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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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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Celeriac Soup

 aka Celery Root Soup Perhaps you have never heard of celery root or perhaps this food is common-place for you, either way, I think you will enjoy this soup. With the growing popularity of celery as a healing food, it is nice to have alternative ways to incorporate celery into your meals. Celeriac is a…

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Cauliflower-Sweet Potato Yellow Curry Soup

If you have ever had cauliflower pureed, then you know how luscious it can be. Being in the mood for something creamy, rich, hearty, and indulgent I decided to create this soup. This soup will seem indulgent, but it is actually so very healthy that you can save your cheat meal for  another occasion. Cauliflower…

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Naturally Fermented Vegetables

Number one condiment? Most Americans say ketchup …or ranch, maybe salsa or guacamole if they live in the southwest.  For me, it is fermented vegetables. Sauerkraut, kimchi, or naturally fermented vegetables. This one company from Ohio makes an extreme garlic variety that is so on-point that it is hard to eat anything else. For cost…

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Leek-Zucchini Soup

Yields: 4-6 servings Cook Time: about 1 hour This soup is warming, bright, and fresh, a perfect meal for the late stages of winter as we welcome the early signs of spring. Oh spring, I look forward to your longer days, brighter light, and warmer winds, but until then, please enjoy this healthy and nourishing…

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Asian Turkey Meatballs (AIP and Paleo)

These meatballs have become a stable in our household because they are gluten free, quick to make, and are packed full of wonderful Asian fusion flavors like ginger. These are baked, so while they are baking, it is easy to make a quick stir-fry, salad, or slaw to serve along side. Today, I served these…

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Herb Encrusted Pork Loin

  1 pork loin, about 1-2 lbs 1 T. pastured lard or tallow 1 T. sea salt 1 tsp garlic granules 1/2 tsp dried lemon thyme 1/2 tsp dried summer savory 1/2 tsp dried pineapple sage 1/2 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP) Heat an oven safe saute pan over medium-high heat.  Combine sea salt,…

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Baby Back Baked Ribs

Rib Rub: 1 T. sea salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp dried oregano dash clove 1/2 tsp each: black pepper and chili powder (omit for AIP) 1 rack of baby back ribs, preferably pastured and/or humanely raised Rub ribs with the rub at least 1 hour prior to cooking or apply to ribs and…

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Sort of Like, an Antipasto Plate

As an hor d’oeuvre, for lunch or snack, I love to put together a plateful of finger foods.  It is completely satisfying to eat with my fingers; it is primal, instinctual, easy, and I find joy in licking my fingers after an especially delicious bite.  So why not eat this way more often, slow down…

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