Nightshade-Free Bbq Sauce (AIP)

This bbq sauce is pretty good on its own, but when combined with a burger or pulled pork, it is elevated to a tasting-experience similar to the real thing. There are A LOT of ingredients in this sauce, but similar to making a Mole, all of those ingredients lead to a complex and deep flavor…

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Spring Detox Soup

In my house, we affectionately refer to this soup as Green Soup. There have been many variations over the years, but this one tastes especially delicious, so I thought I would share. This soup can be consumed by itself or as a side dish to a meal. If you need a “detox”, try making a…

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AIP Sandwich Bread

This bread makes a great sandwich, but also is unbelievably delicious toasted and topped with coconut oil and 100% fruit jam. It tastes similar to regular old bread, which to most people seems ordinary, but for someone who has not tasted “real bread” in years, it is heavenly. The addition of 1/4 cup of apple…

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Delicata, Beef, and Tarragon Stew (AIP and Paleo)

Ground beef. It is inexpensive, quick to cook, and flavorful. Well, the 80/20 version is flavorful. That 20% fat content makes it flavorful since fat carries flavor. Because we are eating all that fat, it is important to ensure it is the highest quality fat, found in organic, humanely raised, or grass-fed cows as these…

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Italian Beef Stew (AIP and Paleo)

It was raining here yesterday, a cool reprieve from the summer heat. Stew seemed like the thing to do, so I created this basil-filled version that is hearty and nourishing, free from night-shades too. 1 lb. beef cubes, preferably organic or grass-fed 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 rutabaga, cubed 2 small…

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AIP Pizza Crust (Grain-free and Vegan)

This pizza crust is so good, it is chewy and crisp. It is reminiscent of a regular, gluten containing pizza, but this one, of course contains no grain. My husband, who still eats ANY pizza, gave it a thumbs up. Thank you to The Curious Coconut for the idea to grate the plantain. Amanda grated…

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Carrot Cake Plantain Muffins (AIP)

These carrot cake muffins are lightly spiced and just sweet enough. They are the perfect travel snack or quick breakfast. They have even cured a carrot cake craving when nothing else could do. Wet Ingredients 1 green plantain 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 1/4 c. water 2 T. maple syrup 2 T. gelatin Dry…

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AIP Blueberry Plantain Muffins (Paleo and Grain-Free)

It is important to really enjoy our food, especially while eating the AIP way or eating an elimination diet. Compliance can be very difficult when feeling deprived. Being armed with plenty of yummy recipes and a freezer full of back-up foods for the times that cooking is not an option enables a plan for compliance.…

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AIP Pumpkin Muffins

These have become one of my go-to breakfasts. I can whip up a batch at the beginning of the week and remain satisfied all week long. I like to top my morning muffin with copious amounts of coconut butter, full of healthy fat, this way one muffin will keep me full until lunch. 1 T.…

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Easy Cilantro Chimichurri (AIP)

This is the easiest sauce to make, adds a ton of flavor to food, and goes well with many things. It tastes great on beef, lamb, pork, turkey, salmon, and shrimp. Also, on roasted cauliflower, broccoli, and carrots or as a condiment for tacos and a dipping sauce for meatballs. 1 bunch of organic cilantro…

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