Wednesday, 10 February 2016

AIP Pulled Pork Burrito Bowl with Carrot and Radish Salad

I go weak at the knees for a Burrito Bowl. 

But there is absolutely no reason not to curl up on the sofa with a fork and with one of these on your lap, even if you can't eat beans, rice or Cholula Hot Sauce. 

We often make our pulled pork in the slow cooker - for this burrito bowl I used my Thyme and Sea Salt Pulled Pork recipe. Then, when it's all hot and shredded with a fork, you just cut up a lettuce, slice up an avocado and cut up some colourful veggies. Dinnertime. 

Speaking of the colourful veg, the carrot and radish part of this recipe was inspired by the Rainbow Salad over at It's Me, Charlotte. I just julienne-cut some purple and orange carrots along with a watermelon radish. A watermelon radish looks a bit like a small turnip, but when you cut into it there's crisp, crunchy pink flesh. Gorgeous. 

You could also add a big handful of coriander leaves to the bowl, which would work brilliantly. And some chopped red onion would provide a sweet tang as well as colour. Beautiful.

AIP Pulled Pork Burrito Bowl with Carrots and Radish Salad
Serves 1
1 purple carrot
1 orange carrot
1 medium-sized watermelon radish
big handful of cooked Thyme and Sea Salt Pulled Pork (just cooked, or cold leftovers)
handful shredded iceberg lettuce
half an avocado, sliced
lime half, and extra virgin olive oil, to serve

First, made the Carrot and Radish Salad. Take the purple carrot, orange carrot and the watermelon radish and wash them. Cut them into thin strips (carefully) using a julienne peeler or a sharp knife. Place in a bowl. 

To assemble the burrito bowl, arrange a handful each of the carrot and radish salad, pulled pork and iceberg lettuce. Slice up the avocado and add to the bowl and drizzle with olive oil and add a wedge of lime, for squeezing over, Season with a little salt and eat straight away. 

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Monday, 8 February 2016

6 AIP, Egg-Free Paleo Pancake Recipes

Just because you're on a diet that means you're not eating flour, eggs and dairy, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a pancake or three on Shrove Tuesday. 


AIP bloggers are a genius bunch and they've figured out how you can enjoy pancakes for breakfast (or for any meal) without compromising your diet and your healing. 

Check these out. Which ones are you going to make first?

Cinnamon Plantain Fritters, Grazed and Enthused
Gimme ALL the pancakes... 

AIP Pancakes - Comfort Bites
Blueberry Plantain Pancakes - Enjoying This Journey
Oven Baked Pumpkin Spice Pancakes - Gutsy By Nature
Cinnamon Plantain Fritters - Grazed and Enthused
AIP Cassava Pancakes - Adventures in Partaking
AIP Cinnamon Pancakes with Bacon and Maple Syrup - Comfort Bites

Friday, 5 February 2016

21 AIP and Paleo Chinese New Year Recipes

So next week marks the Chinese New Year. And if you're on an AIP or paleo diet and thought you were going to have to go off the rails for one night and order from your local takeaway or restaurant, then let me tell you this. You can totally celebrate without compromising your diet. 

Fantastic, yes? 

To mark the occasion I've gathered up 21 amazing AIP-compliant recipes that have Chinese influences. From side dishes, stir-fries, aromatic pork recipes and curries, it's all here. There are even a few party nibbles and cookies too. 

Check these out... 

Creamy Goat Stew with Taro - Provincial Paleo
Pork and Pineapple Stew - Provincial Paleo
Chinese Style Lemon Chicken - Comfort Bites
Red Cooked Pork (Hong Shao Rou) - Provincial Paleo

Red Cooked Pork, Provincial Paleo

AIP Crispy Pork Belly - Heal Me In The Kitchen
Braised Soy Sauce Pork (Soy-Free Tau Yew Bak) - Provincial Paleo
Curried Chicken and 'Rice' Stew - Phoenix Helix
Paleo Beef with Broccoli - Gutsy By Nature

How to Steam a Whole Fish, Heal Me In The Kitchen
How to Steam a Whole Fish - Heal Me In The Kitchen
Honey Ginger Stir-Fried Beef with Cabbage - Comfort Bites
Watercress Pork and Pear Bone Broth - Provincial Paleo
Law Bak Go (Daikon Steamed Savoury Cake) - Heal Me In The Kitchen
Quick Chinese Stir-Fried Broccoli Stems - Provincial Paleo
Mutton and Spinach Curry - Comfort Bites

Sichuan Ginger Cucumber, Petra8Paleo
Sichuan Ginger Cucumber - Petra8Paleo
Paleo Bak Kwa (Chinese Jerky) - Provincial Paleo
Sweet Coconut Shrimp Curry - Phoenix Helix
Grain Free Tang Yuan - Provincial Paleo
Maple Polvoron - Provincial Paleo

Pineapple Tarts, Provincial Paleo

Pineapple Tarts - Provincial Paleo
Seaweed Cookies - Provincial Paleo

What will you be cooking up for Chinese New Year? Let me know in the comments below... 

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