Category Archives for "Salads"

Jun 14

Recipe: Wilted Greens (SCD, GAPS, Paleo, AIP)

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Greens. Leafy greens. Full of anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals. But these nutrients are not available unless they are cooked. Actually raw greens are full of chemicals like oxalates and goitrogens. These chemicals protect the plant from predators (you and me). However, they can be toxic, especially to sensitive individuals.

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Jun 07

Recipe: Smashed Parsnips (SCD, GAPS, Paleo, AIP)

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I’m falling in love with parsnips. They can be used in so many ways to replace white potatoes! Some folks have to avoid white potatoes because they are in the nightshade family and contain a chemical called glycoside that can induce inflammation. Check out this recipe for mashed parsnips – it tastes exactly like mashed […]

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May 10

Recipe: Lemon Parsnip Salad (Paleo, GAPS)

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If you have any inflammatory issues, white potatoes should be eliminated. They are in the night shade family and have properties that encourage inflammation. However, you don’t have to feel deprieved at all. Parsnips are a root vegetable and can taste amazingly like white potatoes!

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Jul 14

Recipe: Lacto-Fermented Garlic-Dill Pickles

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What to do with all those cucumbers coming in? Make pickles! Pickles are easy to do at home and everyone loves them! Made the traditional way, by lacto-fermentation, they are a healthful addition to any meal. Cultured pickles are much better than the store bought pickles made in vinegar. They provide important probiotics, enzymes and […]

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