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Two Years, One Diagnosis: A Health Transformation on the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) for Paleo

Two years ago on July 26-28 2015, I was laying in bed experiencing the most physical pain I ever had in my life. I couldn’t walk for two days. I’ll spare you most of the gross details, because hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) isn’t a pretty disease (or very common, so don’t be surprised if you haven’t heard of it). Continue reading Two Years, One Diagnosis: A Health Transformation on the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) for Paleo

Applying Human Centered Design to Better Understand the Digital Divide and Congestive Heart Failure Patient Experience

Introduction: Human Centered Design in Healthcare Addressing chronic disease patient care in healthcare is daunting, especially at the industry scale. At the hospital level, patient care is complex because the numerous stakeholders often prevent the main problem from being clearly … Continue reading Applying Human Centered Design to Better Understand the Digital Divide and Congestive Heart Failure Patient Experience

Paleo Pineapple Chicken AIP Instapot

Pineapple Chicken (Instant Pot / Express Cooker / Paleo / AIP)

Pineapple Chicken Prep Time: 15-30 minutes (depends on prepping onions and cauliflower rice– could be prepped on a different day) Cook Time: 60-70 minutes (depends on heat up and pressure release in pot) Servings: 3-4 Ingredients: 2-3 cups diced pineapple (fresh … Continue reading Pineapple Chicken (Instant Pot / Express Cooker / Paleo / AIP)

Paleo Vegan Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Interesting Salad Toppings Recipe (Paleo / Pegan / Vegan & AIP Options) No More Boring Salads!

Salad Recipe: 2-3 cups base (any mix of spring mix, spinach, kale, arugula) 1 cup fruit (any mix of strawberries, blue berries, mango, etc. — don’t recommend bananas or apples if you’re packing the salad in advance) 3-4 tbs seeds … Continue reading Interesting Salad Toppings Recipe (Paleo / Pegan / Vegan & AIP Options) No More Boring Salads!

Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Avocado “Pasta” Autoimmune Paleo Recipe

“Oh, wow!”– my roommate, when I gave her a bite of tonight’s kitchen experimenting. This dish comes from an (oldie, but goodie) recipe my college roommates and I used to cook, except back then I still had gluten in my life (womp womp). I was the kween of pasta and have been really craving the satisfying mixture of basil and avocado creamy sauce spread over “pasta” and chicken. I added some bacon because bacon makes life worth living. At the same time, this can be a vegetarian dish if you omit the chicken/bacon (and to be fair, much easier to prepare). Continue reading Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Avocado “Pasta” Autoimmune Paleo Recipe

My AIP Paleo Favorite: Easy, Quick, Stove-Top Sweet Potatoes & Chicken

To kick off my new blog, I want to start with my all-time favorite and go-to original recipe. I eat this probably 2 times per week because it is so easy, so delicious, and I feel so nutritionally satisfied after eating that I never get tired of it. As an aside for my recipes and cooking… I sometimes use recipes and then other times I improvise. Feel free to change up the recipes as you see fit. What I write is my recommendation from the multiple times I have tried to make the recipe. As well, I try very hard to always … Continue reading My AIP Paleo Favorite: Easy, Quick, Stove-Top Sweet Potatoes & Chicken