Zesty Apricot-Thyme BBQ Sauce | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Zesty Apricot-Thyme BBQ Sauce

Oh BBQ sauce… something that is usually sorely missed while on the elimination diet, due to the copious amounts of seed and nightshade spices it contains! You don’t have to suffer though, as the flavor notes in traditional BBQ sauce can be recreated in an elimination-diet friendly version (except for maybe the extreme heat that…

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Summer Fruit Gazpacho | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Summer Fruit Gazpacho

This fruit gazpacho soup is very refreshing and the perfect dessert for a beautiful summer meal! I was tempted to create this recipe when I saw all the delicious summer berries at our local grocery store. My diet on the Autoimmune Protocol is usually very green so I never miss a chance to add some…

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Recipe Round-Up – June ’15

The Autoimmune Paleo Recipe Round-Up is a collection of the best elimination-diet friendly fare found around the community this month. If you are looking for some fresh kitchen inspiration, look no further! Appetizers, Sides, and Sauces Campfire Banana Boats Cantaloupe Cucumber Salsa Italian Dressing Lemon Ginger Avocado Mayo AIP Flatbread Rhubarb BBQ Sauce Cherry Mango…

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Community Update – June ’15

The monthly community update is where we give you a heads up on some great offerings in the way of podcasts, video series, and local in-person meet-up groups. If you have started a local support group on Facebook (no pages please), send us the link through our contact page and we will promote it monthly….

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Bacon-Wrapped Cinnamon Apples | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Bacon-Wrapped Cinnamon Apples

The Autoimmune Protocol has allowed me to develop intuitive eating habits. Instead of craving chips or ice cream, these days my body asks for sea salt, extra carbohydrates, half an avocado, or omega-3 loaded salmon. I plan my meals around these nutritional intuitions so that each one leaves me feeling satisfied and nourished. I was inspired…

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The Advantages of Disadvantages

I have three autoimmune diseases. There’s a classification for people like me. What we have is called MAS, Multiple Autoimmune Syndrome. It’s when a person has three or more diagnosed autoimmune diseases. Having one autoimmune disease makes one susceptible to developing others, especially if diagnosis and proper treatment are delayed. Of my three, only one…

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AIP Stories of Recovery – June 2015

“AIP Stories of Recovery” is a success story series about regular people from the Autoimmune Protocol community who are changing their lives using the protocol. Each month a new person is featured and readers have the opportunity to discover all the different health challenges that are being overcome by folks just like themselves on the same…

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Crisp Veggie Topped Tapenade-Stuffed Burgers | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Crisp Veggie Topped Tapenade-Stuffed Burgers

I don’t know about you, but my dad is pretty basic when it comes to food. What I mean by that is his preferences are uncomplicated and straightforward. The guy, for as long as I can remember, just mostly wants to eat when he’s hungry and he’d like it not to be a fussy affair. He’s…

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How Optimism Helps Manage Stress

So you have an autoimmune condition. It’s likely that your journey to wellness will traverse a variety of experiences on the spectrum between negative and positive, challenging and uplifting. Our road to recovery is rarely linear; this week it’s a new symptom, next week an encouraging step forward, next month an added diagnosis… some days…

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AIP Kitchen Tour – June ’15

AIP Kitchen tour is a monthly feature where we profile someone who eats AIP and has agreed to share their kitchen setup with the community, in hopes that they can further inspire us to get our kitchens organized and set up for success! We’ve heard reports of people who are able to make AIP work…

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Strawberry-Orange Sorbet | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Strawberry-Orange Sorbet

Sorbets of all kinds are wonderful, easy-to-make treats any time you’re craving something sweet and simple. Strawberries and oranges combine for the best of both worlds, something deliciously sweet and tart. If you don’t have an ice cream maker, you can also make this in a high-powered blender by blending it, freezing it for fifteen…

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Batch Cooking 101

Last April I released AIP Batch Cook, a video-based training program that teaches you how to prepare all of the food you need for a week in just two sessions. This article is meant to teach you the basics, but if you are still looking for more instruction be sure to check it out! What…

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Pork Pesto Skillet | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Pork Pesto Skillet

Last month when Angie was visiting me for an in-person work week (she lives all the way across the country in DC!), I came up with a recipe on the fly that ended up being quite tasty. I was a little unsure of the combination of basil and pork, but let me tell you it…

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Warm Porridge with Lemon and Berries | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Warm Porridge with Lemon and Berries

As much as I enjoy eating my first meal of the day sautéed from a favorite skillet, I also love to be satiated by a serving of comforting porridge. I don’t care if the weather has warmed up, I still often want my morning fuel from a bowl, but although I’ll crave something a little lighter,…

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Where Medication Fits on a Healing Diet

Medications and the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) With the paleo autoimmune protocol, the hope is that we can reverse our autoimmune disease, heal our bodies at a deep level, regain abilities, and reduce/eliminate our need for medication. But that’s not something that happens overnight. Today, I’m answering the most common questions people ask about medications…

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Shrimp Ceviche Salad

I moved back to Florida a couple weeks ago to complete my last master’s program rotation, and now I cannot stop craving seafood! We have already hit summertime temperatures down here, so light and refreshing salad eating is a required survival mechanism. This cool and crunchy Shrimp Ceviche Salad comes together quickly and marinades in the…

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Recipe Round-Up – May ’15

The Autoimmune Paleo Recipe Round-Up is a collection of the best elimination-diet friendly fare found around the community this month. If you are looking for some fresh kitchen inspiration, look no further! Appetizers, Sides, and Sauces Orange Creamsicle Dressing Sweet Potato Nachos Red Wine Pasta Sauce Italian Sausage Flatbread Yogurt Dill Dressing Lacto Fermented Radishes…

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aipcommunityupdate

Community Update – May ’15

The monthly community update is where we give you a heads up on some great offerings in the way of podcasts, video series, and local in-person meet-up groups. If you have started a local support group on Facebook (no pages please), send us the link through our contact page and we will promote it monthly….

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Moroccan-Inspired Broccoli Salad

  Before I went Paleo, pretty much the only way you could get me to eat broccoli was to drench it in ranch dressing or cheese. But “getting healthy” opened my eyes to a whole new world of vegetable dishes. And I do mean world. What’s kept me going on the autoimmune protocol for the past…

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Supplements and the Autoimmune Protocol

  One question nearly everyone asks when transitioning their diet is “Should I be taking any supplements while on the Autoimmune Protocol?”. Supplements are some of the most commonly-recommended additions to dietary and lifestyle modifications, with everyone from functional medicine physicians to internet-forum users recommending their patients and friends take them. It is important to note…

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AIP STORIES OF RECOVERY – MAY 2015

“AIP Stories of Recovery” is a success story series about regular people from the Autoimmune Protocol community who are changing their lives using the protocol. Each month a new person is featured and readers have the opportunity to discover all the different health challenges that are being overcome by folks just like themselves on the same…

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Travel Food Tips While On AIP

For most people, eating when traveling is simple; just hit the nearest market, or venture out for some local cuisine. With the Autoimmune Protocol and other specialized diets, we have to be mindful of what we eat, and don’t have the option of partaking in whatever is offered. It can make traveling tricky. Because of…

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AIP KITCHEN TOUR – MAY ’15

  AIP Kitchen tour is a monthly feature where we profile someone who eats AIP and has agreed to share their kitchen setup with the community, in hopes that they can further inspire us to get our kitchens organized and set up for success! We’ve heard reports of people who are able to make AIP…

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Wild Sockeye Salmon with Spinach and Dill Cream | Autoimmune-Paleo.com

Wild Sockeye Salmon with Spinach and Dill Cream

A feast that can be served warm or at room temperature, this has to be one of the easiest and quickest meals to prepare. However, take a little time with presentation and it’ll look like you’ve spent hours. Then, not only is it a pretty offering to serve your family or guests, it goes on to…

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AIP Paleo Cajun Cookbook Review

  Look what just came out! The AIP Paleo Cajun Cookbook by Tara Perillo! I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing Tara’s cookbook for a few weeks now and I am so excited to share my thoughts with all of you today. Tara is a certified herbalist, homeopath, and yoga instructor. What’s more, she’s a true…

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Learning To Delay Gratification

It could be argued that the topics I’ve explored over the last several months (you can read them here, here, and here), were a bit directed at AIP long-termers, folks who have been walking the path for a while and who are ready to expand their horizons. Today I wanted to step back a bit…

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Sweet Potato Tarts with Caramel Drizzle and Sea Salt

  I don’t think about pastries very much anymore. As a Celiac, I tend to pass by bakeries with a healthy bit of trepidation, readily observing my self-imposed “10 foot rule.” However, that doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten! In my former life, I baked often. I grew up with my grandmother living just a “hop, skip, and…

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WHAT IS GLUTEN CROSS-REACTIVITY?

The Theory Since many people with celiac disease continue to feel sick, even when they eliminate gluten from their diet, scientists have been looking for the reason why. One theory is cross-reactivity. What does that mean? When your body develops an allergy to gluten, it creates antibodies that remember gluten’s protein structure. If you eat gluten,…

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5 Steps to Building Your Community

The need for community is a very basic and instinctive need that has enabled human beings to survive since the beginning of time. Being a part of a community gives us a sense of security. It brings us connectedness and support. Communities provide a safe container in which we can share emotional matters. They teach…

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