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{Note from Jessica: Today’s post is shared by my sweet friend, Raia, author of Raia’s Recipes. Raia is a homeschooling, stay-at-home mom of five crazy kids. After the birth of her third child, she was diagnosed with celiac disease. This discovery turned her bread and pasta-filled life upside down and set her on a mission to find out what healthy meant for her family. Aspiring to encourage other moms, she started her blog filled with simple, easy, healthy dishes. Stop by Raia’s Recipes to get plenty of real food, gluten-free recipes and much more!}

Oh, strawberries. Growing up they were one of my biggest temptations.

As a child I struggled with quite a variety of food intolerances. One of them was strawberries. Another was lactose. So it’s not hard to guess which childhood favorite drink I never tasted.

That’s right: strawberry milk.

My elementary school aged friends would get their little cartons of chocolate or strawberry milk, I would get water. Now, please don’t think that I’m saying they were better off than I was! I am definitely not a proponent of pasteurized, homogenized milk stuffed with artificial flavorings and food colorings. But as a kid, it was still mighty tempting.

Fast forward 20 years. Enter the GAPS Diet.

Back in my Fluffy Crustless Quiche post, I explained how putting myself on a healing diet called the GAPS Diet had allowed me to eat foods I had long been intolerant of without issue. Eggs were one of these foods, another is strawberries!

Dairy Free Strawberry Milk | by Raia's Recipes

Yep, for the first time in my life I can eat those beautiful little red gems without adverse reactions. Now I can enjoy their juicy sweetness while benefiting from all the nutritional boosts they offer.

Healing is wonderful, isn’t it?

Dairy Free Strawberry Milk | by Raia's Recipes

We’ve probably all heard that strawberries are quite high in vitamin C, but did you also know that they are full of fiber, manganese, potassium vitamin K, magnesium, and folate? They’re also known to increase HDL (good cholesterol, and lower your blood pressure.

Of course, my family still doesn’t drink “store milk,” as my kids call it, and raw isn’t readily available in our area, so in order to enjoy our strawberry milk, we’re making it dairy-free.

My affiliate partner, Tropical Traditions, is where I get all of my coconut products from and if you make a purchase from them through any of my links, you will receive a free copy of their Virgin Coconut Oil book, and I will receive a discount coupon for referring you.

Homemade Dairy-Free Strawberry Milk
 
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Recipe type: Dairy-Free Beverage
Serves: 4
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  1. Blend coconut and water until frothy.
  2. Strain out pulp (save to make coconut flour!).
  3. Pour milk back into the blender and add strawberries.
  4. Puree.
  5. Refrigerate until chilled. Enjoy!

Hey AIP Friends! Are You Struggling with Breakfasts?

I can help! I have done the AIP twice, once for 6 months and the next time for about 18 months and now a large number of my readers are also following the autoimmune protocol for their own healing. I have created a number of AIP compliant recipes for this site, and many can easily be modified to fit your AIP lifestyle.

During my time on the AIP I learned a lot, but breakfasts were, by far, the hardest meals for me to plan out. I was an eggs-for-breakfast kind of gal and turns out, I react to eggs so those for sure had to go. What's a gal to do when she's had her favorite go-to breakfast taken away?

Get creative!

Which is what I did, along with the help of 25 other amazing AIP bloggers who all used the AIP to help further along their healing. Together, we created the 85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts eBook (one of the very first digital resources of its kind). The book was coordinated and designed by my friend, Eileen of Phoenix Helix website, and it quickly became a favorite resource in the AIP community!

ONE OF THE FIRST DIGITAL RESOURCES OF ITS KIND, THIS COOKBOOK IS:

  • A paleo autoimmune protocol cookbook that is aligned with The Paleo Approach
  • A resource for reversing autoimmune disease
  • The work of 26 AIP bloggers who have used the AIP to improve their own health.
  • 85 curated breakfast recipes from the best of the AIP blogs, including 33 completely new recipes never published before!
  • Over half of the recipes can easily be modified for low-FODMAP, GAPS/SCD, low-histamine, and coconut-free diets using the handy substitution charts included in the book.

RECIPES INCLUDE:

  • Delicious beverages like Rooibos “Latte”, Vanilla “Cappuccino”, Smoothies, Liver & Kidney Detox drink, and more!
  • Breakfast bowls like Creamy Grain-Free “Porridge”, Roasted Cinnamon Pear “Oatmeal”, Biscuits & Gravy, Cranachan, and more!
  • Breakfast skillets like Sweet Potato Beef Curry, Rabbit Sweet Potato Hash, Bacon & Veggie Fry-Up, Liver & Mushroom Stir-fry, Zucchini Apple Hash, and more!
  • Soups (yes! You can eat soup for breakfast) like Greek Gyro Soup, Carrot Ginger Halibut Soup, Fragrant Herb & Coconut Chicken Soup, Offal (but now awful!) Stew, and more!
  • Patties like Apple Pie Pork Patties, Ginger Green Onion Patties, Perfect Breakfast Sausage, Tuna Cakes with Green Olives, Cranberry Maple Chicken Patties, and more!
  • Pancakes (yum!) like Sweet Potato Banana Pancakes, Spinach Plantain Pancakes, Fig & Citrus Hand Pies, Plantain Waffles, Cinnamon Crumb Cakes, and more!

Regardless of whether you are just starting out on the AIP or you’re already into the program, this cookbook is the perfect addition to your kitchen. Say goodbye to boring breakfasts and hello to deliciousness every morning! Learn more here and download your copy today (it would make a great gift for a loved one too!) by clicking on this link here, or on the image below.

85 Amazing AIP Breakfasts // deliciousobsessions.com

Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle 2015 // deliciousobsessions.com


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