Instant Pot Artichokes + Lemon Tarragon Dipping Sauce

paleomag1st.50

This recipe is: Paleo + AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) + low carb/ketogenic + coconut free

Artichokes are a West Coast favorite and one of the few vegetables my family truly celebrated while I was growing up. Back then we’d always serve them with bowls of hot melted butter and sometimes a squeeze of lemon.

This recipe was inspired by my long term love of these edible thistles and born of my desire to create a dairy free dipping sauce loaded with savory richness. Because lets be honest: melted butter is hard to top! Continue reading “Instant Pot Artichokes + Lemon Tarragon Dipping Sauce”

Thyme Scented Creamy Fennel & Asparagus Soup

FFframe1stFAS2.70

This recipe is: Paleo + AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) + Whole30 + low carb/ketogenic + vegan friendly + coconut free

My Thyme Scented Creamy Fennel + Asparagus Soup represents one of the many ways I like to celebrate asparagus’s arrival and the joy of Spring’s bounty.

By time asparagus spears are hitting the farmer’s markets here in Seattle, the weather has warmed and the days have grown longer. We’ve officially entered what I call “The Last Season For Soup.” Winter is all about hearty stews. Come Summer, I’ll be loath to have anything hot, but this time of year a bowlful of something warm and light hits the spot.

Keep readin’…

Burdock Root + Toasted Coconut Sauce

frameburdock-70

This recipe is:  Paleo + AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) + Whole30 + vegan

Burdock root is a highly medicinal food that supports antimicrobial health and liver function, making it a great vegetable for Spring cleanses and seasonal immune boosting.  My favorite way to prepare it?  Tender cooked slices of burdock dressed in a nutty coconut sauce that highlights the root’s natural sweetness. 

Continue readin’…

Mixed Seafood Scampi with Asparagus and Shredded Leek Greens

{Gluten Free, Paleo, Ketogenic, AIP Friendly}

scampi bowl

I officially have a Dr’s prescription to nosh on more succulent crustaceans and umami mollusks. Yeah, that’s right. You see, I recently had my labs done which revealed I’m low in Zinc (but otherwise looking good thanks to my nutrient dense diet, huzzah!) To boost my levels of this important immune system mineral, I’ve started some supplementation, and I’ll also be enjoying more zinc-rich foods like shellfish. Doctor’s orders. Oh, I’m loving this.

Continue Reading…