Appetizers Archive

Steamed mussels with prosciutto and garlic (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

I’ll admit it. Shellfish like clams, oysters, and mussels intimidated me for a long time. I’m not exactly sure why. Blame it on my provincial upbringing in the landlocked upper midwestern United States that didn’t expose me to them until I was a young adult or the general

Comfort Food: 40+ AIP-Friendly Recipes!

Is “comfort food” compatible with a healing diet like the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP)? I asked some of my blogger friends who create recipes that are compliant with the protocol for their perspective and got the resounding answer… YES! They buck the conventional wisdom that the nostalgic

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

Creamy Artichoke Dip from Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook (AIP)

UPDATE: Congratulations Melissa W. – You are the winner of the cookbook giveaway! Creamy artichoke spinach dip that is paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) compliant and yet tastes just a luscious as the dairy and mayonnaise filled original? Sounds like a fantasy, but thanks to the brilliant skills

Paleo Crab Bisque from He Won’t Know It’s Paleo

She’s been called the “Paula Deen of the AIP community” and this paleo crab bisque is a great example of why! This recipe is from the brand new cookbook by Bre’anna Emmit, He Won’t Know It’s Paleo. It is creamy, comforting, and delicious… but also good for

AIP Teriyaki Sauce from Paleo Eats plus a GIVEAWAY!

I was recently trying to create a simple asian stir fry while cooking for the family on vacation and tried in vain to find a bottle of teriyaki sauce that was gluten free and not loaded with artificial junk and refined sugar. If only I had known then

Paleo Huli Huli Chicken Wings

These Hawaiian chicken wings are my way of capturing the flavors of the islands in a bite size package and paying homage to the tradition of the grilled huli huli chicken, but without out any of the junky ingredients you’d find in a bottled sauce or the

“Powerhouse on a Plate” Bacon, Mushroom, Liver Pâté

Before I get into singing the praises of the nutrient density of this pâté I lovingly call “powerhouse-on-a-plate,” I have to tell you a funny story about the real life troubles of food blogging. It is autumn now and that means that the days are getting shorter

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

Zesty Crab Cakes from Mediterranean Paleo Cooking, Review and Giveaway!

Every now and then, a cookbook comes along that changes everything you think you know about its particular niche. It presents something in a totally new way or it opens doors of a cuisine to a new audience. Mediterranean Paleo Cooking by popular blogger Caitlin Weeks, her chef husband