• Chipotle Sweet Potato Soup
    AIP,  Dairy Free,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Soup,  Vegan,  Vegetarian,  Whole 30

    Chipotle Sweet Potato Soup (GF/DF/V/Paleo/AIP)

    Anyone else a sweet and spicy fan? It’s one of my favorite flavor combinations. This delicious sweet potato soup is naturally sweet from the sweet potatoes, spicy from the chipotle chilies, creamy from the coconut milk and 100% comforting any time of year! Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are not only delicious, they are known for several health benefits including: High in free radical fighting antioxidants Supports gut health Cancer fighting Supports healthy vision Improves brain function Supports the immune system Sweet potatoes are loaded in nutrients, vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. One cup of mashed sweet potatoes has seven times your daily requirement of beta carotene. They are also high…

  • Ruby Red Fruit Salad
    AIP,  Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Detox,  Good Mood Food,  Paleo,  Salad,  Sides,  Snacks,  Vegan,  Vegetarian,  Whole 30

    Ruby Red Fruit Salad (GF/DF/Paleo/AIP/V)

    Sometimes the most simple things are absolutely the most delicious. This simple fruit salad highlights the red fruits of the season: juicy watermelon, tangy raspberry oranges, sweet strawberries and perfectly refreshing pomegranate seeds. Have you heard the theory that nature gives you clue’s regarding the foods you eat? For example, strawberries cut in half look like teeth and they in fact have malic acid in them which naturally whitens your teeth. Or sliced carrots look like eyes and they are loaded in vitamin A which is great for your vision. Or how citrus looks like a woman’s breast, a sweet potato looks like a pancreas, grapes look like the lungs, avocado a uterus,…

  • Simple Sweet Potato Pasta with Shrimp
    AIP,  Dinner,  Eats,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Whole 30

    20 Minute Sweet Potato Pasta with Sauteed Shrimp (GF/Paleo/AIP)

    Are you busy and struggling to find healthy meals to feed your family? Yea, me too. But don’t worry I’ve gotcha covered with this 20 MINUTE sweet potato pasta and sauteed shrimp dinner. Oh, and that 20 minutes includes thawing out the shrimp! The entire family loved it (kids included) so you’ll definitely want to add this to the weekly rotation. Time Hacks for Busy People Plan meals ahead. You know how you have nothing planned for dinner so you drive though somewhere? Yea. Been there. You’ve got to start planning at least a day in advance. Buy raw wild caught shrimp that is already deveined and peeled for you. I get mine…

  • Moroccan Chicken
    AIP,  Dairy Free,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Whole 30

    Paleo Moroccan Chicken with Red Coleslaw (GF/DF/Paleo/AIP)

    Okay I have a secret: I hate long laborious meals. Weird for someone that likes to cook right? I just don’t have the time or patience for it. If it is too complicated, chances are I’m not doing it. Can you relate? That’s why most of my meals are 30 minutes or less, including this super simple super delicious Paleo Moroccan Chicken. Keys to a Good Marinade Do you know how to construct the perfect marinade? It’s pretty simple. First, you have to have some type of oil. This really helps the flavors penetrate the meat and goes a long way to flavor it. Second, you have to have an acid. In this…

  • AIP Friendly Spaghetti Squash and Pesto Meatballs
    AIP,  Dairy Free,  Dinner,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Whole 30

    Kale Basil Pesto Meatballs over Spaghetti Squash (GF/DF/AIP/Paleo)

    These delicious kale basil pesto meatballs are “company worthy.” I made them dairy and nut free so they are also Autoimmune Paleo (AIP) friendly. To really up the flavor, I used half ground chicken, half ground pork and fried them in coconut oil. Wow! You’ve gotta try it. This recipe was inspired by the book “The Thyroid Connection” by Dr. Amy Myers. I adapted and altered the recipe quite a bit to suit my liking but all the inspiration came from her. She advocates for an autoimmune paleo protocol for anyone with a thyroid or autoimmune condition. If you think you might be one of those people, I highly recommend her books. She’s…