AIP Halloween Fun (that doesn’t include candy)

Halloween is going to look differently this year – no trick-or-treating, parties, or gatherings – BUT that doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun! So, when the holiday is traditionally centered around candy how can you make it Autoimmune Protocol friendly? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with some of my favorite spooky activties!

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Paleo pumpkin soup recipe

Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Crunchy Kale Topping (AIP/ Paleo)

My family has a tradition of going pumpkin picking every year, but like many other families, our traditions look differently this year. So, my dad being the incredible gardener he is, decided to grow a little pumpkin patch in his backyard and so far it has produced a pretty good harvest. It’s been fun to take my little niece and nephew down to “the pumpkin patch” to pick their pumpkins this year and we get to turn those little pumpkins into delicious recipes. This creamy pumpkin soup is velvety and rich and the crunchy kale topping gives it a nice

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AIP pumpkin spice latte recipe

AIP Pumpkin Spice Latte

I love lattes. As basic as that sounds, it’s true and I can’t deny it. I love the warm frothy milk, the hot tea, the slight sweetness… It’s like a hug for your insides. So when pumpkin spice season rolls around my inner basic-white-girl rejoices while wearing a plaid scarf and brown boots.  Needless to say, when I found out about all of the toxic ingredients that are in a typical pumpkin spice latte early on in my AIP journey, my soul was crushed. So, I finally decided to stop pining away and make my own! Let me tell you,

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Paleo apple cinnamon waffles recipe

Apple Cinnamon Waffles (AIP/ Paleo)

Waffles or pancakes? To me the answer is obvious – it’s always waffles. They are just the superior breakfast treat. I’m sorry to disappoint you but it’s true. My husband and I have a tradition every Saturday morning of making these waffles, a big batch of bacon, coffee or tea and watching House Hunters International together. Honestly, this tradition is getting us through life at the moment… It’s the little things, am I right? Apple and cinnamon is such a classic combination. So, when you put it in a waffle the result is the ultimate fall comfort food. These waffles

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Paleo crispy broccoli recipe

Crispy Roasted Broccoli (AIP/ Paleo)

I’m all about easy weeknight dinners. Don’t get me wrong, I love to create a lavish meal every now and then but on a Thursday night after a long day of work and my puppy barking his head off, I just want to make something easy. Do you feel the same?  This crispy roasted broccoli is a go-to side dish in our house for that very reason. It has three ingredients and is on the table in 30 minutes without almost no effort required. I’m not sure that it can get any easier than that! If chopping vegetables is a

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Paleo fall salad recipe

Fall Harvest Salad (AIP/ Paleo)

I never was a big fan of salad. It was probably because I could never tolerate them well when my Ulcerative Colitis was so active. Now that my digestion has improved, that’s a whole different story! I love the freshness and different textures of salads and how you can dress them up with just about anything! Over the past year salad have turned into a lunch time staple in our house during the summer.  As the days are getting cooler here I wanted to create a fall-twist on this warm weather classic by adding sweet potatoes, raisins, almonds and those

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