Main Dishes

Carne Asada (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This carne asada is a flavorful recipe to grill during the summer! It's perfect for making tacos, fries, or eating in a burrito bowl. What is carne asada? Carne asada is a traditional Latin American grilled beef that's marinated in fresh citrus, garlic, jalapeno,...

Zucchini Ravioli (Paleo, Keto, Vegan)

This zucchini ravioli is a grain and dairy-free alternative to this pasta classic! It's made with zucchini pasta, a cauliflower "cheese" filling, and is paleo, keto, AIP, and vegan-friendly. Ravioli is one of those things that's really hard to find substitutes for!...

7 Day AIP Meal Plan

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this is not intended to diagnose or treat disease. This is purely informational. All diet changes should be discussed with a doctor.  This easy 7 day AIP meal plan will make meal planning easy! Simply prepare a few dishes from easy...

Garlic Balsamic Steak Bites & Asparagus (paleo, whole30, AIP)

These garlic balsamic steak bites are an easy and delicious way to enjoy steak. Serve them as an appetizer, or make it a one-pan meal with asparagus or a vegetable of choice. There's nothing quite like a juicy steak! I was always under the impression that steak was...

Moo Goo Gai Pan | Chinese Mushroom Chicken Stir Fry (Paleo, Whole30)

This Moo Goo Gai Pan is an authentic Chinese Mushroom Chicken made healthier! It's paleo, whole30 compliant, and can be made AIP friendly. What is Moo Goo Gai Pan? Moo goo gai pan is essentially a Chinese mushroom & chicken dish that's made with other vegetables...

10 of the Best Easy Autoimmune Protocol Recipes

These are 10 of the best easy recipes for when following the AIP diet! They're made with easy to find ingredients and many can be made in one pan. The autoimmune protocol can be challenging, especially if you're in the throws of an autoimmune flare. The last thing you...

Chicken Parmesan Burger (Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

This paleo chicken parmesan burger is a fun twist on a burger! It's dairy free, gluten free, and will easily curb any craving for chicken parmesan! Chicken parmesan was serious business in my house growing up. My dad always tells me stories about chicken parm and...

10 Paleo & AIP Fourth of July Recipes

These 10 recipes are perfect for cookouts and summertime fun! They're paleo, AIP, and many are also whole30. Can you believe that the fourth of July is here?! Where does the time go? It feels like it was just January and here we are in July. Living in Dallas, it...

Hamburger Steak (Paleo, Whole30, Low Carb)

This hamburger steak is classic Southern comfort food! This one-pan meal is paleo, whole30, and AIP. What is Hamburger Steak? Hamburger steak is traditional southern comfort food that's made with ground beef patties, and homemade mushroom gravy! You may be thinking,...

Zucchini Pizza Crust (Gluten Free, Paleo, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. This zucchini pizza crust is the perfect veggie pizza crust! It's grain free, gluten free, dairy free, and egg free. Now the summer is almost here, I've been getting really excited with all of the ways to use zucchini! Zucchini is...

Mango Shrimp Ceviche (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This mango shrimp ceviche is a delicious and easy dish to make this summer! It's a healthy appetizer or main dish that's paleo, whole30, and can be modified for AIP. What is ceviche? Ceviche is a delicious, light, fresh, and healthy summertime dish! It's made with raw...

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...