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Book Reviews,Books,Dessert,Fruit Dessert,Nuts & Nut Butters,Vegetables 27 Jan 3 COMMENTS

Sweet Potato Power: Smart Carbs Paleo & Personalized

Not all carbs are created equal. There are healthy carbs, unhealthy carbs, and many gradations in between. In Sweet Potato Power: Paleo and Personalized, Design Strategist Ashley Tudor makes a convincing case for consuming sweet potatoes (and what are typically labeled yams in the U.S.) on a frequent, if not…

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Book Reviews,Books,Chicken,Contests & Giveaways 24 Jan 4 COMMENTS

Enter to win a copy of Eat Like a Dinosaur

How would you like to win a copy of a super-fun, kid-friendly cookbook and nutrition guide? Earlier this week I posted a review of Eat Like A Dinosaur: Recipe & Guidebook for Gluten-Free Kids written by The Paleo Parents. The book contains more then 100 kid-approved recipes and projects free…

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Bread & Baked Goods,Breakfast,Healthy Snacks,Nuts & Nut Butters,Product Review 21 Jan 3 COMMENTS

A review of NoGRAINola

Granolasare notoriously high in carbohydrates, mainly from the sugar they contain but also from the grains. Not this one! Whether your follow a paleo, primal, grain free, gluten free, whole foods, real foods, low sugar, no sugar, low or moderate carb diet, or some combination of some of these, NoGRAINola,…

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Feline Nutrition,Product Review,Products for Cats and Dogs 19 Jan 1 COMMENTS

By Nature Cat Food Passes the Taste Test

A healthy, natural diet is vital to keeping you, your family, and your furry children (in this case, cats) healthy. Your cats (and dogs) are designed to eat a carnivorous diet. Most pet foods don’t honor that. They contain a long list of artificial colorings and flavorings, grains, beans, legumes,…

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Book Reviews,Books 19 Jan 2 COMMENTS

The Paleo Kitchen: Finding Joy in Modern Primal Cooking

If you’ve been following my blog, classes and cookbooks you already know that healthy and delicious grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free (or dairy optional), paleo, primal, low-sugar and sugar-free, naturally sweetened recipes can taste utterly delicious! Maybe you already have a repertoire of favorite recipes but you want something more. If you’re…

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Health Tips 17 Jan 2 COMMENTS

Change Your Mind, Change Your Habits

Some people say they don’t like the taste of some of the foods I recommend––certain vegetables, fruits, or other things they are unaccustomed to eating. This can change. Your tastes aren’t engraved in stone. They are conditioned habits that can be changed with persistence. What does your body want and…

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Breakfast,Cooked Vegetables,Green Living,Salad Dressings 16 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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New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 15 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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Book Reviews,Books,Eco Tips,Green Living,Health Tips,Money Saving Tips 14 Jan 3 COMMENTS

A Review of Rich Food, Poor Food

Rich Food, Poor Food: The Ultimate Grocery Purchasing System (GPS) by Jayson Calton, PhD., and Mira Calton, CN, contains so much vital information that today’s shoppers need to navigate their way through supermarkets and natural foods stores to find the most micronutrient-rich foods. This lightweight, compact, 290 page book 6…

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