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23 Jan

A Review of Gather: The Art of Paleo Entertaining by Hayley Mason & Bill Staley

Hayley & Bill have done it again! Their latest cookbook, Gather: The Art of Paleo Entertaining, contains stunningly beautiful photographs and recipes for year round entertaining. You’ll find 17 complete menus and more than 200 grain-free, mostly…

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Book Reviews,Nuts & Nut Butters,Poultry,Red Meat,Turkey 21 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs can be made gluten-free with one of the delicious gluten-free pastas on the market. My students and I have enjoyed Tinkyada (brown rice pasta) and Andean Dream (quinoa & brown rice pasta. If you’re diabetic, have blood sugar issues, insulin resistance, cancer, an autoimmune disorder, or some…

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Appetizers & Dips,Healthy Holiday Tips,Healthy Snacks,Money Saving Tips,Nuts & Nut Butters 18 Jan 2 COMMENTS

More Healthy Edible Gifts & Party Food

Looking for an easy recipe to bring to a holiday potluck, party, or gift exchange or something you can make for the people on your gift list? I’ve got just the recipe, actually many recipes, for you. I’ll post one below and additional ideas as well. You can savor the…

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Frozen Desserts,Green Living,Health Tips 15 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Safe Storage Containers for Frozen Desserts

Commonly used plastic food and beverage containers can undermine your health by leaching toxic chemicals into the foods and beverages you consume. This can contribute to endocrine disorders, birth defects, and cancer. While we can’t eliminate all risks, we can certainly reduce our exposure to these harmful chemicals by being…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Books,Condiments,Eggs,Health Tips 13 Jan 4 COMMENTS

Victory Mayo!

I’ve been wanting to make this 30-second mayo for months. I’ve had my share of mayo batches turn into soup rather than the thick, rich, creamy, marvelously textured mayo you see in the pictures below. If the weather is too humid (rare here in Phoenix but it does happen!), if…

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Book Reviews,Books,Health Tips,New Cookbook 10 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Review of The 21 Day Sugar Detox

The 21 Day Sugar Detox: Bust Sugar & Carb Cravings Naturally by Diane Sanfilippo is more than a program. It’s also a collection of easy to follow recipes for health and fitness. Whether you’re new to a sugar-free, gluten-free, or grain-free diet and lifestyle or looking to fine tune your…

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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 7 Jan 4 COMMENTS

A Review of Paleo Indulgences

Everyone likes treat. If you’re committed to eating a gluten-free, real foods diet with little or no dairy and refined sugar, you don’t have to abandon these principles to enjoy the occasional indulgence. No need to resort to junk food when real food can satisfy the urge to splurge. Whether…

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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,New Cookbook 5 Jan 7 COMMENTS

A review of Joshua Weissman’s Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook

Joshua Weissman’s first cookbook is stunningly beautiful––from the artfully laid out photographs to the clearly written instructions and head notes (the descriptive text below the title of a recipe) to the elegant and easy to follow (yet incredibly delicious) recipes, The Slim PalatePaleo Cookbook will please young and old, experienced…

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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Green Living,Salad Dressings 2 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Savoring Sun-dried Tomato Oil

Waste not. For all of my adult life I’ve been thrifty. I especially like to make my food dollars go farther. I enjoy re-purposing leftovers, even small amounts of them, turning them into new dishes and meals. Maybe it’s a signature soup or stew that I make from a little…

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