month : 06/2015 5 results
  • Avocado Ice Cream

    When you remove dairy from your diet, as well as sugar, well, it seems like the days of enjoying a bowl of ice cream are over. Not true!  Avocado based ice cream is a fantastic alternative that you can make easily. Once you have the basic recipe down, you can make all sorts of additions and flavors that you really enjoy.  Let me know what some of your favorite flavors of avocado ice cream are.  I like pineapple-lime.  It's almost like a pina colada!  
  • Guacamole

    Living in New Mexico most of my life has given me a great appreciation for guacamole done right.  They're a staple in Mexican Food restaurants and adds a great healthy fat to your day.  Fresh and creamy, it's a great accompaniment to dinner or as a snack.  I can eat it with a spoon, I love it that much, or eat with pork rinds (make sure the ingredients on your pork rinds are just pork skin and salt).  It's also great with plantain crackers, plantain chips, or even on steak! Enjoy!
  • The Connection Between Food and Autoimmunity

    Food Matters Well, obviously.  Nothing like stating the obvious, right? But, if you have an autoimmune condition, it adds an extra measure of importance. I have Celiac disease (I HATE the word disease by the way).  So it was clear from the beginning of my autoimmune struggles that food was a critical piece of it.  My body was developing antibodies against itself, ruining my intestines as a result.  Enter a gluten free diet and I felt better. Until I felt worse again.  And ...
  • Kale Chips

    There are tons of recipes out there for kale chips.  Here's my version.  This works fine with other leafy greens as well.  One of my favorites is beet greens.  I find I can eat almost an entire bunch of greens all by myself when I make them this way.  It's also the only way the picky eater in my family will eat her kale.
  • Lime Shrimp

    Tequila Lime Shrimp pre my paleo transition was one of our family's favorite meals.  With the exclusion of the tequila and a few other tweaks, it was easy to reform our favorite recipe and make it AIP compliant and super tasty too!