Announcing My West Coast Book Tour!

In support of the release of The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook to stores January 6, 2015 (finally!), I’ll be hitting the road on a big West Coast book tour! If I won’t be coming to your neighborhood this time around, don’t fret–I have a couple more tours planned (UT, CO, NM, AZ, TX look out!), as well…

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Acorn Squash Soup with Dandelion Pesto

Lately I’ve been trying to increase the variety of vegetables I eat on a regular basis, especially those that are wild plants and not cultivated. Dandelion greens fit this bill perfectly, and although I was initially put off by their bitterness, I’ve grown to enjoy using them in my cooking week to week. Making them into…

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Classic Apple Pie

It took me a while to come up with a good apple pie recipe, because boy, am I picky! I like a thick, flaky crust paired with perfectly seasoned but not mushy filling. Was that possible with AIP ingredients? Turns out, with a couple of extra steps, it is totally possible to make a pie that…

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Digestive Health with Real Food: The Cookbook Review

  Today I have a review of Digestive Health with Real Food – The Cookbook: 100+ Anti-Inflammatory, Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Optimal Health, by Aglaée Jacob, which is the companion cookbook to her first book Digestive Health with Real Food (you can see my review here). Aglaée is an R.D. currently studying to become a naturopath, and has been an incredible…

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Introducing Holidays on the Autoimmune Protocol!

Announcing a fun project the AIP community has been working on–a free holiday recipe guide! Within its pages you will find recipes that will make your holiday meal planning so much easier, as we have included over 85 recipes in the following categories: appetizers, breads/rolls, sauces, non-starchy sides, starchy sides, fruit sides, entrees, desserts, and…

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Slow-Roasted Prime Rib

This recipe is as no-fuss as it gets—but don’t be fooled, it will be one of the most succulent, tasty dishes you will ever try! Slow-roasting ensures that every cut of meat is cooked to the desired doneness, and you don’t sacrifice the crispy outside due to this handy browning after roasting technique. Browning the…

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The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review Round Up #6

  This is the sixth in a series of round-up posts with comments from the autoimmune and Paleo community about the book. I’m absolutely tickled hearing all of this great feedback, and response has been amazing. If you are looking for more reviews, you can read the first one here, the second here, the third here, the fourth here,…

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Maple-Cranberry Brussels Sprouts

Looking for a simple, seasonal way to include some healthy greens as well as incorporate those delicious fresh cranberries that are popping up in stores around the country? This time of year, I buy a big container of fresh cranberries weekly and use them in everything–braised meat dishes, salad toppings, and added to stir-frys like…

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28 Days of AIP Review

  If you haven’t heard of Christina Feindel from A Clean Plate, you should familiarize yourself with this amazing young woman. She shares my autoimmune diagnosis (Hashimoto’s and Celiac) and we actually met years ago in an online Hashimoto’s support group. In addition to sharing great recipes on her blog, she works for The Paleo Mom and runs The…

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Butternut Squash Risotto

  Last week I started a new dedicated Autoimmune Paleo account on Instagram, and spent some time cooking from some AIP blogs to introduce folks to some of the great recipe writers that are joining the community. One my favorite dishes of the week was Lamb with Olive Tapenade Rice from Grazed and Enthused. You should recognize Alaena…

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The Paleo Approach Cookbook Review

  While I was busy moving, Sarah Ballantyne released The Paleo Approach Cookbook, the master-recipe guide to the Autoimmune Protocol we have all been waiting for. In case you don’t know who Sarah is, she is the author of The Paleo Approach, the first book detailing the hard science behind the Autoimmune Protocol (which recently…

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After An Eventful Summer, I’m Back!

By now its no news that I have moved from living in Seattle, Washington to my family’s farm in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Even though this blog is mostly about health and food, I wanted to give you a peek into what I have been up to for the past few months! Building a House…

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Summer Guest Post Recap

Hello, dear blog friends! It has been a while, a little over two months since my last post, announcing my move and taking some time off. I’m happy to report that the move went well, although it took a little longer than expected to wrap up the finishing touches on the homestead. I went almost a…

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Returning To The Active Outdoor Life (Guest Post by Susan Vennerholm)

I’m taking a break from blogging this summer as I focus on my move, but in the meantime I have some great guest posts on various topics lined up from the autoimmune community. This post is by Susan Vennerholm, who blogs at Backcountry Paleo. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> In the autoimmune community, you’ll see a wide spectrum of tolerance for physical…

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