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I bought "The Paleo Diet" by Dr. Cordain a few years ago. I tried implementing a few diet changes, namely reducing/eliminating starches and legumes from my diet as well as...
Here's what I bought at Sprouts over the weekend. The only thing not on sale was the cream.I love that Sprouts has the full-fat version of the plain yogurt that...
Research of the Week KStarr was right about “text neck”: looking down at your phone as you text is like hanging a 60 pound kettlebell from your forehead. Full study...
If you follow my social media accounts, you may have recently noticed that I mentioned a Kickstarter campaign for Primal Food Pantry. I’m really excited about this project, which will...
What a fantastic article I just read by Dr. Mark Hyman, about being what he refers to as a ‘Pegan’. I’ll admit, when I first began reading and prior to...
It’s interesting, but the first thing I thought of when Matt first made this Pumpkin Chocolate Chili for me (sans nightshades!) was that these two accompanying recipes would go great...
This Thanksgiving, I’ll be rambling the streets of Prague, getting well more than my 10,000 steps and, possibly, dining on an American Thanksgiving dinner at a Czech restaurant, surrounded my...
Day 19 Challenge: Pull out the slow cooker (or get one!). Seriously, this one kitchen tool will change your life! Today, pull it out and try a new recipe! Put...
We’re trying something new – tell us what you think! This week’s weekend wrap-up features HUGE eBook sales (Buck Books, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday), includes holiday meal ideas, a...
Most of the paleo/paleo recipes I make on a regular basis can be found online.However, there are 2 cookbooks that I checked out from the public library once upon a...
Makes 4 hearty servings Approximate prep time: 15 minutes Approximate cooking time: 2 to 8 hours This hearty stew is simple to make and perfect for the fall and winter...
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...
It’s easy to associate cooking a turkey with a long, laborious process and a huge amount of meat. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether you’re cooking Thanksgiving...
Here we are again, less than a week from what is essentially the start of the 2014 holiday season. Have you ordered your bird? Do you know how you’re going...
Day 18 Challenge: NO NUTS (or nut butters)! That’s right, today focus on getting your fat from other sources – avocado, olives, coconut, etc. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:  Don’t go nuts...
The Friday before Thanksgiving is like the calm before the storm: you know that a cooking tsunami’s...
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...
Since I started this blog in 2006 I’ve created tons of easy dessert recipes. Dessert is my favorite part of any meal. Since Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays,...
I love, love, love stone crab claws. They are a delicacy that I enjoy once a year. Stone crab claws are such a sustainable food source as the entire creature...
This Roasted Veggie Soup is chock-full of nutition and flavor. The earthiness of all the veggies in this dish is pulled together by the salty-yummy bacon! :-) The post Creamy Roasted...

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Articles and Blogs

NomNom Paleo

The Friday before Thanksgiving is like the calm before the storm: you know that a cooking tsunami’s...
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In charge of making Thanksgiving dinner this year? Don’t freak out! I know it sounds like an...
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Looking for more recipes? Head on over to my Recipe Index. You’ll also find exclusive recipes...
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Paleo Plan

Makes 4 hearty servings Approximate prep time: 15 minutes Approximate cooking time: 2 to 8 hours This hearty stew is simple to make and perfect for the fall and winter weather. It can be prepared as a one-pot meal in your crockpot or slow cooker that’s hot and ready for...
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This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on Paleo moms and babies.  Part 1 discusses the benefits and challenges of breastfeeding. In this article, I cover nutrition and how a Paleo diet can be beneficial in achieving the right nutritional balance for breastfeeding moms and babies.  Part 3 will...
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Turkey Brine
Paleo Plan 20-11-2014 18:23
This recipe is enough to brine up to an 18 pound turkey.  If you have a very large turkey, add ½ cup sea salt for every additional gallon of water needed to fully submerge your bird.  To save room in your refrigerator, you can brine your turkey in doubled up turkey...
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Reddit r/Paleo

I bought "The Paleo Diet" by Dr. Cordain a few years ago. I tried implementing a few diet changes, namely reducing/eliminating starches and legumes from my diet as well as dairy. At that time I was a poor college student and my roommates and I shared meals to cut down...
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Let's see 'em, folks! Your favorite paleo-friendly turkey recipes, apple & sausage stuffing, homemade cranberry sauce (can you even do it without sugar? Let's see!) How about tips for dodging the Stove Top without having to explain the dirty details of your gluten tolerance to thirty too-full relatives? Also, feel...
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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

Research of the Week KStarr was right about “text neck”: looking down at your phone as you text is like hanging a 60 pound kettlebell from your forehead. Full study here. The more choline you eat, the lower your risk of fatty liver disease (at least, if you’re a Chinese woman...
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It’s easy to associate cooking a turkey with a long, laborious process and a huge amount of meat. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Whether you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner for only 1 or 2 people, or you’re looking for an easier way to cook turkey so you can...
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It’s Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Friday...
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Robb Wolf

Day 19 Challenge: Pull out the slow cooker (or get one!). Seriously, this one kitchen tool will change your life! Today, pull it out and try a new recipe! Put everything in before you go to work and dinner will be waiting for you when you get home! Here’s a...
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Day 18 Challenge: NO NUTS (or nut butters)! That’s right, today focus on getting your fat from other sources – avocado, olives, coconut, etc. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:  Don’t go nuts with nuts and nut butters – one serving = ¼ cup of nuts OR 2 Tablespoons of nut butter. These...
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Day 17 Challenge: Hydrate!! Water is your friend –  drink it up! How much is enough? Your pee should be the color of weak lemonade (not clear like water and not apple juice brown). Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:  Food cannot fix all your problems! Yes, eating well can definitely improve your...
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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

In the last post, I said Part II would be about cardiovascular disease.  Shortly after publishing that, I realized that before we move on to diseases, we need to set the stage by considering our evolutionary history with meat.  So here we go.Human Evolutionary History with Meat: 200 to 2.6...
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This week's lucky "winner"... the pumpkin spice latte!!Read more »This post was written by Stephan Guyenet for Whole Health Source.
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IntroductionAt Dr. McDougall's Advanced Study Weekend, I had the opportunity to hear a number of researchers and advocates make the case for a "plant-based diet", which is a diet containing little or no animal foods.  Many of them voiced the opinion that animal foods contribute substantially to the primary killers...
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The Paleo Diet

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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

If you follow my social media accounts, you may have recently noticed that I mentioned a Kickstarter campaign for Primal Food Pantry. I’m really excited about this project, which will offer a Paleo-friendly online store and one-stop-shop tailored to your dietary needs. One of my favorite features of the new...
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Great news! The Kindle version of my cookbook is part of a one-day sale next week, for only $.99 (normally .99)! If you’ve ever wanted to have a portable version of The Ancestral Table handy, this will be a great time to grab it; for example, I think it would...
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Recently, I’ve been thinking about living a simpler life. The idea started when I visited Mickey Trescott’s new home in the Willamette Valley over the summer, but it really solidified when we moved all of our things from Maryland to Florida last month – over 14,000 lbs worth of belongings....
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Tony FED

People often ask me what type of oil they should use to replace industrial seed oils like canola, soybean, and corn oil in their diet. I usually get the feeling that they think I am going to list all sorts of exotic oils that they have never heard of. Instead,...
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Image from: OddLovesCompany.comOh Halloween. Growing up, this was THE holiday. Not only did you get to dress up (in my house this involved some last minute MacGyver style action from Mom) but you also got to engorge yourself with candy. And engorge we did!After tirelessly walking to literally every house...
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When working on "Paleo Grilling: A Modern Caveman's Guide to Cooking with Fire" it was always my hope that the love and attention poured into each page would be felt by readers. I'm thrilled to see that this dream has come true and as of this writing, out of 26...
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Primal Kitchen

This past summer's trip to Disney World was my brother's idea, and at first I thought, can we really do this? I had major doubts. The Disney website has a lot of information readily available about the nature of their dietary accommodations. About 3 months ahead, my husband made reservations for...
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The summer activities pulled me under like a rip tide. Thanks to my brother, we took our family's first trip to Disney World. WOW, what a learning experience! I hope to share some of those experiences with readers who may be wondering if they can pull it off in terms...
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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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Practical Paleo

This past summer's trip to Disney World was my brother's idea, and at first I thought, can we really do this? I had major doubts. The Disney website has a lot of information readily available about the nature of their dietary accommodations. About 3 months ahead, my husband made reservations for...
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The summer activities pulled me under like a rip tide. Thanks to my brother, we took our family's first trip to Disney World. WOW, what a learning experience! I hope to share some of those experiences with readers who may be wondering if they can pull it off in terms...
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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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Paleo Parents

It’s interesting, but the first thing I thought of when Matt first made this Pumpkin Chocolate Chili for me (sans nightshades!) was that these two accompanying recipes would go great with it! You see, in 2011 we posted a “dinner partyR ...Keep Reading The post Tail Gating from Your Couch –...
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We’re trying something new – tell us what you think! This week’s weekend wrap-up features HUGE eBook sales (Buck Books, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday), includes holiday meal ideas, a recap of this week on the blog, our favorite mom ...Keep Reading The post Weekend Wrap Up: 11/22,Trying Something New appeared...
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Ep. 118: Tour Favorites On this episode of The Paleo View, Stacy and Sarah share what some of their favorite questions were from the tour, which cities they enjoyed most and why, and their feelings towards their awesome fans! Click the picture above ...Keep Reading The post TPV Podcast, Episode 118:...
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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

I was too lazy to go to the effort of trying to make celery root rösti (that recipe shows the celery root pictures and the peeling and grating process pictures), so I just sort of made loose hash out of my celery root by grating it and cooking it on a...
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Cavegirl Cuisine

I love, love, love stone crab claws. They are a delicacy that I enjoy once a year. Stone crab claws are such a sustainable food source as the entire creature is not harvested ~ just […] The post Stone Crab Claws with Honey Dijon Dipping Sauce appeared first on Cavegirl Cuisine.
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This Roasted Veggie Soup is chock-full of nutition and flavor. The earthiness of all the veggies in this dish is pulled together by the salty-yummy bacon! :-) The post Creamy Roasted Veggie Soup with Bacon (dairy free and paleo) appeared first on Cavegirl Cuisine.
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This sea bass dish is for 2 or for 8. You can either keep the fillets intact or cut them in thirds or halves. The post Sea Bass with Pancetta and Garlic-Sage Pesto appeared first on Cavegirl Cuisine.
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Health Bent

One Year Later
Health-Bent 27-08-2014 18:06
it’s been almost a year since my last blog post. i want to say thank you to the people who bought our book, and to the people who have emailed me…asking what’s going on–letting me know we’re missed. as to the future of this website–i have no idea. i think about...
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  Image: nataliedee.com What is Paleo? There doesn’t seem to be one, simple defining set of words, and yet, for years, we tried so hard to fit our ideas of what a healthful diet was into the confines of the term Paleo. That ends today. We are not Paleo. We...
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I know it’s been quite some time since I’ve posted anything–and I don’t really see that changing much in the future. A few reasons why: a.) We’ve got our fingers crossed that our CrossFit gym will f.i.n.a.l.l.y. be open by the end of November, which means virtually zero time logged...
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Paleomg

I’m sad. Well, ok not sad, but bummed. Yeah, I’ll go with bummed. I thought I would have 4 recipes for you this week, but then something really... Read More »
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I can’t decide. I just don’t know. Do I like regular pumpkin pie or brownie pumpkin pie more?? How the hell do I make that decision? If I’m... Read More »
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Just so you know, if you’re not a fan of brussels sprouts, you need to try this recipe. Even though it’s covered in cheese, which is not strict... Read More »
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Perfect Health Diet

In January I wrote about Steven Morgan’s recovery from Ankylosing Spondylitis on a modified version of PHD. Steve generously shared his email address and has been trading ideas with other Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) sufferers. Steve had a flare of his … Read more » The post Update: Attacking Ankylosing Spondylitis with PHD...
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I apologize for the lack of blogging – between Luke’s birth, our October Perfect Health Retreat, and other obligations, the last three months have been hectic. But everything has gone very well, life is returning to normal, and I will … Read more » The post Camel’s Milk and Luke’s Baptism appeared...
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The results from the Perfect Health Retreats continue to surprise me. Retreat attendees come for all sorts of reasons. In terms of weight, they have so far had a fairly similar profile to the general middle-aged population, with almost half … Read more » The post Does PHD Immediately Normalize the Bodyweight...
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Paleo Comfort Foods

Natural Grocers opens their first store in all of Nevada, and Robb and I (Charles) got to take part in their grand opening Paleo-palooza! Continue reading →
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As Jules mentioned in a previous post, things have been a bit nuts in the Paleo Comfort Foods home as of late. I’ll let her get that update to you kind folks. Needless to say, it might take a few … Continue reading →
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That petite Canadian Cindy Sexton (PaleoDISH) is about to rock your world with her new book, Paleo Takes 5 - Or Fewer Continue reading →
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That Paleo Guy

The Ancestry Foundation has done a superb job of getting all the AHS14 presentations, held at UCLA – Berkeley, mixed and uploaded. There is a tonne of great material from this conference. I highly recommend taking some time to work through them all. Here is my talk.
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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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Paleo for Women

I’ve told my story about my experience with anxiety and insomnia a few times here on the blog… but I’ve never told it completely, in full. Plus, I keep learning more about what happened to me, so I keep developing a better picture of what’s going on. Below is more...
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  Ladies. As cool as I am, sometimes I miss things. (>wink) But seriously. I miss things. So apparently there’s been this EPIC summit on autoimmune diseases going on for the last few days… and I have been completely in the dark on it. I pride myself on bringing all...
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  Somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 percent of women report having “sexual dysfunction.” This was, for me, on first encounter, an astounding statistic. That’s practically half of us women! Yikes! Upon further reflection, however, the statistic makes perfect sense to me. To be honest, I’m surprised the number isn’t...
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Paleoista

What a fantastic article I just read by Dr. Mark Hyman, about being what he refers to as a ‘Pegan’. I’ll admit, when I first began reading and prior to seeing who the piece was written by, I feared for what inaccurate information I might come across. I am glad...
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Here we are again, less than a week from what is essentially the start of the 2014 holiday season. Have you ordered your bird? Do you know how you’re going to prepare it?  Oven roasted?  Barbecued in a Big Green Egg? What about your side dishes? Lots to think about...
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“What about chocolate?  Can I have chocolate if I’m following a True Paleo regime?”   This is one of the most common questions ask, along with whether or not a glass of red wine or a cuppa can fit int. The answer is yes.  But we have to be rather...
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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

Since I started this blog in 2006 I’ve created tons of easy dessert recipes. Dessert is my favorite part of any meal. Since Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, I figured what could be better than dessert recipes for Thanksgiving? Only one thing –Paleo Thanksgiving dessert recipes! These Paleo dessert...
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I adore nutmeg. It reminds me of the holidays –eggnog, pumpkin pie, and cookies. This healthy, warming spice is also full of nutrient rich antioxidants. It is known in alternative healing as a fantastic spice to aid in sleeping, digestion, and appetite stimulation. If you’re wondering how to grate nutmeg...
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Pumpkin Cranberry Granola makes a great grain-free breakfast or healthy snack. This festive fall granola recipe is made with almonds, macadamia nuts, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and a touch of honey, and it is darn delicious! You will notice that this recipe calls for a 10 hour baking time...
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