Veggies

Sweet Potato Everything Bagel Chips (Healthy, Paleo)

This post contains affiliate links. These sweet potato everything bagel chips are the ultimate crunchy snack! They're a healthy paleo chip made with everything bagel seasoning. Oh yes, I went there! When I first saw everything but the bagel seasoning popping up at...

Easy Romaine Wedge Salad (Paleo, Whole30, Keto, AIP)

This wedge salad is a delicious and easy side or main dish to serve for warmer days. It's paleo, whole30, keto, and easy to make AIP. I love wedge salad. It's one of the only salads that I would eat when I was younger and one that my husband likes to order when we go...

How to Bake (& Eat) Artichokes (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

These oven-baked artichokes are easy to make and delicious to eat! Learn how to bake and eat this beautiful and unique vegetable. I don't think I ever even considered trying to make artichokes at home until a few years ago. I never even took a second glance at them at...

Paleo Green Bean Casserole (Dairy Free, Vegan)

This paleo green bean casserole is the real deal! It's made with homemade cream of mushroom soup, french fried onions, and is free of grains and dairy! You didn't think I could let Thanksgiving go by without sharing a green bean casserole recipe, right? Not a chance!...

Harvest Thanksgiving Vegetable Hash (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This harvest vegetable hash is an amazing fall side dish for weeknight dinners or even Thanksgiving! It's paleo, whole30, and AIP. Let's be honest... it's hard to get in vegetables this time of year. Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and all of the holiday...

Cauliflower Pumpkin Risotto (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. This cauliflower pumpkin risotto is a delicious autumn side dish! It's the perfect balance of savory or lightly sweet and is paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. I just love pumpkin season. Pumpkin is often seen as just another sweet...

Paleo Spaghetti Squash Nuggets (AIP, Low Carb)

These spaghetti squash nuggets are a delicious veggie-packed snack! They're paleo, AIP, low carb, and an exclusive preview from my new e-book, Autoimmune Makeover! You guys know that your girl loves a veggie nugget... and chicken nuggets. Okay, really just any nugget!...

The Best Nightshade Free Marinara Sauce (AIP, Instant Pot)

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means here. This nomato sauce is a nightshade-free marinara sauce that's made without tomatoes! It's AIP compliant, as well as Whole30, Paleo, and sugar-free. If you were to ask me what my favorite food was when I...

Baked Low Carb Zucchini Fries (Paleo, AIP, Keto, Dairy Free)

These baked low carb zucchini fries are crispy and delicious! They're made with coconut flour and are nut free, egg free, dairy free, paleo, keto, and AIP compliant. Zucchini season is in full swing, and I am all about it! When I'm not putting zucchini in dishes like...

Oven Baked Zucchini Chips (Paleo, AIP, Vegan, No-cheese)

These low carb baked zucchini chips are an easy peasy snack that both kids and adults will love! They're served with a tasty avocado green goddess dip and are paleo, AIP, and Vegan. No cheese or breadcrumbs here! I will forever be about the chip life. I grew up being...

Bacon Ranch Sweet Potato Salad (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This bacon ranch sweet potato salad is the perfect summertime side dish! Serve it at picnics, barbecues, or just for a weeknight dinner. It's paleo, AIP, and Whole30. Cold potato salad is such a classic this time of year. I don't think I can picture summer without...

Baked Sweet Potato Tater Tots (Paleo, AIP, Kid Friendly)

These sweet potato tater tots are oh so nostalgic! They're paleo, AIP, and super kid-friendly. Tater tots are just one of those foods that everyone loves. How could you not love them?! Whenever I saw them in the school lunch line, or at a ballpark, I knew it was going...

Bang Bang Cauliflower Tacos (Paleo, AIP, Whole30, Vegan)

These bang bang cauliflower tacos are an amazing plant-based appetizer or side dish! They're paleo, whole30, AIP, and even Vegan!   When I first started transitioning to a more paleo diet, I was wary of having protein at every single meal. I had been lower...

Baked Plantain Chips (Video, Paleo, AIP)

These homemade baked plantain chips are crunchy, salty, and delicious! This recipe is a healthy, paleo, AIP snack that's so simple to make at home. I had never eaten plantain chips until I went paleo. I don't think that I even knew what they were! Little did I know...

Baked Sweet Potato Fries (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These baked sweet potato fries are the perfect side dish! Easy, delicious, and cooked to perfection. Sweet potato fries are such a staple for a real food diet! Even before I started eating a more allergen free diet, I ate sweet potato fries regularly. I grew up with...

Roasted Asparagus with Turmeric Dressing

Asparagus was one of the veggies that I was most apprehensive about, but it's become one of my favorites! Asparagus tastes amazing when you cook it right! Roasting it, grilling it, and seasoning it just right can all help make it that much tastier. Asparagus peaks in...

Quick Pickled Onions (Paleo, AIP, Whole30)

Fermented foods are one of the foundations of a healing diet. Rich with probiotic benefits, ferments are so good for your gut! However, they take a bit of extra effort to make. Sometimes I find myself wanted a yummy fermented food topping for a meal but I don't have...

Low Carb Cauliflower Veggie Nuggets (Paleo, Keto, Whole30, AIP)

I believe in the healing power of vegetables! But, I also believe in fun, unique recipes to keep things interesting. As much as I love big plates of vegetables, stir fries, and veggie dense soups, I also want something fun every once and while. Like these delicious...

Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes & Apples

As a food lover, I can happily find beauty in all seasons and flavors. But let's be real... there's just something special about fall flavors. Hearty root veggies and squash, warming spices, fresh crispy apples, and tart cranberries are the flavors that most of us...

Paleo Thanksgiving Coleslaw (Whole 30, AIP)

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, hands down. I love all of the classic recipes like mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and sweet potato casserole. So, basically, I love carbs. My plate at Thanksgiving is always so heavy that I can barely get through more the...

Paleo Thanksgiving Cauliflower Stuffing (AIP, Whole 30 & Low Carb)

Stuffing is one of those iconic Thanksgiving dishes that always has to be on the table. I don't think I've been to a Thanksgiving dinner that didn't have a traditional stuffing. It's easy, straight forward, and classic... unless you're paleo or AIP... then things get...

Crispy Baked Butternut Squash Fries (Paleo, Whole 30, AIP)

I've said it before, and I'll say it again... I'm a recovered french fry addict. I used to eat french fries by the handful, and would often go to fast food joints for dinner and just get french fries. It wasn't just about the starchy, crispy fries... it was about the...

Easy Oven Roasted Baby Bok Choy (Paleo, Whole 30, AIP)

Most Americans get the majority of their vegetables from things like tomato is ketchup and iceberg lettuce from salad bars... or at least I sure did growing up! I was either confused or disgusted for 95% of vegetables. I would pursue the produce section wanting to eat...

Turmeric Cauliflower Risotto (AIP, Paleo, Whole30)

Before I started eating a healing diet, I was pretty boring with spices. You'd be lucky if you found me using anything more than just a scant amount of salt. My palette was so off from eating so much artificially flavored food and refined carbohydrates my whole life,...

Asian Veggie Noodle Bowl (Whole 30, Paleo, AIP)

Recently, I was looking back in my TimeHop app (which shows you throwbacks in your social media trail online) and I came across one of my earlier real food recipes... a veggie Asian noodle bowl. This was back in the day when I was still gluten-full, pretty much...

Bacon Broccoli Veggie Nuggets (Paleo, AIP)

If I've learned anything in my last two years of blogging at Unbound Wellness, it's this... everyone loves nuggets. They're fun to eat, easy to make, and they're perfect for kids and the kids in each and everyone one of us. I've been blown away over how much everyone...

Avocado Bacon Broccoli Salad (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30)

Summer is coming! School is out, it's already in the 90's here in Dallas, and my husband and I are absolutely worshiping the grill right now. We have a cheap little charcoal grill that we got when we moved into our house last summer, but man, we are loving the...

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

  This post contains affiliate links. 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,...

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

Barbacoa Beef (Slow Cooker, Paleo, Keto, Whole30, AIP)

This slow cooker barbacoa is an easy and delicious protein to add to burrito bowls, or make into tacos! The barbacoa is paleo, whole30 compliant, and can be adapted to be AIP. What is Barbacoa? Maybe you've seen barbacoa on the menu at a restaurant, in line building a...

Ground Beef Stir Fry (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This ground beef stir fry is easy, delicious and cost effective! It's made without soy or gluten and is paleo, whole30, AIP, and easy to make keto. Who doesn't love good stir fry? It's easy, fast, and you can pack a lot of flavor and vegetables into just one pan. It's...

Filipino Chicken Adobo (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This Filipino Chicken Adobo is a garlicky flavorful main dish that's simple to make, and delicious! It's paleo, whole30, and all around healthy. Traditional Asian dishes are some of my favorites! They're flavorful without being overpowering, and many are pretty...

Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Burgers (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken Burgers are next level decadent. With grilled pineapple and a yummy teriyaki sauce, they're perfect for a summer day. These burgers are healthier, paleo, whole30, and AIP. Now, this is the kind of burger that I would have ordered at a...

How to Make Healing Bone Broth (Recipe & Video)

Bone broth is a healing superfood that's packed with minerals like calcium, magnesium, collagen, and gelatin that both nourish the body and support the gut lining. Making your own bone broth at home doesn't have to be hard! I started drinking bone broth when I was...

Paleo Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and it's time to get to planning! Back when I was in college and was working part-time as a waitress, Mother's day was always one of the busiest days of the year. Though going out to eat can be fun, it's also pretty hectic to go...

Paleo Mongolian Chicken (Whole30, AIP)

This paleo Mongolian chicken is a simple and flavorful takeout dupe. It's whole30 and AIP friendly. I'm always down for Asian flavors! So many of my favorite dishes are Asian inspired. In the Hoover household, we make teriyaki chicken close to once a week, and neither...

Cuban Picadillo (Paleo, Whole30, AIP, Nightshade Free)

This Cuban picadillo is flavorful and nourishing. It's easily adapted to be paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. Have you ever had picadillo? It's a flavorful and filling way to turn simple ground beef in a delicious meal! It's traditionally made with simple ingredients...

Cauliflower Gnocchi (Paleo, AIP, Vegan, Trader Joe’s Copycat)

This cauliflower gnocchi is a delicious comforting dish made with minimal ingredients! It's gluten-free, paleo, vegan, and autoimmune protocol compliant. Do you remember when frozen cauliflower rice first came out at Trader Joe's? People were going nuts, and stores...

PF Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These chicken lettuce wraps are the perfect healthier PF Chang's copycat! They're paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. I was always an unhealthy eater as a kid, and never really wanted to eat any meat or vegetables. That's why the first time that I ate lettuce wraps at...

Healthy Beef & Broccoli Meal Prep (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This healthy beef & broccoli dish is perfect for meal prep for the week! It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. Meal prepping is a game changer. I don't know how I would have been able to change my diet and actually be successful if it weren't for having a solid...

Paleo Crispy Chicken Salad (Whole30, AIP)

This crispy chicken salad is made with a grain free breaded chicken, fresh berries, crisp vegetables, and an avocado ranch dressing. It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant.   The word "crispy" is very popular at my house. My husband wants everything to be...

Lemon & Asparagus Chicken Skillet

This lemon & asparagus chicken skillet is a simple one-pan meal to make on a weeknight or for meal prep. It's Whole30, Paleo, AIP, and gluten-free. Sometimes you just need an easy one pan meal! I love cooking skillet meals on busy weeknights or for simple meal...

Pineapple Chicken Poppers (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

These pineapple chicken poppers are the perfect fun weeknight meal! They're easy to make, kid-friendly, and are gluten free, paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. I can't get enough chicken poppers! They're the perfect thing to make for a quick weeknight dinner or meal...

Avocado Tuna Salad (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This avocado tuna salad is an easy and healthy lunch option! Whether you're paleo, whole30, or AIP, this tuna salad will be perfect for you. When I first started eating healthier, canned fish was my saving grace. I mean, I was hesitant about it at first, but once I...

Paleo Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo (AIP, Whole30 & 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 jar...

Paleo Italian Chicken Nuggets (Whole30, Egg Free & AIP)

These paleo Italian chicken nuggets are flavorful and fun to dip in marinara sauce! They're egg free, grain free, whole30, and AIP. I've said it before and I'll say it again... I love chicken nuggets. I had never met a chicken nugget that I didn't like until I...

Asian Sloppy Joe Skillet (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This Asian Sloppy Joe is classic comfort food with a flavorful and fun twist! It's gluten-free, paleo, whole30 compliant, and AIP. We all know sloppy joes. We may have a love/hate relationship with them, but we know them well. They're classic comfort food sandwiches...

Whole30 Steak with Chimichurri (Paleo & AIP)

This steak with chimichurri sauce is perfect for serving for date night. It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. I never cooked a whole steak until I was married. I thought it was this crazy exact science that was reserved for 5-star chefs and home cooks who wear...

10 Paleo & AIP Game Day Recipes

When I was a kid, my dad once asked my mom to buy some more snacks because football season was coming up. She replied that he didn't even like football, and he says "I don't care. If it involves food, I like it". Ditto. I've never really been into sports much, but I'm...

General Tso Asian Chicken Wings (Paleo, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. These General Tso style Asian Chicken Wings are addictive! They're perfect for serving for game day, at a party, or just as a fun dinner. They're soy free, gluten free, paleo, and AIP compliant. Chicken wings are perfect party food!...

Mongolian Beef Stir Fry (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. This Mongolian Beef Stir Fry is flavorful, simple, and filling! It's soy free, paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. Have I shared here before that I never really ate beef until I was in my 20's and married? Crazy, right? I had a fast...

Chicken Marsala (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This chicken marsala has all of the flavors of the classic but is made to be paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant! I think I've done enough gushing about Italian food on this blog, but just in case... I love Italian food. My dad's side of the family is Italian and...

Gluten free Sweet Potato Crab Cakes (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. These gluten-free sweet potato crab cakes with avocado horseradish mayo are easy and delicious! This recipe is paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. I love crab cakes, salmon cakes, tuna cakes... any kind of cake, really! If it's in...

Healthy Lemon Baked Shrimp (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This healthy lemon baked shrimp is so simple and delicious! It takes less than 10 minutes to make, and it's dairy-free, paleo, whole30, and AIP. You know that feeling at 6:30 PM on a Tuesday after a long day when you're tired, ready to eat dinner and unwind but you...

Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pie (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This cauliflower shepherd's pie is a comfort food classic made lower carb! It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. When I think about nourishing winter comfort foods, Shepherd's Pie is one of the first things that comes to mind. It's warming, filling, and a complete...

Turmeric Chicken Curry (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Thank you to Sprouts for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. This turmeric chicken curry is flavorful, filling, and packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients! It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. If you're looking for a nourishing and warming dinner...

My Favorite 30 Easy Whole30 Recipes

January is here, and for many of us, that means it's time for a whole30! The whole30 is a 30 reset that helps you get away from sugar, processed foods, and back to real, whole foods! No calorie counting, no diet mentality, just real food. You can find a full Whole30...

Whole30 One-Pan Meatloaf Dinner (Paleo, AIP)

This one-pan meatloaf dinner makes for an easy and comforting weeknight meal. It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant and made all on one sheet pan. Meatloaf is one of those comfort food dinners that is always filling and delicious... especially when paired with...

Reader Favorites from 2018 (& Personal Year in Review)

2018 has been such a fun year! Of course, every year has its rough patches... including this one... but overall, there is always something to be grateful for. Looking back at this year, I wanted to start with the heart and soul of UnboundWellness.com, and one of my...

Paleo Lasagna Soup (AIP, Whole30, Keto, Instant Pot)

This post contains affiliate links. This paleo lasagna soup is just the thing when you're craving lasagna! It's low carb, dairy-free and easily adapted to be whole30, keto, and AIP compliant. Who doesn't love lasagna? My Italian family and my non-Italian husband are...

Paleo Charcuterie Board with Artichoke Hummus (AIP & Whole30)

This charcuterie board is dairy free, gluten free and totally paleo! It's perfect for the holidays, party snacks, or just a fun and fancy appetizer. Charcuterie boards are a huge treat in my household. My husband loves snacky foods, and if he could just eat a...

10 Comforting Soups to Make This Winter (Paleo, AIP & Whole30)

These nourishing and comforting soups are perfect for warming you up on those cold winter evenings! They're paleo, AIP, and whole30. There's nothing like a big warm bowl of soup this time of year. Not only is it warming, but they can be incredibly nutrient dense, easy...

Easy Paleo Hot & Sour Soup (Whole30 & AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. This hot & sour soup is an easy and nourishing dish! It's paleo, whole30, AIP, and an all around healthy and filling meal. I've shared my families love for Chinese food here on the blog before, and I'm back to share another...