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 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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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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Coconut Lamb Curry

I have made his warming curry quite a few times already through the fall and winter and I feel like it is ready to be shared. It has been well-served, mainly because it is so hearty, satisfying and full of flavor that it impresses a small gathering as well as my husband for dinner. Always…

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Asian Turkey Meatballs

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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Chuck Eye Round Roast

Rather than spending half the day in the car battling traffic on the way to the shore, we decided to have a stay-cation in the relaxing comfort of home. A day that started by watching bike races on TV, followed by walking slowly around the property, swimming laps in our neighbor’s pool, and cooking from…

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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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Christmas in July Chicken Coconut Curry

aka Red Curry and Green Vegetables with Chicken and Coconut Milk 1 large zucchini, cut into 2 inch chunks 1 large onion, sliced into 1 inch chunks 4 stalks celery, sliced into 1 inch chunks 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut into 1/2 inch chunks 1 can coconut milk 1 T. coconut oil 1/4 c.…

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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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