their dietary restrictions… or lack of! It started out

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

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie (AIP)

Chicken pot pie is the quintessential American comfort food, but a version that is compatible with the requirements of the autoimmune paleo protocol (AIP) but still had a creamy filling and delicate biscuit topping seemed like an impossible feat. That’s why when I had my first taste test

Easy Yuca Oven Fries (AIP)

Since “going paleo” a few years ago, I have been introduced to a number of new-to-me foods that I now love, and high atop that list are yuca fries! Known and loved as yuca frita in much of Latin America, they are a great alternative to traditional french fries

Paleo Fish and Chips (AIP)

I was pretty sure I had nailed this recipe for an AIP friendly fried fish the minute I took the first filet out of the fryer and broke through the crispy coating. Popping that morsel in my mouth confirmed it and instantly took me back to my Wisconsin

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes from The Performance Paleo Cookbook

This recipe for Hasselback sweet potatoes is a special sneak preview from the soon-to-be-released The Performance Paleo Cookbook by Stephanie Gaudreau, the powerhouse blogger behind the highly successful Stupid Easy Paleo website. I made these as part of our New Year’s Eve dinner and they were the star

Clostridium Difficile: A Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) Success Story

Regular readers of this blog and followers on social media know that I was diagnosed with an intestinal infection due to clostridium difficile (commonly known as “c. diff“) about four months ago. In my last post, I shared the treatment up to that point and that the next

Crispy Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Sweet potato fries, made in the oven at home, that are actually crispy? YES! It is possible! I have tried so many different versions of this recipe since adopting a paleo diet and been disappointed with every single one. Sure, they tasted fine, but they were limp
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