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

Spanish Tuna Steak Sauté with Olives

I eat tuna salad once a week using canned tuna, but I had not cooked tuna steaks at home myself until recently. I am so glad that I tried cooking them! They taste so good and so different from canned tuna! I was tempted to try cooking tuna steaks based on a recipe I came across online by a blogger who blogs authentic Spanish recipes. ...

Can Blood Tests Detect Food Sensitivity?

The use of IgG “food sensitivity” testing is widespread within functional and integrative medicine. Numerous companies currently sell consumer based tests as part of a multi-million dollar industry with lucrative financial incentives and many practitioners use these tests as the backbone of their clinical approach. But does research actually support the use of food sensitivity testing? Can IgG blood tests actually detect a “food sensitivity”? ...

Grilled Chicken Hearts with Garlic-Basil Sauce

Just like other organ meats, chicken hearts are densely packed with many hard-to-obtain nutrients. They boast a very high level of coenzyme Q10, a powerful antioxidant that is essential for cardiovascular health. They also contain high amounts of preformed vitamin A (retinol), vitamin B12, folic acid, iron, selenium and zinc. Don’t be intimidated by preparing them, or the way they taste! This recipe calls for ...

Cristina’s AIP Kitchen: How She Manages Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Psoriasis in Virginia

  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 ...

Oven-Baked Meatballs

It’s back to school time, which brings a particular word to mind: convenience! It’s also around this time that football season starts back up, which makes me think of something else: game-day eats! These oven-baked meatballs will be enjoyed by the whole house on your busiest school/work night or your game day spread or tailgating party. Oven Baked Meatballs   Print Prep time 30 mins ...

Revisiting Your “Why” to Overcome Mental Blocks on AIP

Today’s guest post comes to us from Shari Ihsan, a health coach who specializes in helping folks navigate the Autoimmune Protocol. In her article, she shares what she’s learned, both from personal experience and in her 8+ years as a practitioner, about the critical role mindset and healthy self-talk plays in the healing process. She gives step-by-step instructions on how to revisit your “why” and ...

Puerto Rican Plantain Sandwich (Jibarito)

  This Puerto Rican Plantain Sandwich (jibarito) uses plantains to replace bread for a delicious sandwich with a Caribbean feel. This AIP sandwich is something the entire family can enjoy. What is a jibarito? A jibarito sandwich is a steak sandwich with two large tostones used as bread. What kind of steak do you use for jibaritos? Traditionally, skirt steak is used. However, I really ...

The Vaccine Experience in the Autoimmune Community

Let’s acknowledge something right off the top . . . it’s no secret that the COVID-19 vaccines are currently a very divisive issue in the United States. Although the vaccine debate has been around for just about as long as vaccines have existed, the impact of that debate during a pandemic has been particularly profound. Here at Autoimmune Wellness we take our responsibility as community ...