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On Saturday, the boys and I woke up at 5:30am so that we could be on the road early enough for a 3.5 hour trip from Northern Virginia to Roanoke,...
By: Paleo Preggo There have been two times in my life when I have had issues with constipation.  The first time was when I first started following the Paleo Diet. ...
For today’s Dear Mark, I answer three questions from readers. First, I give some advice to a reader with a knack for doing a week or two strict Primal and...
Testimonial written by: Charby Ibrahim   I was a chubby lad to say the least. This trend continued into my teens and well into my twenties despite my numerous attempts...
If so I'm wondering how paleo has worked for you submitted by eftresq [link] [17 comments]
That’s what I like to call it, anyway. How many times have you been to the gym, the yoga studio or the spa and partaken of the lemon mint infused...
Sunday – Rest day, so that meant I ate a gluten free donut, then a breakfast taco, and a homemade mocha. Then I had an arepa. And cooked... Read More...
Make sure to read to the end of this post to enter the giveaway!  Hi there! For those of you who don’t remember, I’m Katy, Assistant and Jill-of-all-trades for Paleo...
Episode #29 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. It’s a continuation of my essay on chronic cardio from last week, which was all about what not to do...
This was a response I received from a few readers after yesterday’s post on Barnana’s Chewy Energy Bites (made of banana, and nothing else.   It’s just dried fruit!), and...
Every Saturday, I post the news of the week from my primary work, Philosophy in Action, where I apply rational principles to the challenges of real life. Here's this...
I know: it’s hot, you’re tired, and you need to rest your sweaty noggin. The remedy? Pour yourself...
Welcome to this week's edition of The Paleo Rodeo!The Paleo Rodeo is a weekly blog carnival featuring the best paleo-related posts by members of the PaleoBloggers e-mail list. The...
This week was pretty casual. Running errands, heading to a baseball game, and out to dinner. I think I was more obsessed with accessories than with the outfits themselves.... Read More...
  Last month, I shared with you three podcasts I had kept secret for the last few months. I’d like to be able to tell you this was because of...
University of California, San Francisco researcher Dr. Ashley Mason has asked me to spread the word about a diet-health study she's preparing to conduct in collaboration with Dr. Lynda Frassetto....
Hey, eagle-eyed Whole Foods Market shoppers in Northern California and Reno: Have you noticed a...
Now that white potatoes have been deemed Whole30 compliant [insert cartwheels of joy here], I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some of the reasons to love white potatoes. Here’s my...
Fudgsicles
Elana's Pantry 22-07-2014 18:49
  These lightly sweetened dairy-free fudgsicles are a major hit with my chocolate loving teenage son. He’s been devouring them this summer, eating a couple a day. I like homemade fudgsicles...
The following post is by one of my absolute most beloved health professionals in the paleo scene, Summer Innanen. You can read all about Summer in her bio at the end of...

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Against All Grain: Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well & Feel Great

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Articles and Blogs

NomNom Paleo

I know: it’s hot, you’re tired, and you need to rest your sweaty noggin. The remedy? Pour yourself...
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Hey, eagle-eyed Whole Foods Market shoppers in Northern California and Reno: Have you noticed a...
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**UPDATE on 7/27/14: The giveaway is OVER! Congrats to Chavy C.!** Staying motivated in the kitchen...
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Paleo Plan

By: Paleo Preggo There have been two times in my life when I have had issues with constipation.  The first time was when I first started following the Paleo Diet.  It is completely normal to have some digestive issues when making a major dietary change, and after a few weeks,...
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Do you have a craving that only a drizzle of salty, earthy soy sauce can cure? The unique flavor of soy sauce or tamari (a version made without wheat) is hard to duplicate, but rest easy, dear Paleo umami lovers; there is a replacement for you. Coconut aminos have stormed...
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Makes about 2 cups Approximate prep time: 5 minutes Nutrition information based on 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts in marinade. The post Garlic Ginger Paleo Marinade appeared first on Paleo Plan.
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Reddit r/Paleo

As the title says - I'm on a budget and need some suggestions. Edit - Meat that tastes good and could be used in a variety of ways. submitted by ArKiVeD [link] [30 comments]
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You may have noticed the link in the sidebar to the original Paleo Iron Chef Competition Cookbook. Well that was compiled two years ago and we had a great suggestion from /u/liddleman that we do another one. Instead of a specific theme this month we're just asking for one...
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Paleo Periodical

As some of you may know, I’m moving into a yurt soon. That means shrinking from 3,000 square feet to 300 round feet. And that means getting rid of ish! Let’s be honest—it sucks to move books. And now that I’m over four years into this Paleo thing, it’s time...
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As many of you probably know if you read more responsible Paleo bloggers than me, Paleo f(x) went down last week, April 11-13, in Austin, Texas. It was the usual amazing hoopla, with friends, food, and fun. This was my fourth Paleo gathering, so I won’t retread all the ins-and-outs,...
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Below is a response I’ve sent to Mother Earth News. It really is my favorite thing to read these days, but after last issue’s love letter to homemade bread and now a poorly-written article called “Wonderful Wheat” that tried to take a hard line against the anti-gluten movement, I had...
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Mark's Daily Apple

For today’s Dear Mark, I answer three questions from readers. First, I give some advice to a reader with a knack for doing a week or two strict Primal and then falling promptly off the wagon into a pile of donuts. How can she make it stick – or should...
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Episode #29 of The Primal Blueprint Podcast is now live. It’s a continuation of my essay on chronic cardio from last week, which was all about what not to do for cardio. This week, Brad and I discuss all the things you should do when putting together a cardio regimen. If...
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Dried fenugreek is a subtle but intriguing herb, one that adds unique flavor to sauces, meat, seafood, eggs and cooked vegetables. Slightly sweet, herbal and earthy with pleasant aromatics, it’s like adding a gentle hint of curry powder to whatever you make. Less intense than curry powder and also less...
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Robb Wolf

Testimonial written by: Charby Ibrahim   I was a chubby lad to say the least. This trend continued into my teens and well into my twenties despite my numerous attempts at fad-diets, unhealthy eating plans, starvation, and exhausting exercise regimes. It all came to a head one afternoon at the...
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    Download Episode Here Download a transcript of this episode here Featuring guests Paul Jaminet and Whitney Ross Gray. http://perfecthealthdiet.com/perfect-health-retreat/     30 Day Guide to the Paleo Diet Want some extra help? Have you been trying Paleo for a while but have questions or aren’t sure what the...
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Guest post written by: Joanne Eglash   When it comes to making the leap from the Standard American Diet (SAD) to the Paleo plan, one of the biggest reasons for delaying is simple: “It sounds boring.” These would-be cavemen and cavewomen worry that they’ll miss their love for exotic food...
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Rubies and Radishes

To say that I am obsessed with the new cookbook, Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans, would be an understatement. I have read it cover to cover. I honestly have so little time to read lately, but I just couldn’t put it down. If  I didn’t have a blog to...
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Flourless desserts are my weak spot. If I spot crème brûlée on a restaurant menu, I only rarely pass it up! Panna Cotta is my stand-by when we have guests. It looks sophisticated, but is fairly simple to make. I love how easily you can swap out the flavors based...
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  I am so thrilled to share with you that Chris Kresser’s 2nd stop on his book tour, the day after his launch party in San Francisco, will be in Santa Cruz! And the event will be taking place at Santa Cruz Strength! My gym/box of choice, when I make...
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Whole Health Source

University of California, San Francisco researcher Dr. Ashley Mason has asked me to spread the word about a diet-health study she's preparing to conduct in collaboration with Dr. Lynda Frassetto.  Dr. Frassetto is a widely recognized expert on mineral metabolism and bone health, and also one of the few researchers...
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I've had several people tell me that the Whole Health Source post that changed their lives the most was one I published in 2012-- about a pressure cooker.In 2012, I first reviewed the Instant Pot-- a "pressure cooker for the 21st century" that also doubles as a slow cooker and rice cooker (1). ...
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I have two talks planned over the next two months.  Hope to see you there!Ancestral Health Symposium 2014: UC Berkeley, August 7-9If you want to understand the most rigorous science available on leptin resistance-- a key mechanism of obesity and a major barrier to fat loss-- this talk is for...
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Evolvify

Okay okay okay, so only one of these explicitly promotes “paleo”. There are a few general guidelines I followed when putting together this list: Paleo isn’t just about humans eating an evolutionarily appropriate diet, but also eating plants and animals that are being fed an evolutionarily appropriate diet. Grain fed...
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A while ago, I stumbled across an article that made me think twice about the evolution of human stature in terms of both natural and sexual selection. It wasn’t particularly well argued, but it did get me to think. One of the curiosities that popped into my head was the...
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Richard Manning, author of Against the Grain (2004), discusses the ‘Green Revolution’ and the end of cheap oil. It’s only about 5 minutes, and well worth the time. A few important quotes: “agriculture, because it’s catastrophic, must constantly have new land. it also continuously needs new land because it creates...
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Evolvify was started in part as an extension of a book I was working on synthesizing and applying evolutionary psychology to branding. For whatever reason, when I started shopping that idea around to agents and publishers, I was nudged more in the direction of “paleo applied to lifestyle” in a wider sense....
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The Domestic Man

So, did you see the news? The Whole30 program now includes white potatoes. For those of you that aren’t familiar with Whole30, it is a 30-day eating program with a moderately strict interpretation of the Paleo template – no alcohol, sweeteners of any kind, or faux foods (like almond flour...
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Kuy Teav is a Cambodian pork and seafood noodle soup, much like the Vietnamese Pho; in fact this dish is enjoyed in Vietnam, under the name Hu Tieu Nom Vang (“Phnom Penh Noodle Soup”). While I’m a huge fan of Pho (it’s in my cookbook), sometimes it’s a little too...
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Kombucha is a bit of an enigma in the health world. It seems every health-minded group appreciates the benefits of this fermented, effervescent, and probiotic drink – from Vegans to Paleos alike. One unfortunate side effect of being a kombucha drinker is that if enjoyed regularly, you could basically end...
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Tony FED

About the AuthorRussian translator by day, Paleo food blogger by night, Russ Crandall (aka "The Domestic Man") is a culinary force to be reckoned with. Russ suffered from a stroke in his twenties, an unexpected experience that revealed that he suffered from a rare inflammatory disease. His treatment involved massive...
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Unfortunately I didn't get the pic of Fred climbing ON TOP of the swing set like a cat.Today I learned that my good friend Fred had suddenly passed away. He was a young, healthy, vibrant person, the kind of person who cared about others, maybe too much at times, and...
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Just because you've decided to declare independence from grains, beans, legumes, refined sugar and industrial seed oils that doesn't mean your 4th of July party should be a pooper!In fact, some of the most delicious meals you could imagine are totally Paleo; fresh fruits, vibrant veggies, and rich meats, all...
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Primal Kitchen

I recently stumbled across this picture taken of me in June 2011, about 3 months before I started doing CrossFit. I was probably sitting somewhere around 40%+ body fat.I had two gorgeous daughters, but physically, life was not fun. I remember feeling winded from the slightest activities, like tall flights...
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Soccer snacks, kicking itold-skool.Good people! What. Is. UP?! Over the last two weeks, the weather broke into deliriously uplifting springtime temperatures. I heard the collective sigh of my fellow midAtlantic parents, "Ahhhhhhhhhh!!" as the children regained school and activity routines.Among our routines that kicked back off was spring soccer season....
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Greetings, fellow captives of Winter 2014.If you live anywhere in the mid-Atlantic all the way down through Florida, you are all too aware of the...*ahem*...variant weather patterns we are experiencing this season. Since the start of 2014, our county has had exactly one intact week of school - by which I...
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Practical Paleo

I recently stumbled across this picture taken of me in June 2011, about 3 months before I started doing CrossFit. I was probably sitting somewhere around 40%+ body fat.I had two gorgeous daughters, but physically, life was not fun. I remember feeling winded from the slightest activities, like tall flights...
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Soccer snacks, kicking itold-skool.Good people! What. Is. UP?! Over the last two weeks, the weather broke into deliriously uplifting springtime temperatures. I heard the collective sigh of my fellow midAtlantic parents, "Ahhhhhhhhhh!!" as the children regained school and activity routines.Among our routines that kicked back off was spring soccer season....
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Greetings, fellow captives of Winter 2014.If you live anywhere in the mid-Atlantic all the way down through Florida, you are all too aware of the...*ahem*...variant weather patterns we are experiencing this season. Since the start of 2014, our county has had exactly one intact week of school - by which I...
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Paleo Parents

On Saturday, the boys and I woke up at 5:30am so that we could be on the road early enough for a 3.5 hour trip from Northern Virginia to Roanoke, Virginia. Our destination was the House of Strength gym for the 2014 Commonwealth Games Strongman compet ...Keep Reading The post Stacy...
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Make sure to read to the end of this post to enter the giveaway!  Hi there! For those of you who don’t remember, I’m Katy, Assistant and Jill-of-all-trades for Paleo Parents. Most of the time, I do work behind the scenes for PaleoParents. ...Keep Reading The post 20 Kitchen Tools I...
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Every Saturday we bring you a blog rendition of some of our favorite things going on this week in our own world and in the paleo world at large in a Weekend Wrap-Up. Every week we will feature our favorite paleo recipes from our archives and from oth ...Keep Reading The...
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Modern Paleo

Every Saturday, I post the news of the week from my primary work, Philosophy in Action, where I apply rational principles to the challenges of real life. Here's this week's update.Upcoming Radio ShowsPhilosophy in Action Radio broadcasts live over the internet on most Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings....
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Welcome to this week's edition of The Paleo Rodeo!The Paleo Rodeo is a weekly blog carnival featuring the best paleo-related posts by members of the PaleoBloggers e-mail list. The past editions of the Rodeo are collected on this page.What is "paleo"? As I say in Modern Paleo Principles:A...
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Every Saturday, I post the news of the week from my primary work, Philosophy in Action, where I apply rational principles to the challenges of real life. Here's this week's update.Upcoming Radio ShowsPhilosophy in Action Radio broadcasts live over the internet on most Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings....
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Swiss Paleo

  One of the biggest problems many people face is finding the time to do grocery shopping and then knowing what to cook.  I personally spend quite a bit of time shopping. I get some things direct from the farm, some things from farmers markets and some things from the...
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Cavegirl Cuisine

I may or may not have had jicama cut up in a salad in the past...I can't remember. But I really enjoyed it as a stand-alone snack. To me it is like a cross between a mild radish and an apple. Sprinkle a little more flavoring on...
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Yep ~ bacon bread crumbs!! Try this on chicken pieces as well ~ YUMM!! :-)
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Ingredients 1/3 cup key lime juice 2 tablespoons key lime zest 5 tablespoons ghee or organic butter 5 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch of sea salt 1/2 teaspoon arrowroot 1/4 cup raw honey Topping: 1/4 cup almond meal (or preferred nut meal) + an additional 2 tablespoons 1/4 cup organic coconut palm sugar (or preferred sweetener) 1 tablespoon water Directions Preheat oven to...
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Health Bent

Image: nataliedee.com What is Paleo? There doesn’t seem to be ... The post Dear Paleo, I Quit. appeared first on Health-Bent. Click on the title or visit health-bent.com for more...
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I know it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted ... The post Chili, Garlic, Lime Roasted Sweet Potatoes appeared first on Health-Bent. Click on the title or visit health-bent.com for more...
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I’m sitting at home, craving something reallllly sugary and sweet. ... The post Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins appeared first on Health-Bent. Click on the title or visit health-bent.com for more...
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Paleomg

Sunday – Rest day, so that meant I ate a gluten free donut, then a breakfast taco, and a homemade mocha. Then I had an arepa. And cooked... Read More »
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This week was pretty casual. Running errands, heading to a baseball game, and out to dinner. I think I was more obsessed with accessories than with the outfits themselves.... Read More »
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Cherries again, Juli? Really? So creative. My b. You guys, I shopped yesterday for jeans and found the greatest pairs ever. You have to check out my post... Read More »
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Perfect Health Diet

I had the privilege of doing two interviews late last week. I highly recommend my conversation with Carl Lanore on Superhuman Radio regarding the “Perfect Health Lifestyle” with some background about the Perfect Health Retreat. Download the episode here or … Read more » The post Superhuman Radio with Carl Lanore; Live...
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Whitney Ross Gray and I appear on today’s Paleo Solution Podcast, talking about the Perfect Health Retreats with Robb Wolf. Robb is a terrific host and a fun conversation partner, so this is a conversation worth listening to! If the … Read more » The post Welcome Robb Wolf Listeners! appeared first...
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For almost a year and a half, Shou-Ching and I have been trying to boil down everything we know about ancestral health – diet, nutrition, lifestyle, exercise, cooking, health management – and make it available in accessible forms. One way … Read more » The post A Look at the May Perfect...
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Paleo Comfort Foods

Good day to all my friends in the Blog-a-sphere! I trust you are enjoying your day. Jimmy Buffett has a song “A Pirate Looks at 40″. This birthday boy has been a Buffett fan since I can’t remember. My mother … Continue reading →
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We’ve spent quite a bit of time celebrating the first year of Scott’s life via the blog and other media outlets. It was a surreal year full of joy, celebration, achievement and struggle. Wrapped up in a big ‘ole bow…I’d … Continue reading →
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Holy grass fed cow! This year has simply flown by. Scott’s just turned one year old, we rocked some fun times in Tennessee & are clearing the deck for 2014. Hope each and every one of you had a joyous … Continue reading →
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That Paleo Guy

All the action is behind the scenes with getting the Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand (of which I somehow found myself elected as the president), up and running as a strong and viable society, and in achieving some of its core aims.  Hence the deathly silence on this blog. ...
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It is awesome to be home and great to be able to kick off our NZ workshops for 2014 in Christchurch.  We are booked to run our day-long nutrition workshop, covering all the ins and outs of how to eat a whole food diet in a world that would rather...
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This group is now officially all go!  The aim is to have the occasional get-together throughout the year, be it for a coffee, a bite to eat, or something a bit more fun and physical.  There seems to be a good community out there, so this could be a good...
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Paleo for Women

  Last month, I shared with you three podcasts I had kept secret for the last few months. I’d like to be able to tell you this was because of some grand plan or awesome surprise, but it was really just carelessness and sloth and doing my best (and almost succeeding) to...
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The following post is by one of my absolute most beloved health professionals in the paleo scene, Summer Innanen. You can read all about Summer in her bio at the end of the post. Suffice it to say for a brief introduction now, however: I loved this list she drew up. It...
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  I recently became a bit obsessed with gut flora research via a long story: I began getting migraines again this winter after eating a lower-potassium diet to help with my electrolyte problem. Low potassium is associated with migraines. It didn’t help that I was visiting my father, who likes to...
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Paleoista

That’s what I like to call it, anyway. How many times have you been to the gym, the yoga studio or the spa and partaken of the lemon mint infused water offered in the lobby area or lounge? It’s ridiculously easy to make your own and, in the heat of...
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This was a response I received from a few readers after yesterday’s post on Barnana’s Chewy Energy Bites (made of banana, and nothing else.   It’s just dried fruit!), and for others I’ve written as well. Understandably so, as the premise of True Paleo is to eat real, fresh whole...
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I wrote a blog post about a great product I happened upon at Whole Foods a while back and, wouldn’t you know it?  It turns out their offices are locally based in nearby Santa Monica!  I reached out to them, we’ve established a great connection and now you can take...
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The Naked Plate

The New Year is fast approaching and we’re excited to announce our 2014 Nutrition Challenge tailor-made for YOU. We love CrossFit because it’s ultimately scalable – the programming here can be adapted to suit whatever needs and challenges you have. And, we want our nutrition program to be the same...
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1/2 cup chicken broth 4 boneless & skinless chicken breasts cubed 1 jalapeño (seeded & minced) 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon coriander 1 large onion chopped 4 cloves minced garlic Olive oil 1 large lime 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/4 cup chopped...
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1/2 tablespoon coconut oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 sweet onion (or yellow onion) 39 ounces crushed tomatoes (1 – 25 ounce can plus 1-14 ounce can) 2 zucchini 2 yellow squash 2 cup fresh spinach 1 – 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes 1/2 baked sweet potato 1/3 cup fresh basil,...
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Against All Grains

Looking for something refreshing to drink with my newest recipe for Plantain Nachos? These margaritas with paleo-friendly ingredients will be just perfect! My brother Joel is an awesome cocktail maker and these Worthybar Margs have been served and enjoyed at family celebrations for years. After the awesome response from you...
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I am very excited to have Courtney back on the blog to share her thoughts on some of the newest paleo books on the market! Here’s a quick review of each so you can decide if you want to invest in any of them! Speaking of books, I’ve been sitting...
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  In case you missed the big news, I’m expecting and am due in September! I did not eat Paleo with Asher. My symptoms of my autoimmune disease went away and I thought I was ‘cured’ so I allowed myself to eat whatever I wanted. Big mistake. It all caught...
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Elana's Pantry

Fudgsicles
Elana's Pantry 22-07-2014 18:49
  These lightly sweetened dairy-free fudgsicles are a major hit with my chocolate loving teenage son. He’s been devouring them this summer, eating a couple a day. I like homemade fudgsicles too as they’re low-carb and sweetened with only one date (in an entire batch of six). This rich fudgey frozen treat...
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Photo by www.jeanniejeannie.com Earlier this year my website traffic reached almost 1 million unique visitors per month, which meant that 50,000 people were coming onto the site each day for healthy gluten-free recipes, lifestyle tips and my musings on the Paleo Diet. When I started elanaspantry.com, I had not envisioned, or prepared...
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If you’re as big a fan of my Paleo Chocolate Cupcakes as the Boulder High Freshman Baseball Team, you’ll love them topped with my luscious Peanut Butter Frosting. There’s nothing quite like the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. You could even call this grain-free treat a Reese’s Peanut...
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