Thanksgiving is upon us! I literally can’t believe it’s here already — seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the start of the year; how is it almost over already?! This Thanksgiving is extra special to me because – while it’s our third Thanksgiving celebrating together – it’s my fiance and I’s first Thanksgiving as an engaged couple living together in our new condo (2017 update: We’re now MARRIED, so it’s our first Thanksgiving as a married couple :)). We… Read more »
This recipe came about because I was working on a new recipe for aip-friendly beef stroganoff, and I needed an AIP-friendly Worcestershire sauce. Unfortunately, while traditional Worcestershire sauce delivers a delicious flavor-punch and is a bold addition to many dishes, it’s also usually loaded with sugar, soy sauce and nightshades. So, as with most things, I decided to take matters into my own hands and make my own. Fun fact: Did you know sauces similar to Worcestershire sauce (aka fermented… Read more »
Ah, tacos…so delicious, yet so not AIP-friendly. Luckily, we have managed to create a taco seasoning blend that can help you enjoy your favorite recipes while following the autoimmune protocol. The use of herbs traditionally used in Mexican cooking like oregano and cilantro, blended with garlic, onion and turmeric spices help inspire a variety of AIP-friendly Mexican dishes like taco salads or Southwest chicken. Hope you enjoy!
Happy October, everyone! As the leaves start to turn and the weather gets colder, my body automatically craves heavier foods and rich flavors. A few years ago, before I went paleo and followed the AIP diet, I made this homemade ravioli that was to die for. It was filled with a delicious blend of pumpkin and sage, and was topped with a creamy, buttery sauce with hints of warm nutmeg and cinnamon. Ever since that dish, this time of year… Read more »
Let’s be honest here: spaghetti pretty much goes against every aspect of the paleo / AIP diets. It’s basically a heaping pile of gluten smothered in cooked nightshade vegetables and sometimes cheese. Still, if I had to choose a “last meal”, I would probably say spaghetti and meatballs (or PB&J). There’s just something so comforting to me about that meal. It’s probably because as a kid, my family would eat that meal at least once a week and I’d eat it… Read more »