The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook

An Allergen-free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness

Book - 2014
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Autoimmune diseases are now epidemic, with modern science offering those who are diagnosed limited solutions. Given this, many people suffering from these conditions have searched for alternatives using nutrition and lifestyle changes. In The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, Mickey Trescott provides a resource for those looking to embark on the Autoimmune Protocol--a version of an ancestral diet that is focused both on removing potential food triggers as well as healing the gut. Research shows there is a clear connection between diet and autoimmune disease, and many, including the author, have used these principles to heal their bodies from these debilitating conditions and their accompanying symptoms. With the information and recipes in this book, you can embark on this process for yourself--without suffering through bland and tasteless "allergen-free" meals. Instead, with all of the incredible food you will be enjoying, you may forget that you are achieving better wellness!

In the first section of the book, you will learn all about the Autoimmune Protocol--what it is, why it works, and which foods you should eat and avoid while on the elimination diet. Instructions are given on how to clear your pantry of questionable ingredients and replace them with healing, nutrient-dense whole foods. Also included are sections on food quality, a shopping guide, tips and tricks to make the protocol go more smoothly, as well as ideas for batch-cooking and breakfast. Mickey provides two, 4-week meal plans, each of them corresponding with recipes from the book and featuring detailed shopping lists. Armed with this information, anyone can integrate the Autoimmune Protocol in to their routine!

In addition to the introductory material, The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook includes 112 delicious recipes suitable for anyone on the strictest phase of the Autoimmune Protocol--no grains, beans, dairy, eggs, nuts, seeds, or nightshades. Although this is quite the list of exclusions, Mickey offers unique, flavorful, and delicious meals suitable for a variety of occasions and preferences. You will find simple recipes that anyone can make for a weeknight dinner, as well as more elaborate preparations for those who want to enjoy with company or for a special occasion. Full-page photos for every recipe show you what to expect and inspire you to create beautiful meals of your own.

With The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook as your guide, you'll be inspired to take your health into your own hands--finding better health in the face of autoimmunity, while thoroughly enjoying every last bite!

Publisher: Seattle : Trescott LLC, c2014
ISBN: 9780578135212
Characteristics: 314 p. :,ill
Additional Contributors: Johnson, Kyle photographer


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Jul 14, 2018

This book has been so wonderful! Finally, some options that don't taste like cardboard! This was recommended by my neurologist and I was so happy with it that I purchased my own copy. The brussel sprouts with bacon and the cherry bbq sauce are very tasty!

Sep 17, 2016

A solid autoimmune cookbook. Don't be fooled by the 'paleo title', it is truly an AI cookbook. A great addition to the work of Dr Sarah Ballantyne , including her own cookbook.
My husband really loved the brussel sprouts and the borsch recipes!
If you want a great AI cookbook because of your illness, then look no further!
And pay no attention to the negative review below ranting about paleo as this person does not understand that this is an autoimmune cookbook that follows a medical protocol.
It helped me with my various AI illnesses and I hope it will help you too. Be ready to eat a lot of grass-fed meats, fish and vegetables!

Jun 23, 2016

This book is a life saver! When I was confronted with needing to go on an AIP diet for medical reasons, I was completely overwhelmed by having to learn a whole new way to cook/eat. This cookbook was the first one I used and it made those early days so much better. The author includes fairly simple recipes (some AIP recipes can be really complex when you have to make all your own condiments, sauces, etc.). She also explains things in a very clear way. This is a great cookbook to start with for someone considering an AIP diet. Also, the diet has almost completely resolved my autoimmune condition, so it does work!

May 07, 2016

The 'Autoimmune Paleo Protocol' is for anyone who is or thinking about going on an AIP/Paleo diet in reversing their autoimmune diseases. This type of diet is only temporary, it is a healing diet in which foods ARE RE introduced after a number of weeks to find which foods are trigger foods for flares, inflammation, etc.. It is restricted for a reason, but not forever. Many vegetarians/vegans are returning to this type of diet in order to heal damage they ultimately created by restricting 'meats' There are more books and cookbooks on this subject that give full explanation on this subject.

Mee2 Jun 25, 2015

Wow, LRS1969 is in an "anti-paleo" crusade. Nothing much interesting happening, I gather...

LRS1969 May 01, 2015

REAL Paleolithic diets are MUCH better than the standard diet in America today (with the fact of its complete restriction of grains, legumes, and soy), however this author (as so many others pumping out so-called Paleolithic Diet books), they have two major problems in her approach.

Number one, it is simply impossible to have an ACTUAL Paleolithic diet that is vegetarian or vegan... in fact, wild animals back then - like today - have significant levels of saturated fats and primitive peoples (as research has shown time and time again) prioritise on the most fatty cuts.

Paleolithic is NOT low fat, nor is it primarily - much less totally - plant oriented.

Sorry, but it has no archeological , anthropological, or scientific basis.


You personally may like it, but it is NOT Paleolithic!

Number two is the over emphasis on fruits and vegetables (total in this case) that so many writers have on "supposed" Paleolithic Diets.

Once the primate that became Man left the jungle, he no longer had routine access to RIPE fruits and vegetables. People with no farming or wilderness experience fail to grasp that fruits and vegetables are NOT ripe year around, and have very short time windows of when they are ripe. And Paleolithic Man had no means of preservation.

What was available year round was animal foods. Fatty, high protein, no carb animal foods.

Also, the Comment as to the life span of Paleolithic Man (as shown in one of Cordain's book reviews), it appears to have been pulled out of thin air. And while the AVERAGE life span of Paleolithic Man was lower than that of today, that is because infant mortality (which was horrific back then - for both the mother and baby), infectious diseases (no vaccines or antibiotics), and accident rates of just daily life were high. That caused the AVERAGE to show abnormally low. Paleolithic populations that reached adulthood tended to live much longer, easily into 60s and longer.

Specifically, archeological and anthropology experts and research consistently show that when Neolithic Agriculture (full scale farming, with heavy emphasis on starches - grains, legumes, and starchy vegetables - took hold, those Neolithic Peoples had MUCH lower life spans, significant chronic illness problems, dental problems, and were significantly shorter than their Paleolithic (and even animal husbandry Nomadic) predecessors.

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