Apples with Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Date Dip

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

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I was craving salted caramel & since most AIP caramel recipes feature coconut (which my body doesn’t always love) I got creative & whipped up this entirely nut-free treat. Sweet & salty with a bit of spice, this simple & luxurious date-based dip turned out part salted caramel, part apple crumble & 100% deelicious.   Continue reading “Apples with Sweet & Salty Cinnamon Date Dip”

Anti-Microbial Lemon Garlic Dressing

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This recipe is: Paleo + AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) + vegan friendly + coconut free

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This simple recipe is a wellness stable in our home come cold season. Cleansing lemon, zesty garlic, raw honey & unfiltered olive oil combine to create a creamy & balanced dressing that’s both very versatile & highly healing. Continue reading “Anti-Microbial Lemon Garlic Dressing”

Thyme Scented Creamy Fennel & Asparagus Soup

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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.

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Burdock Root + Toasted Coconut Sauce

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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. 

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