Blog Index

AIP
  • Announcing the Conscious Autoimmunity AIP Reintros Program

    "All progress takes place outside the comfort zone."  - Michael John Bobak We are very pleased to announce ...

  • Why Critical Thinking is Important on the Autoimmune Protocol

    “Belief is a wonderful way to pass the time until the facts come in.” ― Carl R White The science ...

  • Introducing the Autoimmune Healing N=1 Workbook Kit + Giveaway

    Emma and I established Conscious Autoimmunity to support the ongoing management of living a lifestyle ...

  • Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Lucky Dip Herb Sauce (AIP/Paleo)

    “No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by ...

  • Cranberry Relish

    This recipe is a family favorite adapted to AIP as a replacement for ketchup for burgers!  I stock ...

  • Taking the Stress Out of AIP Vacation Cooking

    Vacation's while on AIP can seem counterproductive, I mean how do you relax & focus on stress management ...

  • Pork Ribs with Pumpkin BBQ Sauce (Instant Pot)

  • Investing in yourself

    You may have seen this on social media but I've just been on the most wonderful & relaxing vacation! ...

  • Hidden Veggie Meatloaf

    I know that I'm not the only one who struggles to get enough veggies into my child's diet, and I know ...

  • AIP Teriyaki Pork (Crock Pot)

    I am a HUGE fan of the Crock Pot/Slow Cooker, I will often prepare my meal when I'm tidying up the kitchen ...

  • Healing Green Broth Challenge – A Review

    "Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises." - Pedro Calderon ...

  • AIP Honey Garlic Crispy Baked Chicken Wings

    Nothing speaks finger food to me more than Chicken Wings, so when I think about a dish to take to a ...

  • Creating Boundaries for the Sake of Your Health

    "Being able to say “No” is a necessary ingredient in a healthy lifestyle." ― David W. Earle The ...

  • A Nemesis That is Sugar

    If,  20 years ago they had told me that my favorite comfort food was a health risk to me, I would replied, ...

  • June: A Few of Our Favorite Things

    "It ain't no fun if the homies can't have none."  - Snoop Dogg We're with Snoop. As health coaches, ...

  • CRACKING Cream of Sunchoke Soup

    The ultimate sexy-ugly vegetable, the Sunchoke, or Jerusalem artichoke (depending on where you are in ...

  • Do You Suffer From AIP Creepage?

    My goals may seem impossibly far-fetched when really they're not. Break them down into steps and see ...

  • Green Monster Kombucha Popsicle

    It's that time of year again here in the Northern Hemisphere where kids want to be kids and cool down ...

  • May: A Few of Our Favorite Things

      "It ain't no fun if the homies can't have none."  - Snoop Dogg We're with Snoop. As health coaches, ...

  • The Reintroduction Process: Managing Stage 1 Reintroductions

      “… the secret in handling fear is to move yourself from a position of pain to a position ...

  • Farm to Table – Getting to Know Your Farmer

    The mild winter in Chicago has paved the way for a wet Spring. But this past weekend, we've had a break ...

  • The Reintroduction Process: Planning and Preparation

    “In life, most short cuts end up taking longer than taking the longer route.” ― Suzy Kassem We ...

  • Ropa Vieja with Garlic Cilantro Grain Free Tortillas

    Since Otto's Cassava Flour started delivery in the US, my daughter and I have been cooking up endless ...

  • Making Mindfulness Work for You

    Mindfulness means paying attention in a certain way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. ...

  • REALLY GOOD Root Vegetable Soup

    “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.” ― Julian Barnes  ...

  • The Reintroduction Process: Creating Your Baseline

    We often gain awareness through a baseline comparison between now and next. ― Sharon Weil Today's ...

  • The Reintroduction Process: Balancing Life Style Factors

    For those of us with an autoimmune disease, the profound effect that other factors have on our lives ...

  • Sizzlin Scallops with Citrus Vinaigrette Zoodles

    I was first introduced to this recipe by my personal trainer and over the past couple of months I've ...

  • The Reintroduction Process: Food and Mood Diary

    “Please read my diary, look through my things and figure me out.” ― Kurt Cobain Have you been ...

  • Finger Lickin’ Baked Chicken Wings

    Who says you can't have deliciously spicy baked chicken wings when you are on AIP? After my trip to ...

  • The Reintroduction Process

      If removing anger, blame, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry are all ways to improve ...

  • Reintroducing Foods on AIP

    Knowing when to reintroduce foods on an elimination diet like The Autoimmune Protocol becomes a true ...

  • The GREAT Liver Pâté Round Up

    Living the Autoimmune Protocol way for over 3 years now, has taught me lots. And lots and lots! Some ...

  • Unconscious Choices and What They Can Mean

    If you are like me, it took a while for you to sum up the courage to reintroduce any foods after having ...

  • The Importance of a Morning Ritual

          One of the very best things that I've developed thanks to my not-so-little-anymore ...

  • Preparing a Healing Diet – 10 Step Guide

    As anybody who is trying to change their eating habits will know, the challenge of getting the right ...

  • Blog
  • Personal Responsibility: The Four Agreements + Giveaway

    “Also, go inside and listen to your body, because your body will never lie to you. Your mind will ...

  • Top tips for Winter Blues

    Before I decided to call Chicago my home, I hated the dull winter mornings in England, going to work ...

  • The Inaugural Post

    When the conscious mind expands to embrace deeper levels of thinking, the thought wave becomes more ...

  • Elimination Diet
  • Hidden Veggie Turkey Patties

    As any seasoned parent will know, we sometimes have to resort to hidden veggies in our meals, is sometimes ...

  • Cherry Balsamic Beef (Instant Pot)

  • AIP Friendships: Amanda’s AMAZING Avocado & Mackerel Boats

    One of the lovely and unexpected bonuses of following a healing protocol is the new people you meet ...

  • Full Elimination
  • Apple Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

    This Recipe works best with a tart apple such as a Honey Crisp or a Granny Smith

  • Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon

    This past Friday night while my daughter was on a play date, I really fancied Beef Stew, and I had some ...

  • AIP Pork Carnitas with Cranberry Relish

  • Reviews
  • Video Review : Paleo Principles by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne

    Just over a week ago, I saw the UPS guy struggling up the driveway with what looked like a small yet ...