It’s finally getting warmer, here in Illinois. Now that Spring has sprung, I’m looking forward to all the wonderful produce coming my way. I just signed up for the locally grown produce box, delivered by Door To Door Organics Chicago. I enjoyed it so much last year. This week’s box of goodies provided everything I needed to create this tasty AIP Crispy Pear-Beet-Cucumber Salad.
I grew up eating a lot of greens. We had mustard greens, collard greens, turnip greens…oh, wait, I’m starting to sound like Forrest Gump, talking about shrimp. My point is, we ate greens at many of our meals. One of my favorites, AIP Paleo Turnip Greens with Pork recipe, is adapted from my childhood. My grandmother, Ma, used to cook her turnip greens with little chunks of turnip. The flavor mixture was earthy, with a bite of bitter. She also used either ham hocks or a ham bone, which added a smooth, salty flavor. Each bite was relished. Continue reading “AIP Paleo Turnip Greens with Pork Recipe”
Last week, I received The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook in the mail.
First, I’d like to start by saying I own a lot of cookbooks. Most of my newer ones are paleo and AIP. But, I own many that are Cajun, Italian, vegetarian, French, and everything in between. I have so many, I started calling myself a collector so people wouldn’t look at me so weirdly when I showed them my collection. Now that I’m actually a food blogger, I don’t worry about showing off my collection. It’s research!
The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott is my absolute favorite AIP paleo cookbook. In fact, after cooking up a few dishes from the cookbook, I’ve determined it is one of my favorite cookbooks I own. Continue reading “The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review and Giveaway”