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New Developments,Restaurant Reviews 5 Dec 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,Chicken,Contests & Giveaways 27 Nov 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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Appetizers & Dips,Book Reviews,Cooked Vegetables,New Cookbook,Nuts & Nut Butters 11 Nov 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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Appetizers & Dips,Cooked Vegetables,Vegetables 8 Nov 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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Book Reviews,Books,Contests & Giveaways,New Cookbook,Poultry,Turkey 24 Oct 7 COMMENTS

The Primal Cravings Cookbook Giveaway

Primal Cravings: Your Favorite Foods Made Paleo by Megan McCullough Keatley and Brandon Keatley reflects one the latest trends in paleo and primal diet cookbooks: hardcover, coffee table worthy cookbooks with thick paper stock and gorgeous full color food photos accompanying every recipe. I reviewed this book a few days…

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Health Tips 17 Oct 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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Bread & Baked Goods,Breakfast,Dessert,Product Review 4 Oct 1 COMMENTS

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Low-Carb Baked Goods

If you follow a paleo, primal, low-starch, wheat-free, gluten-free, grain-free, low GI, dairy-free, whole foods, or real foods diet and you’re getting away from refined vegetable oils, refined sugar, starchy baked goods and sugary desserts, you don’t have to miss out on the appetizer or the dessert course. You can…

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Dessert,Desserts with Dairy 2 Oct 0 COMMENTS

Ricotta Chocolate Mousse

Last spring I was leading a series of private cooking classes for one of my clients who wanted to learn how to make chocolate mousse. I knew he probably wouldn’t make a fussy or difficult recipe so I searched on line for something simple. I prefer making and eating dairy…

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Appetizers & Dips,Healthy Snacks,New Developments,Product Review,Red Meat 28 Sep 0 COMMENTS

A review of Bacon’s Heir: Pork Clouds

Do love crunchy stuff? Are you looking for a zero carb high-protein snack or a gluten-free, grain-free breading for vegetables, chicken or fish? Sure, you can use blanched almond flour and/or coconut flour, arrowroot, or tapioca starch to bread foods before baking or for the occasional fried treat, but if…

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