Side Dishes Archive

10 More Easy AIP Kale Recipes

If you are looking for easy and flavorful ways to prepare kale, you have come to the right place! This post features 10 recipes, all of them 100% compliant with the elimination phase of the autoimmune protocol (AIP), but so wholesome and delicious that you can feed

Easy Blanched Kale (AIP, SCD)

Whoever has been doing the PR for kale these last few years deserves a raise, because if there is one thing it seems like we all agree on is kale’s “superfood” status! It is thought to be one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet (though

10 More Easy AIP Beet Recipes

The reasons to eat beets are many, and so are the excuses people have for not eating them regularly! We all seem to agree we should eat them, especially when you discover that they contain all the folate you need for a day plus manganese, copper, potassium,

Easy Roasted Beets (AIP, SCD)

Love em’ or hate em’, you can’t argue with the nutrient density of a beet! Use this no-mess and extra easy roasted beet method to prepare them ahead of time to eat cold in a salad or warm to add color to any meal or as an

Smoky Kabocha “Cheese” Spread (AIP, SCD)

The best things in life often happen when you are looking for something else entirely… and this smoky “cheese” spread made from kabocha squash, bacon, and a few other key ingredients is a deliciously great example of that! Believe it or not, I was actually going for

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries (AIP, SCD)

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that makes me smile because… Cranberries! Combine those cranberries with Brussels sprouts and roast them in the oven just long enough to get them a little bit crispy on the edges and oh mama, I’m in heaven! I know everyone

Braised Romanesco with Onions, Olives, and Raisins (AIP, SCD)

I usually just prepare romanesco like I would ordinary broccoli, but cutting it before cooking it means that I’m the only one who gets to truly appreciate its other-worldly beauty. This recipe for braised romanesco with a sweet, salty, and savory mixture of onions, olives, and raisins

Citrus Cabbage Slaw (AIP, SCD)

This week’s new recipe for a citrus cabbage slaw is inspired by something I had while on vacation earlier this summer, but made even prettier (and more nutritionally diverse) by including purple cabbage and a couple big carrots, along with shredded green cabbage. It makes a refreshing

Asparagus & Garlic Scape Soup (AIP, SCD)

Nothing says spring more than a vibrant green asparagus and garlic scape soup! Use your choice of greens – kale, spinach, chard, or even mustard or dandelion greens – and make it creamy with either cauliflower or white sweet potato, depending on your preference and dietary need.

Pickled Radishes with Ginger and Garlic (AIP, SCD)

These quick pickled radishes are a treat for all of your senses… including your eyes! After just 30 minutes or so of chill time, the natural red pigment on the outside of the slices will infuse the brine with a hot pink hue that the white flesh