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AIP Red Velvet Smoothie Recipe

Louise Hendon | February 20

Red velvet cake is definitely out for those following autoimmune protocol. Luckily, red velvet flavors are not! With this AIP red velvet smoothie, you can have all the flavors you love in a healthy, and sugar-free, package. Red beets and bananas form the backbone of this smoothie with coconut milk for added creaminess. Carob powder provides the chocolatey goodness you expect from red velvet and a spoonful of coconut cream tops it all off. This smoothie is healthy enough for breakfast and indulgent enough for dessert.

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AIP Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Louise Hendon | February 19

When you’re following autoimmune protocol, getting a pumpkin spice latte isn’t as easy as walking into your neighborhood coffee shop and placing an order. Between the dairy, the sugar, and any other additives crammed into the cup, sickly sweet store-bought lattes are off the table. However, all pumpkin spice lattes are not created equal. Our AIP pumpkin spice latte will put this fall favorite back in reach without all the inflammation-causing ingredients found in the original. So, if you find yourself craving that Starbucks latte, try this one instead. You just might be surprised with the results.

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Cheesy AIP Fettucine Recipe with Leek, Bacon, and Mushrooms

Louise Hendon | February 19

When you’re avoiding dairy and grains, you might think a creamy cheesy pasta is out of reach. However, with a few thoughtful substitutions, you can make a creamy fettucine that rivals any Italian restaurant. To make this dish autoimmune protocol-friendly we have to rebuild it from the ground up starting with the noodles. Leeks, garlic, and mushrooms add a lovely vegetable flavor to the cheese-less cheese sauce, which is made with coconut cream and nutritional yeast. With bacon and a few sprigs of flat leaf parsley to garnish, you won’t miss with dairy or the gluten in this recipe.

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36 AIP Chicken Thigh Recipes Your Family Will Devour

Louise Hendon | February 12

Sometimes it can be slightly difficult to find ingredients that are suitable for your AIP diet, especially if you’re trying to stick to your budget. I love chicken thighs; they’re inexpensive, available everywhere, and so easy to cook!

There are so many ways to prepare chicken thighs – I do love them just cooked in the oven with a bit of salt, but I also enjoy trying these variations. There sure are many! Here are my 3 favorites:

  1. Soups
    When we’re talking about chicken perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is soup. I can’t think of a more comforting meal when I’m feeling a bit under the weather, or when the weather is chilly and I need something that will keep me warm.
  2. Exotic Flavors
    Lately, I’ve tried more exotic recipes, like Lebanese chicken or grilled chicken thighs with pineapple-mint salsa. I can highly recommend both!
  3. Easy-to-make Family Meals
    I’ve included several slow cooker and instant pot recipes to make your next AIP chicken dinner super easy. How about some Italian chicken in the instant pot? Or teriyaki chicken in the slow cooker? If you prefer cooking your meals in the oven, I recommend the chicken and mushroom casserole.

Here’s a great example of how you can cook crispy and tender chicken thighs without much effort! Click Here to Watch The Video (please note you should omit the black pepper and chili pepper to make this recipe AIP-friendly)

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AIP Chicken Wings Recipe

Louise Hendon | February 5

It’s harder than you might think to find AIP-friendly wings. And what you don’t know about your food can cause inflammation.

Instead of rolling the dice, make this tangy AIP chicken wings recipe for the big game!

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AIP Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

Louise Hendon | January 27

I gain a lot of inspiration just by being out in the world. Just recently I was at a gathering that served – you guessed it – coconut cream pie.

While I knew better than to eat it, I channeled my cravings for that sweet pie into figuring out how to make an AIP coconut cream pie recipe. You can thank me later.

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28 AIP Chicken Wings Recipes For Your Next Game Night

Louise Hendon | January 19

Whether you like to enjoy chicken wings for a weeknight dinner, as a party appetizer or for a game night snack, you’ll always want to make sure they’re extra tasty. And your AIP diet shouldn’t get in the way!

Although you may want to avoid spicy ingredients, there are still plenty of ways to make your chicken wings the best your guests have ever tasted. That’s where this recipe collection will help you – it includes all of my favorite AIP chicken wings recipes, and there are various options that will please even the most demanding taste buds.

What I love about chicken wings is that it’s so easy to prepare more than one kind, without too much effort. Usually, I fix two recipes at once, so that everyone can choose what they like (or, just enjoy both!)

Do you prefer BBQ flavors over garlic and herbs? Perhaps teriyaki or lemon ginger are more to your liking? You’ll find them all, on this list.

You may not need your napkin, as I’m pretty sure you’ll just want to lick your fingers clean!

Whatever recipe turns out your favorite, in the end it’s all about the crispiness – right? And that’s easy to achieve with a few simple tricks.

Check out this 1-minute video to see how you can make crispy chicken wings! (Please note: You should omit hot sauce and pepper from the ingredients, if you’d like to make this recipe AIP-friendly.)

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