Mary Had a Little….. AIP Lamb Gyro

Woof, I miss a good gyro. That fluffy pita bread, the colorful toppings, the spicket of delicious meat dripping with flavor. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. While I’m still reintroducing normal people food back into the diet, I whipped up my own lazy girl version of an AIP Gyro. Although it looks super healthy (which it is) and boring (FALSE), it’s actually pretty effing tasty. Check it out for yourself…I DARE YOU.

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Healthy Lunching in the Chicago Loop

In a city with so many food options, the selections are endless – except (ironically) when it comes to healthy eating. Sure most lunch spots in the Loop have “healthy” alternatives. But are they really indeed healthy or clean? Most of them, no. With my hectic travel schedule lately, there have been a few times where I’ve come into work needing to buyΒ lunch-from not being able to stock up on groceries. With my recent diet change (AIP) and in need of food, it’s forced me to hunt for clean spots to dine in the loop.

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Bangers and Lace: The Original Hipster

When walking down Division Street in Wicker Park, you can always find a new beer to drink, taco to eat or, thick-rimmed glasses trend to wear? Needless to say, the hipster scene is real in WP. And for the past 6 years, Bangers and Lace has been the hub of originality in the community. With over 30 beers on tap and homemade sausage created right in the kitchen, B&L’s menu options introduce to new and exciting flavors for customers to try.

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Reintroducing the Taco

If there’s one thing that I’ve been craving while being on my elimination diet (besides donuts, duh) it’s TACOS. I tried reintroducing corn three weeks ago and that unfortunately did not pass the test. I broke out in eczema patches….SOB. I mean a food sensitivity doesn’t mean I can’t eat corn (chips, tortillas, on the cob, popcorn, etc.), it just means that when I eat corn products, I’m accepting the itchiness that comes with it.

Luckily for me, I found some AIP products that will still kind of taste like a normal taco, I just won’t suffer with itches from them.

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