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 …

Crispy Cod with Prosciutto and Brussels Sprouts

Crispy Cod with Prosciutto and Brussels Sprouts

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It has only been in recent years that I have been eating, in earnest and great appreciation, foods like prosciutto, brussels sprouts or cod. Sad, I know. But I was raised with neither an appreciation for nor an awareness of food’s value. Its origins, its meaning, its ways of preparation were lost on me. (And …

Skirt Steak and Sweet Potato Wedges (AIP / Paleo / Whole30)

Skirt Steak and Sweet Potato Wedge Fries (AIP / Paleo / Whole30)

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One sheet pan meals are becoming very popular, and it’s no wonder! We are all busy and looking for ways to decrease cooking time, cleanup time, or heck, both! I know that’s true in my house, anyway. Hubby is on cleanup duty which he isn’t always thrilled about, since I don’t exactly make it easy …

Pork Chops with Pineapple Cranberry Sauce (AIP / Paleo / Whole30)

Pork Chops with Pineapple Cranberry Sauce

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Ah, pork chops – hubby’s favorite! So I try to surprise him with a special twist on them from time to time. I love it when I find meals that both myself AND my family can enjoy. And this sauce is versatile, a rich balance of onions, sweet pineapple juice and the tangy bite of …

Roasted Chicken with Cherries and Kale

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Following the AIP diet and lifestyle has been such a journey for me. A process of transformation and personal growth. I’ve come to feel such a deep sense of gratitude for all the wonderful, nutritious foods out there. Foods that nourish. Foods that sustain. And I especially love it when a meal comes together that …

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 …