pork Archive

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

Cauliflower Pork Fried Rice from One-Pot Paleo

My midwestern relatives have one-pot cooking down to a science with their casseroles, hot dishes, and stews – but what about one-pot paleo cooking? This new cookbook from Jenny Castaneda proves that it can be done deliciously, even while sticking to a whole and real food diet free

Paleo Bolognese Sauce with Squash Noodles

My husband has been working to perfect this bolognese sauce for a long time and it broke his heart when I told him I was going on the autoimmune paleo protocol (AIP) last year and couldn’t eat either noodles or tomatoes! So we put our heads together

Braised Pork Shoulder with Pancetta and Red Wine Sauce

Humble pork shoulder is a favorite cut for the budget minded paleo cook, but in this dish it gets dressed up for dinner as it is braised in a rich sauce of pancetta and red wine, accented by the food trinity of flavor and some fresh herbs. With

“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

Paleo Meatballs that will fool your Italian grandmother! (AIP-friendly)

It has been well established that paleo meatballs do not NEED a binder like bread or breadcrumbs to hold their shape. Recipes for grain free and dairy free meatballs can be found and most of them taste really good. But they still lack a certain authenticity, a softness, a

Paleo Stuffed Summer Squash

The paleo food community has a love affair with summer squash, including the recent discovery of “zucchini cheese” that is taking the social media world by storm! So I was surprised to discover few recipes for paleo stuffed summer squash when I went looking for creative ways to

Pork Chops with Leek Sauce

Since we started getting a share of a pasture raised local heritage pig, pork chops have become my favorite meat. They taste amazing prepared simply and can easily be dressed up for company like these pork chops with leek sauce. These pork chops are nothing at all

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

Pork Chops with Pear Shallot Sauce

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again. Pork rocks! Especially with fruit. This time I paired pork chops with pears and shallots and practically licked the pan because it was so good. This recipe was inspired by one in Bruce Aidells’ Great Meat Cookbook, which I