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Book Reviews,Books 2 May 0 COMMENTS

A review of Against All Grain

There are so many beautiful paleo and primal cookbooks coming out right now. Danielle Walker’s book, Against All Grains: Delectable Paleo Recipes to Eat Well & Feel Great, is one of them and it’s one you’ll probably want to add to your collection. Not only did she write the book,…

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Book Reviews 29 Apr 0 COMMENTS

Eat Like A Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-Free Kids written by The Paleo Parents

Eat Like A Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-Free Kids, written by The Paleo Parents, contains more then 100 kid-approved recipes and projects free of grain, dairy, and legumes. The Forward was written by popular gluten-free author and blogger, Elana Amsterdam of Elana’s Pantry. The lovely illustrations, layout, interior design,…

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Beverage,Books,Healthy Snacks 26 Apr 0 COMMENTS

When Life Gives You Lemons, Part 2

I’ve grown to appreciate lemons, to welcome them, in fact. There are so many delicious things one can make from them. The longer I’ve lived in Phoenix, the more I look forward to the shopping bags and boxes full of lemons that some of my cooking students, clients, and friends…

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Books,Condiments,Cooked Vegetables,Health Tips,Vegetables 23 Apr 0 COMMENTS

Ode to the Onion

How often do you eat onions? Every day? A few times a week? If you’re not eating them at least three or four times a week, you’re missing out on good food and medicine. Onions beat red wine and tea in quercetin content. But unlike wine, eating onions won’t reduce…

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Dessert,Nuts & Nut Butters 20 Apr 0 COMMENTS

My Favorite Macaroons & Baking with Stevia

Why people don’t like stevia People often tell me that they don’t like stevia. When I hear this, I tell them that not all brands of stevia are created equal. Some brands have a strong aftertaste. Others blend easily into food without being noticed. Some brands have a cleaner taste….

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Book Reviews,Books,New Cookbook 16 Apr 0 COMMENTS

Chef Rachel’s Review of Cooking with Coconut Oil

If you’re already sold on coconut oil you know what the buzz is about. If you’re not sold on this fantastic fat source, you will be soon. Coconut oil can help reduce inflammation, control blood sugar, improve brain function, boost immunity, stimulate your metabolism and help your body fight infections….

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Eggs,Field Trips,Green Living 14 Apr 1 COMMENTS

Shopping for Edible Office Supplies

What am I talking about? Who eats office supplies? I do! I know, I know––it’s not the norm. But it’s one of the perks that comes with my work as a freelance food and health writer (with a memoir in the works), a cookbook author (with a new cookbook in…

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Fruit,Healthy Holiday Tips,Healthy Snacks,Money Saving Tips 10 Apr 0 COMMENTS

Ahhh, Homemade Applesauce

Now is a great time to take advantage of the season’s freshest apples. Look for varieties grown in your state, region, or bio region, from as close to home as possible. Your local farm stand or farmers’ market is one of the best places to shop for juicy, ripe, organic…

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Books,Contests & Giveaways,Dessert,Fruit,Fruit Dessert 7 Apr 5 COMMENTS

Enter to Win a Copy of Well Fed: Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Okay, if you read my post a few days ago, then you already know that I really liked Melissa’s first cookbook, Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat and you saw my photograph of two of her recipes, Moroccan Meatballs and Cauliflower Rice Pilaf. Her book is…

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