Side Dishes Archive

Cobb Salad (AIP, SCD)

I made this gorgeous AIP-friendly version of a Cobb salad as part of our “around-the-world” culinary adventures in 2020. I’ve learned so much during this year long project about things that I had never even thought about before. For example, I never knew that “baked beans” are

Cranberry Apple Bacon Stuffed Acorn Squash (SCD, AIP)

Stuffed acorn squash makes for an appealing presentation, especially on a holiday table, and jazzes up what is otherwise often a pretty bland vegetable. Yes, I’ll admit it. While I generally love winter squash, acorn squash has never been one of my favorites… except when used as

Tatsoi and White Sweet Potato with Ground Meat Skillet (AIP)

One of the principles of the autoimmune protocol is that we try to eat as much variety as we can within the parameters of the allowed ingredients, especially the vegetables. This recipe uses tatsoi, a leafy green member of the brassica family and closely related to bok

Creamy Vegetable Beef Soup (AIP)

This AIP-friendly creamy vegetable beef soup is a study in contradictions. It’s creamy without a drop of dairy, vegetable focused but not vegetable-forward, both light and hearty, and ready in about 30 minutes yet full of flavor you’d expect from a long simmered stew! It’s also very

10 More Easy AIP Blueberry Recipes

The truth is, you really don’t need any of these AIP blueberry recipes because blueberries are fantastic to eat all by themselves, by the handful, any time of day. Another one of my favorite ways to turn them into a very satisfying treat is to melt a

10 More Easy AIP Asparagus Recipes

These asparagus recipes prove that this vegetable is epitome of easy! Practically no prep work is needed and it cooks in a flash. It is a delicious and nutritious addition to your vegetable rotation and should especially enjoyed when it is in season locally. Why eat asparagus?

Easy Broiled Asparagus (AIP, SCD)

I try not to play favorites when it comes to vegetables and preparation methods, but if did I would be putting this broiled asparagus really high on that list! This easy recipe is the best of all worlds because it is fast and virtually fuss free, delicious

10 More Easy AIP Cabbage Recipes

If you have a head of cabbage rolling around in your refrigerator and don’t know what to do with it, I’ve got 10 great ideas for you! Whether you opt to shred it, slice it, chop it, or wedge it, you will learn that this budget-friendly vegetable

Easy Braised Cabbage (AIP, SCD)

Braised cabbage ticks all the necessary boxes during these challenging times: It’s easy, cheap, nutritious, and versatile. A single head of cabbage goes a long way and will last nicely in your refrigerator, so it makes sense to grab one (or two) anytime you see them available.

10 More Easy AIP Carrot Recipes

Carrots are a favorite vegetable for many and work well with many different dietary approaches, including the autoimmune protocol. One medium carrot provides 200% of your daily need for vitamin A, so if you include them in your vegetable rotation at least three times a week you’ll