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Appetizers & Dips,Cooked Vegetables,Vegetables 14 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Oven-Roasted Okra

I’d heard about but have never tried okra until about 12 years ago. They way I cooked it, it came out slimy. I was not impressed. Flash forward 5 years, when I tried it again and had the same result. Flash back to a year ago, when a friend told…

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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Cooked Vegetables,New Cookbook,Nuts & Nut Butters 11 Feb 0 COMMENTS

Baked Onion Rings with a Twist

Of all of the recipes I tried fromPaleo Happy Hour, The lightly floured (well, sort of floured but not the usual kind) and baked Onion Rings are my favorite. They were a little fussy to make but oh so worth it for the mix of sweet, salty, savory, crunchy goodness….

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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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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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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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Contests & Giveaways,Grains,Interviews,New Developments,Product Review 14 Jan 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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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,Eggs,Health Tips 11 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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