They may not look it, but Brussels sprouts are cruciferous vegetables, part of the same veggie family as broccoli and kale. Which means they’re also powerhouses of vitamins and nutrients! Full of antioxidants, fiber, even protein- there’s no reason not to enjoy sprouts as often as possible.
Personally, I’m always trying to up my cruciferous vegetable intake with an AIP lifestyle. And this list of delicious Brussels sprouts recipes is a lifesaver when I’m tired of regular cabbage or cauliflower and need a little inspiration for veggie mains or sides.
From roasted sprouts drizzled with balsamic vinegar to a delicious bacon and Brussel sprout soup, these recipes will make it super easy to get these little green gems on your plate.
Love the delicious texture of cheesecake but can’t eat cheese? No problem! There are so many fantastic AIP-friendly recipes for cheesecake out there right now, all without refined sugar or cheese! I’ve put together a list of my favorites, from summertime favorites with lemon and berries to autumnal pumpkin cheesecake, perfect for fall.
Since many of these recipes do feature some sugars (since they use fruit as an ingredient), these are best as an occasional indulgence rather than an everyday dessert. Using great ingredients like coconut butter and natural sweeteners like maple syrup, these recipes make it easy to enjoy a classy little AIP-friendly cheesecake!
Whether you call them sweet potatoes or yams, these little root vegetables are a nutrient and flavor powerhouse for folks on AIP! Whether mashed for an easy breakfast hash or roasted whole for an elegant dinner side dish, we’ve put together a list of our favorite no-fail AIP-friendly recipes for sweet potatoes.
The perfect alternative to starchy white potatoes, sweet potatoes can be used as a replacement in any traditional potato dish. But why stop there? Oven-roasted, they’re perfect as chips. They even work in chilis and soups! And if you haven’t tried sweet potato scones yet, try the recipe featured on our list. It’ll be your new favorite AIP-friendly treat!
You’d be surprised at how common soy is…
There’s the soy sauce you find in a stir-fry or ramen dish, and the dairy/meat alternatives of soy milk, tofu, and tempeh.
Not to mention the soybean oil and soy lecithin which find their way into processed and pre-packaged foods.
But despite its trendy reputation as a “health food” –
Soy and soy-derived products are bad for your health.
And you’ll want to cut them out of your diet if you’re fighting an autoimmune disease.
I can’t believe I haven’t shared this recipe for AIP waffles yet! I recently received a new waffle iron, and in my eagerness to test it out I realized I needed to help others to satisfy their waffle cravings.
Make sure you double up on the recipe if you’re looking to feed an entire family.
What’s Italian food without the traditional tomato sauce? But did you know that the tomato is actually a recent addition to Italian cuisine? In fact, the tomato was only introduced to Italy in the 1500s, meaning traditional Italian food is naturally tomato-free!
Which means so many iconic recipes can easily be made to be AIP-friendly. We’ve put together a list of our favorite AIP-friendly Italian recipes, with nary a tomato (or other nightshade) in sight!
From delicious smoked clam linguine to coconut passion fruit panna cotta, it’s easy to imagine life under the Tuscan sun with this list of over 20 mouthwatering Italian recipes, all AIP-friendly!
Sticky ribs dripping with honey. Pork chops covered in apples. Pulled pork stuffed with sage. Do I have your attention yet? Pork is so much more than the “other” white meat- it’s so versatile and easy to make, you can have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day of the week!
To celebrate all things pig, we’ve put together a list of our favorite AIP-friendly pork recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for a lazy weekend morning full of pork and maple breakfast sausages or you’re looking forward to slow-cooked pulled pork flavored with molasses and garlic, this list is sure to satisfy any pork cravings.
We’ve even put in a few snack recipes, like chicken, bacon, and apple mini meatloaves, so you can get an AIP-friendly pork fix any time of day!
Breakfast may be thought of as the most important meal of the day, but you can’t forget about lunch! Whether you’re in the middle of a hectic workday or enjoying a relaxing weekend meal, lunch is what gets us all through a midday energy slump.
Keeping your energy up and your body healthy is so important as when you’re on AIP. And with this list of AIP lunch recipes, you’ll never have to worry about finding a last-minute unhealthy lunchtime nosh!
With just a bit of prep work, you can have a lunch to be jealous of! From an elegant AIP-friendly Waldorf Salad to easy Tuna Bites that can be enjoyed hot or cold, this list of recipes has everything to make the perfect AIP-friendly lunch seven days a week!
Those who say you can never have too much of a good thing have never had a bumper crop of zucchini. Trust me, you can only eat zucchini noodles and zucchini bread so many times.
Thankfully, these creative AIP zucchini fritters give you another way to transform this delightful summer squash. Before you get started, I’ve got some handy tips to help you get the best results possible.