Leftover Turkey Soup (AIP/ Paleo)

Are there any foods that immediately bring you back to your childhood? As soon as you think about that food, you’re immediately transported back to your childhood kitchen smelling that yummy recipe. This Leftover Turkey Soup is that food for me. For as long as I can remember, my mom has always made this soup the day after Thanksgiving and I look forward to it every year. The broth simmering away on the stove fills the entire house with a comforting and intoxicating aroma that makes my mouth water and stomach rumble. There is a lot of flexibility in this

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Turkey Breakfast Hash (AIP/ Paleo)

My husband is not a big fan of leftovers… much to my chagrin. So I always have to get creative when it comes to jazzing up whatever is leftover in the fridge and what better time to do that than Thanksgiving. There is always a lot of leftover turkey in our house and I love to turn those leftovers into something entirely new. This left-over turkey breakfast hash is a quick and easy way to do just that. When I say “quick and easy” I really mean it. The turkey is already cooked so all you have to do is

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Classic Pumpkin Pie (AIP/ Paleo)

Whenever I think of holiday desserts, I almost always think of pie. My great-aunt was an amazing cook and an even better baker. We would always visit them around Christmas time where she would have at least three different kinds of pie and one of those was always pumpkin. So it’s always been one of my favorites.  The filling of this pie is silky smooth, light, and fluffy, all without any eggs or dairy! The plantain helps it to hold it’s shape when cut without being too dense and all of those warming spices are so comforting. I used coconut

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Turkey Apple Breakfast Sausage (AIP/ Paleo)

I think breakfast can be one of the most challenging meals on the Autoimmune Protocol, at least for those of us in the United States. Practically from birth we are taught that breakfast foods consist of eggs, cereal, and baked goods. So what the heck are we supposed to eat after adopting AIP? I’m glad you asked! I often encourage clients and those new to AIP to start thinking outside of the “breakfast box” and start thinking of breakfast as another meal, like lunch and dinner. You want to build your breakfast based on meal elements, including a protein source,

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Instant Pot Copycat Zuppa Toscana (AIP/ Paleo)

When my husband and I were dating, our favorite date spot was Olive Garden. We would usually go around lunch time and we would ALWAYS order endless soup and salad. I mean always. First, we were college students with no money, second it was delicious and third the word “endless” is the title. Need I say more? Obviously this was back in my pre-AIP days, but I still think about those soups. My favorite was the Zuppa Toscana. I loved how hearty and comforting that soup was with that “meat and potatoes” feel, but it also had a hint of

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Bulletproof Herbal Coffee (AIP/ Paleo)

I have always been a coffee drinker at heart, but never really cared about the caffeine. I just loved the taste! Early on in my AIP days I used to go sit in coffee shops to do work just so I could smell the sweet, roasty aroma… Sounds crazy right? While I have accepted the fact that coffee doesn’t love me, I still miss that comforting morning cup. This herbal coffee has become my new morning obsession! The combination of roasted dandelion root and chicory tastes so much like coffee I was shocked. It has a robust, earthy taste with

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