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Rosemary Scented Mashed White Sweet Potatoes (AIP)

You won’t believe these rosemary mashed white sweet potatoes are dairy and nightshade free and totally AIP-compliant! I have always loved potatoes of all types and preparations, with mashed potatoes being right at the top of my list. When I started the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) and

Garlic Rosemary Oxtail Stew (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

Way back in 2013, shortly after I started this blog, I created and shared a recipe for rosemary and garlic braised oxtail. I gushed about how delicious it was and what a great use of a cheap cut of beef it was, kicking off a series of

Steamed mussels with prosciutto and garlic (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

I’ll admit it. Shellfish like clams, oysters, and mussels intimidated me for a long time. I’m not exactly sure why. Blame it on my provincial upbringing in the landlocked upper midwestern United States that didn’t expose me to them until I was a young adult or the general

Braised Cube Steak with Onion Gravy (AIP)

What’s not to love about the humble cube steak? This recipe for braised cube steak with a gluten-free gravy proves my point. The versatile beef cut is also known as “minute steak” because of how quickly it can be cooked, but it really shines when you use a low

Creamy Artichoke Dip from Nourish: The Paleo Healing Cookbook (AIP)

UPDATE: Congratulations Melissa W. – You are the winner of the cookbook giveaway! Creamy artichoke spinach dip that is paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) compliant and yet tastes just a luscious as the dairy and mayonnaise filled original? Sounds like a fantasy, but thanks to the brilliant skills

Rosemary & Shallot Roasted Butternut Squash and a Review of The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook

UPDATE: Congratulations Lori L., you are the winner! Check your email and reply to confirm your address… I find it hard to believe now, but for the longest time I thought I hated squash. One of the delightful side effects of going on a diet that restricted most

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 Tuna Cakes

These grain and dairy free paleo tuna cakes were my answer to a three-day work conference where I knew my food options would be limited to whatever the conference organizers saw fit to provide for a “gluten free” lunch. I froze them and packed in a cooler with

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

Mint and Lemon Grilled Lamb Chops (Paleo, AIP, SCD)

These delicious grilled lamb chops are marinated in a simple paste of mint and lemon with garlic accents and then grilled to medium rare. Grill some vegetables like summer squash and sweet potatoes along with them and you have an easy paleo meal that is also autoimmune