Veggies

Paleo Baked Veggie Nuggets (Gluten Free, Dairy Free & AIP)

I don't have kids yet. However, I very much want them soon, and on some days I very much want to be one of them again. I loved kid food when I was a kid. Chicken nuggets, fruit snacks, and mac and cheese were most of my diet, and it showed as I got older and...

Pomegranate Beet Fall Salad (AIP, Paleo & Vegan)

Can I be real for a second? Desserts, treats and starches tend to get the most likes on my blog. And for good reason... they're delicious! We tend to load up on treat recipes and then completely overwhelm ourselves with making creative meals for dinner. I'm guilty of...

Easy Roasted Fall Vegetables (AIP, Paleo)

Fall is finally here! Take that season shamers. I can officially talk about fall without you verbally abusing me. Fall is my favorite season, and October is my favorite month! Really, it's more than just my favorite month... it's my favorite everything. I love...

Oven Roasted Red Cabbage (AIP, Paleo)

On my ever evolving journey to try to eat more vegetables, cabbage was one of the last things that I tried. Something about the entire head just intimidated me. I have to cut up and eat all of that? Eventually, I realized that if I could do it with a spaghetti squash,...

Duck Fat Parsnip Fries (AIP, Nightshade Free, Paleo)

I have a thing for parsnips. I didn't always, though. I was a hardcore white potato lover through and through for quite sometime until I realized that nightshades were anything but my friend. With nightshade intolerance being common among those with Hashimoto's...

AIP Main Dishes 

Chicken Fajita Bowls (AIP, Paleo, Whole 30)

It's not always easy to be confident about making your old favorites AIP friendly. I've often asked myself, "Can I really make a pizza without cheese?", "How can I make oatmeal without oats?" My most recent question was, "How can I make fajitas without peppers and...

Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers (Paleo, AIP & Whole 30)

Are you a snack food fan? SAME. I'm not a football fan, but I am definitely a snack day fan. Super bowl Sunday is pretty synonymous with both, so it's always a perfect time to pull out the game day snacks. All too often that can mean processed junk, soda, and delivery...

Paleo Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo (AIP & Dairy Free)

Spaghetti squash has been a staple vegetable ever since going gluten free in college. It's inexpensive, easy to prepare, versatile, and of course... it's basically vegetable pasta. I used to eat my spaghetti squash with a generous helping of tomato sauce from a...

AIP Salmon Patties (Paleo & Egg Free)

The initial push to make healthier choices is usually an easy transition in the beginning. Making a healthier breakfast, taking the stairs more often... it doesn't usually become a burden until it gets hard to keep up with, and you run out of ideas to make it creative...

AIP Instant Pot Chili & The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook Launch

The past few months, I couldn't think I could keep a secret... but I did! And man was it a good one, and it's finally here! The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook which I so proudly got the opportunity to contribute my own recipe to including my speedy AIP Instant Pot...

How to Make Perfect Gut Healing Bone Broth (Recipe)

"Obsession" is a strong word with potentially negative connotation. It's typically considered unhealthy to be obsessed with something or someone. However, I'm gonna make a call here and say that my obsession with bone broth is actually pretty healthy.  I've...

Paleo Caulirice & Salmon Bowl (AIP)

My husband and I made the switch from predominately plates to mostly bowls a while ago. It was one of the best decisions we've ever made in all of the years that we've been married. I mean, we've been married for like 2 years, but still. I love bowls. There's...

Easy AIP Lunch Ideas On The Go

Starting the autoimmune protocol can daunting in a lot of different respects. “What do I do when I eat out?”, “What do I have for breakfast?”, “What do I have for lunch?”, “What do I bring to work/school?”. Though I’m always learning and evolving, I...

Autoimmune Paleo Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Cauliflower Rice

"Snowed in" always sounded like such an adventure to me. Days at a time of just watching movies, hanging out with loved ones, and cooking delicious, delicious cold weather favorites. Well, I'm not actually snowed in right now like many of you are, but that didn't stop...

Autoimmune Paleo Slow Cooker Beef Stew

After some unseasonably warm weather, it has finally cooled off again here in Texas. I'm a huge proponent of seasonal, local food for over all wellness and healing, and what's a better cold weather dish than a warm, hearty stew? Not only is this stew made from...

Nutrient Dense Avocado and Beef Liver Pâté

When I was a kid, I hated meat. I hated the texture, I hated the taste, and considered the only acceptable way to consume chicken was in nugget or hibachi form. Yikes. Now, if you were to tell me that I'd be feasting on beef liver and having a grand ol' time, I...

Easy AIP Butternut Squash Soup (Paleo)

Winter squash is easily one of the best things about fall/winter. It's like the real food version of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. Everyone goes crazy when it makes it annual debut, including myself. Now, the accessibility from point of sale to enjoyment and ease of...

Pork, Bacon and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash (Autoimmune Protocol)

I've been loving squash this season, especially acorn squash. Can you believe I've only ever had acorn squash once before last winter? Squashes can be intimidating, but acorn squash has quickly become my favorite as it's so easy to prepare, and cook! I shared a...

AIP Burrito Bowl (gluten free, grain free, paleo)

One of my favorite stories from my childhood was born in San Antonio, TX. A hotspot for authentic Mexican food, and the place I called home at 11 years old after spending the previous 10 years in New York. Raised on pizza with spaghetti sauce coursing through my...

Bison Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Anytime the temperature falls under 90 F degrees at any given time during the day in Dallas, I'm all like, "Leggings, and PSL's, and chunky socks! Let's do this!". 89 F in the middle of September is far from what I grew up with in Long Island, NY but it will have to...

Sides

Paleo Baked Veggie Nuggets (Gluten Free, Dairy Free & AIP)

I don't have kids yet. However, I very much want them soon, and on some days I very much want to be one of them again. I loved kid food when I was a kid. Chicken nuggets, fruit snacks, and mac and cheese were most of my diet, and it showed as I got older and...

Loaded Holiday Parsnip Mash (Paleo/AIP “Mashed Potatoes”)

Mashed potatoes were always my favorite Thanksgiving side. Actually, potatoes were just my favorite everything. I remember people joking at the table that all I ate were the mashed potatoes and bread, and I was perfectly content with that. Who needs turkey when you...

AIP Avocado “Potato” Salad

Few things say summer like a backyard BBQ, and one is never complete without a cool, rich potato salad. Back in my potato days, I was more of a potato chip gal, than potato salad. But seriously, if something is both creamy, and starchy, sign me up. After figuring out...

Oven Roasted Red Cabbage (AIP, Paleo)

On my ever evolving journey to try to eat more vegetables, cabbage was one of the last things that I tried. Something about the entire head just intimidated me. I have to cut up and eat all of that? Eventually, I realized that if I could do it with a spaghetti squash,...

Oven Baked Plantains Recipe | Autoimmune Paleo

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means, here.I get a lot of questions when I eat plantains. And I eat a lot of plantains so I get a lot of questions. "Are those baked bananas", "How do you make those?", "Why do you eat them?". Plantains have quickly...

AIP Guacamole (Nightshade free, Autoimmune Protocol)

Let me start out by saying that I love avocado and gucamole. I'll eat it with a spoon, plop it on just about anything, and hashtag the living daylights out of #whereistheavocado emoji... but seriously though, where is it? Living in Dallas and being surrounded by Tex...

Treats

Chocolate Matcha Energy Balls (Paleo, Autoimmune Paleo, Vegan)

I'm not sure quite when it happened or why, but at some point, we all got obsessed with matcha. Though matcha is anything but "new", it's super trendy right now. We all love the color, the flavor, the health benefits, and the energy boost that matcha brings. I...

Easy Plantain Banana Bread (AIP, Paleo, Vegan)

Banana bread... I'm obsessed. Always have been, always will be. Honestly, I don't really remember having banana bread as a kid. I was more a chocolate chip cookie type kiddo... still am. But, I digress. I got hooked in the banana sweet stuff in high school. One day...

No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites (AIP, Paleo, Nut Free)

I'm going to tell you a story that you may or may not judge me for. When I was about 20 years old, I was a hardcore crossfit junkie. I loved the rush, the movement, and feeling strong. My diet was extremely meh at the time, so when they had a Paleo Diet and Zone...

AIP Coconut Flour Brownies (Perfect For Valentines Day)

Growing up, my mom was the brownie lady. It all started when I was in middle school or so, when she randomly found the one brownie recipe that changed the course of her entire baking and gifting career. Guys, these brownies were so fudgy, rich, and delicious, that she...

Collagen Protein Cookies (Paleo & AIP)

Real talk, I used to love store-bought protein bars and powders. I always had some on hand, and regularly used them as meal replacements. Rather than full, nourishing meals of quality proteins and roasted veggies, I was reaching for a protein shake and calling it a...

Paleo Egg-free Pancakes with Almond Flour

This recipe contains affiliate links. Learn what that means, here. Pancakes have always been a favorite in my family for special breakfasts. Whether it be birthdays, Christmas morning, or just a special Sunday, pancakes are the go-to. They're quick, easy to make, and...

Paleo Peppermint Bark (AIP & Dairy Free)

The holidays are officially here! Like, for real here. Here to the point that I'm no longer getting shamed for having my tree up and listening to Christmas music. I'm one of those people, yes. Warm soups, twinkly lights, and tons of holiday treats! I just love it all....

Healing Halloween Pumpkin Turmeric Gummies (AIP, Paleo)

The words "Healing" and "Halloween" typically don't go anywhere near each other. Halloween is literally all about sugar (or alcohol if you're a drunken college student dressed as a mouse... duh) which is anything but healing. However, not everyone has the option to...

Homemade Paleo & AIP Snacks Ideas on the Go

Arguably the most fun part of any eating routine are the snacks. They're like the purses of food. Cute, fun, and portable. Snack time was always the most fun ncrn school, and one of the best little escapes during the workday. Seriously.. who doesn't love snacks?Though...

Chocolate Coconut Collagen Protein Bites Recipe (Paleo, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what the means, here.Protein bars are viewed as a health food. I confidently used to skip meals to cut calories and opt for a protein bar instead, whilst patting myself on the back for it being "low-fat", "low-calorie" and...

Turmeric Mango Coconut Ice Cream (Dairy-free, Paleo, AIP)

I've been on a bit of a turmeric kick. After I started making my coconut turmeric bites, and adding turmeric to my bone broth, I decided to branch out and see what else I could add it to. So there I was, standing in front of my fridge trying to find the perfect...

Gut Healing Acai Bowl (Paleo, AIP, Dairy Free)

I've been enamored with acai bowls ever since I saw them first pop up on my Instagram feed. As a recovered cereal and frozen yogurt addict, they seemed like the best of both world. Cold and creamy like frozen yogurt, and topped with everyones favorite breakfast...

Red White & Blue Watermelon Fruit Pizza (AIP & Vegan)

Can you believe it's almost fourth of July?! I literally feel like I was just Christmas shopping. I'm probably just getting old. Regardless, here in Texas, I may not be sure if I'm sweating or crying half the time it's so unbelievably hot here. Mostly crying. Having...

Anti-inflammatory Coconut Turmeric Bites (AIP & Paleo)

The post contains affiliate links. Learn what the means, here.  Shockingly enough, this is my first recipe using turmeric as the star ingredient. Truthfully, it's about time! A versatile, tasty spice with beautiful, rich color, that has been used...

Single Serve AIP Brownie (Egg-free, nut-free, gluten-free)

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what the means here. I have this weird obsession with single serve desserts and mug cakes. It's most likely because I can't be trusted with an entire cake, so I'm better off just making a mug cake. Needless to say,...

“Chocolate” Carob Easter Bunnies (AIP, Paleo and Soy-free)

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means, here. Happy Spring, friends! Good lighting at dinner, and farmers markets are back, and Easter is almost here! The about sums up Spring, right? Well, that and entirely too much candy for about two...

Paleo AIP “Chocolate” Snowflake Christmas Cookies

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means, here.I may be a 24 year old married woman, but I still bake cookies every Christmas eve and save a couple for the big guy. Santa has gone through quite a few stages with me. From store-bought sugar cookies, to...

Drinks

AIP Hot Chocolate

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means, here.  I love the holidays and am quick to break out my sweaters, string up various shiny decorations, all while warming up a mug of something warm to sip. We all love our bone broth, but...

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte Butter Coffee

The time has come... pumpkin spice everything season is upon us. It gets more and more commercialized every year... pumpkin spice drinks, pumpkin spice baked goods, pumpkin spice candy, pumpkin spice beer. And let's face it... I eat up every second of it. I mean, I...

Probiotic Ginger Beet Kvass Drink Recipe

When it comes to fermented foods, fermented drinks like kombucha are the little darling of the ferment world right now. Easily one of the most mainstreamed health foods, there are tons of brands making kombucha and even more people taking on making fermented drinks...

Coconut Kale Green Smoothie Bowl | AIP and Gut Healing

 This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means here.Have you ever seen those big beautiful smoothies on Instagram? The ones that are just overflowing from a mason jar or have a mosaic of toppings in a bowl? They look so beautiful, so fresh, and most...

Paleo Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte

Though I follow the autoimmune protocol for the most part and have an autoimmune disease, I do enjoy a few reintros. Coffee, goat dairy, and certain spices are just a few and I've been incredibly thankful during the season of pumpkin spice latte's! However, these...

AIP Pumpkin Spice Latte (Dairy free, paleo)

The time has indefinitely come. The leaves are changing, the air is getting more brisk.. well those things are happening somewhere other than Dallas, but hey, a little coffee told me that it's time for pumpkin spice everything. So therefore, I can only deduce that it...