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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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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