scd Archive

Carrot, Fennel and Orange Soup (AIP, SCD)

The alternate name for this carrot, fennel, and orange soup is “Sunshine in a Bowl,” not only because it has the bright vibrant color of sun, but because it is absolutely packed with nutrients that will perk you right up… even on a cold and dreary January

Meal Prep Tricks – Balsamic Steak Mason Jar Salads (AIP, SCD)

Who has a New Years resolution that involves eating better, being more organized, and/or saving more money? If so, then meal prep can help… and one of my favorite meal prep meals types is the Mason jar salad! Once you know the formula, it’s easy to modify

Fast Spoon Lamb with Gravy – Instant Pot (AIP, SCD)

“Spoon” lamb is a classic preparation that results in meat so tender you can eat it with a… yes, a spoon. Thanks to an Instant Pot, this AIP-friendly version is made in about 2 hours. I know that doesn’t sound like it deserves the label of being

Baked Pumpkin with Apples and Cranberries (AIP, SCD)

These precious little sugar pumpkins are irresistibly cute, and tasty too! Stuffed with apples and dried cranberries, they are a trifecta of autumnal flavors packaged into one and seasoned with a bit of bacon. A cross between a dessert and a savory side dish, they would be

Stuffed Delicata Squash (AIP, SCD)

It’s no secret that I’m a delicata squash fan… I even converted my parents when I was visiting them in northern Wisconsin in mid-July and was excited to discover that they already had some in their local markets! They don’t show up here in Virginia until late

Kabocha Squash Fries (AIP, SCD)

No, these kabocha squash fries aren’t really fried, but trust me when I tell you that you’ll love them anyway. If you ask me, the crown jewel of the winter squashes is the brilliant orange fleshed kabocha squash with an edible green peel, especially when cut into

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks (AIP, SCD)

There’s nothing quite like steaks on the grill… especially when they are cauliflower steaks! Enjoy them as an accompaniment to something meaty, or put them right in the center of the plate for a show stopping main dish that your vegan friends can enjoy along with you.

Watermelon and Scallop Ceviche (AIP, SCD)

It is so hot and muggy in the Washington, DC area this time of year that I don’t want to use ANY heat for cooking – not even for just a few minutes. I’m not a food historian, but I’m guessing that is exactly why ceviche was

Thai Chicken Curry with Mushrooms and Carrots (AIP, SCD)

Don’t let the long list of ingredients required for this nightshade-free green chicken curry dissuade you from giving it a go… it’s actually quite easy to make and well worth the effort of the grocery shopping trip required! Thai basil and lemongrass The trickiest ingredients to find

Stuffed Flank Steak (AIP, SCD, Paleo)

Stuffed flank steak makes a pretty presentation and with the right savory fillings, will appeal to everyone’s palate while still meeting the restrictions of a healing diet like AIP. And your guests won’t ever suspect that it was as easy to make as it really is (nor