Heal Your Kitchen

Pumpkin Spice Pecan Cookies (Paleo)

Posted by in Desserts

Some things are just meant for each other . . . autumn and pumpkin spice, milk and cookies. This recipe combines all of the above into one delicious treat!  While making my pumpkin spice pecan milk for the first time, I realized the left over pulp resembled a dough. Inspired by this fun discovery, I experimented by adding a few additional ingredients, and voilĂ ! These yummy cookies were born. They are quite simple to make, and you’ll feel good about letting no pulp go to waste! Celebrate the autumn season by enjoying…read more

Roasted Strawberries and Rhubarb with Crispy Cinnamon Parsnips (AIP / low FODMAP)

Posted by in Desserts, Recipes, SIBO

I’m excited to start a series of posts with recipes I’ve created while treating SIBO. They are simple, easy, and fast, and definitely not lacking in flavor! I hope everyone benefits from these recipe ideas, but if you have SIBO they might be especially helpful for you!* What a better way to start the recipe series than with a dessert recipe!  So without further ado . . . I’ve made a lot of dietary adjustments in my quest to troubleshoot my digestive issues and heal my gut, first going gluten-free, then paleo,…read more

A Happy Holiday Menu for an Extremely Restricted Diet

Posted by in Desserts, Recipes, SIBO, Side Dishes

Last Thanksgiving I was an Autoimmune Paleo Diet (AIP) newbie. Coming up with a Thanksgiving menu wasn’t easy for me since the diet is quite limited and I had little experience with it. However, with some assistance from my family, I managed to enjoy an especially delicious feast! Menu planning with a limited list of foods requires a bit more creativity, but I found a lot of pleasure in that creative process. I appreciated the fact that I could still have such a yummy Thanksgiving, but I remember looking ahead to Thanksgiving 2015 anticipating I’d be…read more

Chocolatey Coconut Oil Candy Cups (AIP Friendly)

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With no refined sugar and a healthy dose of energy boosting coconut oil, these candy cups are quite satisfying. You won’t feel the need to eat more than one! Health Benefits of Coconut Oil In the Paleo community, coconut oil is a staple food for many good reasons. Solid at room temperature, coconut oil is composed of about 90% saturated fat. Saturated fat is needed for energy, hormone production, healthy cell membranes, and padding for our organs. Coconut oil is easy to digest and doesn’t need bile in order to…read more