Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles, for detoxification~ This tea can be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge. Drink 1-2 glasses daily for so many health benefits. #nettles #detox #herbaltea #dandelion #burdock #redclover #detoxtea #detoxherbs #livercleanse #immuneboostingfoods #immuneboosters

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles {iced healing tea, for detox}

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Up to four herbs can be put into this tea. They each have amazing health benefits, not the least of which is detoxification. One to two glasses of this iced (or hot) tea is beneficial to drink daily each spring. Let’s look at dandelion and nettles’ properties, as well as burdock’s and red clover’s. You’ll love the way they cleanse …

Instant Pot No-Tomato Sauce {nightshade-free, AIP, GAPS, Paleo} #notomatosauce #aiptomatosauce #nightshadefree #nonightshades #instantpottomatosauce #instantpotaipdiet #instantpotgapsdiet #instantpotnotomatosauce

Instant Pot NO-Tomato Sauce {nightshade-free, AIP, GAPS, Paleo}

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This recipe makes a big batch of No-Tomato Sauce, so you will have it on hand when you need it! I like to use some right away, and freeze some for next time. Do you know No-Tomato Sauce? It’s that gorgeous and crazy-delicious, tangy-sweet-savory “tomato sauce” without the tomatoes! Yes, it’s nightshade-free! That means … if you get symptoms of …

Instant Pot Cashew Yogurt {Paleo, GAPS, Vegan, just 3 ingredients!} #paleoyogurt #instantpotveganyogurt #instantpotcashewyogurt #instantpotpaleoyogurt #cashewyogurt #probiotics

*Instant Pot* CASHEW YOGURT {Paleo, GAPS, Vegan, just 3 ingredients!}

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There are so many things I love about homemade cashew yogurt. Firstly, it’s super fast and easy to make when you use your Instant Pot! Secondly, it’s full of probiotics and works for the GAPS diet or a dairy-free Paleo diet. It’s also vegan. Thirdly…it’s SO SMOOTH and delicious!!! and needs NO thickener, with just 3 ingredients! How can you …

Overnight Chia Porridge {soaked for better digestion and nutrition; dairy-free; Paleo, GAPS}

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Most folks don’t know that chia seeds are high in phytic acid*. There is an easy solution, that reaps a great reward. Overnight oats are currently popular because all the work is done the night before and yields a ready-to-go breakfast. But if we’re already letting something sit out overnight, why not SOAK it to reduce phytates??  SO easy! This …

bowl of fermented brussels sprouts with ginger and garlic

Fermented Brussels Sprouts with Garlic & Ginger {Traditional, Paleo, GAPS, AIP, Keto, Whole30}

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This is a great time of year to make an exciting ferment. You’ll love the results: the texture of the little “cabbages,” the fresh crazy-good flavor of the brine, and as always, the fun of the process! When your teenagers are barking across the table, “Save some for me; save some for me!” And your hubby is saying, “This is …

Cauliflower Pickles with Turmeric and Black Pepper {Fermented Cauliflower, Anti-Inflammatory, dairy-free (no whey used)} #fermentedcauliflower #cauliflowerpickles #turmericpickles #turmericferment #fermentedturmeric #curriedcauliflower

Cauliflower PICKLES with Turmeric and Black Pepper {Fermented Cauliflower, Anti-Inflammatory, dairy-free (no whey used)}

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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Cauliflower pickles are my favorite. I love their texture. And I love how they compliment the flavor of turmeric and/or curry. Anti-Inflammatory This recipe can have just 5 ingredients: warm water, sea salt, cauliflower, turmeric and black pepper. The black pepper makes the active ingredient in turmeric, …

Bonny Clabber Panna Cotta {*raw milk *wild fermentation}– Traditional, GAPS

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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. When I was 16 I went to Lyon, France, to stay with a family in a very small, rural town. Fields of sunflowers were grown for harvest nearby, and the Train à Grande Vitesse would go by occasionally. I’d ride the family’s bike to buy baguettes down in …

Top 7 AIP Holiday Side Dishes {Autoimmune Protocol~ only the best recipes chosen for you!}

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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Sometimes it’s nice to have 50 recipes to choose from, but my goal with this post is to really help you by only providing a few great recipes! They’re all AIP, autoimmune protocol, that’s the point! So they’re going to be exciting, rich and delicious, but they’re …

Fermented Cranberry Sauce with figs, citrus and cloves~ a lovely addition to any holiday table...or even a special condiment for sandwiches and weekday dinners, with two tips for easy fermenting.

Fermented Cranberry Sauce with figs, citrus and cloves

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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Bubbles when you ferment, they’re symbolic for how I feel: ferments are exciting to make! Cranberry Sauce with figs, citrus and cloves This is one special recipe. The odd thing about cranberries is that they lose their zing when they’re fermented. The zing (their tartness) is their …

Cassava Flour *Sourdough* Waffles-- reduce phytic acid and increase nutrition, learn how to make grain-free sourdough recipes: delicious and better for you, plus SUCH an easy method!

–Cassava Flour *Sourdough* Waffles– {grain-free} Reduce phytic acid and increase nutrition with sourdough!, learn how to make grain-free/Paleo sourdough with other recipes too!

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I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. Most of us don’t think about antinutrients when we think about cassava root and cassava flour. However, cassava has a high percentage of phytic acid. Phytic acid is a storage form of phosphorus which is found in nuts, seeds, roots and tubers. It has the potential to …