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Cooking DVDs,Dessert,Fruit,Fruit Dessert 11 Jan 0 COMMENTS

Blueberry Sauce

This is the time of year for berries. Are you looking for great ways to add fresh, flavorful, antioxidant rich berries to meals, snacks, or desserts? I’ve got a great recipe for you. It’s sweet and delicious and naturally low in sugars, far lower than most recipes because of the…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Books,Condiments,New Cookbook,Salad Dressings 8 Jan 0 COMMENTS

Sauce It Up with Primal Blueprint Healthy Sauces, Dressings & Toppings

Since vegetables make up the largest volume of food that I eat, I’m always looking for great ways to season, sauce, and dress them up in different ways. Sure, I have plenty of my own recipes and I like to see try recipes that other people have created. When I…

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New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 5 Jan 1 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel’s Review of Blue Lemon Express Gourmet in Gilbert

This small chain of restaurants originated in Utah, where they have five other locations (all in the Ogden area). They recently opened a new location in Gilbert, Arizona, a part of the valley that had slimmer pickings for people who want a casual environment, fast service, and something far healthier…

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Books,New Developments 2 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Garden of Eating Soon to be Collector’s Item

The Garden of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook will receive a much needed make-over in the new year.  We have a limited number of copies of the current printing left. When they’re gone, they’re gone. We won’t be reprinting. Instead, we’ll redesign the book, cutting almost 100 pages of…

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Restaurant Reviews 29 Dec 0 COMMENTS

A review of Old TownTortilla Factory

Old Town Tortilla Factory offers Southwestern cuisine with a Mexican influence. They are located in the heart of historic Old Town Scottsdale at 6910 East Main Street (one block south of Indian School Road and two blocks west of Scottsdale Road). In or out? You can dine indoors or sit…

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Breakfast,Eggs,Herbs & Spices 21 Dec 0 COMMENTS

Low-Carb Crepes with Cinnamon & Turmeric

When I was a child, my mother had a good friend, Marie, who was into French cooking. On many a Sunday morning they would make brunch. I remember their soufflees, quiches, and crepes served with sour cream or crème fraiche with caviar or fruit jam. I was a picky easter…

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Contests & Giveaways,Grains,Interviews,New Developments,Product Review 17 Dec 2 COMMENTS

Paleo Pasta

I know, it might sound like a contradiction in terms. A paleo diet focuses on pre-agricultural foods, nutrient-rich vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices, wild or grassfed meat, wild caught fish, and healthy fats and oils, foods abundant prior to the advent of agriculture and food processing. Pasta is associated…

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Healthy Holiday Tips 16 Dec 0 COMMENTS

Year End Holiday Special on Chef Rachel’s Cookbooks

The holidays mean sharing food with family and friends and being with the ones you love. This year, give them the gift of good health. Chef Rachel’s books, The Garden Of Eating: A Produce-Dominated Diet & Cookbook, and, The Ice Dream Cookbook: Dairy-Free Ice Cream Alternatives with Gluten-Free Cookies, Compotes…

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Nuts & Nut Butters,Vegetables 12 Dec 0 COMMENTS

PrimalCon 2015 & Roasted Cauliflower with Marcona Almonds & Golden Raisins

Last Sunday evening I returned from Primalcon 2015, a fabulously fun three and half day weekend of total immersion into paleo and primal diet and fitness. Although I didn’t participate in any of the fitness activities this year, I enjoyed short walks to and from the beach park each day…

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