My Thoughts Archive

2019 Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

The year isn’t quite over, but since the first week in December is always Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week, it feels like a good time to reflect on the previous year and take stock of how well I have achieved my goal of “living well” with Crohn’s

How I ate in Italy and maintained my autoimmune health

First, let me preface this by saying that while all of the recipes I post on this blog are compliant with the AIP elimination phase, I have personally moved beyond that phase and reintroduced many foods from all of the AIP stages, so this post will include

The Definitive Guide to AIP Bone Broth

Bone broth. I recently realized that it is no longer accurate to say that bone broth is “having a moment.” Of course, that has always been true! The idea of making a long-simmered broth or stock from bones and other scraps and then using it as both

Bacon Beef Liver Pâté with Rosemary and Thyme from The Nutrient-Dense Kitchen

Beef liver is truly one of the top superfoods but few people want to eat it due to its strong flavor and general squeamishness over eating organs. But pair it with some bacon and strong herbs and turn it into a rich pâté, and you’ve turned it

Chicken & Mushroom Kebabs – from AIP By Seasons

There are so many compelling reason to eat with the seasons, but at the top of the list for me is flavor! These mushroom and chicken kebabs are my contribution to an exciting new collaborative AIP cookbook that I know you are going to love, whether you

Looking back on 2018

As the year comes to a close and I reflect back, I have just one thing to say: 2018 was a BIG year! Personally and professionally, it was eventful and mostly positive. And of course, it was delicious! Here are some of the month-by-month highlights from the

Irish Stew – from The Global Paleo AIP Kitchen

Ready to travel the world – culinarily speaking, anyway? This hearty Irish stew is just a preview of the adventures that await you in a brand new AIP cookbook that I’m honored to be part of, along with an all-star global cast of AIP recipe creators! The

It’s more than food… Preparing for an AIP Thanksgiving

This isn’t a post about AIP Thanksgiving food. If that’s what you are looking for, please don’t quit reading yet because chances are good that this conversation applies to you also, especially if you are gearing up for your first Thanksgiving while following AIP or any voluntary

30 Minute Meals for the Paleo AIP

We’ve all been there… it’s almost dinner time and you have a refrigerator full of ingredients and need them to magically turn themselves into food PRONTO. You know you need a full meal (a can of tuna fish eaten over the sink just isn’t going to cut

Toasted Coconut Salmon from Made Whole

Wild-caught salmon is one of the most nutrient dense proteins you can choose and this recipe is fast to make and has a rich and savory topping that is turns it into a perfect meal for entertaining, or just indulging yourself on a typical week day. This
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