June Spotlight: AIP | 39 Amazing Autoimmune Protocol Recipes

2018-06-23T09:43:14+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Made Picks, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Waffles, tempura shrimp, gyro sliders, coconut cream pie. If you thought you’d be limited to nothing but free-range steaks and carrot sticks on the Autoimmune Protocol diet, think again.   This post, 39 Amazing Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Friendly Recipes, from Primal Palate, offers recipes for AIP-friendly breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals, with some snacks thrown in, [...]

Recipe: Paleo Nacho Cheese Sauce

2018-06-22T16:44:15+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Living, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , , , |

I'll never forget an exchange with my son, about a year ago. I told him we were having pasta for dinner. He was not impressed. He leveled his gaze at me and asked, accusingly, "Is the pasta good or is it healthy?" Ouch! As funny (albeit sassy!) as that comment was, it raises an important misnomer about [...]

Good Weed, Man: Recipe for Salted Dandelion And Plantain, Two Ways

2018-06-19T16:55:14+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Recipes, Spring Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Dandelion greens are so good healthy, we could fill pages on what the powerhouse green can do. Packed with nutrients and minerals, the common lawn weed is fantastic for liver ailments, digestive troubles, UTIs...some people even brew it into a coffee substitute -- and who hasn't heard of dandelion wine? But when we stumbled [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | Egg-Free AIP: A Roundup Of What To Eat For Breakfast When You’re Off Eggs

2018-06-23T09:48:18+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Living, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Paleo and Paleo-based diets call for a lot of protein. In fact, so many things get eliminated on these diets that most of what is left to eat is protein and vegetables (give or take a few other things). With such high protein requirements, naturally eggs become a staple, especially for breakfast (because once you cut [...]

90 Days of Whole30 Recipes

2018-06-19T16:41:13+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Living, Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Everyone seems to agree that the hardest thing about special diets -- even more difficult than the diets, themselves (even the detox days at the beginning!) -- is meal planning and food prep. That’s why we were absolutely elated to stumbled on this post from nomnompaleo. Blogger and home chef Michelle Tan gives us [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | Autoimmune Wellness Takes The Work Out Of AIP

2018-06-23T09:47:20+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Made Picks, Nutrition, Recipes, Self Care|Tags: , , , , |

This month we’re shining a spotlight on the Autoimmune Protocol, or AIP. It’s a diet very similar to Paleo, but with additional restrictions on foods that trigger an autoimmune reaction.   Like all restrictive diets (or like any undertaking to change one’s body and improve one’s health), AIP takes work. If you’re already eating Paleo it [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | A Medical Perspective On The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet

2018-06-23T09:37:35+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Made Picks, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Want a quick and concise overview of the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP)? Look no further than this article, All You Need to Know About the AIP Diet, from Medical News Today. The article, written by Lana Burgess (and reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD), summarizes what AIP is ("a much stricter version of the Paleo diet. It advises eliminating [...]

Hack Your Rice With Brain-Boosting Coconut Oil

2018-06-07T14:44:04+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Brain Health, Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

For those who can tolerate it, we know that white rice is a great source of clean carbohydrates, but researchers have found that with a couple of small tweaks, the caloric content of white rice could be reduced by up to 60% and the starch content could easily be changed into 'resistant starches' which [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | 31 Snacks to Help You Survive the AIP Diet

2018-06-23T09:36:04+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Clean Made Picks, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

OK, realtalk: appetizers are tastier than entrees, and the real glue that holds any diet together is the quality of the snacks. It’s true, think about it. No one is going keep a fire burning for a salad, but cajole someone onward with the promise of delicious snacks and they can get through almost anything, even [...]

12 Paleo Egg Muffins To Celebrate National Egg Day!

2018-06-21T15:15:54+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Clean Eats, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Happy National Egg Day! If you’re anything like us, you have lots of reasons to celebrate the little ol’ egg. For one thing, it’s a foundational protein source if you’re on a Paleo diet. Eggs are great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. By comparison, one can only eat so many grass-fed steaks…   Eggs are versatile! [...]