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Appetizers Recipes Side Dishes

Zucchini Cheese (AIP, SCD)

Zucchini cheese. Seriously. Cheese made from zucchini. I kid you not! A couple days ago I happened to see an Instagram post which purported to show non-dairy, nut-free, and soy-free “cheese” made from zucchini. As I am progressing through this month of a paleo reset, I’m realizing that I feel a lot better when I […]

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Beef Main Dishes Recipes

Thai Style Steak Salad

The traditionalĀ cuisine of Thailand and the paleo style of eating are a match made in heaven and this paleo Thai steak salad is an easy way to create a hearty paleo-friendly dinner entree that is packed with flavor. It is also very easy to modify to make compliant with the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) and […]

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Breakfast Recipes Treats

Paleo Banana Bread (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

When life gives you over-ripe bananas, what do you do? You make banana bread, of course! I’ve been working on paleo banana bread recipe that also doesn’t use nut flours or dairy for a while, and am pleased to present this recipe. By combining coconut and tapioca flour and adding some coconut milk, it mimics […]

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Breakfast Treats

Paleo Rhubarb Bread (Grain Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free)

Rhubarb bread is a distinct signal of spring to me! Rhubarb grows so prodigiously in my parents’ midwestern garden in the spring and summer that you can harvest it by the harmful and come back the next day and not believe you picked any at all. It is welcome though, because it comes after a […]

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Beef Main Dishes Recipes

Home Cured Corned Beef

Why not cure your own corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day this year? Home cured corned beef takes just a little bit of time and the some space in the back of your refrigerator, and you have complete control over the quality and ingredients. Corned beef and cabbage is my family’s traditional St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Breakfast Recipes

Autoimmune Paleo Breakfast Sausage

This autoimmune paleo breakfast sausage recipe is my answer to the big question – “But what can I have for breakfast?!” – that inevitably comes up when people start an AIP protocol and are wondering what’s left after grains and eggs are off the menu and they discover that most pre-made sausages contain either nightshade […]

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My Thoughts Science

FODMAPs and Crohn’s Disease: A Beginner’s Guide

If you have Crohn’s disease then you may have heard of a group of carbohydrates referred to as FODMAPs, especially if you happen to live in Australia where the bulk of the research into these foods has occurred and a low-FODMAP diet has gained widespread acceptance as treatment for people with both irritable bowel syndrome […]

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Appetizers Recipes

Paleo Plantain Chips and Easy Guacamole

These plantain chips are my paleo answer to an overwhelming desire to enjoy chips and guacamole! I know some paleo people are able to eat organic corn chips and more power to them, I say. Unfortunately for me, corn (along with wheat) is one grain I steer completely clear of because I’ve had allergic reactions […]

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Recipes Side Dishes

Baked Fennel and Potatoes (Dairy Free)

Fennel is one of those rare vegetables that you can eat either raw or cooked, and tastes like two completely different foods depending on the preparation. Raw, it tastes distinctly like licorice and anise. Cooked, its flavor mellows and sweetens like a caramelized onion and imparts an aroma that many will recognize as the same […]

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Recipes Side Dishes

Garlic and Ginger Glazed Baby Bok Choy (Soy Free)

Bok choy (also spelled “bok choi” or “pak choi”) is a such a contradictory, complex, and delicious vegetable. When cooked properly, the stalks are creamy and have an underlying sweetness while the darker green leaves have an earthy flavor similar to chard or spinach. A member of the cabbage family, bok choy is a staple […]