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Thyme-Crusted Lamb Chops

Thyme-Crusted Lamb Chops

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase, which helps keep this site running and supports my horse habit! When you are following the autoimmune protocol, there aren’t […]

Greek Shrimp Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

Greek Shrimp Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Before I went AIP, I always ate my salads and fresh veggies with a healthy helping of creamy dressing, […]

Faks on Yaks

Faks on Yaks

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase, which helps keep this site running and supports my horse habit! When my favourite bison producer closed up shop and […]

Mushroom Scallop Nori Soup

Mushroom Scallop Nori Soup

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase, which helps keep this site running and supports my horse habit! If you’re even remotely budget conscious, as I’m sure […]

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Deruny (Ukrainian Potato Pancakes)

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Latkes, draniki, placki, reibekuchen, kartoffelpuffer, bramborák.  The humble potato pancake is known by many names from many different cultures.  […]

Pidpenky (Ukrainian Creamed Mushrooms)

Pidpenky (Ukrainian Creamed Mushrooms)

Most cultures in the world have traditional dishes that are centered around, or include, mushrooms.  The Ukrainian culture is no different.  In fact, mushroom gathering for Ukrainians is quite the thing!

The Smoothie That Will Change Your Life!

The Smoothie That Will Change Your Life!

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Ok, maybe the title is a little sensationalist.  But this smoothie is amazing.  I’m not the biggest smoothie person. […]

Roasted Prosciutto-Wrapped Broccolini

Roasted Prosciutto-Wrapped Broccolini

So, last week I promised you recipes.  Well here is the first one!  After testing out a recipe myself and then getting Scott’s seal of approval, I also like to test it out on unsuspecting family and friends if/when the opportunity presents itself.  Like at […]

Creamy Colcannon

Creamy Colcannon

In my final ode to the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, I bring you the humble colcannon.  Once a peasant dish made with cheap, available ingredients (like potatoes and dairy!), this AIP version is packed with nutrition and inflammation-fighting goodies!

Irish Stew

Irish Stew

As St. Patrick’s Day draws near and my Irish Stew simmers away on the stove, I am reminded once again of my proud Irish roots.  There is a fierce passion in being able to claim this heritage.  Such a rich culture, such a rich heritage.