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Rosemary and Thyme Focaccia from The Autoimmune Protocol Made Simple

Are you on the Paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) and missing the joy of dipping a fragrant piece of bread into a bit of olive oil or bowl of soup? It is a simple pleasure that you may think is relegated only to fantasy if you are on

Cherry Ice Cream (Paleo, AIP, SCD, Vegan)

There are few foods I love more than fresh sweet cherries, so when I heard that the trees at Hollin Farms, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, were ripe and ready for picking this past weekend, I dropped all other plans I had for Saturday

Cheesy Taters & Bacon from AIP Sheet Pan Recipes

You can stop right there because you had me at “cheesy”! Add taters and bacon, and the fact that this AIP recipe is made on a sheet pan… well, I’m in hog heaven! It’s from a new cookbook called AIP Sheet Pan Recipes, created by Samantha Teague, a

Chicken and Bok Choy Stir Fry (Paleo, AIP)

I’m so glad I decided to throw in a packet of bok choy seeds with my order this spring! They have sparked all kinds of creative dishes this spring, and this Asian-inspired sweet and sour chicken stir fry dish is just the latest… and one of the

All Purpose Herb Sauce (Paleo, AIP, SCD, Vegan)

Here’s a not-so-secret fact about me. I’m frugal. Of course, I’m willing to pay money for quality food, but I am waaaaaaay too frugal to buy fresh herbs at the grocery store. Especially because I know how very easy (and cheap!) it is to grow those herbs

Cucumber & Radish Salad (Paleo, AIP, SCD, Vegan)

The sun is shining and life is good! It rained for 6 straight days here last week and I could really feel my mood and wellbeing improve when the skies cleared and the sun appeared again. Even though I knew all of those days of rain were

My IBD Story for World IBD Day

Since I started Gutsy By Nature as a blog in 2013, I’ve written several times about my personal story of diagnosis with Crohn’s disease and healing, but I’ve never actually written out the entire story, from its beginning to where I am today, May 19, 2018. In

Springtime Crab Salad (AIP, SCD, Paleo)

This simple salad features two early spring garden staples – arugula and radishes – along with crab meat and avocado for a refreshing and nutrient dense casual lunch or a tasty salad course for dinner. Garden update My incentive for creating this recipe was the fact that

Crispy Wings & Sweet Potato Fries (AIP, Paleo)

After multiple test batches (which Mr. Gutsy very much enjoyed devouring), I have perfected this technique for making chicken wings with crispy skin and great flavor along side oven sweet potato fries and can finally share it with you! Add your favorite sauce, a simple mixed greens

Fudgy Banana Bars (Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

Overripe bananas usually mean banana bread but this recipe instead twists them into fudgy banana flavored brownies that are vegan, AIP, grain-free, and have no added sweeteners. Yes, it’s the holy grail of dessert yumminess! Whether you just need something that is gluten-free and all natural, or
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