You’ve got a potluck to go to with friends, family, loved ones or co-workers ( also sometimes lovingly called a Friendsgiving ) but don’t know what to bring that’s AIP compliant and will also keep well.
Well fret not, my dear! I’ve got you covered with some of the best Paleo Autoimmune Protocol friendly dishes that will be sure to please any crowd, whether or not your homies are following the protocol along with you. These goodies stand up to time after they’re been prepared, so you don’t have to worry about things getting all soggety, smooshy or stale. They travel well and serve up beautifully so you don’t have to stress about your contribution to ye olde friendly potluck buffet.
All are free of gluten, grains, legumes, dairy, eggs, nightshades, seeds, nuts, and soy…but still full of flavor and present gorgeously. Party on, Wayne!
STARTERS & NIBBLES:
Jicama Pear Pomegranate Salad from Real Food & Love
A light, refreshing, flavorful salad – perfect for autumn.
Quick Pickled Carrots from Gutsy by Nature
We tend to think “cucumber” and “dill” when we hear the word “pickle,” but there is no reason you can’t go with “carrot” and some more exotic spices.
Sticky Tamarind-Blackcurrant Glazed Lamb Kebabs from The Unskilled Cavewoman
Tarragon Breakfast Meatballs from Real Food & Love
Made ahead of time, these breakfast meatballs make great party poppers too!
Party Meatballs from Real Food & Love
Everyone loves those well-known “party meatballs”…these are paleo-friendly.
CASSEROLES & SPOONABLES:
Zucchini Chicken Enchilada Casserole from Unbound Wellness
This zucchini chicken enchilada casserole has all of the enchilada flavors without the grains or dairy.
Veggielicious Shepherd’s Pie from Adventures in Partaking
This shepherd’s pie is the perfect AIP comfort food that the whole bunch at the potluck will love.
Tuna Zoodle Casserole from Gutsy by Nature
If you grew up in the American Midwest, you know tuna casserole. This AIP “zoodle” version is packed with vegetables and flavor.
Italian Chicken Bake from It’s All About AIP
A one-pot, easy potluck dish using nomato sauce.
Chicken & Dumpling Bake from The Unskilled Cavewoman
Light and fluffy autoimmune protocol-friendly dumplings baked over a savory chicken and veggie stew.
Scalloped Sweet Potato & Ham Casserole from It’s All About AIP.
Traditional scalloped potatoes made AIP, sans the dairy but with all of the creamy, cheesy flavor.
Creamy Chicken Bake from It’s All About AIP
A creamy and delicious way to make leftover chicken work for the potluck.
Stewed Beef in Mango Rosemary Sauce from Adventures in Partaking
Mango and rosemary sauce combines with tender shredded stewed beef that’s perfect for holding in a crock pot for get-togethers.
Autumn Skillet from Real Food & Love
This Autumn Skillet starts out on the stove-top and finishes in the oven, with a lovely combination of fall flavors and bacon.
Pumpkin Maple Baked Tapioca Pudding from The Unskilled Cavewoman
After baking, this can be served chilled or warm, making it a perfect scoop-able dessert for potlucks.
Stock up on these AIP-friendly for those sweet-tooth moments that require no cooking. The caramel sauce is DIVINE drizzled over pears and apples, or added to a La Croix with a splash of coconut cream and vanilla for a caramel Italian soda.
Not So Sweet Tzimmes from Real Food & Love
Tzimmes is a traditional Jewish sweet stew of sorts and typically includes sweet potatoes, carrots, honey, orange juice, and just about every dried fruit you can imagine. This version has the sweetness tamed a bit for the AIP.
Apricot Crumble from Adventures in Partaking
This baked fruit goodness is totally AIP, paleo, gluten and nut free.
Prosciutto Wrapped Dates with Balsamic Reduction from Real Food & Love
These sexy little bites are worth their weight in prosciutto-wrapped gold.