Parsnip and Pear Soup With Fried Sage

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  I have to make sure while on the autoimmune protocol that I include lots of starchy carbs like parsnips, sweet potatoes, winter squash, and plantains or I start to have low energy. When roasted root veggies gets old, I like to switch gears and make blended soups – very few dishes are as comforting! This recipe… 

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Jicama, Pear, and Mint Salad with Citrus-Ginger Dressing

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  Since going on the Autoimmune Protocol, I have been continually searching for new vegetables to switch things up from the usual rotation. I happened to be in a grocery store I don’t shop at often, and was reminded of jicama, a vegetable I used to buy all the time. Here I use it to… 

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Beef and Butternut Stew with Pear and Thyme

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  Not too many things feel quite as fall-like as the appearance of butternut squash at the market. Here I use it to give heartiness and texture to a beef stew, adding a little pear for sweetness and some cinnamon and thyme for flavor. It is hard not to make a lot of this considering… 

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