Maple Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Burger with Red Onion Jam (Paleo / AIP)

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Oh, the burger. It remains, for me, among the most comforting of comfort food. Burgers and fries just seem synonymous with a good experience, no? Being something of a foodie, when I want a burger, I want something more than just your basic. A bit of glamour. A bit of pizazz.  Burgers have actually been …

Beet Pancakes with Blueberries (Paleo, AIP)

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If you love beets, you will love these pancakes! Even if you don’t love beets, you’ll still love them! Even though they pack a solid nutritional punch, the beets used here don’t impart any “beet” flavor. They are a perfect way to celebrate July 4th brunch – or any old time of year! My original …

Chicken Fennel Soup with Lemon and Creme Fraiche (Paleo / AIP / Whole30)

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Fennel is one of those vegetables I always instinctively pick up and sniff while shopping. There aren’t too many veggies I do this with, unless you count herbs, like cilantro and mint. Although smell is such an essential component of all our eating, certain foods bring fragrance even more front and center. Think pesto. Or …

Sweet and Sour Chicken (Paleo / AIP)

Sweet and Sour Chicken

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When I was about twelve, my Mom opened a Chinese-Vietnamese restaurant. And no, she’s neither Chinese nor Vietnamese. The year prior, she had become deeply involved as a sponsor for refugees from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. It was this involvement, along with some crazy thinking, that led her to partner with a Vietnamese friend and …

Raspberry White Chocolate Donuts (egg + nut free, AIP)

Raspberry White Chocolate Donuts

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Donuts. Unfortunately, donuts and I don’t share the very best of memories. When I was in the throes of my eating disorder, I would binge on them. And then, there was teaching. Teaching was a complex experience, and I could never say that it was unequivocally “good” or “bad”.  There were many beautiful, absolutely transcendent …

Breakfast Sausage Sweet Potato Sliders (AIP / Paleo / Whole30)

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Here in the Northeast we thought spring was here, and boy, were we ready. Then this morning, I woke to nearly 5 inches of freshly fallen snow. Beautiful? Yes. But not exactly a welcome spring surprise, either. If there’s one thing that can cheer me up though, it’s these AIP Sausage Sweet Potato Sliders. They’re …

Pineapple Ham Cauliflower Fried Rice (AIP / Paleo / Whole30)

Pineapple Ham Cauliflower Rice

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If you’ve been missing Chinese food while eating AIP or Paleo, then this Pineapple Ham Cauliflower Fried Rice is for you! Or, if you’re on the Whole30 (like I am right now) you’ll appreciate how easily this dish comes together. It is also made with ingredients you may either have on hand, or will be …

Shiitake Salmon Fried “Rice” (AIP / Paleo / Keto)

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Guys, I am so excited about this Shiitake Salmon Fried “Rice”. It features, of course, cauliflower rice. It’s been a godsend for my diet and for so many reasons: it’s versatile, working as a side or part of the main dish; it’s low carb (my body seems to respond better to eating on the lower-carb …

Cranberry Orange Muffins (AIP, Paleo, kid-approved)

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Fresh cranberries might just be one of my favorite food-related parts of this holiday season. I love that, like pumpkin, they’re a crossover ingredient, good for both Thanksgiving and Christmas menu ideas. And that deep red hue – it’s a reminder of the beloved seasonal color. Plus, consider the cranberry for a moment: not something …

Savory Maple Sausage Breakfast Bars (AIP / Paleo)

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When it comes to breakfast, a major part of switching to AIP (Autoimmune Paleo) means moving away from sweet. Now, that in no way means breakfast can’t be nourishing, interesting, or creative! But for me, (and maybe for many of you) breakfast has proven the most challenging “shift” when changing diet to AIP. And if …