I love to cook, but there are days I don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. But folks often assume that, because I’m on AIP, I have to spend hours in the kitchen making special meals. They couldn’t be more wrong!
Over the years, I’ve collected a number of easy and AIP-friendly recipes that take me minutes to prepare, whether it’s a five-minute flatbread or a three-ingredient side dish.
With this list of 34 recipes, you won’t be stuck all day in the kitchen. No matter if it’s breakfast, lunch, or dinner, these are tried-and-true tasty recipes that won’t eat up half your day with cooking.
And just because they’re easy doesn’t mean these recipes are boring! How about delicious coconut flour waffles? Or garlic and lemon wilted chard? Each of these recipes let fantastic ingredients shine through with their elegant simplicity, all while letting you get on with your day!
Cauliflower is the unsung hero of the AIP diet…
…and that’s not just because you can use cauliflower to create replacements for naan bread, pizza crusts, tacos, and rice.
Although we’ll admit, that’s a big part of why we love cauliflower so much! Finding AIP-friendly alternatives to our favorite dishes can make the diet much easier to stick to, after all.
But you can use cauliflower in much more creative ways, too.
From delicious dips to simple sides and exciting entrees, you can turn cauliflower into pretty much anything! You’ll find all sorts of surprises in this list – did you know cauliflower makes a great base for AIP hummus?
Have a read through these 35 AIP Cauliflower Recipes and discover more new ways to use this versatile vegetable.
Asparagus is often known as the world’s healthiest food. And it’s easy to see why! This slender veggie is packed with vitamins C and E, not to mention full of folate and dietary fiber. It’s also super easy on the digestive system, making it perfect for an AIP lifestyle!
Although it has a notoriously short growing season, I always try and use as much asparagus as I can when it’s around in farmers’ markets or the grocery store.
In honor of these lovely summer days, I’ve put together my favorite asparagus-forward recipes- from simple preparations on the grill to elaborate mains and side dishes, all perfect for summer!
One of my favorites is the asparagus salad with fennel- where a veggie peeler creates beautiful ribbons of both vegetables for an elegant main course salad.
And here’s a bonus tip: not only are these recipes good for AIP, but most are also Keto and Paleo-friendly too!
From warm afternoon picnics to evening firework displays, the Fourth of July always make me think of the great foods of summer. So many AIP-friendly foods are a natural fit for this time of year, from easy grill-able veggies, like sweet potato or asparagus, to delicious summer berries, perfect for dessert.
So, to get ready for fireworks season this year, I’ve put together my favorite AIP-friendly Fourth of July recipes.
With over thirty recipes, this list is perfect for a day of friends, family, picnics, parades, and, of course, fireworks! From easy summery dips and salads, like a mayo-free coleslaw, to avocado burgers and chicken skewers for main courses. I’ve even put some great red, white, and blue dessert options on this list, like a fantastic summer berry trifle, perfect for celebrating Independence Day!
Did you know avocados used to be known as alligator pears? Although they’re technically a giant berry (with a large seed or pit at the center), avocados are one of the most versatile foods around, easy and delicious to use in breakfast, lunch, or dinner!
And they’re perfect for those of us on an AIP diet: they can easily take the place of other irritating fats, veggies, or even fruits in so many recipes!
I’ve put together a list of my favorite AIP avocado recipes to showcase how easy they are to use every day. From delectable avocado smoothies to fried avocado side dishes to even a few recipes for avocado muffins!
And, don’t worry, there are even a few traditional guacamole recipes on here. But have you tried avocado pesto or avocado hummus? Expand your avocado lifestyle with these fantastic and inventive recipes. You’ll never look at an avocado the same way again!