Apple-Cranberry Holiday Stuffing

  It has been awhile since I have had a recipe to post on the blog – truth be told I have been so busy cooking for the cookbook photo shoots that I have not had time for developing new recipes. Since the shoots ended a couple of weeks ago, I have been hard at…

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Cinnamon-Sage Baked Delicata Squash

  If I had to choose my favorite squash, it definitely would be the sweet, nutty Delicata. Every time September rolls around, I am thrilled at the sight of this little guy’s reappearance at the farmer’s market. This is a vegetable that doesn’t need any fancy preparation – I most often eat it simply sprinkled…

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Summer Blackberry Pie

  I often get asked about what to do with the surplus of summer blackberries that pop up in yards across the country this time of year. Before I embarked on the autoimmune protocol, I would make blackberry pie at every summer’s end. This tradition ended, as I had not been able to come up…

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Simple Beet and Fennel Salad

  I came up with this colorful and delicious salad one day after harvesting all of these vegetables from my garden. You don’t have to use different varieties of beets, but I found that using a few different kinds created a vibrant plate. This time of year, I find myself looking forward to the cooler…

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Nightshade-Free Cherry BBQ Sauce

  With summer BBQ season in full swing, I thought I would share what I have been making as an addition to easily AIP-friendly grilled meats – nightshade free BBQ sauce! While I was brainstorming about ways I could make a flavorful sauce without all of the nightshades, one of my friends told me about…

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Pineapple-Lime Popsicles

  I have been getting more and more requests for coconut-free recipes, so this one is for you guys – fresh pineapple lime popsicles! If you haven’t tried making pops at home before, they are fun and addicting. The only thing you need is a mold (I use this one) and some food grade popsicle…

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Sautéed Baby Artichokes

I found these baby artichokes while I was perusing my local Whole Foods – I was so inspired with their color, and how cute and little they were! I used to eat artichokes all the time when I lived in California, but have gotten out of the habit now that they are not as common…

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Pineapple, Mint and Lamb Kebabs

  I love kebabs – they are fun, easy to make, and everything you thread on there gets a tasty layer of char on them. Here I have come up with a simple recipe using lamb, mint and pineapple, both for the marinade and as a kebab accessory. That makes it full of extra-pineapple goodness!…

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