A nutrient dense fall salad that healthy and delicious. The bonus is that this recipe is super easy. You don’t even have to peel the squash, as it’s totally edible! This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, shellfish, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP) and paleo diets.

Roasted Squash, Beef and Arugula Salad

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This Roasted Squash, Beef and Arugula Salad recipe is an autumn twist on a salad. It uses squash and ground beef over a bed of spicy arugula. The delicate squash is surprisingly buttery for squash. It goes well with the meat and greens.…
A simple recipe for an autoimmune protocol approved Mediterranean Salad. Romaine lettuce is the base for lots of onions, tomatoes, kalamata olives and homemade Mediterranean Salad Dressing. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, shellfish, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP) and paleo diets.

Mediterranean Salad

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It’s very easy to get stuck in a rut on the AIP diet. I sometimes find myself making the same thing each week in an effort to not have to think about meal planning. After making the same green salad once a week for a month, I hit a wall.…
This Cucumber Herb Salad is perfect for a summer BBQ or an easy weeknight meal. It’s a refreshing salad made of fresh herbs and crisp cucumbers. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP), paleo and vegan diets.

Cucumber Herb Salad

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Salads are a summer staple for my family. They are easy to make and require no cooking. Summers in San Diego are scorchers so this is important. This Cucumber Herb Salad is very similar to my Cucumber Dill Salad but uses a variety of fresh,…
Finally, there’s an AIP friendly waffle for all you brunch lovers out there. These Plantain Waffles are made from green plantains and bananas! The green plantains make these waffles light and the bananas add a natural sweetness. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP), paleo and vegan diets.

Plantain Waffles

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I’ve gotten used to having dinner for breakfast on the AIP diet but it’s really nice to enjoy these Plantain Waffles with your family for Sunday brunch. Every time I find green plantains, we bust out the waffle maker and cook a yummy…
Here’s a refreshing and vinegary summer recipe, Cucumber Dill Salad. It’s made with fresh dill, cucumbers and a vinegary dressing that requires absolutely no cooking. It’s the perfect summer side dish. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol and paleo diet.

Cucumber Dill Salad

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This Cucumber Dill Salad recipe is the perfect summer side dish. There’s absolutely no cooking, it can be made in advance and it uses fresh summer ingredients. Oh, and it delicious! It’s crisp and fresh from the cucumber, dill and vinegar,…
Easy Italian Dressing recipe made of pantry staples. With this recipe, you’ll never have to buy store-bought again. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol, paleo and vegan diet.

Homemade Italian Dressing

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I use this Homemade Italian Dressing so frequently that I completely forgot that it wasn’t on the blog. Actually, it is on the blog, as the dressing for my Olive Garden’s Famous House Salad. It’s just so delicious that I thought it…
These Turkey and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps are a healthy easy one pot dinner dish. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, nut, egg, soy and shellfish free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP) and paleo diets.

Turkey and Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

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The autoimmune protocol diet (or paleo diet) can feel quite restrictive so I’m looking for different recipes that are still easy but taste great and will appeal to my whole family. This Turkey and Mushroom Lettuce Wrap recipe is a one-pot…
Get your summer grilling started with this Italian Chicken Marinade recipe. It’s only 5 ingredients and they’re all sitting in your pantry right now. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, nut, egg, soy and shellfish free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP) and paleo diets.

Italian Chicken Marinade

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Store bought marinades were a pantry staple before I got sick. It’s so nice to be able to get dinner started in just a few minutes. All I had to do was dump the jar into a re-sealable bag with some chicken and let it marinade in the fridge.…
Quick pickled Vietnamese Vegetables

Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables

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I'm a huge fan of pickles, especially this recipe for Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables using carrots, cucumbers and daikon radishes. These are quick pickled which means they won't last on the shelf and need to be stored in the fridge but they…
I’m not a fan of super sweet salad dressings but I like this Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette. The maple syrup adds just a little bit of sweetness. Not sugary sweet just natural pumpkin sweet. It’s a great balance between sweet and savory.

Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette

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I received a blender as compensation for this post. All text and opinions are my own. I used got to use my brand new Vitamix Pro 750 blender for this Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette recipe. I was giddy. My husband thinks I’m nuts and all my…
Pan Fried Cod with Oregano and Parsley Dressing

Pan Fried Cod with Oregano and Parsley Dressing

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Does anybody get Cook’s Country magazine? I found a fish recipe that I believe is very similar to this Pan Fried Cod with Oregano and Parsley Dressing recipe in a recent issue. I say, ‘I believe’ because I accidentally threw out the…
Carrot Ginger Dressing just like the one you get at a Japanese restaurant!

Carrot Ginger Dressing

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I’ve been craving salads all summer long. I try to keep it interesting, delicious and healthy. This dressing definitely fits the bill. I was inspired to make this Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing after my first visit to a sushi place after…