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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 heavy package.  I headed to the front door, and took the parcel, only to find it was way heavier than I possibly imagined.  I looked at the return address and knew immediately what a Read More

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Hidden Veggie Turkey Patties

As any seasoned parent will know, we sometimes have to resort to hidden veggies in our meals, is sometimes essential to ensure that our kids are eating their daily requirement vitamins & minerals! This one is a new family favorite, as the kids have caught on but they still enjoy them – even neighborhood kids Read More

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Beet & Bison Meatballs

Exciting times here in the Midwest our friends over at KC Natural have launched a new range of AIP compliant sauces make our lives a little easier! KC Natural are a Kansas City based company who first brought us nightshade free BBQ sauce and now bring us Nomato Pasta Sauce and Nomato Ketchup. When I Read More

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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, with my feisty ‘Britishness’, that they were 200% wrong.  If they had told me as a kid, that the comfort my Nan brought to me with her “Sweetie Tin” would harm me, I Read More

CRACKING Cream of Sunchoke Soup

CRACKING Cream of Sunchoke Soup

The ultimate sexy-ugly vegetable, the Sunchoke, or Jerusalem artichoke (depending on where you are in the world) is a wonderful nut-flavored and AIP-friendly little vegetable number. It offers some serious nutrient dense and prebiotic health benefits, too. It’s a whole-food source of inulin. Inulin is a carbohydrate that acts as soluble dietary fiber: whole food Read More

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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 in the grey clouds to enable us to head out to our local grass fed farm to enjoy their first farm tour of the Spring and and show my family the importance of supporting Read More

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REALLY GOOD Root Vegetable Soup

“Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.” ― Julian Barnes  I grew up on this soup. It is the soup from my childhood.   In fact, for a time, this soup was referred to as ‘Jo’s soup’ because I loved it so much. When I taste this soup, I am Read More

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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 of it has become second nature – I think my vegetable consumption has at least tripled. I’m religious about reading labels. I know exactly where my meat comes from (I even know the farmers who are responsible for Read More