Recipes by Topic - diet: autoimmune-friendly

Cream of Zucchini Soup

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It’s zucchini season! In the store, it’ll be cheap, but if you have a garden, you probably already have more than you know what to do with: zucchini is one of those crops that appears in a burst of abundance and sends you scrambling around to press huge baskets of…

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Watermelon Sports Drink

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If you like to test your mettle with grueling sweat-fests in the summertime, then you know the importance of staying hydrated: sweat steals your precious water stores fast, and stopping a great workout because you’re too weak and dizzy to keep going is nobody’s idea of fun. But you also…

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Frozen Coconut Limeade

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Throwing a party over the long weekend? Or just need a little something to jazz up your cookout? Here’s a perfect Paleo-friendly refreshment: tropical flavor and plenty of ice, with as much honey as you like to get your favorite level of sweetness. Kids will love this just as it…

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Zucchini and Mushroom Pasta

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Tired of serving your Paleo noodles with the same old meatballs and tomato sauce? Here’s a colorful new idea that brings out the heartier side of vegetables like zucchini and mushrooms with just a hint of creamy coconut milk for flavor. Spaghetti squash plays the role of “pasta” in this…

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Grilled Pork With Basil Rub

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Does anything smell more like high summer than fresh, newly-crushed basil? Even without a ripe tomato as its partner-in-crime, basil brings an irresistible herbal flavor (not to mention a mouthwatering smell!) to these pork chops, in the form of a quick and simple wet rub. With some lemon along for…

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Korean Beef Short Ribs

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Here’s a recipe for short ribs that takes you a little off the beaten path: a sweet and savory Korean-inspired marinade featuring Asian pear, garlic, and just enough vinegar to give it a tang. The marinade also uses coconut aminos, a Paleo-friendly substitute for soy sauce with the same taste,…

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

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When the afternoons turn sticky and muggy, there’s nothing more refreshing than a fridge-crisp cucumber, preferably with a sprinkle of bright, tangy dill seeds. You could make some homemade pickles, of course, but if you want your cucs right now, this quick salad is a perfect solution. Just mix it…

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Coconut Strawberry Lemonade

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What summer afternoon would be complete without a cold glass of lemonade? There’s a classic lemonade recipe here, but if you’re looking for something a little more distinctive, why not jazz it up with some coconut and fruit? As well as being a delicious treat, this is also the ideal…

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Sweet Lemon Shrimp

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Here’s a quick and tasty dinner recipe that you can throw into marinate before you leave for work in the morning, and then cook up in almost no time once you get home – whenever you get home! The marinade is so flexible that you can leave it in for…

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Steak and Cucumber Salad

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Cool and juicy cucumbers are the perfect summer vegetables: add a touch of elegance here by slicing them into thin diagonal rounds instead of chunks. A zippy garlic-lime sauce adds some extra flavor to that crunch; top it all off with some juicy steak slices for contrast, and you’ve got…

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Melon Salsa

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Crunchy and juicy, with just a little snap from the red onions, melon salsa is a refreshing topping for chicken or steak, or even piled over a burger. It’s equally good on fish or other seafood; why not try it over some tuna steak or cod? Or maybe with shrimp?…

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Citrus and Avocado Salad

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Mention an orange, and most of us think of the familiar, good-morning-sunshine color of the Navel variety. But in this salad, the bright flesh of the Navels is set off by the deeper pink of the cara caras and the dramatic jewel tones of blood oranges. Topped with slivers of…

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Homemade Ham

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You knew you could cure your own bacon, but did you know you can make your own ham as well? It’s actually very easy: all you need is a fresh pork leg, some curing salt, honey, and pickling spice. It’s the perfect solution if you love ham but can’t find…

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Frozen Easter Eggs

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Want something cute and colorful to go with your Easter grass, but not so thrilled with cheapo drugstore candy? Try these easy frozen treats instead: they’re creamy, fruity, and delicious, perfect for celebrating the season without a pile of sugar. And with just two ingredients, they might take even less…

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Fried Honey Banana

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Looking for a treat that’s just for one? Big bulk recipes are convenient if you’re feeding a family, but for a solitary cook, two dozen cookies is just too much! All those extras often just end up in the trash can – or worse, they hang around in the fridge…

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Pork Loin Braised in Coconut Milk

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A coconut-milk gravy infused with the woodsy freshness of rosemary and sage adds smoothness and a subtle, aromatic flavor to the meat in this simple but delicious pork loin recipe. If you’ve ever gotten impatient with a pork roast and then had to suffer the leathery consequences, you know the…

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Skillet Rosemary Chicken

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Want a classic roast-chicken flavor without hauling out all the heavy equipment? Here’s a very simple recipe for oven-roasted chicken that lets you brown the meat and roast it all in the same skillet, so there’s only one pot to clean afterwards. As well as being very convenient, if you…

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Beef Strips with Mushroom Sauce

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Originally named after a 19th-century Russian aristocrat, beef stroganoff has spread to every corner of the world, and the original idea has been adapted to all kinds of local cuisines and personal preferences. Traditionally, beef stroganoff was cubes of meat sautéed with mustard and served with sour cream, but cooks…

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Cuban Style Pork Chops

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Add some zing to a tender pork chop with a lime and cumin spice rub, turn up the heat with fresh-cracked peppercorns, and then serve it all with a side of juicy mango slices warmed up in the skillet: it’s a fresh new take on the pork-fruit combination, and with…

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Slow Cooked Beef and Broccoli

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Paleo quiz time: which do you think is the more nutritious of the pair: beef or broccoli? If you said “both,” then congratulations! You’re right on the money. On the other hand, if you picked broccoli, take a look below. Comparing approximately one serving of beef (6 ounces, if you’re…

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Honey-Mustard Drumsticks

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Sweet on your tongue and sticky on your fingers, but still with that unmistakable tingle of mustard at the back of your nose, honey-mustard sauce is a crowd favorite for a reason. And after a nice long marinade, these drumsticks soak it all in, just in time for a quick…

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Broiled Grapefruit

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The standard response to a grapefruit is to either smother it with sugar, or eat it out of a can loaded with sugary syrup, masking the fruit’s natural tang and acidity behind a comforting blanket of sweetness. But eating grapefruit this way essentially turns a very healthy food into a…

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Roasted Cauliflower with Bacon

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Roasted vegetables are a staple in any Paleo kitchen. They’re fast, they’re delicious, and they’re so convenient to make alongside a typical 30-minute dinner recipe: just put the vegetables in before you get cooking, and when the meat is done, the side will be cooked too! Unfortunately, a plain roasted…

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