65 Easy AIP Meals for Beginners: Stress-Free Dinner Recipes (2024)

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1. Honey Ginger Shrimp Bowls 2. Beef Bacon and Chive Skillet Dinner 3. AIP Thai Chicken Soup 4. AIP Creamy Mushroom and Brussels Sprouts Soup 5.Bahn Mi Style Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner 6. One Pot Herbed Balsamic Beef and Kale 7. AIP Sausage and Apple Stir Fry 8. AIP Paleo Ground Beef and Broccoli 9. Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole 10. Coconut Chicken Tenders 11. AIP Friendly Turmeric Cauliflower Bake 12. AIP Creamy Beef and Cauli Rice Casserole 13. Sheet Pan Beef and Broccoli with Mushrooms 14. Creamy Skillet Chicken with Garlic and Basil 15. Honey Ginger Salmon 16. Crispy Chicken Thighs One Pan Meal 17. Pork Chop and Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner 18. Weeknight Sweet Potato Ground Beef Salad with Guacamole 19. Easy Sheet Pan Curry Shrimp 20. Instant Pot Beef Stew 21. Zucchini and Ground Turkey Skillet 22. Quick Skillet Chicken Thighs 23. Apple and Cinnamon Chicken Thighs with Bacon 24. Instant Pot Pulled Pork 25. Mongolian Beef 26. Asian Garlic Beef Noodles Recipe 27. Simple Asian-Inspired Stir-Fry 28. Chicken Saltimbocca 29. Simple Chicken Bacon Pasta Salad 30. Easy Balsamic Roasted Chicken 31. Steak Salad with Arugula 32. Perfect Roasted Salmon and Ginger Scallion Sauce 33. Steak Medallions with Ginger Asparagus Mushroom Saute 34. Lamb & Leek Burgers with Lemon Cream 35. Creamy Shrimp Vegetable Skillet 36. Sheet Pan Maple Citrus Chicken with Sweet Potatoes 37. Grilled Chicken with Cucumber Dill Salad 38. Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers 39. Zucchini Noodles with Scallops and Bacon 40. Roasted Garlic Pulled Pork 41. Moroccan Chicken Stew 42. Easy AIP Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice with Basil 43. Sweet n Sour Broccoli Ham 44. Instant Pot AIP Chili 45. Instant Pot Chicken Soup 46. Chicken Marsala 47. Instant Pot Chicken Soup 48. Easy Ground Beef Vegetable Skillet 49. AIP Ground Beef Stroganoff with Spinach 50. Asian Pork Noodle Soup 51. Mediterranean Chicken Bake 52. AIP Ground Turkey Stroganoff 53. Korean Glass Noodle Recipe with Ground Beef 54. Spaghetti Squash Alfredo 55. AIP Pork Tenderloin with Blueberry Sauce 56. Easy Chicken Florentine 57. Creamy Fish Soup 58. Easy Dump and Bake General Tso's Chicken 59. Ground Chicken Stir-Fry 60. Scallop Scampi with Zucchini Noodles 61. Spicy Honey Lime Chicken Thighs 62. AIP Philly Cheesesteak Skillet You may also like these other AIP recipe roundups: Conclusion: FAQs

If you're looking for some easy AIP meals for beginners, you're in the right place. AIP recipes can get pretty in-depth, especially during the elimination phase.

Many people are following an autoimmune diet to deal with with symptoms that come autoimmune disease. Things like chronic inflammation and fatigue can make cooking more difficult. Plus we live busy lives, so simplifying is key.

If you're fairly new to the autoimmune protocol diet, I'd recommend starting with simple AIP recipes. The recipes in this post are generally appropriate for the whole family and best used for easy dinners and lunches.

For more info on the AIP diet, check out the Beginner's Guide to the Autoimmune Protocol, 7 Day AIP Meal Plan, and AIP Pantry Items and What to Do with Them.

Not sure what to get at the store? Check out my store-specific AIP shopping lists for several major chains.

Below you'll find 65+ easy AIP recipes for healthy weeknight dinners that are completely Paleo and AIP compliant and won't stress you out.Let's get to the list!

1. Honey Ginger Shrimp Bowls

These light and simple Honey Ginger Shrimp Bowls from Rally Pure only take 26 minutes to make. They combine salad greens, avocado, shrimp and a handful of other veggies with a tangy sauce. The sauce is composed of olive oil, lime juice, coconut aminos, and a few other things.

2. Beef Bacon and Chive Skillet Dinner

This hearty Beef Bacon and Chive Skillet Dinner recipe from Vivra Wellness only requires5 common ingredients and 20 minutes to make. It's AIP, Paleo, and Whole30 compliant.

3. AIP Thai Chicken Soup

This AIP Thai Chicken Soup from Thriving on Paleo is ready in just 20 minutes. A few key ingredients needed are chicken thighs, coconut aminos, chicken broth, coconut milk, and fish sauce. It freezes well so it's great for meal prep and freezer cooking. It uses some coconut items but can be made coconut free if needed.

4. AIP Creamy Mushroom and Brussels Sprouts Soup

AIP Creamy Mushroom and Brussels Sprouts Soup is still one of my favorite cold-weather recipes and one of my favorite ways to eat a ton of veggies. AIP is meant to be a very nutrient-rich diet, so getting in lots of vegetables is important. I think soup just makes that easier because the veggies are nice and soft and they taste amazing because of the broth. This soup takes about 35 minutes to make.

AIP Turkey Mushroom Soup, Food Courage

5.Bahn Mi Style Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner

Banh Mi Style Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner is a light and colorful AIP version of a classic Vietnamese dish. It is brought to you by Autoimmune Wellness. It requires cabbage, radishes, fish sauce, and chicken breasts to name a few items. It takes about 90 minutesto make.

6. One Pot Herbed Balsamic Beef and Kale

This super easy One-Pot Herbed Balsamic Beef and Kale was created by Phoenix Helix. It only requires olive oil, ground beef, kale, and a few other simple ingredients and comes together in 30 minutes.

7. AIP Sausage and Apple Stir Fry

This AIP Sausage and Apple Stir Fry from Sweetened By Nature is made with Aidell's Apple Chicken Sausage (yum!), coconut aminos, and a few vegetables. It's super quick and simple and comes together in about 25 minutes.

8. AIP Paleo Ground Beef and Broccoli

AIP Paleo Ground Beef and Broccoli is a very simple recipe from Health Nut Mama that includes ground beef, frozen veggies, coconut aminos, and a few other ingredients. It's ready in just 20 minutes!

9. Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

I absolutely love this gooey, comforting Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole from Grass Fed Salsa. This recipe uses ground beef, bacon, sweet potatoes, and few other ingredients. It's topped that a dairy-free cheese sauce and only takes about 25 minutes to make.

65 Easy AIP Meals for Beginners: Stress-Free Dinner Recipes (2) Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole, Credit: Grassfed Salsa

10. Coconut Chicken Tenders

These Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders are accompanied by a sweet and tangy pineapple dipping sauce. They take about 1 hour and 46 minutes to make (mostly due to marinating time). Chicken tenders, pineapple chunks, blackstrap molasses, and shredded coconut are a few items you'll need. This recipe can also be found in The Healing Kitchen cookbook.

11. AIP Friendly Turmeric Cauliflower Bake

The AIP friendly Turmeric Cauliflower Bake from Eat Your Way Clean combines cauliflower, cabbage, celery, avocado oil and few other ingredients to make a meat-free, flavorful meal. It's ready in about 60 minutes.

12. AIP Creamy Beef and Cauli Rice Casserole

AIP Creamy Beef & Cauli Rice Casserole from It's All About AIP makes for a gooey, comforting family meal with a few leafy greens thrown in. You'll need ground beef, cauliflower, spinach, coconut milk and few other items to make this recipe. It's ready in about 40 minutes.

13. Sheet Pan Beef and Broccoli with Mushrooms

Sheet Pan Beef and Broccoli with Mushrooms from Heal Me Delicious is a quick weeknight meal made with marinated beef, broccoli, and mushrooms. It's ready to go in only 26 minutes.

14. Creamy Skillet Chicken with Garlic and Basil

If you're in search of a one-pot meal, this Creamy Skillet Chicken with Garlic & Basil from What Great Grandma Ate is a great choice. It's Whole30 and keto friendly as well as AIP. You'll need chicken thighs, coconut milk, bone broth, a few other items, and just 30 minutes to make it.

65 Easy AIP Meals for Beginners: Stress-Free Dinner Recipes (3) Creamy Chicken Skillet with Garlic and Basil, Credit: What Great Grandma Ate

15. Honey Ginger Salmon

This Honey Ginger Salmon from Prep Dish is made with coconut aminos, honey, salmon (of course), and a few other ingredients. It takes about 50 minutes to make (30 mins of it is marinating time).

16. Crispy Chicken Thighs One Pan Meal

A simple homemade seasoning blend gives this Crispy Chicken Thighs One-Pan Meal a ton of flavor. It comes from Mama Knows Gluten-Free and is AIP, Paleo, and Whole30 friendly. It takes about 70 minutes to make.

17. Pork Chop and Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner

This 5 ingredient Pork Chop and Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner from Gutsy By Nature is about as simple as it gets. Just a few ingredients required and it's ready in 30 minutes.

18. Weeknight Sweet Potato Ground Beef Salad with Guacamole

As the name implies, Weeknight Sweet Potato Ground Beef Salad with Guacamole from Further Food is basically a bed of lettuce topped with ground beef, sweet potato, and guacamole. Simple and delicious! It's ready in about 90 minutes.

19. Easy Sheet Pan Curry Shrimp

This colorful, Easy Sheet Pan Curry Shrimp recipe from Restorative Cuisine is packed with nutrient-dense foods. A few of these include broccoli, shrimp, turmeric, and basil. You'll also need some things like coconut aminos and coconut milk. It's ready to go in about 40 minutes.

20. Instant Pot Beef Stew

Instant Pot Beef Stew is such a flavorful meal for cold evenings. It freezes well and is great for leftovers and lunches. To make it, you'll need beef rump roast, mushrooms, parsnips, carrots, and coconut aminos along with a few other items. It's done in about 65 minutes.

AIP Instant Pot Beef Stew, Food Courage

21. Zucchini and Ground Turkey Skillet

This Zucchini and Ground Turkey Skillet from The Roasted Rootis pretty much as the name implies. It also includes some spinach, ginger, and coconut aminos. It only takes about 30 minutes to make so it's a great way to get a hearty meal on the dinner table quickly.

22. Quick Skillet Chicken Thighs

Quick Skillet Chicken Thighs from Flawed Yet Functional are made with bone-in chicken thighs, a simple herb blend, and some olive oil. They take just 20 minutes to make.

23. Apple and Cinnamon Chicken Thighs with Bacon

Apple and Cinnamon Chicken Thighs with Bacon from Real Food with Dana makes for a delicious sweet and savory meal. Omit the black pepper and cardamom for strict AIP. It's ready in 20 minutes.

24. Instant Pot Pulled Pork

This Instant Pot Pulled Pork is one of our family's favorite recipes. It's extremely flavorful and juicy and takes about 65 minutes to make. You'll need pork butt, bone broth, coconut aminos, maple syrup, and a couple other ingredients to make this dish. Serve with sweet potato fries and no mayo broccoli salad.

25. Mongolian Beef

This Mongolian Beef recipe is still one that my family requests again and again. It is so darn delicious. Steak, green onions, carrots, coconut aminos, and honey are a few things you'll need for this recipe. It comes together in about 35 minutes.

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26. Asian Garlic Beef Noodles Recipe

This Asian Garlic Beef Noodles Recipe from Paleo Flourish only takes about 30 minutes to make. You'll need just a handful of ingredients. One of which is some sort of noodles. I love recipes with noodles! For this recipe, you can use zucchini noodles, cucumber noodles, or sweet potato glass noodles.

27. Simple Asian-Inspired Stir-Fry

Simple Asian-Inspired Stir-Fry from Autoimmune Wellness requires just a few ingredients and 22 minutes to make. You'll need ground beef, coconut aminos, and some stirfry veggies to name a few items.

28. Chicken Saltimbocca

This Chicken Saltimbocca from Real Food with Dana only requires a few common ingredients and 30 minutes of your time. Chicken thighs, coconut oil (or oil of choice), and prosciutto are a few ingredients you'll need. Omit black pepper for strict AIP.

29. Simple Chicken Bacon Pasta Salad

This Simple Chicken Bacon Pasta Salad is a great meal for summertime as it's nice and cool. It's another great noodle dish and I usually use sweet potato glass noodles for it. You'll also need chicken breasts, bacon, red onion, cucumbers, and a few other things to make it. Lemon juice, coconut cream, and white wine vinegar make up the base for its tangy delicious sauce. Dinner is ready in about 45 minutes.

Simple Chicken Bacon Pasta Salad, Food Courage

30. Easy Balsamic Roasted Chicken

This Easy Balsamic Roasted Chicken from Real Food with Dana is the perfect recipe to use if you're trying to figure out what to do with a whole chicken. This recipe simply uses a whole chicken, cut into pieces, drizzled with a balsamic vinegar mixture, and then baked. It's done in 55 minutes.

31. Steak Salad with Arugula

This Steak Salad with Arugula from Phoenix Helix is a super simple, healthy meal. It's drizzled in a basic lemon juice/olive oil dressing and is ready to eat in 22 minutes. In addition to AIP it's appropriate for the GAPS, Wahls, Whole30, and Low FODMAP diets.

32. Perfect Roasted Salmon and Ginger Scallion Sauce

Perfect Roasted Salmon and Ginger Scallion Sauce from Real Food with Dana is another easy meal made with a handful of ingredients. You'll need salmon, coconut oil (or oil of choice), ginger, coconut aminos and few other ingredients to make this dish. It takes just 25 minutes to make.

33. Steak Medallions with Ginger Asparagus Mushroom Saute

Steak Medallions with Ginger Asparagus Mushroom Saute from Paleo Flourish is a simple meat and veggie dish using a few common ingredients. It is a high nutrient density dinner and takes about 25 minutes to make. It's AIP, Paleo, and Keto friendly.

34. Lamb & Leek Burgers with Lemon Cream

I love the unique combination of ingredients in Lamb & Leek Burgers with Lemon Cream from Meatified. They're easy to make but bring a new flavor to the table. These flavorful burger patties are topped with a cool lemon cream sauce. They're ready to eat in 20 minutes. Serve with air fryer asparagus, no mayo broccoli salad, or fresh fruit.

35. Creamy Shrimp Vegetable Skillet

This Creamy Shrimp Vegetable Skillet is a warm, soothing meal made with shrimp, asparagus, spinach, and a coconut milk-based cream sauce. It's great served with cauliflower rice, sweet potato glass noodles, or zucchini noodles. It's ready in just 30 minutes.

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36. Sheet Pan Maple Citrus Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

Sheet Pan Maple Citrus Chicken with Sweet Potatoes is a quick one-pot meal. As the name implies, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, and chicken breasts are some of the main ingredients. Coconut cream, lemon juice, and maple syrup are a few ingredients you'll need for its creamy tangy sauce. This meal takes about 50 minutes to make.

37. Grilled Chicken with Cucumber Dill Salad

This light and refreshing Grilled Chicken with Cucumber Dill Salad from The Honest Spoonful consists of seasoned, grilled chicken breasts topped with a light cucumber salad. It takes just 30 minutes to make.

38. Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers

This Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers from The Honest Spoonful is a great meal for kids and adults alike. It also makes for a great appetizer or snack. To make it, you'll need ground chicken, sweet potatoes, tapioca flour, and a few other ingredients. They come together in about 60 minutes.

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Sweet Potato Chicken Poppers, Credit: The Honest Spoonful

39. Zucchini Noodles with Scallops and Bacon

Zucchini Noodles with Scallops & Bacon from Meatified is a creative and flavorful meal requiring just a few common ingredients. It's low carb/keto, whole30, paleo and AIP friendly and ready in just 30 minutes.

40. Roasted Garlic Pulled Pork

Roasted Garlic Pulled Pork from Real Food with Dana can be made in the slow cooker or instant pot. It includes bacon which makes it extra flavorful. If using an instant pot, it takes about 1 hr 45 minutes to make.

41. Moroccan Chicken Stew

I love this Moroccan Chicken Stew with its unique, aromatic flavor combinations. I created it after being inspired by some mouthwatering dishes we ate in Morocco years ago. To make it, you'll need sweet potatoes, cauliflower, chicken breasts, coconut cream, coconut aminos, and nutritional yeast among a few other things. It's on the table in 45 minutes.

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42. Easy AIP Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice with Basil

This Easy Aip Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice With Basil uses cauliflower rice, chicken breasts, fish sauce, coconut aminos and a few other ingredients to make a quick, flavorful skillet meal. It takes 30 minutes to pull together.

43. Sweet n Sour Broccoli Ham

This Sweet n Sour Broccoli Ham recipe from Thriving on Paleo can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for several days. This means it works well for meal prep. Serve it over cauliflower rice or grain-free pasta like Jovial. It's ready to go 25 minutes.

44. Instant Pot AIP Chili

If you're craving a chili without nightshade vegetables, this AIP Chili will hit the spot. Some key ingredients include ground beef, carrots, parsnips, beets, red wine vinegar, and bone broth. It's ready in about an hour.

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45. Instant Pot Chicken Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Soup from What Great Grandma Ate is Paleo/AIP, Whole30, and Keto-friendly. You'll need carrots, ginger, a whole chicken, and few other things to make it. Omit green beans and black pepper for strict AIP. It's ready in 70 minutes.

46. Chicken Marsala

This yummy Chicken Marsala consists of lightly breaded chicken breasts, covered in a tangy Marsala sauce, and sauteed with baby bella mushrooms. It's AIP, Paleo, and Whole30 compliant. Plus it's ready in 40 minutes.

47. Instant Pot Chicken Soup

This Instant Pot Chicken Soup from The Honest Spoonful is made with a handful of common ingredients and is ready in 1 hour and 20 minutes. It's paleo, AIP, Whole30, and keto friendly.

48. Easy Ground Beef Vegetable Skillet

This Easy Ground Beef Vegetable Skillet has long been one of my favorites because it's so versatile. It's basically just ground beef combined with whatever veggies you have on hand, and a coconut aminos-based sauce.

Easy Ground Beef Vegetable Skillet,Food Courage

49. AIP Ground Beef Stroganoff with Spinach

AIP Ground Beef Stroganoff with Spinach from The Honest Spoonful is a creamy comforting meal served over sweet potato glass noodles. Ground beef, bone broth, spinach, and coconut cream are a few key ingredients you need to make it. It takes about 35 minutes to pull together.

50. Asian Pork Noodle Soup

Asian Pork Noodle Soup is a wonderful Asian-inspired recipe from The Honest Spoonful. It's made with ground pork, bone broth, coconut aminos, fish sauce, and a handful of other ingredients. It takes about 30 minutes to make.

51. Mediterranean Chicken Bake

Mediterranean Chicken Bake from Real Food with Dana is a simple skillet meal. To make it, you'll need chicken thighs, kalamata olives, capers, and parsnips along with a few other things. It's ready in about 50 minutes

52. AIP Ground Turkey Stroganoff

This AIP Ground Turkey Stroganoff is a creamy satisfying dish, perfect for a quick family meal. You'll need ground turkey, coconut cream, chicken broth, white wine vinegar, and a few other things to make it. It takes about 30 minutes to make. Serve it over Jovial grain-free fusilli pasta.

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53. Korean Glass Noodle Recipe with Ground Beef

Korean Glass Noodle Recipe with Ground Beef consists of sweet potato glass noodles, ground beef, carrots, cucumbers, and a creamy tangy sauce. You'll need ground beef, shiitake mushrooms, coconut aminos, coconut cream, white wine vinegar, and a few other ingredients to make it. It's ready in 30 minutes.

54. Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

This low-carb, "cheesy" Spaghetti Squash Alfredo from Food by Mars will hit the spot if you're craving alfredo pasta. It has broccoli and ham mixed in for additional flavor and nutrients. To make the sauce, you'll need cauliflower, coconut cream, nutritional yeast, and a few other ingredients. It's ready to go in 45 minutes.

55. AIP Pork Tenderloin with Blueberry Sauce

AIP Pork Tenderloin with Blueberry Sauce from Eat Beautiful is AIP, paleo, keto, and whole30 friendly. The pork tenderloin is covered in a unique herb blend and drizzled with warm blueberry sauce. To make the sauce, you'll need blueberries, balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, and a few other ingredients.

56. Easy Chicken Florentine

Easy Chicken Florentine is a great meal for busy nights. It's keto, Whole30, paleo, and AIP. To make it, you'll need chicken breasts, coconut milk, white wine vinegar, arrowroot starch, and a few other ingredients. It's ready in about 30 minutes.

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57. Creamy Fish Soup

Creamy Fish Soup is a delicious, satisfying meal is you're a seafood fan. You can use pretty much any type of firm white fish to make it. You'll also need white sweet potatoes, clam juice, chicken broth, and a few other ingredients. It comes together in about 40 minutes.

58. Easy Dump and Bake General Tso's Chicken

This Easy Dump and Bake General Tso's Chicken from Eat Beautiful is a delicious AIP version of Chinese takeout. The chicken breast pieces and broccoli are coated in a sweet-and-sour glaze and baked the in oven. Delicious! It's a fairly easy recipe and it only takes 35 minutes. One thing to note is you'll need a nightshade-free ketchup for this recipe. You can get it from Amazon to speed things up or make your own nomato sauce.

59. Ground Chicken Stir-Fry

This delicious Ground Chicken Stir-Fry should be called orange chicken stir-fry because its tangy delicious sauce has an orange juice base. It uses ground chicken and frozen vegetables, so the prep is super easy and it's delicious.

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60. Scallop Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

This simple Scallop Scampi with Zucchini Noodles from Eat Beautiful only takes 30 minutes to make. It's created by cooking scallops and zucchini in a skillet with a few other ingredients. It is Paleo, AIP, Whole30, Keto friendly.

61. Spicy Honey Lime Chicken Thighs

This Spicy Honey Lime Chicken Thighs recipe from Eat Beautiful combines boneless skinless chicken thighs, honey, coconut aminos, with a few other ingredients. These are cooked in a skillet and ready within 30 minutes. This recipe is appropriate for the keto, low carb, paleo, AIP, GAPS, and VADdiets.

62. AIP Philly Cheesesteak Skillet

If you're craving a Philly cheesesteak sandwich, this AIP Philly Cheesesteak Skillet will hit the spot. It's low-carb, whole30, paleo, and AIP friendly. You'll need ground beef, baby bella mushrooms, onions, coconut milk, nutritional yeast and a few other ingredients to make it. It's ready in about 30 minutes.

You may also like these other AIP recipe roundups:

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7 Day AIP Meal Plan

87+ AIP Snacks: Healthy Recipes and Packaged Foods

Conclusion:

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FAQs

Can I eat oats on AIP diet? ›

The AIP diet does not allow you to eat: All grains (including oats, wheat, and rice) All dairy. Eggs.

Can you eat butter on AIP? ›

The foods to avoid on the AIP diet include the following: Dairy products (including milk, cream, butter, yogurt, and cheese)

Are bananas OK on AIP? ›

AIP approved fruits include: Apples. Apricots. Bananas.

What is a good substitute for oatmeal on the AIP diet? ›

Nuts and seeds can be a great grain-free substitute for oatmeal if you're following a paleo diet. In addition to being rich in heart-healthy fats, fiber, and protein, foods like almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, and pecans are all high in plenty of essential vitamins and minerals ( 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 ).

What are high protein AIP foods? ›

Lean ground proteins including turkey, chicken, and beef. Fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon and trout. Other fish you can buy include cod, haddock, tilapia, and tuna. Seafood, including shrimp and scallops.

What is the best diet to reverse autoimmune disease? ›

Get an adequate amount of protein, plus healthy fats and oils. Supplement your plant-rich diet with some protein. And don't shy away from healthy fats: nuts and seeds, avocados, coconut and extra virgin olive oils, and other non-refined oils. Sprinkle in some fermented foods.

Is coffee OK on AIP diet? ›

An AIP diet avoids all processed foods, alcohol, additives, refined sugars, coffee, tea, oils, and certain medications. In the elimination phase, a person will also avoid foods such as grains, legumes, dairy, eggs, and nightshade vegetables, but they may reintroduce these later.

Are oats inflammatory or anti-inflammatory? ›

Oatmeal has anti-Inflammatory properties.

Any type of oats — steel cut, rolled or instant — provide health benefits, but the best of the best are steel cut oats since they are the least processed, offer a touch more nutritional value and are the lowest on the glycemic index.

Why can't you eat oatmeal on AIP? ›

Oats aren't allowed on the paleo diet because they're a grain and an anti-nutrient. Eaten in high doses, their lectin content can break down your intestinal lining. That paired with the fact they bind to minerals in your body makes it a food we avoid while on a healing protocol.

Can you eat overnight oats on an anti-inflammatory diet? ›

Overnight oats are a blank breakfast canvas ready to be crafted and perfected to suit your personal taste, preferences and cravings. Adding chia seeds to the mix creates a creamy, anti-inflammatory fiber-packed breakfast or an easy grab-and-go snack.

What oats are good for inflammation? ›

Steel-cut oats are an excellent soluble fiber to add to the diet that also acts as a prebiotic food. These oats are beneficial to promote anti-inflammatory integrity in the intestinal bacteria. Steel-cut oats are less processed than old fashion rolled oats and have a lower Glycemix Index.

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