Root Vegetable Medley (Paleo, AIP, and Low Histamine)

Root Vegetable Medley


  • 2 Tbsp ghee or coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp dried sage
  • 1 Tbsp dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 celeriac root peeled and small diced
  • 1 white sweet potato, small diced
  • 1 garnet yam, small diced
  • 1 parsnip, small diced
  • 2 carrots, small diced
  • 1 red onion, small diced
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli sprouts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Gather a large mixing bowl and combine all your vegetables. Drizzle with ghee, thyme, sage, and rosemary.
  3. Line two baking trays with parchment paper and scatter vegetables evenly on your trays. Sprinkle with sea salt and bake for 30 min or until done. Remove from oven and transfer to a serving bowl. Add chopped parsley and fold to combine. Top with broccoli sprouts and serve immediately.

Nutrition tip

Celeriac is a low carb alternative to potatoes and can be used to replace potatoes in almost any recipe. Celeriac root is a nutrition power packed root vegetable that is super charged with vitamins to support beauty, weight loss, and heart health. A single serving of celeriac root provides 80 percent of the RDA of vitamin K – a vitamin needed for strong bones, strong teeth, healthy blood clotting, and has been shown to protect against certain types of cancers. Celeriac root is also abundant in potassium which supports heart health, and  rich in vitamin C to support our immune health, skin health, and protect our cells from free radical damage.

Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto Chicken

Diet Type – Paleo 

This recipe is the perfect spring/summer recipe for you to start flooding your body with nutrition, balance your blood sugar levels, and help keep you satiated for hours after you finish this meal. 

This delicious dish provides you with an abundance of high-quality protein from pastured chickens, a good dose of linoleic acid from the pumpkin seeds to aid in mitochondrial functioning, contains the perfect balance of fatty acids for your cell and mitochondrial membranes, and includes a whole heap of phytonutrients from organically grown basil. 

Did you know that basil is not only anti-inflammatory but it also has anti-cancer effects, has been shown to help patients with depression, improves skin health, aids in digestion and liver detoxification, AND helps to balance blood sugar levels? Who wouldn’t want to include this health-promoting meal into their daily food routine?

Servings: 4


  • 10 boneless and skinless chicken thighs (Sunworks Farms) 
  • 1 head red leaf lettuce, washed 
  • 5 green onions, chopped 
  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds 
  • 2 cups organic fresh basil 
  • 1 clove garlic 
  • 1 lemon, juiced 
  • 1 tsp sea salt 
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup BodyBio Balanced oil use Hoffman-P at checkout for a discount!


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and lay chicken thighs evenly on your tray.
  3. Bake for 30-35 min or until done. 
  4. While chicken is cooking, gather a food processor and add pumpkin seeds, garlic, and sea salt. Process until you reach a flour consistency. Add fresh basil, lemon juice, and olive oil. Blend until smooth.
  5. When chicken is done and has cooled, slice each piece into strips and transfer to a mixing bowl. Cover with pesto and stir to combine. 
  6. Lay lettuce cups on serving plates and fill with a generous portion of basil chicken. Top with green onion and serve immediately.