Veggies

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 (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

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 December (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...

10 Paleo & AIP Recipes to make for Thanksgiving

Can you believe it's already time for Thanksgiving? It feels like this year just started, and it's already almost over. Regardless, I'm always excited about this time of year because I love the holidays. The holidays felt like a chore when I first started eating...

Teriyaki Chicken Meatball Meal Prep (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. This teriyaki chicken meatball meal prep recipe is great for prepping on the weekend to have lunches or dinners for the week! It's paleo, whole30, AIP and an all-around healthy lunch option. When I started transitioning to a paleo...

Paleo Egg Roll Soup (Whole30, AIP)

This paleo egg roll soup is a nourishing a delicious cold-weather dish that features all of the flavors of an egg roll without the wrapper! It's AIP, and Whole30 compliant. Is there anything more comforting than soup? It's warm, soothing, filling, and just all around...

Butternut Squash Chicken Poppers (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These butternut squash chicken poppers are a tasty and easy autumn dish! It's paleo, whole30 and AIP. Serve them with cranberry sauce for dipping, and a side of fall vegetables. I never ate butternut squash before I went gluten free. I mean, maybe it snuck in...

Paleo Bacon Cheeseburger Soup (AIP, Whole30, Dairy free)

This bacon cheeseburger soup is dairy free, but has all of the flavors of a bacon cheeseburger! It's Whole30, paleo, and AIP. There are few things that are as comforting and delicious as a cheeseburger! Right? You just can't get much better than a juicy burger, savory...

10 Paleo & AIP Pumpkin Recipes to Make in October

Pumpkin season is here, and there are my very favorite and most popular AIP & paleo pumpkin recipes from my blog that you have to try this October! What would fall be without a little pumpkin, right? When I was a kid It thought that pumpkin was only reserved for...

Stuffed Acorn Squash | Paleo, Whole30, AIP

This stuffed acorn squash is packed with nourishing fall flavors! It's paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. Acorn squash is one of my favorite gifts from nature this time of year! I don't think I ever came near an acorn squash until I went gluten and grain free, but I...

Paleo Pumpkin Chili (AIP, Whole30)

This paleo pumpkin chili is the perfect warm and cozy dish for fall! It's whole30 compliant and is easy to make AIP and nightshade free. When I first discovered my nightshade intolerance, I wondered how in the world I would ever have chili again. Chili is such a...

10 Paleo & AIP Ground Beef Recipes To Make For Dinner

This post contains affiliate links.  These 10 Paleo & AIP Recipes made with ground beef are cheap, easy and convenient to make for dinner, or serve for leftovers! When I first started going paleo and AIP, I was incredibly nervous about my grocery bill. I never...

Low Carb Spaghetti Squash Pizza Casserole (Paleo, Whole30, AIP, Keto)

This low carb spaghetti squash pizza casserole has all of the flavors of pizza but without the grains or cheese! It's paleo, whole30, keto, and can be easily made to be AIP complaint. If I had to name my all-time favorite food, it would have to be pizza. There simply...

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (Paleo, Low Carb, Keto, Whole30, AIP)

This paleo Greek lemon chicken soup is comforting, fresh, and nourishing! It's low carb, whole30 compliant, and is easily modified to be keto and AIP.   I don't come from a Greek family, but I've always been obsessed with Greek food! There's a local Greek food...

Paleo Sloppy Joe Skillet (AIP)

This paleo sloppy joe sweet potato skillet has all of the nostalgia of sloppy joe, but with real food ingredients! It can also easily be modified to be AIP.  Who remembers sloppy joes?! Back when I was a kid and hated eating meat, I never really got the appeal of...

10 Paleo Packed Lunches On The Go (Whole30 & AIP Options)

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means here. These 10 paleo lunches are perfect for packing on the go! They're perfect to take to work, school, or just store in your fridge for a quick option. These lunches are all grain free, gluten free, and have...

One Pan Greek Chicken Meal Prep (Paleo, Whole30, Keto, AIP)

This one-pan greek chicken is the perfect dish for healthy meal prep! It's full of veggies, healthy protein, and features a dairy-free tzatziki. It's paleo, Whole30 compliant, and AIP with modifications. When I was first diagnosed with Hashimoto's, I tried to commit...

Cranberry Beef Jerky Bites (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These cranberry beef jerky bites are an easy protein snack on the go! They're made in the oven with only 5 ingredients and are paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. I have a confession to make... I have a serious thing for Epic bars. I mean, I am obsessed with these...

5 Meal Prep Mason Jar Salads (Paleo, Whole30 & AIP)

These 5 mason jar salads are an incredibly easy and delicious meal prep idea! It only takes a few minutes to put together a delicious, healthy lunch with veggies, protein, and a delicious dressing. These options are all even paleo, whole30, and AIP compliant. One of...

One Pan Taco Skillet Dinner (Paleo, Keto, Whole30, AIP)

This one-pan taco skillet dinner is so easy to make for a weeknight meal! It's packed with veggies, healthy fats and protein, and amazing flavor. It's dairy free, paleo, whole30 complaint, and AIP. Tacos are my husbands love language. Really, who doesn't love tacos?...

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken (Gluten Free, Paleo, AIP)

Thank you, Bob's Red Mill for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. This slow cooker orange chicken tastes just as good as what you'd find in a restaurant! It's easily made in the slow cooker, and is paleo, gluten-free, AIP, and all around healthier! Growing...

Low Carb Zucchini Chicken Enchilada Casserole (Paleo, AIP, Whole30)

This zucchini chicken enchilada casserole has all of the enchilada flavors without the grains or dairy! It's easily made in one dish and is paleo, whole30, keto, and AIP with modifications. Living in Texas, you would think that I've had tons of enchiladas in my day....

Paleo One Pot Lasagna Skillet (Low Carb, AIP, Whole30, Keto)

This one pot lasagna features everything you love about lasagna without the grains or dairy! It's the perfect one pot meal for a busy weeknight that the whole family will love. It's paleo, whole30, AIP, and keto friendly.   Growing up in an Italian family, I know...

Greek Chicken Burgers (Paleo, Whole30, Keto, AIP)

These Greek Chicken Burgers are paleo, whole30, keto, and AIP! They're topped with a dairy-free tzatziki and feature traditional Greek-inspired flavors. I'm not of Greek descent, but I'm obsessed with Greek food! Those fresh, Mediterranean flavors are always...

Plantain Tostone Sliders (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These tostone sliders are the perfect way to satisfy your burger craving without the bun, and will leave you wondering why you've never tried this before! They're paleo, whole30, AIP. I didn't really commit to eating red meat until I was in my 20's! I didn't like the...

BBQ Chicken Poppers (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These BBQ Chicken Poppers are the perfect summertime meal! Serve them as an easy dinner, or bring it to a fourth of July cookout as an appetizer. They're paleo, Whole30, and AIP compliant. There's nothing quite like BBQ chicken in the summertime. Heck, any time of...

Spinach Avocado Chicken Burgers (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

These paleo spinach avocado chicken burgers are the ultimate healthy burger. They're packed with healthy fats, protein, and even hidden veggies. Make them on a weeknight, or serve them at a backyard cookout. They're paleo, Whole30, and AIP! Whether you're on a...

Blackened Chicken Avocado Berry Salad (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This Blackened Chicken Avocado Berry Salad with homemade raspberry dressing is the ultimate salad! It's Paleo, Whole30, AIP, and a super healthy and flavorful salad. Let's be honest salad can feel a little boring sometimes. I used to roll my eyes at the thought of...

One-Pan Chicken Pesto With Vegetables (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This one-pan chicken pesto with vegetables is the perfect thing to make on a weeknight. It's paleo, Whole30, AIP, and incredibly delicious.   As life gets busier, I begin to appreciate one-pan meals more and more! I love cracking open my favorite cookbook and...

Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This chicken burrito bowl is the ultimate chipotle copycat! It's whole30 compliant, paleo, and AIP.   There are few things are universally popular and beloved here in America than Chipotle is. Everyone is obsessed with Chipotle. And for good reason! The food is...

Mexican Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These Mexican sweet potato chicken poppers are the perfect easy meal with some extra flair to serve on a weeknight or pack for lunch! They're paleo, whole30, and AIP. Chicken poppers have been a game changer for me, and I'm constantly looking for more ways to spice...

Baked Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Salsa (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This Baked Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Salsa is the perfect spring dish! It's paleo, AIP, whole30 and is made with all real food. Strawberry season is one of my absolute favorite parts of spring and summer! Strawberries are just starting to pop up here in Texas,...

Bang Bang Shrimp (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

This bang bang shrimp will knock your socks off! You won't believe that it's paleo, Whole30, and has an AIP modification. One of the biggest things that held me back from healing with a real food lifestyle for so long was that I didn't feel like I could have delicious...

Sweet Potato Sliders (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

These sweet potato sliders are the perfect way to satisfy your burger cravings. They're Paleo, Whole30, AIP, and come with some delicious toppings! We're big burger fans in the Hoover household! We love pulling out the grill to make some juicy burgers with our own...

Paleo Crispy Chicken Nuggets (AIP, Chick-fil-A Copycat)

These paleo crispy chicken nuggets are the ultimate chick-fil-a copycat, complete with a honey mustard dipping sauce. Plus, they're even AIP compliant, and made without eggs! There are some meals that I had resided in my mind that I'd just never eat again. Chick-fil-a...

Paleo Salmon Meal Prep Bowls (Paleo, AIP, Whole30)

Thank you to ALDI for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.  When it comes to eating a real food diet, preparation is always key. Even with following a paleo lifestyle for years, I was especially reminded of this during my Whole30 this past month. Throughout...

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll (One Pot, Paleo, AIP, Whole30)

Recently, I've been seriously craving a new cabbage dish! Cabbage is so easy to find, so cheap, and so easy to use. I love cabbage, and cabbage rolls have always intrigued me. Then I thought about all of the rolling and new techniques I'd have to learn on top of...

Easy Beef and Broccoli (Whole30, Paleo, AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means here. As you can imagine, my kitchen is kind of always a wreck! Dishes piled high, tons of kitchen utensils, and lonely scraps of vegetable peels is a pretty normal sight in my kitchen by 10 AM. I'm sure you...

Spaghetti Squash Chicken Chow Mein (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Growing up, my family was all obsessed with Chinese takeout! We often had it as our Friday night easy meal, or would dine in on a lazy weekend. It didn't matter if we lived on Long Island, San Antonio, or Dallas, a new Chinese favorite was always found. Not only were...

Paleo Avocado Chicken Salad (Whole30, AIP)

If I were to define what makes a good meal in my book, it would probably be these three things... easy, nutrient dense and delicious! Meals like tuna salad, or chicken salad are one of my favorite meals that fit all of these requirements. However, it took getting a...

Mexican Breakfast Skillet (Paleo, Whole30, AIP, Egg Free)

Eggs are such a staple for breakfasts, and were probably one of the only real foods that I ate as a kid. Who doesn't love scrambled eggs for breakfast or a hard boiled egg for a quick snack? They're easy, convenient, and nutrient dense... but so many people (myself...

Instant Pot BBQ Stuffed Sweet Potatoes (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Here in Texas, Barbecue is a way of life. There are tons of BBQ joints in Dallas, and everyone goes crazy for them! Being intolerant to nightshades, I miss out on a lot of fun of BBQ. However, once I started making nightshade free BBQ dishes, I am a changed woman and...

Instant Pot Beef Pho (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

Pho started getting cool here in Dallas, TX when I was about 20 years old. I went from never really hearing about it to seeing tons of restaurants popping up, and dozens of friends posting their pho photos on social media. I first decided to join in on the fun several...

Super Bowl Paleo Nacho Bar (Whole30 & AIP)

I have a confession to make... when Super Bowl rolls around, I have to Google the date and what the heck team are playing every year. I am not a big football or sports person, but I am a big party food person 😉 The Super Bowl is about so much more than just football,...

Buffalo Chicken Dip (AIP, Paleo, Whole30)

January isn't even over, and Super Bowl season is already here! Is it just me, or did that go really fast? I feel like I had no time to make the mental transition from reset time back into party food yet. But once I started thinking about all of the yummy super bowl...

Easy Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

I love fun, involved meals and recipes as much as the next person! However, sometimes all you want is an easy meal to throw together that's delicious, healthy, and easy to make. That's where I found myself this week. After all of the craziness of the New Year, I was...

Jicama Breakfast Hash (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30)

I'm a serious potato girl at heart. I loved french fries, mashed potatoes, and hash browns growing up. Oh, hash browns! I've eaten so many potatoes in my life... that is up until I was about 20. That's when I started embarking on the journey to take control of my...

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Chicken Soup (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30)

Happy New Year!! 2018 is here, and most of us are likely starting to feel the sugar crash of the holidays coming on. Regardless of whether or not you're doing a full on sugar detox or Whole30 for the new year, getting in more nutrient dense and healing foods is always...

Orange Chicken Poppers (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30)

We are knee deep in holiday party season with New Years Eve approaching fast, and before you know it, Super Bowl Sunday will be here! Truthfully, I'm down for delicious shareable food every day of the year, but there's no better time for tasty party food than right...

AIP Butternut Squash Soup (Paleo & Whole 30)

The weather is cooling off here in Texas, and I finally have an excuse to eat one of my all-time favorite soups... butternut squash! It's creamy, easy to make, and so nourishing. I find myself eating this soup at least once a week during the fall and winter, and have...

Paleo Minestrone Soup (AIP & Whole 30)

Italian food has always been one of my favorite cuisines. Growing up on Long Island and being of Italian descent, it's a natural favorite for me! The rich hearty flavors, the comforting smells, and the cheese and carbs... oh baby! When I was a kid and we went out to...

Paleo Cocktail Meatballs with Grape Jelly (AIP option)

The holiday season is here, and so are holiday parties! Nothing quite says holiday parties to me like tasty little cocktail meatballs. A yummy and satiating little appetizer that's easy to make, and one that everyone loves. It's exactly what I was trying to tap into...

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Chimichurri Sauce (Nightshade Free, Whole30, Paleo)

This chimichurri sauce is easy and delicious! It's whole30, paleo, vegan, AIP, and nightshade free. Have you ever had chimichurri? It's an easy to make sauce that packs a serious punch on the flavor. It's the perfect thing to throw together when you want a little...

Cauliflower Breadsticks (Paleo, AIP, Gluten & Dairy Free)

These cauliflower breadsticks are perfect for snacking and dipping! They're paleo, AIP, dairy free, gluten free, and nut free. Guys. Breadsticks. Breadsticks are life. Well, breadsticks were life. I used to order from pizza places just so I could get breadsticks...

Dairy Free Queso (Paleo, AIP, Nut Free)

This dairy-free queso is perfect for a party! It's made with sweet potato, butternut squash, and is paleo, AIP and nut free. Queso is one of those things that everyone loves! Well... everyone who eats dairy. If you don't eat dairy and you're having to be around some...

Paleo Spinach & Artichoke Dip (AIP & Whole30)

This paleo spinach and artichoke dip is a delicious party appetizer! It's dairy-free, AIP, and whole30. It isn't a party without spinach and artichoke dip, right? I've been to parties with people who really don't like vegetables, but love spinach and artichoke dip!...

Pomegranate Guacamole (Healthy, Paleo, AIP, Vegan)

This pomegranate guacamole is the easiest holiday appetizer! It's paleo, AIP, vegan, and a total crowd pleaser with all holiday guests. During the holidays, the very last thing I want to do is prep another labor-intensive dish! Between all of the complicated sides,...