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Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe – Easy Low Carb, Keto, AIP Diet & Paleo Friendly Dinner Idea with chicken thighs, broccoli, zucchini and homemade pesto sauce. 

Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe

This is a big green pesto chicken bake recipe that’s compliant with a range of healing diets. It’s also easily adaptable depending on your personal tastes and it’s just a tasty meal! 

How To Make Pesto Chicken

In this instance I’m making my own, quick pesto sauce from scratch. You could make the recipe even simpler by using a jar of basil pesto. (If your diet allows it – on AIP we can’t have nuts or dairy, both of which are usually in jarred pesto.) 

To make the pesto, combine fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil, lemon zest and juice, salt and garlic cloves in a blender until you have a smooth sauce. If you’re not on AIP, you could add in a handful of pine nuts or cashews and a couple of tablespoons of parmesan too. 

Next, it’s just a matter of combining everything together in a large baking dish. I went for a pack of chicken thighs, with their skin on and bones in. You can use chicken breasts if you’d prefer and use more or less chicken. 

What Side Dishes Go With Pesto Chicken? 

You can serve your pesto chicken bake with a range of vegetables. I like to bake them in the dish along with the chicken. That way the veggies are infused with pesto flavour and there’s less washing up! 

I wanted a green colour coded chicken bake, so went for chopped broccoli and zucchini to complete the dish. You could also add in chopped onion, more garlic, pumpkin or mushrooms. If you’re not following a low carb/keto diet you could also add in chopped sweet potato, carrot or parsnip. 

Then, it’s just a matter of baking the chicken and vegetables for 25 minutes at 200C/400F. Then take the baking dish out of the oven, flip the chicken and vegetables and pop it all back into the oven for a final 20 minutes or until done to your liking. 

Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe
  • 1 Handful of Fresh Basil
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, Peeled
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Pinch of Salt 
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon 
  • 700g/1.5lbs Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Small Head of Broccoli, chopped
  • 1 Zucchini, chopped
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F and get out a large baking dish. 
  2. To make the pesto, combine the basil, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, salt and lemon together in a blender and blend until smooth. 
  3. Place the chicken into the baking dish and pour over the pesto. Toss the chicken to coat it well in the pesto sauce. 
  4. Fill the rest of the baking dish with the chopped broccoli and zucchini. 
  5. Place the baking dish into the preheated oven for 25 minutes. 
  6. Remove from the oven, flip the chicken and vegetables over and return to the oven for 20 minutes or until done to your liking. 

I love the combination of chicken, pesto and green vegetables. It feels like you’re healing just by enjoying a plate full! 

Yield: 4 Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe
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Pesto Chicken Bake Recipe - Easy Low Carb, Keto, AIP Diet & Paleo Friendly Dinner Idea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 Handful of Fresh Basil
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, Peeled
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Pinch of Salt 
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon 
  • 700g/1.5lbs Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Small Head of Broccoli, chopped
  • 1 Zucchini, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F and get out a large baking dish. 
  2. To make the pesto, combine the basil, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, salt and lemon together in a blender and blend until smooth. 
  3. Place the chicken into the baking dish and pour over the pesto. Toss the chicken to coat it well in the pesto sauce. 
  4. Fill the rest of the baking dish with the chopped broccoli and zucchini. 
  5. Place the baking dish into the preheated oven for 25 minutes. 
  6. Remove from the oven, flip the chicken and vegetables over and return to the oven for 20 minutes or until done to your liking.
Nutrition Information: Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 441 Total Fat: 23.7g Saturated Fat: 5.1g Carbohydrates: 3.7g Fiber: 1.2g Sugar: 1.3g Protein: 52g
© Jolene @ Yummy Inspirations
Cuisine: Gluten Free / Category: AIP Diet
More AIP & Keto Friendly Recipes: 

Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

Egg Roll In A Bowl 

Mushroom Risotto

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AIP Diet Plan – Week 1 – My experience of the first week of the Autoimmune Protocol Diet – with paleo friendly beginner recipes and ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks & sweet treats. 

AIP Diet Plan – Week 1

The first week following the AIP Diet Plan has flown by. I’ve already shared how I planned and prepped for the AIP Diet and my experience of day 1

Today I’m sharing the meals I enjoyed through week one and how I’ve physically been feeling on the diet. 

AIP Diet Recipes

This is definitely a tough, challenging diet to follow. SO much is taken out of your regular diet and initially it was tricky to come up with satisfying meals.

But, after a few days of hard work I got the hang of it and over the week found myself enjoying a couple of the same meals again and again because I enjoyed them so much. (Though I was careful to rotate my meals to enjoy a wide variety of nutrients and help my healing.) 

Here are the meals, snacks and sweet treats that I enjoyed through my first week of following the AIP Diet Plan. 

AIP Diet Breakfast

Most mornings I put together a breakfast hash. I started the week with vegetarian breakfasts which included a selection from: sweet potatoes, leek, onion, garlic, broccoli, zucchini, apple, avocado, spinach, my homemade broccoli pesto and plenty of salt. 

As the week progressed, I began to experiment with more meaty breakfasts. Over the weekend I had a lamb loin chop each morning, along with plenty of vegetables. 

I also sometimes had a bowl of soup to complete my breakfast meal and to help keep me full until lunch. 

AIP Diet Lunch

Through the week I enjoyed the following lunches: 

  • Egg Roll In A Bowl (Here’s the recipe.)
  • Mixed plate with smoked salmon, avocado, tigernuts and sauerkraut 
  • Honey Garlic Salmon & Mushrooms (Recipe coming soon!) 
  • Pumpkin Soup – brown onion and garlic in coconut oil then add chopped pumpkin and chicken stock. Cook until done and then puree to a smooth soup.  
  • Tuna with Homemade Broccoli Pesto 
  • Liver Pate on Cucumber 
AIP Diet Dinner

Dinner was a real revelation. I found that this diet pushed me creatively and I mostly made meals I hadn’t before. 

Each meal was better than the next and you’ll notice only 5 and not 7 items listed below, that’s because I made the Shepherd’s Pie and Irish Beef Stew twice through the week! (You can expect the full recipes soon – they are too good not to share.) 

So, over the week for dinner I had: 

  • Honey Roasted Chicken Thighs
  • Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie – the first time I made it I prepped the whole pie the day before, chilled and stored in the fridge so that I could pop it straight into the oven the following day for dinner when needed. 
  • Irish Beef Stew 
  • Steak with bok choy, spinach & broccoli pesto 
  • Roast Chicken, Carrots & broccoli pesto (I saved the bones to make more stock) 
AIP Diet Snacks & Sweet Treats

Through the week I enjoyed plenty of snacks as I adapted to the AIP way of eating. I found that as the week went on I felt less hungry between meals, so had less snacks. 

Nevertheless, here are plenty of snack ideas for you that I enjoyed all through the first week: 

  • Mango and Coconut Milk – simply blend together frozen mango and canned coconut milk for a frosty, sweet treat. 
  • Fruit & Vegetables – cucumber, grapes, banana 
  • Dates, Sultanas, Dried Apricota & Dried Figs – which I found to be so incredibly sweet as the week progressed. 
  • Tigernuts – sparingly 
  • Soup – a cup of homemade soup
  • Cassava Chips 
  • Orange Ice Lollies/Popsicles – I bought popsicle molds and just squeezed a couple of oranges into the molds and froze them for refreshing, frozen snacks. 
  • Sauerkraut 
  • Panna Cotta 
  • Gummies – I bought lego molds and made berry gummies with gelatin to snack on. 
Physical Symptoms – Week 1

As I’m following the AIP Diet to address my sun allergy (Solar Urticaria), I paid close attention to how I felt after each sun exposure through the week. I was amazed at how much better I felt.

Where usually I’m exhausted, overheated and a bundle of pain following each time I get any (and I mean any) sun, I actually felt ok. Only my skin itched a bit, without the horrible headache/overheating discomfort. But, being only a week into the diet I call that a HUGE success. 

Other than that, after a couple of days on the diet I noticed I was incredibly bloated and my (usually clear-ish) face broke out in pimples/spots. That all cleared by the end of the week and my face has never felt smoother. 

I found that I was more tired/exhausted than usual through the first few days. My energy levels did start to pick up towards the end of the week. And now, the beginning of week 2, I feel full of energy – more so than before starting the diet. 

Overall Experience

Overall, I found the week to be a positive experience. It took a couple of days to get the hang of meals and learn what I can and can’t have through the elimination phase of The AIP Diet.

I’d say that the key to success on this diet is to prep as much as you can ahead of time and make HUGE meals so that you can enjoy leftovers at any time of the day.

I cooked some dishes that I haven’t made before that the whole family adored (Honey Roasted Chicken Thighs, Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie and Irish Beef Stew being the favourites) and they now will become a part of our regular meal roster. 

AIP Meal Plans have been a real life saver with helping me come up with compliant meals – you get sent weekly AIP Meal Plans and a shopping list to make it easy to shop, prep and cook AIP Diet meals. Click here to learn more.

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Keto Diet Vegetables List – Low Carb Ketogenic Diet Vegetable Food List, Ideas and Recipes – learn about what vegetables you can eat on keto and how to cook them.

Keto Diet Vegetables List

There’s a whole list of permitted vegetables on the low carb keto diet and tons of tasty ways to incorporate them into your eating plan.

We all know that we should be eating more vegetables. (The health benefits are virtually endless!) So, in this post I hope to inspire you to try new vegetables and cook new recipes to incorporate more vegetables into your daily diet. 

What Vegetables Can You Eat On Keto Diet? 

So what’s on the keto diet vegetables list? Here’s a quick list and then below there are sections with recipes celebrating each vegetable. 

  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Mushrooms
  • Avocado
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Cabbage
  • Asparagus
  • Olives
  • Cucumber
  • Leek
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Radish
  • Eggplant
  • Kale
  • Peppers/Capsicum
  • Tomatoes
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Green Beans
  • Celery
  • Bok Choy 
  • Zucchini 
Keto Vegetable Recipes

With the above keto diet vegetables list you could simply melt butter or coconut oil in a frying pan and cook your veggies of choice. Or, roast, boil or steam vegetables to enjoy with a meal. 

If you feel like getting a bit more creative, below you’ll find plenty of keto compliant recipes to help you enjoy a rainbow of vegetables in your diet. 

Keto Cauliflower Recipes

Cauliflower is a wonderfully versatile ingredient to enjoy on the keto diet. You can make cauliflower alternatives for rice, mash, pasta, loads of other old carb favourites and new favourites like my 4 ingredient cheesy cauliflower casserole. (Pictured above.) 

Low Carb Broccoli Recipes 

Broccoli is another one of those versatile vegetables that you can enjoy as rice (pictured above), in a quiche or in my best ever cheesy broccoli salad

Keto Mushroom Recipes

I enjoy mushrooms fried for breakfast many mornings a week or will make mushroom casserole, a creamy sauce to go as a side with a steak or a vegetarian mushroom stroganoff. (As pictured above.) 

Low Carb Avocado Ideas

Avocado makes a nutritious snack or side with a keto meal or you could mash one into a creamy avocado coleslaw or as a sauce with zucchini noodles. (As pictured above.)

Keto Spinach Recipes

Getting plenty of leafy greens in your diet not only has numerous health benefits, spinach makes an incredibly easy raw or quick cook side with any meal.

You could also cook a portion into scrambled eggs, enjoy creamed spinach with healthy fats or loads more easy keto spinach recipes. (Here are 5 easy keto spinach recipes!

Low Carb Lettuce Recipes

Lettuce makes an easy burger bun substitute – simply break off cups and enjoy in place of a burger bun. 

You could also enjoy smoked salmon, tuna mayo, leftover over roast chicken of you meat of choice in a lettuce cup or wrap. 

Keto Cabbage Recipes

My favourite way to enjoy cabbage on the keto diet is in egg roll in a bowl. (Closely followed by tuna noodle casserole, where cabbage is chopped into noodles.) 

Low Carb Asparagus Recipes

When asparagus is in season you can enjoy the nutritious vegetable fried with eggs, in a salad or soup

Keto Cucumber Ideas

Next on the keto diet vegetables list is cucumber. Chopped or sliced cucumber makes an easily transportable snack. 

Or, you could top cucumber rounds with tuna or chopped in a salad with spinach, avocado and goats cheese or feta. 

Low Carb Leek, Garlic & Onion Ideas

You can choose between including leek, garlic and onion in low carb dishes. All are higher in carbs than other vegetables, so only use a little – which should go a long way to adding flavour to dishes. 

Keto Radish Recipes

Radishes can be chopped and included for a crunchy salad element. Or, if you fry or roast radishes they end up tasting very similar to fried/roasted potatoes. 

Low Carb Eggplant Recipes

To me, eggplant and moussaka go hand in hand and there’s even a super quick, keto friendly way to create a no bake moussaka with chopped eggplant. 

Keto Kale Recipes

Kale can be enjoyed in a salad, sauteed or in a big green smoothie. You could also prepare a kale pesto to enjoy as a keto sauce with meals. 

Low Carb Pepper Ideas

Peppers (or capsicum) make a great snack or simple veggie side. You could also roast peppers along with a rainbow of vegetables to enjoy as a side with a keto meal or to keep in the fridge for snacking. 

Note that peppers are another high carb vegetable, so enjoy in small amounts. 

Keto Tomato Recipes

As well as peppers, tomatoes also have a higher carb content than other vegetables in this list. So, enjoy a small handful as a snack or chopped on top of a salad like the above pictured Caprese Salad

Low Carb Brussels Sprouts Recipes

I only started really enjoying sprouts as an adult and enjoy them most in a breakfast hash or cheesy gratin

Keto Bok Choy Recipes

Bok choy is the perfect keto vegetable to include in a big green stir fry or simply sauteed to enjoy as a unique green side with a low carb meal. 

Low Carb Zucchini Ideas

And the final nutritious food on this keto diet vegetables list is zucchini. You can make zucchini noodles (or zoodles) with a spiralizer and then cook them with your favourite pasta sauce. 

Other ideas include – chopped zucchini with cabbage noodles in a ricotta sauce or a three cheese & zucchini bake

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash Recipe – Easy AIP Diet, Paleo, Whole 30 & Vegan Friendly Breakfast Ideas that you can meal prep in a batch cooking session. 

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Through my first week on The AIP Diet, I found that a sweet potato hash quickly became my easy breakfast of choice. There are just so many ways to enjoy the hearty dish with compliant ingredients. 

I adore this combination of ingredients, which I’ve never really experimented with before. I never knew how much I’d enjoy sweet potatoes, apples and a few other veggies for breakfast. 

How To Make Sweet Potato Hash

To actually make the sweet potato breakfast hash is easy – it’s just a matter of chopping all of the ingredients into bite sized pieces and then frying them until they are golden and done to your liking.

Here are some ideas for ingredients to include in your breakfast hash that are both AIP and Non AIP friendly.  

You can really include any vegetables you like – simply chop them all into bite sized pieces and pop them into the frying pan. I adore apples in my breakfast hash, but you can make a veggie only hash and just skip the apples if you prefer. 

You can season your breakfast hash with salt or an AIP friendly herb like sage, basil, thyme or rosemary. Also, you can add pepper, or your seasoning or herb of choice. 

For extra protein, depending on your diet you could add an egg (not AIP), nutritional yeast, your mince of choice (whether it’s meaty of vegetarian), nuts (not AIP) or any other breakfast protein you like.  

You can spend a bit of time over the weekend and have a batch cooking session where you make this and other recipes for the week.

I find that a bit of meal prep really helps makes it easy to follow a diet like the AIP Diet and this breakfast hash keeps really well in the fridge for days. 

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash Recipe
  • 1 Onion
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Large Sweet Potato
  • 1/2 to 1 Head of Broccoli
  • 1-2 Apples
  • Salt 
  • Coconut Oil, for frying
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Optional)
  1. Heat the coconut oil over medium to high heat in a frying pan. 
  2. Peel and chop the onion and garlic and add to the frying pan, when hot. 
  3. Chop the ends off of the sweet potato, peel and dice into bite sized pieces. 
  4. Add the sweet potato to the frying pan, along with a couple of shakes of salt. 
  5. Chop the broccoli into bite sized pieces and add to the frying pan. 
  6. Peel and chop the apple into small pieces and add to the frying pan. 
  7. Add salt to taste, more coconut oil when needed and cook until all the vegetables have softened and browned to your liking. 
  8. Just before the breakfast hash is ready, you can drizzle over the optional tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, for extra flavour, nutrition and healthy fats. 
  9. Serve immediately or cool then pop into a couple of meal prep containers for easy, ready made breakfasts.

I’ve been enjoying so many variations of this dish for breakfast. It’s just so versatile and you can add in any vegetables lurking in your fridge, needing to be used. The constants for me are always sweet potato, apple, onion and garlic – the combination of sweet and savoury is just breakfast perfection! 

Yield: 4 Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash Recipe
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Easy Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash Recipe - AIP Diet, Paleo, Vegan & Gluten Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 Onion
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Large Sweet Potato
  • 1/2 to 1 Head of Broccoli
  • 1-2 Apples
  • Salt 
  • Coconut Oil, for frying
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat the coconut oil over medium to high heat in a frying pan. 
  2. Peel and chop the onion and garlic and add to the frying pan, when hot. 
  3. Chop the ends off of the sweet potato, peel and dice into bite sized pieces. 
  4. Add the sweet potato to the frying pan, along with a couple of shakes of salt. 
  5. Chop the broccoli into bite sized pieces and add to the frying pan. 
  6. Peel and chop the apple into small pieces and add to the frying pan. 
  7. Add salt to taste, more coconut oil when needed and cook until all the vegetables have softened and browned to your liking. 
  8. Just before the breakfast hash is ready, you can drizzle over the optional tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, for extra flavour, nutrition and healthy fats. 
  9. Serve immediately or cool then pop into a couple of meal prep containers for easy, ready made breakfasts.
Nutrition Information: Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 158
© Jolene @ Yummy Inspirations
Cuisine: Gluten Free / Category: AIP Diet
AIP Meal Plans has been a real life saver with helping me come up with compliant meals – you get sent weekly AIP Meal Plans and a shopping list to make it easy to shop, prep and cook AIP Diet meals. Click here to learn more. More Easy Paleo & AIP Friendly Recipes

Mushroom & Cauliflower Risotto

Roasted Radishes

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

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AIP Diet Protocol – Day 1 – My experience of day 1 of the Autoimmune Protocol Diet – with paleo friendly beginner recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks. 

AIP Diet Protocol – Day 1

I was both nervous and excited to start the AIP Diet Protocol. I’ve read of so many testimonials of success from following the diet, and also about how challenging making meals and actually adhering to the diet can be. 

So, I took a couple of weeks to plan, prep and get myself mentally ready to start the restrictive elimination diet. 

I’ve already shared how I planned and prepped for starting the strict AIP Diet. Well, I’m happy to report that all the planning paid off with a seamless day one experience.  AIP Diet Recipes

Here are the meals and snacks I enjoyed through my first day following the AIP diet Protocol. 

AIP Diet Breakfast

I started my day with a sweet potato breakfast hash and a small bowl of chicken soup. As I’ve been vegetarian for the past few months, I feel that I need to slowly adapt to having meat/chicken for breakfast. So, I felt a compromise was a big veggie breakfast has and a small amount of chicken in my soup. 

To make the breakfast has I melted coconut oil in a frying pan and then added chopped onion and garlic. While that was frying I peeled and chopped a large sweet potato and a small apple, which I then added to the frying pan, along with more coconut oil and plenty of salt. 

While the veggie hash was cooking I heated up a saucepan of stock with a big of chicken thrown in. I made a huge pot full of stock yesterday, so it was really easy to just heat up for breakfast on day 1. 

I cooked the stock until bubbling and veggies until they were all beautifully golden and cooked through. 

My day one breakfast was the perfect way to start the AIP Diet. I’d never had sweet potato and apple fried up together and I really enjoyed the flavour combination. It’s one I see myself enjoying in different forms from now on.

Overall, the breakfast was full of nourishing and flavourful ingredients that kept me happily full until lunch. 

AIP Diet Lunch

Through my Keto Diet journey I regularly made Egg Roll In A Bowl for lunch. It’s great to make ahead of time, pop into containers and take to work to re-heat. 

So, I just stuck with what I know and made an AIP Diet friendly egg roll in a bowl. I’ve share the whole recipe on my blog here, but briefly – you’ll need beef mince, cabbage, salt, coconut aminos and coconut oil. 

Heat coconut oil in a frying pan. Once hot, add beef mince to brown. While the mince is frying, finely slice half a head of cabbage. Once the mince has browned, add the cabbage, salt and 2 tablespoons of coconut aminos. (Where to find coconut aminos.

Then, it’s just a matter of cooking until the cabbage is reduced, softened and done to your liking. 

You can stick to just the simple recipe mentioned above or add in chopped onion, garlic, spring onion or grated carrot. 

This recipe makes heaps of egg roll in a bowl, enough to enjoy leftovers for days. 

AIP Diet Dinner

For my day 1 dinner I went for Honey Roasted Chicken with Butternut Pumpkin and Spinach.

Just before making my lunch, I got to work marinating a 1kg/2lb pack of chicken thighs. Here’s a rough recipe for the marinade: 

  • 2-3 Tablespoons Coconut Aminos
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Honey
  • Salt
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves – Crushed
  • 1/2 teapoon Ground Ginger 

I marinated the chicken straight in the dish for cooking, but you could also pop it all into a ziploc bag if you’d prefer. I left the chicken to marinate in the dish for the afternoon. You could do so for at least an hour or overnight. 

Once ready to cook, preheat the oven to 200C/400F and fill a baking tray with chopped butternut pumpkin, or your vegetables of choice. Drizzle over olive oil and salt and shake to combine. 

Remove the chicken from the fridge and make sure it’s in an oven proof dish. 

When the oven has preheated place the chicken and vegetables on separate racks in the oven. 

Roast for 25 minutes, remove from the oven, flip the chicken and vegetables over and place back into the oven for 20 minutes or until golden and cooked through. 

The whole family adored this dish and it’s one I see myself making over and over again through my AIP Diet journey. (And beyond!) 

AIP Diet Snacks 

For snacks, I simply stuck to fruit when I felt like it. And, for a mid afternoon snack I made 2 ingredient Mango Ice Cream by blending together a bag of frozen mangoes with a can of coconut milk.   

You can add as much of each ingredient to get the consistency you like. More coconut milk is more of a smoothie texture whereas more mangoes create a creamy ice cream texture. 

I found that there was more variety in meals that I had thought there would be. All the research into allowable foods and meals really helped in coming up with a delicious day 1 menu.

I could quite happily enjoy these tasty meals day after day without getting bored. But – you can expect loads of meals and ideas to come as I experiment with AIP friendly foods and meals. 

AIP Meal Plans has also been a real life saver with helping me come up with compliant meals – you get sent weekly AIP Meal Plans and a shopping list to make it easy to shop, prep and cook AIP Diet meals. Click here to learn more.

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25 Easy Vegan Keto Recipes – Simple ideas for low carb ketogenic diet plant based breakfast, lunch, dinners & desserts. 

25 Easy Vegan Keto Recipes

Both vegan and keto diets have been trending lately. And, you may be following one or the other and thinking about experimenting with combining the two together. 

As a brief overview – a vegan diet is completely plant based and excludes meat products including dairy and eggs. Meanwhile a keto diet strictly limits carb intake to under 20g net a day. Combining the two together, you may wonder what foods are left that you can enjoy. Well, as you’ll see there’s still plenty of meals that are easy vegan keto recipes.  Is Vegan Keto Possible? 

You’ll find that a vegan keto diet is indeed possible. But – as your diet will be very limited, it’s vitally important to do so under the supervision of a doctor or medical professional who can carry out necessary health/blood tests and supplement with appropriate vitamins and minerals. 

You may prefer to follow either a vegan or a keto diet on a regular basis and then have a day or two of strict vegan keto. That way, you’ll get the best of both worlds and be able to enjoy an overall, complete, nutritious diet. 

With that in mind, in this blog post you’ll find 25 easy vegan keto recipes for your vegan keto days.  Some of the recipes are already stricly vegan, others you just need to sub a vegan friendly butter, milk, cream, sour cream or mayo to create a compliant dish. 

The recipes are a mix of sweet and savoury and can be enjoyed as meals or snacks however you like.

Easy Keto Vegan Recipes

1. Chocolate Chia Breakfast Bowl 

2. Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge 

4. Green Vegetable Stir Fry 

5. Vegan Cauliflower Mash

6. Broccoli Slaw 

7. Berry Breakfast Parfait 

8. Roasted Broccoli With Garlic & Lemon

9. Roasted Paprika Cauliflower 

10. Coconut Milk Whipped Cream 

11. Kale Pesto

12. Chia Seed Pudding

13. Broccoli Spiralizer Noodles

14. Pesto Broccoli Salad

15. Strawberry Milkshake 

16. Creamy Mushroom & Cauliflower Risotto

17. No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

18. Strawberry Chia Seed Jam 

19. Avocado Coleslaw 

20. Roasted Radishes 

21. Breakfast Smoothie 

22. Pesto Mushrooms 

23. Chocolate Yoghurt  

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Broccoli Pesto Recipe – AIP Diet, Paleo & Vegan Sauce Recipes – this easy pesto is nut free & healthy. 

Broccoli Pesto Recipe

I’ve always been a fan of pesto and now that I’m on the AIP Diet, I’ve been experimenting with pesto recipes that are compliant with the strict elimination diet. 

And, this broccoli pesto recipe is the delicious result of that experimentation. It’s a creamy, nut free pesto that’s perfect in place of traditional pesto. 

How To Make Nut Free Broccoli Pesto

To make this easy pesto, first bubble up a chopped head of broccoli until easily mashable. I prefer to also cook the garlic so that it’s not as pungent as using raw garlic in the pesto. 

Once the broccoli and garlic have softened, then simply drain and rinse, ensuring that it’s all cool enough to blend. 

Then, just blend the broccoli in a blender or food processor, along with the rest of the ingredients until you have a creamy pesto. 

You really don’t miss the nuts in this pesto. It’s definitely much creamier than a nutty version but it still tastes just like a fresh basil pesto. 

If you’re not on the AIP Diet, you may also wish to add ingredients such as pepper, parmesan or any other seasoning or flavour of choice, which is not AIP Compliant. 

Broccoli Pesto Recipe – AIP, Paleo & Vegan
  • 1 Head of Broccoli
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • Handful of Fresh Basil
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Juice of 1/4 to 1/2 Lemon 
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Nutritional Yeast (Optional)
  • Salt
  1. Chop the broccoli into small florets and peel the garlic cloves, but leave them whole. 
  2. Bring a saucepan of well salted water up to the boil. 
  3. Once bubbling add the broccoli and garlic.
  4. Cook until soft enough to easily mash and blend. 
  5. Once the broccoli and garlic is cooked, drain and rinse really well to cool enough to pop into your food processor/blender. 
  6. Transfer the broccoli and garlic to your blender/food processor and add the rest of the ingredients. 
  7. Blend until smooth and creamy. Enjoy immediately or store in the fridge for a couple of days. 

This creamy broccoli pesto is delicious mixed with noodles/zoodles, as a salad dressing or as a side with a meaty or meaty alternative/vegan meal. 

Broccoli Pesto Recipe - AIP, Paleo & Vegan
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Ingredients
  • 1 Head of Broccoli
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • Handful of Fresh Basil
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • Juice of 1/4 to 1/2 Lemon 
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Nutritional Yeast (Optional)
  • Salt
Instructions
  1. Chop the broccoli into small florets and peel the garlic cloves, but leave them whole. 
  2. Bring a saucepan of well salted water up to the boil. 
  3. Once bubbling add the broccoli and garlic.
  4. Cook until soft enough to easily mash and blend. 
  5. Once the broccoli and garlic is cooked, drain and rinse really well to cool enough to pop into your food processor/blender. 
  6. Transfer the broccoli and garlic to your blender/food processor and add the rest of the ingredients. 
  7. Blend until smooth and creamy. Enjoy immediately or store in the fridge for a couple of days.
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Prepping To Start The Autoimmune Protocol Diet – Meal Prep & shopping list of allowed foods to begin the AIP Diet – recipes and meal ideas for beginners.  

Prepping To Start The Autoimmune Protocol Diet

On Monday I will be starting my journey on the Autoimmune Protocol Diet. I plan to write this post in real time as I shop for food and prep meals to begin the strict elimination diet. 

I’ve already shared my plans for starting the AIP diet in order to address Solar Urticaria. (An uncomfortable sun allergy I’ve had for 3 years.) 

I’ve been pinning recipes that I plan to make on my AIP  board on Pintrest. And, now that I’m only days away from beginning, I’ve been going through the recipe collection, deciding which recipes to start with. 

The First AIP Grocery Haul

It’s Friday and I just returned home from ALDI and this is what I got: 

  • Sweet Potatoes – on my shopping list I wrote “all the sweet potatoes” as I plan to enjoy them in a daily breakfast hash, soup, roasted, in pancakes and in loads of other AIP friendly ways. 
  • Parsnip – to enjoy in parsnip mash, soup and in maple roasted parsnip chips, an old favourite I haven’t made in a while. 
  • Ginger – this one of the ALDI weekly specials – only 39 cents for the bag that I plan to use to flavour meals and in ginger and honey tea. 
  • Turmeric – to flavour meals and enjoy in golden milk. 
  • Lime – for dressings, marinades and salads
  • Dates – to enjoy for snacking – be sure to read nutritional panels when buying dried fruit as most of the other varieties of dried fruits contained preservatives, sugars and other non AIP compliant ingredients. 
  • Kombucha – it is possible to make your own kombucha, I was just excited to find a ready made bottle at ALDI, so I thought it was worth giving a try. 
  • Coconut Oil – to be used in cooking, along with olive oil or avocado oil. (Which I already have.) 
  • Coconut Flour – an AIP compliant flour that’s great as a binding agent. 
AIP Diet Food List

In addition to the above grocery haul, here are the items I already have in my kitchen or I’ll be shopping for this weekend: 

  • Chicken, Beef, Lamb, Turkey – mince, bones & various cuts to enjoy in meals
  • Salmon, Sardines & Tuna
  • Vegetables – Carrots, Beetroot, Onion, Garlic, Leek, Broccoli, Spinach, Kale, Mushrooms, Zucchini, Cucumber, Avocado, Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Bok Choy, Cabbage, Lettuce
  • Herbs – sage, thyme, mint 
  • Frozen & Fresh Fruit – Lemons, Oranges, Berries, Bananas, Apples, Kiwi, Mango, Grapes, Watermelon
  • Coconut Milk – read the nutrition panel carefully as many brands include gums, thickeners and other Non-AIP friendly ingredients. 
  • Coconut Aminos 
  • Nutritional Yeast – if it agrees with you
  • Flours – cassava, tapioca, tigernut, arrowroot
  • Gelatin (where to find gelatin)
  • Carob powder (AIP Diet friendly chocolate alternative) 
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Honey, Maple Syrup
AIP Diet Recipes For Beginners

When starting out, it’s best to keep it simple and start with the basics. Here’s what I’ll be making over the weekend to set myself up for success on Monday:

  • Stock/Broth – having a pot full of stock or bone broth will make it easy to make soups. I like making my stock with chicken drumsticks, it’s quick and easy. 
  • Soup – once you have your stock/broth base, you can either use it straight away in a soup or prep veggies to easily make a fresh pot of soup for meals. 
  • Sauce Options – think about what you want to enjoy as a sauce on the side of your meals and prep a jar (or two) of AIP friendly sauce options like Nomato Sauce (tomato free tomtato sauce) or an AIP pesto by blending greens, olive oil, salt, nutritional yeast and garlic together. 
  • Embrace leftovers – for dinners prepare meals with enough leftovers that you can enjoy them for days as dinners or lunches on the go. 
  • Yoghurt – it’s possible to make an AIP compliant yoghurt using coconut milk, a couple of probiotic capsules and tapioca, arrowroot powder or gelatin. It takes a day or so to make, so it’s worth preparing a batch before starting so it’s ready when you want it. 
  • Breakfast Hash – experiment with different combinations of vegetables, herbs and breakfast meats
  • Lunch Salads – prepare easy lunches with a serve of greens, avocado, tuna, smoked salmon or whatever leftovers are lurking in your fridge. 
  • Easy Dinners – Autoimmune Protocol Diet Dinners really don’t have to be complicated – some easy options include beef stew, burgers in a lettuce bun, egg roll in a bowl, cottage pie, honey garlic salmon or another combination of AIP Diet friendly foods. 
  • Sweet treats – if you’re craving something sweet, the easiest solution is to make a smoothie by blending together some fruit and coconut milk. Use fresh and frozen fruit for a chilled sweet treat. You could even pour some of the smoothie into an ice lolly/Popsicle Mold, then freeze for a few hours for a frozen sweet treat. Another option is using gelatin to make sweet gummies or panna cotta. 
AIP Meal Prepping For Day 1

In my own instance, here’s what I made over the weekend in preparation for starting the diet: 

  • Coconut Milk Yoghurt – it was my first time making coconut milk yoghurt and I roughly followed this recipe for making coconut yoghurt with a can of coconut milk, tapioca flour and probiotic capsules. 
  • Chicken Stock – I had planned to make chicken stock with drumsticks but my store was out of free range drumsticks, so I made it with a whole chicken instead. I simply fried an onion and a couple of garlic cloves in coconut oil, added the whole chicken, browned it briefly on both sides then covered it with water, a couple of tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and salt. Then, I let the stock bubble away for a couple of hours until the chicken was falling off the bones. Once the stock was ready, I strained it and ended up with a saucepan of ready to use stock and a container full of cooked chicken, ready to use in easy dishes. 
  • Roasted Veggies – I had planned to roast a tray full of veggis and having a container full of ready made veggies for snacks or for having as a veggie on the side of meals. I just didn’t have the time and looking at my meals for the first few days I feel like I just may not need them as much as I had thought. 
  • Broccoli Pesto – another recipe I had planned to make before starting but may just make on day one or when I need it instead. Broccoli pesto can be mixed through soups, cooked with leftover chicken for chicken pesto dish, to have with greens in a simple salad or with zucchini noodles/zoodles. 

In the coming weeks and months I’ll be sharing my experience as I start the Autoimmune Protocol Diet, meals and recipes I enjoy and my overall experience. 

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Planning To Start AIP Diet – My plan about how to start the Autoimmune Protocol Diet with a list of foods, meal prep and getting mentally prepared. 

Planning To Start AIP Diet 

Recently I shared my experience of suffering with a sun allergy (Solar Urticaria) over the past 3 years. Since then, I’ve come across a couple of testimonials of people who have been able to manage/lessen their symptoms by following an Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet. 

The AIP Diet is a strict elimination diet that I have heard about for a number of years and am aware that many have had success with putting autoimmune diseases into remission thanks to the diet. (Read more about the science and information about constructing a complete AIP Diet on The Paleo Mom Website.)

So, I have been thinking for a couple of weeks about working through the diet myself to address my Solar Urticaria. 

I decided that it’s worth giving it a try as this summer so far as been horrible and I’m willing to try anything at this point! (I’m on a range of multi-vitamins/medications to attempt to manage the condition, it works most of the year but summers are brutal.) 

Getting In The Right Head Space

A couple of years ago I strictly followed the Keto Diet and know that getting in the right head space/frame of mind is half the battle. Knowing why I’m starting the diet (to try and heal my skin) and that it hopefully won’t be forever helps. 

Trying to find the positives such as the potential healing and exploring the range of foods that I can have rather than focusing on the negatives such as foods I’m missing out on is likely to be a daily struggle.

How Long Should You Plan Before Starting AIP?

So, how long should you actually follow the AIP Diet for? That’s obviously a very personal choice and dependant on your circumstances. I have been vegetarian for the past 5 months. So, I want to take a couple of weeks to reintroduce meat, chicken and fish to my diet so that I can include it while on AIP. 

I also want to spend a couple of weeks planning meals, testing meals that I like and working out what I need to do to make sure that it’s as easy as possible to follow the restrictive diet once I start. 

You can of course start cold turkey – decide today that you want to start tomorrow and just go for it. A quick look around Pinterest for recipes and you could be on your way! 

Shopping For AIP Foods

To actually start AIP Diet you’ll need to go shopping for permitted foods. You’ll mainly be enjoying plenty of vegetables, a couple of serves of fruit a day and moderate protein and healthy fats. 

You’ll also want to think about stocking your pantry with items such as coconut milk, honey, arrowroot/tapioca, gelatin, coconut flour and other essentials to make it easier to create AIP Diet Recipes. 

When I start I plan to keep it simple with meals – cooking up plenty of vegetables and a protein at each meal. Once I’ve got the hang of meals then I plant to get a bit more creative and experiment with different recipes that fall within the AIP parameters. 

I’ve also made a long list of allowable items such as sweet potato chips, carob powder, dried fruit, coconut aminos, tiger nuts and other foods that are permitted on AIP but not completely essential.

Then, while I’m shopping I’m keeping an eye out for them and accumulating a stash of AIP snacks for when needed. 

AIP Diet Resources

In planning for the AIP Diet, I’ve had a little help from a couple of resources: 

The Paleo Approach – this book is required reading if you’re thinking about starting the AIP diet. You’ll learn all the important science about why and how the diet works, how to follow the diet and then how to re-introduce foods when you’re ready. 

The Healing Kitchen – 175 quick and easy AIP Diet recipes to choose from 

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook – a complete list of allowable foods, two 4 week meal plans and over 100 AIP Diet compliant recipes. 

AIP Meal Plans 

This meal plan service is brilliant – you get sent weekly AIP Meal Plans which is really helping me decide on meals I’d like to make in the first few days on the AIP Diet. Click here to learn more. 

Get Cooking 

Once you’ve picked a couple of recipes to start with for the first few days get cooking to start AIP Diet. See if there are some ways to get ahead with meal prep to make it as easy as possible to enjoy easy meals. 

My plan is to make a pot of chicken stock so that I can easily enjoy mug fulls of broth or add some veggies for a quick soup. (I’ve shared a recipe to make easy chicken soup/stock with drumsticks here.) 

Also, roast a couple of trays of vegetables to have an easy side options ready and waiting in the fridge. 

In addition to having a pot of stock ready and waiting in the fridge, you could also prepare a veggie soup to enjoy with meals. 

It’s also a good idea to think about sides and look into AIP compliant sides that you can make to make meals more interesting. I plan to make a batch of “nomato” sauce (AIP friendly tomato sauce, you can easily find a recipe on Pinterest) to have with meals. 

If you think you may be craving sweets, then have a look for AIP friendly treats you can make such as gummies, panna cotta and yoghurt. I have yet to make any but, again, a quick pinterest search will come up with some AIP sweets to choose from. I’ve already pinned heaps to my AIP Pinterest Board to try. 

After following a couple of restrictive diets in the past, I know how important it is to get ahead (and stay ahead) with meals. Whenever I have bursts of energy I plan to cook a soup, roast veggies or plan the next meal or two so that I can try and stay ahead and make it as easy as possible to follow The AIP Diet. 

In the coming weeks and months I’ll be sharing my experience as I start AIP diet, meals and recipes I enjoy and my overall experience. 

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15 Keto Travel Snacks – Tips and hacks to help you stay on a low carb diet while traveling with ketogenic diet food for abroad, road trips or airplane snacks.

15 Keto Travel Snacks

I’ve always loved to travel and never let my diet stop me from seeing the world. Since first starting the keto diet 2 and  half years ago I’ve been to Japan, Singapore, moved from Australia to Ireland and travelled around Europe. Through that time I’ve enjoyed plenty of easy keto travel snacks. 

As you’ll see, there are lots of options to take from home and grab on the go while you’re on the road, airplane or abroad.  Keto Travel Foods

Here are ideas for keto travel foods to enjoy while on the go: 

1. Salads

A travel staple – it’s easy to make or find keto friendly salads while on the go. Some salads to look out for or prepare include chicken salad, tuna salad or just buy a bowl full of greens and top it with an avocado, some nuts and cheese. (All of which require no cooking and just throwing together in a bowl.) 

The above pictured salad is one I found in a supermarket while on a road trip around Ireland. I simply picked off the non-keto friendly items like corn but still got to enjoy a hearty meal of vegetables and meat. 

2. Eggs

There are so many ways to enjoy eggs while you’re on the road. It’s easy to find ready hard boiled eggs at supermarkets, convenience stores and cafes. 

Supermarkets also usually stock ready made egg mayo, just watch for added sugars and carbs. You can enjoy it straight from the carton or fill a lettuce cup with egg mayo. 

If you’re going on a road trip or have access to a kitchen while traveling then you can also make deviled eggs, like these 2 ingredient deviled eggs

3. Strawberries & Cream

With the keto diet you’re limited to berries when it comes to frui, but that doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying a bounty of berries every day.

If you have access to a fridge on your travels then you could also buy a carton of cream to enjoy with berries for an indulgent travel sweet treat. 

4. Vegetables

Chopped cucumber, peppers and salad make for easy snacks, along with mayo, sour cream or another low carb sauce for dipping. 

Another option is to simply enjoy an avocado by slicing it in half and scooping out the nourishing goodness by the spoonful. 

5. Ready Cooked Meat, Chicken & Fish

Whether it’s jerky, biltong, smoked salmon, tuna, cooked chicken or beef there are loads of ready to go keto friendly meat options that you can enjoy as a snack. (Or even make a meal of!) 

6. Dairy 

There are plenty of cheese options that you can enjoy instantly or on the go. Also, keep a look out for low carb friendly yoghurt options, which tend to usually be plain, natural or Greek, which you can sweeten with a handful of berries. 

7. Meat and Cheese Plate

Recently while I was in Amsterdam, I put together the above meat and cheese plates. Luckily our hotel had a fridge so I visited a local supermarket and chose a variety of cheese and smoked meat/salami options.

Then for snacks, I filled a plate with a selection of meat, cheese and also added some chopped vegetables and strawberries.

8. DIY Keto Trail Mix 

You can put together your own low carb friendly trail mix before leaving home and then portion out daily keto travel snacks to enjoy on the go. 

Here are some ideas of keto foods to include in your trail mix:  

  • Almonds (like these homemade cinnamon roasted almonds)
  • Macadamias
  • Walnuts
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Pistachios
  • Peanuts
  • Pecan Nuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Chia Seeds 
  • Freeze dried strawberries 
  • Dark Chocolate 
  • Shredded Coconut

You could also enjoy peanut butter or almond butter either shamelessly by the spoonful or in a sweet treat. You could also take along those small nut butter pouches (like these) to enjoy on the go. 

9. Protein Shake 

Take along your go to low carb protein powder (like this one) and a shaker and then just buy milk while you’re on the go. This is a great way to help you meet your protein macros without stress. 

10. Cookies

You can easily prepare a couple of batches of cookies to take as travel snacks. My favourites are almond butter cookies, chocolate cookies and no bake peanut butter cookies

11. Chocolate

Dark chocolate makes an excellent, portable snack. You’ll want to make sure it’s 85%+ (like this one) and as low carb as possible and limit yourself to a row a day. 

12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge 

This is another keto travel snack that you can make at home and take with you to enjoy through your journey. (Here’s the recipe.) It’s an easy sweet treat to prepare and tastes like peanut butter cups – but without the sugar or carbs. 

13. Jelly/Jello 

There are lots of choices of low carb, sugar free jello/jelly desserts that are either ready made or can easily be made at your hotel, following the instructions on the packaging. 

Just read the nutrition label carefully and make the decision for yourself about whether you’re happy to include artificial sweeteners/flavours/ingredients in your diet. 

14. Chia Puddings

If you have access to a fridge then you can enjoy daily chia puddings. Simply combine together low carb yoghurt, berries and chia seeds, leave the pudding to thicken in the fridge and enjoy as a snack. (Here’s the recipe.

I’ll often put one together in the morning and leave it in the fridge to thicken while I’m out and about for the day. Then, when I come back to the hotel there’s a nourishing snack waiting in the fridge for me. 

15. Hot Chocolate/Coffee/Tea

Take supplies so that you can easily enjoy your favourite hot drink on the go. I usually take dark chocolate along with me or keto friendly hot chocolate powder (like this) to easily enjoy hot chocolates on the go. 

As you can see, there are plenty of easy keto travel snacks to choose from while you’re traveling. Whether it’s a road trip, plane trip or exploring abroad there are lots of almost instant options to help you stay on track through your travels. 

Important Note: be aware if traveling by plane that there are restrictions about liquids and what foods you can take into other countries. So, do your research so that you don’t have any items confiscated. And importantly – enjoy your travels! 

More Keto Diet Food Ideas: 

22 No Bake Keto Desserts

25 Keto BBQ Sides

How To Make Low Carb Smoothies

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