Welcome to AIPooja!
My name is Pooja, and I am trying to keep my head above water while balancing disease, wellness, and graduate school. Continually learning and growing, with no end in sight. I hope you find something you can relate to here!
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When I had to give up nightshades almost 8 years ago, I was so devastated because I felt like I couldn’t eat any of the foods I grew up eating. In came my sweet mom, who has helped me think … Continue reading
Last month, I did the most fun giveaway I’ve ever done. I hosted a giveaway for the personal chef experience for a winner and guest of their choice here in the Oklahoma City Metro! It was for me to create … Continue reading
Here’s the thing…I love the idea of spaghetti squash more than I enjoy the vegetable itself. I like it for the first few bites, then the texture largely becomes unappealing. Yet I buy the vegetable again and again, hoping to … Continue reading
Hi friends, and welcome back! I took a brief hiatus from the blog because I started a new job that has taken some adjustment. I’m back though and so excited to share some great recipes with you. This new holiday … Continue reading
Looking for a convenient breakfast item that has both protein and veggies? One that you can batch cook, heat up, then take with you when you’re on the run? Look no further. These breakfast patties are filling and delicious. Not … Continue reading
Kombucha has been on my bucket list to attempt for years, but I was always too intimidated by the process to actually go for it. Finally, I was pushed headfirst into the process and had to stop avoiding it when … Continue reading
I first made these burgers 2 years ago when I was visiting my best friend Heather in Washington D.C. We knew we wanted to grill but weren’t sure just what, so we walked around the grocery store until inspiration struck … Continue reading
Part of being on the autoimmune protocol involves assessing whether you are reacting to any foods on the protocol itself. Because your diet is already quite limited, it’s often not too difficult to realize what may be causing problems for … Continue reading
A year ago this month, my psychiatric provider asked me whether I was experiencing thoughts of suicide, and I said yes. In the months prior, I had been diagnosed with PTSD for the trauma I had experienced regarding health and … Continue reading
It can be difficult to maintain a social life while on the autoimmune protocol. My friend Kelsi started a conversation on her Instagram post last night that reflected one of the major struggles many of us face who are on … Continue reading