AIP Beet Rutabaga “no-potato” Salad

This is a flavorful summer time dish that can replace your traditional potato salad during the AIP complete elimination phase. 1 small rutabaga, peeled and cubed into 1 inch pieces 2 large red beets, cubed into 1 inch pieces half bunch of dried dill, chopped or 2-3 T. dried 3 T. balsamic vinegar 1 T.…

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Honey-Lemon Carrots (AIP)

This side dish goes with any cooked meat, seafood, or fish. If you are not on AIP, just top with walnuts and call it a dinner. 1 lb. carrots 2 T. extra virgin coconut oil sea salt 1 T. honey 1/2 of a lemon, zest and juice (at room temperature) Place coconut oil on a…

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AIP Ground Beef and Sage Meatballs

These meatballs have become one of my go-to meals lately. They are excellent served alone alongside roasted or pureed vegetables, reheated the next day for lunch, and are easy for my toddler to eat. Sage is a safe spice to include on AIP, so I decided to see how it pairs with beef one day.…

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AIP Apple Breakfast Sausage

Ah, sausage. Most store-bought versions contain black pepper plus “spices”, so they are off-limits during the strict elimination phase of AIP. Creating convenience foods while on AIP is a huge help and ensures compliance for the elimination phase duration that calms inflammation and re-sets the immune system. Here is one of the convenience foods that…

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AIP Parsnip and Carrot Porridge

Oatmeal. Reminds me of my Grandma, my mom’s mom who always made the best version that included banana, raisins, and was topped with whole milk. Simple, whole ingredients that combined with a little TLC created a nourishing and comforting breakfast. My Grandma grew up on a farm in the early 1900’s before WWII and before…

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AIP Butternut Squash Lasagna

My husband always comments how good this dish is when I make it. I agree, it is thoroughly satisfying. It takes about 20 minutes to prepare and then bakes for an hour. Although lasagna always seems so labor intensive, this lasagna uses butternut squash instead of noodles, which requires no boiling and the meat sauce…

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AIP Banana Bread

A staple of everyone’s recipe book must include banana bread, right? I think so. This is one of the first recipes I have perfected since starting the AIP diet. It is grain free, egg free, dairy free, Paleo and AIP. Please enjoy. Wet 3 bananas, mashed with a fork 1 T. gelatin dissolved in 1/4…

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The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP)

As the fog lifted, as I began to feel more rested, and as I got use to the idea that I will never be alone again I realized my body is not back to normal.  Here we are, 18 months into my little boys life, 18 months postpartum and I feel more like myself than…

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Easy to Obtain Immune Supportive Foods

As I was placing my last order of supplements from an online dispensary, the items in my cart updating to “backordered” as I continued browsing. Like so many other people, I was trying to ensure I was giving my family one leg up against Covid-19. As a nutritionist, I know the importance of immune supportive…

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Grain-free, Vegan, Plantain Tortillas

Most gluten free bread or tortillas break easy, crumble, or fall apart in your hand, let alone actually hold a good amount of filling. These hold-up amazingly well, but also taste great, are grain-free, AIP friendly, and gut friendly.⁣ ⁣ These are made from plantains, plantains that are so super cheap to purchase. Although I…

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