The Blog

Stay up to date with all of the latest AIP compliant recipes, articles, and other resources on living well with autoimmune disease

The Blog

Stay up to date with all of the latest AIP compliant recipes, articles, and other resources on living well with autoimmune disease

On Community Care

About four or five years ago I began to notice that in the health and wellness field of which I am professionally a part, there seemed to be an incomplete understanding of a frequently used word. That word was “holistic.” What does “holistic” mean? Holistic, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, means “characterized by comprehension of the parts of something as intimately interconnected and explicable ...

Lemon Honey Roasted Carrots

If you need an easy side dish this AIP Lemon Honey Roasted Carrots recipe is perfect. There’s very little prep and with a cooking time of 30 minutes you can enjoy this dish any night of the week. Do you peel carrots before roasting? Yes, make sure that you peel the carrots as you are prepping this dish. You can always buy baby carrots which ...

Jennifer’s AIP Kitchen: How She Manages Lupus and Hashimoto’s in Boise

  AIP Kitchen Tour is a monthly feature in which we profile a member of the AIP community and their kitchen setup in hopes that it will further inspire us to get our kitchens organized and set up for success! We’ve interviewed folks who are making the AIP lifestyle a reality in everything from college dorms and small city apartments, to large households with non-AIP family members, and everything in between. Through these ...

Umami Kale

  If you are looking for a fun way to get your greens in – try this umami kale! The trick for getting nice browning on the shallots, mushrooms, and kale is cooking a small quantity at a time, which is why I call for cooking the shallots and mushrooms before cooking the kale separately. This recipe only serves two, but you might as well ...

Autoimmune Paleo and Eating Disorders: A Reassuring Approach

There is a fascinating link between eating disorders (ED’s) and autoimmune (AI) issues. My personal interest in this link stems from a childhood of chronic stomache aches and migraine headaches along with an 18 year experience with anorexia nervosa. Ironically, during my graduate school experience to become an eating disorder specialist, I developed AI symptoms, which lead me to start Autoimmune Paleo (AIP). While exploring ...

Thai Ground Chicken Salad (Larb Gai)

  Larb Gai is a dish of ground chicken with fresh herbs like Thai basil, mint and cilantro. I had this dish several years ago at a Thai restaurant and instantly fell in love with it due to its simplicity! This dish is also very light and refreshing because of the fresh herbs. Traditionally, chillies are used in this dish and roasted rice powder is ...

Bonnie’s Recovery from Hidradenitis Suppurativa

AIP Stories of Recovery is a success story series about regular people from the Autoimmune Protocol community who are changing their lives using the protocol. Each month a new person is featured and readers have the opportunity to discover all the different health challenges that are being overcome by folks just like themselves on the same path. At Autoimmune Paleo we hope you’ll be inspired by, ...

Sweet Green Smoothie

Ladies and gentlemen… we made it. We actually made it. Deep inhale… slow exhale… and, onto all things new. Well, I hope this first few days of the new year have been good to you. I’m sure some of you are definitely over seeing and hearing, “New year, new me!” So, for this month’s recipe, I wanted to offer something that’s been somewhat of a ...