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Sweet Potato Latkes (Paleo, Whole 30, AIP)

Happy Hanukkah, friends!! This holiday hold a lot of happy memories for me. I grew up celebrating both Christmas and Hanukkah... my dad was Catholic, and my mom was Jewish. As I grew up, I chose to become a Christian myself and don't really celebrate Hanukkah anymore,...

Hasselback White Sweet Potato (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30)

I've been seeing hasselback potatoes around a lot more recently... and I was intrigued. I'm a big fan of getting creative with sweet potato (enter sweet potato chicken poppers) and this seemed like a great opportunity to have a little fun! So I broke out a sharp...

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows (Paleo & AIP)

This post contains affiliate links. Mashed potatoes were hands down always my favorite holiday side dish. I loved having a creamy, starchy, butter-y to pair with turkey! That is, until I was introduced to sweet potato casserole with marshmallows just from perusing...

Oregano Garlic Cream Sauce (Whole 30, Paleo, AIP)

Though I firmly believe that a real for lifestyle is filled with nourishing, and enjoyable flavors, there's no denying that you do miss out on some classic, comfort food favorites. It's easy to miss the rich, heavy creamy sauces if you're dairy free, or complex...

Grain Free Blueberry Coconut Granola (Paleo & AIP)

Back in the day, granola was one of my favorite snacks. I love yogurt, and granola and fresh berries are the perfect topping. Right before I went AIP, I used to bring in greek yogurt with chocolate granola and blueberries every single day to work. It was my absolute...

Avocado Cauliflower Hummus (Whole 30, Paleo, AIP)

If you read any women's health magazines, you would think that hummus is one of the most essential foods for health. It's paired with chips as a side with veggies, as a snack, or on a pita wrap at lunch. Seriously, what is it with "diet" food and hummus? But being a...

Avocado Cilantro Lime Sauce (Paleo, AIP, Whole 30)

I was never a big sauce person... unless it was tomato sauce, of course. That is, until I got on the autoimmune protocol and married my husband. My husband loves sauces, and dipping, and I love adding extra flavor to spice up meals! The thing about sauces are they can...

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...