This cashew ‘cheese’ recipe is so versatile! Depending on the amount of blending, this recipe can make you 3 types of cheeses!! Basically, the difference is in the blend, check it out for parmesan, cream cheese, or alfredo sauce! Continue reading Simple Cashew ‘Cheese’ Three Ways! (Vegan, Dairy Free, Paleo)
Pineapple Chicken Prep Time: 15-30 minutes (depends on prepping onions and cauliflower rice– could be prepped on a different day) Cook Time: 60-70 minutes (depends on heat up and pressure release in pot) Servings: 3-4 Ingredients: 2-3 cups diced pineapple (fresh … Continue reading Pineapple Chicken (Instant Pot / Express Cooker / Paleo / AIP)
Salad Recipe: 2-3 cups base (any mix of spring mix, spinach, kale, arugula) 1 cup fruit (any mix of strawberries, blue berries, mango, etc. — don’t recommend bananas or apples if you’re packing the salad in advance) 3-4 tbs seeds … Continue reading Interesting Salad Toppings Recipe (Paleo / Pegan / Vegan & AIP Options) No More Boring Salads!
Tahini Salad Dressing Recipe: 2 tbs tahini (unsalted) 1/4-1 cup water 2-4 tsp lemon juice (optional) sea salt (to taste) pepper (to taste) Instructions: Add tahini to mixing bowl and slowly add water in 1/4 cup increments until desired consistency. … Continue reading Tahini Salad Dressing (Paleo / Vegan / Pegan)
Two years ago on July 26-28 2015, I was laying in bed experiencing the most physical pain I ever had in my life. I couldn’t walk for two days. I’ll spare you most of the gross details, because hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) isn’t a pretty disease (or very common, so don’t be surprised if you haven’t heard of it). Continue reading Two Years, One Diagnosis: A Health Transformation on the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) for Paleo
“Oh, wow!”– my roommate, when I gave her a bite of tonight’s kitchen experimenting. This dish comes from an (oldie, but goodie) recipe my college roommates and I used to cook, except back then I still had gluten in my life (womp womp). I was the kween of pasta and have been really craving the satisfying mixture of basil and avocado creamy sauce spread over “pasta” and chicken. I added some bacon because bacon makes life worth living. At the same time, this can be a vegetarian dish if you omit the chicken/bacon (and to be fair, much easier to prepare). Continue reading Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Avocado “Pasta” Autoimmune Paleo Recipe
A tasty AIP Paleo meal full of healthy macro and micro nutrients. This orange honey ginger garlic chicken pairs well with salad and other ingredients to make it a very tasty meal. Can be spicy or sweet depending on your liking. Happy cooking! Continue reading AIP Paleo Orange Honey Ginger Garlic Chicken (Can be spicy)
The following herbs and spices are really great tasting and have wonderful health benefits! All of them are AIP Paleo friendly except for coriander, fenugreek, and fennel, which come from seeds of the plant. However, they can be used during … Continue reading Check Out this Healthy Healing Herbs & Spices Infographic
To kick off my new blog, I want to start with my all-time favorite and go-to original recipe. I eat this probably 2 times per week because it is so easy, so delicious, and I feel so nutritionally satisfied after eating that I never get tired of it. As an aside for my recipes and cooking… I sometimes use recipes and then other times I improvise. Feel free to change up the recipes as you see fit. What I write is my recommendation from the multiple times I have tried to make the recipe. As well, I try very hard to always … Continue reading My AIP Paleo Favorite: Easy, Quick, Stove-Top Sweet Potatoes & Chicken
While some people on AIP Paleo (and especially those who are not on the protocol) may not think that 8 months is something worth celebrating, I will remain positive on this life changing adventure! AIP Paleo is probably the toughest and … Continue reading Celebrating 8 Months of AIP Paleo
Autoimmune Protocol for Paleo.
Sounds exciting, right? Well, it kind of is. At least for health and food nerds like me. Here is a recap on my AIP journey. Keep reading to learn more about my new lifestyle. Continue reading What is AIP Paleo… And Why?